Fifty Shades of Grey?

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  1. LauraLeigh

    LauraLeigh New Member

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    Anyone read this? It's all over my Facebook as the next best thing since sliced bread....

    Downloaded the preview and it so far seems kind of Harlequin Romance..

    The ability to load a few chapters long preview before buying is one thing I LOVE about my ereader!! Usually a book has me or not by the third chapter...
     
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    Oh, I read it. You obviously missed my post in the "What are you reading?" thread. LOL!

    This book may be a romance, but it makes the Harlequin romance novels seem like books for kindergarten circle time.

    I actually got embarrassed reading them. They are....something. :D

    I will say that I enjoyed them as easy reading. Just don't read them if you're easily offended (or in a "dry spell").:rofl1:


    :popcorn:

    ETA: I actually said it seemed like a grown-ups "Twilight" without vampires, a constipated Bella, and with looooots of hanky-panky. Then I read that it was indeed Twilight fanfiction. (Then I learned what fanfiction was. In fact, I learned an awful lot after buying the first book just based off the Bestseller's ranking. Hahahahahahahaha)
     
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    release the hounds Active Member

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    just watch porn
     
  4. LauraLeigh

    LauraLeigh New Member

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    LOL gotcha!!

    I did miss your post... I like easy reads for times when I can't get totally absorbed in my book..
     
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    **sigh** Men are so sight-oriented.

    Lol!
     
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    stafinois Professional Nerd

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    We've had tons of people requesting them, so we ordered them. The waiting list is quite long already. When they came in my boss opened up to the middle, read a little, then started giggling and held out the book to me. The two words that stood out were "butt" and "plug." Together.
     
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    release the hounds Active Member

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    It's just efficiency. Why take 10 pages to describe what a few seconds of footage can show :)
     
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    Because it's all about the plot. DUH.




    :D
     
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    release the hounds Active Member

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    again it's about effeciency, plot? why take two chapters to build up to what we know is going to happen anyway. Pizza guy shows up, they do it. Pipes need fixing, do it with the plumber. Look at each other? do it.
     
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    AdrianneIsabel Glutton for Crazy

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    Seriously, smut. No thanks. Lol
     
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    jess2416 Who woulda thought

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    sometimes the "build up" is the best part!! you cant just go poking and rooting just anywhere without getting to know the lay of the land first :p
     
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    katielou Slave to the Aussie

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    It's housewife porn.

    Didn't it start off a twilight fan fiction?
     
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    Fran101 Resident fainting goat

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    Funny story is, when I read it..
    I was totally like "...this is frikin M RATED twilight fan fiction"

    lol that's basically all it is. To anyone who has enjoyed some good dirty fan fiction.. that's basically what this book is.
     
  14. LauraLeigh

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    I am curious now...

    Have to buy it just to see what all the fuss is about, it sure does not get interesting in the preview part... Must make you pay first LOL

    I will likely regret it, but I am too curious now to not get it... LOL
     
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    Fran101 Resident fainting goat

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    lol it's like brain candy.. chances are, you won't regret it WHILE reading it. It's bad in the most delicious kind of candy way

    but after you look back and you are like.. oy. can't believe I spent all that time reading that thing lol
     
  16. LauraLeigh

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    LOL

    Well won't be the first time for that!!
     

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