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Fifty Shades of Grey: Book One of the Fifty Shades Trilogy (edition 2012)

by E L James

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Title:Fifty Shades of Grey: Book One of the Fifty Shades Trilogy
Authors:E L James
Info:Vintage (2012), Edition: 1, Paperback, 528 pages
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Fifty Shades of Grey by E. L. James

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    The Story of O by Pauline Réage (GYKM)
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    Nine and a Half Weeks by Elizabeth McNeill (dara85, Aleana)
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    Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire (amz310783)
    amz310783: Beautiful Disaster reminded me of Fifty Shades, except loads better (I think this is how Fifty Shades should have been written.)
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    My Favorite Person: A Non-Fiction Romance by Charles Stampul (Anonymous user)
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    The Boss (The Boss, #1) by Abigail Barnette (Anonymous user)
    Anonymous user: a different take on bdsm relationships between boss and employee.
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    The New Bottoming Book by Janet W. Hardy (Anonymous user)
    Anonymous user: for those who want to make their newly discovered desires real life
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    Learning Good Consent by Cindy Crabb (Anonymous user)
    Anonymous user: for everyone who got inspired to do kinky things in real life.
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    The Harem by Thomas Sweeney (Emma-Reads)
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    Lover Unbound by J. R. Ward (becksdakex)
    becksdakex: Read the whole series, steaming sex and romance. This one with a little BDSM
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    Bad Behavior by Mary Gaitskill (sanddancer)
    sanddancer: A more grown-up take on female sexuality
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    Topping From Below by Laura Reese (Anonymous user, Anonymous user)
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    Panic Snap: A Novel by Laura Reese (Anonymous user, Anonymous user, Anonymous user)
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    The Gift of Shame (Black Lace) by Sarah Hope-Walker (marcejewels)
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    Shades of A by T. A. Kimpton (Anonymous user)
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    Twenty Tones of Red by Pauline Montford (PaulineMontford)
    PaulineMontford: Twenty Tones is a 'progression' from this series. It is more intense and the heroine actually wants...even craves...domination. This adds a new twist to her erotic adventures.
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Um, what can be said about this? It's basically porn, I don't see why everyone who I talk to is so enraptured with Christian Grey, I guess it's that he's so filthy rich, good looking and mysterious, maybe I'll get it when I read the second book? Well, it is a quick read, not well written but it definitely holds a girls attention.... ( )
  LydiaGranda | Feb 15, 2019 |
This is Heathrow Airport's fault. I always worry that I'm a little too generous with my stars and that I'm not willing to give a star when I should. Then I read a book like this and I remember what one star reviews are for. ( )
  eraderneely | Feb 14, 2019 |
Poorly written and very repetitive. ( )
  LisaKramer96 | Feb 4, 2019 |
O_O ( )
  brittburkard | Feb 4, 2019 |
No. Just no.
Bad writing. Couldn't get past the 3rd chapter. My inner goddess took a voluntary plank dive into a shark infested sea out of consternation.




A "bestseller"... this is why we can't have nice things... ( )
1 vote XiaXiaLake | Jan 16, 2019 |
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“Fifty Shades of Grey” is being released in time for Valentine’s Day. That’s a bold move, since the film is not just unromantic but specifically anti-romantic; take your valentine along, by all means, but, be warned, it’ll be like watching “Rosemary’s Baby” at Christmas
 
Sadomaso-Bestseller "Shades of Grey": Das Leben kann so stöhn sein - Fesselnde Story? Oder reine Quälerei? Der Sadomaso-Softporno "Shades of Grey" erzählt von einer Frau, die sich lustvoll einem Mann unterwirft. Jetzt erscheint der heiß diskutierte Bestseller auch in Deutschland. Sie wollen mitreden, ohne das Ding zu lesen? Hier die wichtigsten Fakten.
 
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For Niall,
the master of my universe
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I scowl with frustration at myself in the mirror.
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Du. Gehörst. Mir.
Why didn't you tell me there was danger? Why didn't you warn me?
Ladies know what to guard against, because they read novels that tell them of these tricks…
*RU OK Ana*
*Where RU Ana*
*Damn it Ana*
*Are you home safe?*
*Call me*
"I agree to the conditions, Angel; because you know best what my punishment ought to be; only-only-don't make it more than I can bear!"
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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 at the out-of-town hardware store where she works part-time.

The unworldly, innocent Ana is shocked to realize she wants this man, and when he warns her to keep her distance it only makes her more desperate to get close to him. Unable to resist Ana’s quiet beauty, wit, and independent spirit, Grey admits he wants her too - but on his own terms.



Shocked yet thrilled by Grey's singular erotic tastes, Ana hesitates. For all the trappings of success – his multinational businesses, his vast wealth, his loving adoptive family – Grey is man tormented by demons and consumed by the need to control. When the couple embarks on a passionate, physical and daring affair, Ana learns more about her own dark desires, as well as the Christian Grey hidden away from public scrutiny.


Can their relationship transcend physical passion? Will Ana find it in herself to submit to the self-indulgent Master? And if she does, will she still love what she finds?

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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 at the out-of-town hardware store where she works part-time.… (more)

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