Fifty Shades of GreyBook - 2012
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When literature student Anastasia Steele is drafted to interview the successful young entrepreneur Christian Grey for her campus magazine, she finds him attractive, enigmatic and intimidating. Convinced their meeting went badly, she tries to put Grey out of her mind -- until he happens to turn up... Read More »
Rbrightone Jul 28, 2012
I had to read this book, not because its a genre that I normally read but because it was so hyped. I know some people in the BDSM scene and they are all so against it. I have read reviews that say its trash and stupid and poorly written, but its on the NY Best seller list. So I read it.
It w... Read More »
From the critics
AgeAdd Age Suitability
brihawkins13 thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over
mauve_toad_6 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 1 and 2
Violence: The book is centered around BSDM, so there are explicit scenes where Grey beats Ana.
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THIS BOOK HELPED VERY MUCH IN MY INCREASE OF VOCABULARY WORDS. I CAN'T WAIT TO READ "FIFTY SHADES DARKER". BESIDES THE FACT THAT I HAD A CHANCE TO INCREASE IN VOCABULARY, THIS BOOK WAS REALLY INTERESTING, THAT I CAN'T WAIT TILL THE NEXT BOOK. (:
Anastasia and Christian engage in bondage exploration as they feel they fumble their way toward a real relationship.
TAKE THE SPECIFIC AGE FACTOR OUT AND IT COULD BE,FROM THE ROMANTIC ASPECT ALONE,EVERY WOMAN'S FANTASY GUY.
RICH, EXTREMELY HANDSOME,INTELLIGENT AND VERY ASTUTE IN HIS CAREER.
DANGEROUS ENOUGH TO BE EDGY BUT HAVING A SENSITIVE(ALBEIT HIDDEN)AND ROMANTIC SIDE.
I'D DATE HIM! LOL
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"Nothing plain or old about vanilla - it's a very intriguing flavor", he breathes
“Sometimes I wonder if there's something wrong with me. Perhaps I've spent too long in the company of my literary romantic heroes, and consequently my ideals and expectations are far too high.”
~ Fifty Shades Of Grey ~