10 Books That'll Steam Up Your Glasses Books best read under the covers Whether you’re hooked on many shades of grey or a peck on the cheek makes you blush, these will surely get your pulse racing 1. Delta of Venus Anais Nin 2. Ada, or Ardor Vladimir Nabokov 3. Fifty Shades of Grey E L James 4. Fear of Flying Erica Jong 5. The Notebook Nicholas Sparks 6. Emmanuelle Emmanuelle Arsan 7. Story of O Pauline Réage 8. Lady Chatterley's Lover D H Lawrence 9. 1982, Janine Alasdair Gray 10. Portnoy's Complaint Philip Roth Tags: romance View the discussion thread.