05/28/2008 Entry: "e-Book Review: Switching Sides"
Written by Beth Wylde
Published by Torquere Press
Review by Linda Yau
Elizabeth enjoys sex with men, and is determined to sleep with her date. The only problem that occurred was
when he hightails it out of the bar-restaurant after Elizabeth made her intentions clear. Confused, Elizabeth sits at the
bar, barely able to afford for the drinks when Kara approaches her. She is a neighbor of Elizabeth's. What follows is a night
of intense fiery passion that made Elizabeth realizes that she may not like men as much as she use to.
This is clearly smut erotica in about 27 pages. Elizabeth toward the beginning of the night is the submissive
in this story, dominated by Kara, the clearly experienced one. However, as the night lengthens, Elizabeth shows Kara a thing
I wouldn't mind seeing more of this story, such as what would be the reactions of the people who knew Elizabeth
before she slept with Kara and then afterwards. Still this is a pretty steamy story.
Review by Rainbow Reviews
Lesbian Book Reviews/Erotica
TITLE: Switching Sides
AUTHOR: Beth Wylde
READ THIS BOOK
A young college student learns her sexual identity might be a lot more pleasurable than she ever believed.
Our narrator Elizabeth, a college coed, introduces us in 1st person to her first Lesbian encounter, a definite watershed
experience for a girl who has been changing guys faster than her underwear since age sixteen. She doesn’t come across
as very self-analytical, so it’s entirely possible that she really doesn’t realize she’s gay, until the
latest guy (so not a hunk, she says) abandons her on the 3rd date, in a gay club, where she’s picked up by Kara, a fellow
Kara is all Lesbian and proud of it, and indeed she’s set up the date at the gay club because she thought the narrator
was Lesbian and concealing it. Whether she is or not, the narrator discovers a whole new world of sensual pleasure in Kara’s
Definitely steaming in the sensual and spicy sense, "Switching Sides" doesn’t present a lot of character evolution.
However, for light bedtime reading and titillation, it works really well.
Review by Frost's Fancy
Review by Enchanting Reviews:
Rating: 5 enchantments
Elizabeth is a frustrated college student who is tired of the jerks she has been dating lately. The
latest jerk turned out not to be a jerk at all, and he brings Elizabeth the best thing she could have asked for, Kara Nouveau.
Kara is and has been a lover of women for a very long time now, and through serious manipulations,
she has a chance at the woman of her dreams, and for a real relationship. Now if only she can convince Elizabeth?
Switching sides is told in first person and written so well that you experience each mind blowing
and earth shattering feeling Elizabeth does. Beth Wylde has created a lovely tale of one woman finally finding herself
and meeting the Lover of her dreams. The sex, though vividly told, never gets too vulgar or distasteful and strawberries
will have a whole new meaning for anyone daring enough to read this loving tale.
Muse Book Reviews:
Girl meets boy - Boy dumps girl
- Girl meets girl
Frustrated by rejections and excuses
by men, college student Elizabeth finds herself warming up to the sexual advances of Kara Nouveau in Beth Wylde's "Switching
The story, told in first person
point of view by Elizabeth,
allows a reader to feel the awakening and exploration of this new sensation along with the main character.
Beth Wylde’s lesbian romance
is charged with a night’s passionate journey into one woman’s experience discovering how two people can truly
connect in more than one way.
If you’re searching for
a read loaded with non-stop sexual passion and release, then Switching Sides is the book for you.
Lea Schizas – Muse Book
Elizabeth goes through more men on her college campus than some people go through underwear
and finds herself mostly unfulfilled. When she learns that her newest flame Brad is gay, she’s about ready to throw
in the towel.
Kara, fellow art student, wants Elizabeth and she believes Elizabeth’s gay as well, or at least
bi-sexual. Why else does she go through so many dates so quickly if not to hide that fact?
Meeting Kara at a gay bar
was not in Elizabeth’s plans, but after watching Brad leave her there, Kara decides to come on to Elizabeth in hopes
that her intuition is correct. Will Elizabeth accept Kara’s invitation for a night of pleasure and more? Or will she
deny her very self?
