Savor Book Club

Savor book club is a regularly occurring gathering that focuses on books related to sexuality and/or  various facets of wellness.  Books are neutral mediums that can make discussion about sensitive topics, such as sexuality, easier.

Beginning in December 2022, we will partner with a local pride organization some months, depending on the topic/book covered. 

Upcoming books planned for our book club:

  • Naked At Our Age by Joan Price, Nov 2022
  • Transgender History by Susan Stryker, Dec 2022, with Naper Pride

Books we have discussed:

  • Come As You Are (by Emily Nagoski in Jan 2021),
  • Shameless (by Nadia Bolz-Weber in Feb 2021),
  • Becoming Cliterate (by Laurie Mintz in March 2021),
  • Not Always in the Mood (by Sarah Hunter Murray, April 2021),
  • Odes (by Sharon Olds, May 2021),
  • Big Big Love (by Hanna Blank, June 2021),
  • Stolen Women (by Dr. Gail Wyatt, July 2021),
  • Polysecure (by Jessica Fern, Aug 2021),
  • Existential Kink (by Carolyn Elliot, Sept 2021),
  • Enjoy Sex (by MJ Barker, Oct 2021),
  • The Art of Receiving and Giving (by Betty Martin, November 2021)
  • Sexual Fluidity (by Lisa Diamond December 2021)
  • What Fresh Hell is This (by Heather Corinna, Jan 2022)
  • Tell Me What You Want (by Justin LeMiller, Feb 2022)
  • The Handi Book of Love, Lust, and Disability (by Handi, March 2022)
  • The Body Is Not an Apology (by Sonya Renee Taylor, April 2022)
  • Strange Bedfellows (by Ina Park, May 2022)
  • Ethical Porn for Dicks (by David Ley, June 2022)
  • Tongue Tied (by Stella Harris, July 2022)
  • Ethical Slut (by Dossie Easton, Aug 2022)
  • Erotic Mind (by Jack Morin, Sept 2022)


The size of our book club is limited to 10 participants. To register, please email me at  

If you have a request for a book club focused on a specific book or topic related to sexual well-being, please email me. For these books as well as others that I recommend, please see

For the date and time of our next book club, see: Events and Services Summary – Ignite Well-Being (

Book Reviews

Not Always in the Mood by Sarah Hunter Murray: 

All About Love by bell hooks:

Foxfire, Wolfskin by Sharon Blackie: 

Books on Sobriety and Recovery

Books on Gender and Sexual Wellness


Find my bookshop, full of these books and more, here: Ignite Well-being Bookshop

I get a nominal amount for the recommendation that resulted in your purchase of the book.


More resources to consider for your own well-being, re-wilding journey here: Recommended Resources – Ignite Well-Being (


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