Well, neither does the Bible, although some of those OT authors could get pretty steamy.
Your stature is like that of the palm, and your breasts like clusters of fruit. I said, “I will climb the palm tree; I will take hold of its fruit.” --Song of Solomon 7:7-8 (NIV)
There she lusted after her lovers, whose genitals were like those of donkeys and whose emission was like that of horses. --Ezekiel 23:20 (NIV)
For the whole house of Ahab shall perish: and I will cut off from Ahab him that pisseth against the wall, and him that is shut up and left in Israel --2 Kings 9:8 (KJV)
TRIVIA: How many times does the word "pisseth" appear in the King James Version of the Bible?
UPSIDE-DOWN ANSWER: 9
P.S. I hope this isn't what she meant by "essentially books of the bible, but written more like modern novels would be."