Ok, ok… I jumped on the bandwagon. Everyone was talking about Fifty Shades of Gray, and being that I read every night, I thought I would see what the fuss was about.
Let me say, it was entertaining. I will also say that I will probably read the second book as I am curious as to what happens to these characters. The author must have put enough substance into the characters to at least make me wonder what happens.
That being said, I must say Wowsa! That was a lot of smut! If you blush and embarrass easily, this may not be the book for you.
In fact, there was so much over the top sex that at some point during the middle of the book I was eye rolling thinking “Here they go at it again”. The smut at some points became almost unbearable. Additionally, let me just say that this awkward female lead character who is insecure and inexperienced and “doesn’t deserve” a successful and attractive man, is not only overplayed in way too many romance and chiclet literature, but is really annoying to my woman loving, feminist streak. C’mon, I know you all know what I am talking about. How many times does this character have to be recreated? Is this what we as women want? We want a man, who we feel is too handsome and too good for us, to come and sweep us off of our feet and lavish expensive over the top gifts upon us and then spank us? That is definately the message this book is sending.
Like I said, I jumped on the wagon and it was entertaining. I would even venture to recommend it as it did seem to put a little extra pep into my libido for the few nights I was reading it. Blushing, blushing.
Be warned, it is dirty, there is more than a little S&M and the female role was a bit annoying and wishy washy. I recomend it for fluff and nothing else.