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Offline Pop

Fifty shades of grey EL Elliot
« on: April 01, 2012, 05:41 PM »
I have just finished reading the trilogy of Fifty Shades of grey and I must say it is maybe the best I have read in a long time . The characters are beautifully presented , and you are able to get into their emotions and feel as they do :)
The story is WOW ... It touches bdsm but in a way it brings a new light into the matter  ... It also gives a lot of ideas to spice up our daily life :) I would recommend it to every woman , it will open your heart and open your mind as well ;) and why not to men as well so they can learn some new tricks :)
After reading these books there was nothing I tried that kept my interest so far :)
Please tell me your opinion too
Hugs all , be happy :)
 

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Offline Peonie

Re: Fifty shades of grey EL Elliot
« Reply #41 on: March 09, 2013, 08:28 AM »
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It's similar in that there is a very alpha male/dominant billionaire and his beautiful submissive, but Eva is not the naive virgin that Ana was. 

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Both Gideon and Eva are flawed, damaged, and strong in their own ways.  It's powerful and a roller-coaster of a relationship but not so heavy in the BDSM.  Their's is just a strong and emotional relationship.  I love it. 

Another series that is fantastic but way more into the BDSM (if that's what you're looking for and/or are into) is the "Up in the Air" series by R.K. Lilley, which is also a trilogy and is already complete, whereas the Crossfire series by Sylvia Day still has one more installment due, which will be published June 4, 2013.  I am nearly done with the third book, "Grounded" by R.K. Lilley.  It's so good. 

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-Lisa

Thanks!! :) I'll definitely buy Sylvia Day series and I'll take a look at R.K. Lilley series :) Hope to find it into kobo store!!
 

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Re: Fifty shades of grey EL Elliot
« Reply #42 on: April 19, 2013, 10:23 PM »
Love the book. I was drawn by its cover so I read.. And it's so worth it.. Gah! This book is the reason why I love my male heroes to be an alpha male..  8)
 

Offline meeeeouch

Re: Fifty shades of grey EL Elliot
« Reply #43 on: July 28, 2018, 02:17 PM »
I thought the writing of Fifty Shades of Grey, Darker and Freed totally sucked. It was like a 5 year old wrote it.  Grey.....Christians POV and Darker Christians POV was written by a totally different person. Those 2 were well written.
 

Offline Gina

Re: Fifty shades of grey EL Elliot
« Reply #44 on: June 25, 2019, 02:19 AM »
And I wanted to throttle the guy, abusing the poor woman! >:( I didn't like it either.
A man will often tell a woman what kind of a man he is by how he treats her - "Woman to Women" by Josette Sona
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Offline Clem2605

Re: Fifty shades of grey EL Elliot
« Reply #45 on: August 24, 2019, 08:31 AM »
Well, I was too young to read it at first, so I discovered it when the second movie was released.

I first watched the movies, and where I didn't like the first, I liked the second, so I decided to read the book, just to know the end. And, truth be told, I liked the books, but I found Ana was letting Christian go with too many things. I mean, I don't like when the first character is too docile, and Ana was like a lost puppy to me.

But a year later I found myself re-reading it, this time with the first book too, and I liked it way more. I don't know if it was because I grow up, or because I read the first book, but I now understand why Ana wasn't so outspoken: that's because she choose her battle, she couldn't fought about everything every time with him.

I often found myself sick of the people who criticise the book, when they didn't read it, or when they don't like the genre of the book to begin with. I mean, even if it's a very popular book, if you don't like the subject, but you read it anyway, you can't really complain.
Now, I think that yes, it's not the best book around, and that's not what we ask him to be.
But that clearly is not a true BDSM story. Yes, they like a little kink :040: in their relationship, and Christian clearly can be dominant when the situation ask for it, but that's not permanent.

P.S.: By the way, the Shadowlands series by Cherise Sinclair is the best series on the lifestyle that I ever read, and I recommend it if you wan to explore the subject :) ;D  :P :P
 

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