Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby Bouncy Castle » Fri Aug 03, 2012 2:33 pm

keith farnan ‏@KeithFarnan

50 Shades Trilogy outsells Harry Potter - If only he'd learned to use his broomstick in a different way, maybe sales would have been better.

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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby Bouncy Castle » Fri Aug 03, 2012 2:37 pm

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Have any Fellas read 50 shades in its entirety? Is it like reading a giant text message from a moron?
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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Aug 03, 2012 2:46 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby Bouncy Castle » Fri Aug 03, 2012 2:51 pm

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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Aug 03, 2012 3:28 pm

I really do like Victoria Coren! :lol:

Loved this quote from that article: "this is a book that puts the "b" into anal". :lol:
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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby Dotsie » Fri Aug 03, 2012 4:01 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: Love it.
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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby Catch-up » Fri Aug 03, 2012 9:19 pm

:lol: Those were great!

Bouncy Castle wrote:And yet I was reading a fan thingy on Twitter yesterday, and a shed(no pun intended)load of people were saying they loved the trilogy so much they were going to read it again.

And my mate, Jen, said the same thing yesterday afternoon.


I just don't know how to respond to that. :?
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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Sat Aug 04, 2012 12:21 pm

And here is the new jump on the bandwagon one, probably the 1st of many.
Synopsis
"Bared to You" by Sylvia Day is the first in the Crossfire trilogy featuring Gideon and Eva, two wounded souls who come together in an explosion of lust and passion as intoxicating as it is devastating - the perfect read for fans of bestselling erotic romance "Fifty Shades of Grey" by E.L. James. Our journey began in fire...Gideon Cross came into my life like lightning in the darkness - beautiful and brilliant, jagged and white hot. I was drawn to him as I'd never been to anything or anyone in my life. I craved his touch like a drug, even knowing it would weaken me. I was flawed and damaged, and he opened those cracks in me so easily...Gideon knew. He had demons of his own. And we would become the mirrors that reflected each other's most private wounds...and desires. The bonds of his love transformed me, even as I prayed that the torment of our pasts didn't tear us apart...Intensely romantic, darkly sensual and completely addictive, "Bared to You" will take you to the very limits of obsession - and beyond. Sylvia Day is the "New York Times" and "USA Today" bestselling author of over a dozen novels written across multiple sub-genres - contemporary, fantasy, historical, futuristic, science fiction, romantic suspense, paranormal romance, and urban fantasy - under multiple pen names: three! A wife and mother of two, she is a former Russian linguist for the U.S. Army Military Intelligence. The second novel in the series "Reflected in You" is available from "Penguin in October". ""Bared to You" has an emotional feel similar to "Fifty Shades
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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby Dotsie » Sat Aug 04, 2012 6:02 pm

Mucky books for women have been around for years. I remember seeing one in Anne Summers once called "Candida in Paris", but since Candida is also the name for a yeast infection, I wasn't tempted to pick up a copy :lol:
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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby Bouncy Castle » Mon Aug 06, 2012 9:08 am

:lol: :lol: :lol: :clap:
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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby raptornx01 » Mon Aug 06, 2012 6:13 pm

"The reason an author needs to know the rules of grammar isn't so he or she never breaks them, but so the author knows how to break them."
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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Aug 07, 2012 8:31 am

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby pip » Tue Aug 07, 2012 8:52 am

Disturbing and funny :lol: :lol: :shock:
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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby ShortStacked » Tue Aug 07, 2012 9:33 am

Everyone at work (since dispatch is 90% female) seems to be reading these books. I keep showing up with Stephen King novels (all my Discworld stuff is ebook format since I moved) and avoid the conversations altogether. They don't like my thoughts on this drivel. ;-)
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