And when the right book comes along at the right time, it can have a profound effect on you.
Like, sexually speaking.
Maybe it was something that was rather erotic.
Or perhaps it was your first encounter with sex in literature.
Maybe it was a worldwide phenomena that you just couldn't escape.
We want to hear what books played a part in your sexual awakening, and why! Share the sexiest books you've read in the comments and you could be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post or video.