Switching Sides is a very entertaining, quick read. Both women are very attractive in their
own rights, and their own characteristics easily complement the other. I enjoyed Kara’s dominance and the sensual equality
of Elizabeth once she allowed her inner lesbian woman to break free. The eroticism between the two was sizzling and compelling.
At first, I wasn’t sure what to make of the first person narrative, but thankfully, that proved to not be a distraction.
After reading the story, I’m sure that readers will agree with me that Switching Sides is a wonderfully saucy
Reviewed by: Bella
Genre: Short Story - Lesbian Erotica
Author - Beth Wylde
Switching Sides by Beth Wylde
Elizabeth is the party girl
on campus who cannot keep a man. Her latest boyfriend turns out to be gay. So what’s a girl to do
to find true love?
Kara holds nothing back and goes after Elizabeth
full force. Can she convince her that she has something better to offer than any man?
After a long, hot night together Kara and Elizabeth decide that
being together is what they both want.
Fiction, Erotic Romance
Peter Rosier (TCM reviews)
Switching Sides is a Lesbian romance charting the seduction
of a hitherto straight but sexually highly-charged college girl right into a Sapphic lover's arms. First time and seduction
stories often make especially interesting themes and this is no exception. It is hot and explicit but tender, too.
can see it appealing to male readers but I hope that women will read this one, too. It contains some good pointers as
to why some may prefer Sapphic affairs and demonstrates how tender these may be.
Review by erotic Escapades
Switching Sides by Beth Wylde
Contemporary/ Non-Traditional Sexualities
Elizabeth is enjoying the sexual freedom of college life. However, keeping a steady boyfriend
is becoming harder and harder. While on a date with a new guy, she meets Kara Nouveau. Kara approaches Elizabeth
offering her a new sexual experience. Elizabeth has never thought about having sex with a girl, but Kara’s seductive
caresses leave her trembling for more. Embarking on a night of uncontrollable passion, these two lovers find the love
of a lifetime.
Beth Wylde’s Switching Sides is a heart pounding story filled with passion and love. Kara
awakens Elizabeth to unbelievable sexual satisfaction while showing her sex and love can come from the same person. I
look for ward to reading more of Ms. Wylde’s books in the future.
(Review by Ophelia @ Erotic Escapades)
by Beth Wylde
Elizabeth has just gotten back to her dorm room after a night she will
never forget. Before she goes to bed for some much needed sleep, she just has to write in her diary about her night.
The evening started with a disastrous date, but while trying to figure out what happened, Elizabeth is joined by Kara whom
she knows slightly from shared classes. Kara wastes no time in letting Elizabeth know that she wants her, but isn’t
sure if Elizabeth will share her passion. One kiss starts the night of firsts for Elizabeth and she is determined to
never go back.
Elizabeth and Kara are young college students who meet at a local hang
out near the college. The erotic night that they share is so well written that it drew me right into Elizabeth’s
experiences with her. While I realize that the subject matter can be controversial, I found that the characters and
their passion for each other is so well presented that I found it very enjoyable. If you have not read any female/female
stories but are willing to try one, I would highly recommend this story as a great one to start with.
JERR (Just Erotic Romance Reviews)
By Beth Wylde
Reviewer: Tasha Fischer
Heat Level: S
Elizabeth is a woman that is use to getting any guy
she wants, until tonight; she discovers that the one that she wants in gay and she's in a gay bar. Now a whole new world is
about to open for her with the help of Kara Nouveau. Elizabeth can finally find love; all she has to do is switch sides.
Sides by Beth Wylde (3.5 crowns)
(Realms of Love Review)
Elizabeth goes through boyfriends at high speed. Sometimes she is the
one to leave; sometimes it’s her boyfriends who do. In truth, she simply has not found what she is searching for. Could
the problem have been that she was searching for what she needs with the wrong people?
Kara is open about loving women.
She makes a seductive invitation to unlucky-in-love Elizabeth and opens the latter’s eyes to new horizons.
generally well written, the plot left something to be desired. However, the tenderness between the two characters was
Sides” by Beth Wylde revolves around the one-night sexual awakening of Elizabeth by her lesbian lover,
Kara Nouveau. The sex is very explicit and will offend readers not interested in female/female relationships.
Reviewed by Anne