My Initial Reaction… What started off as fan fiction gone erotica has finally and fully left behind it’s inspiration with Fifty Shades Freed and progressed into a much deeper story than Twilight ever had. I’m really glad I stuck with this one to the end. The Characters… It’s almost unbelievable… Read more »
Author: E L James
I’m a former TV executive, wife and mother-of-two based in the leafy suburbs of West London. Since January 2012 my life has taken an extraordinary turn with the runaway success of the Fifty Shades Trilogy. From an early age I had always dreamt of writing stories that readers would fall in love with – and my dreams have come true, thanks to you guys. Now that life seems to have settled down a little, I want to crack on and write my next novel – another adult, provocative romance. I do hope you will enjoy that too.
Thank you for all your support. It has meant the world to me. If any one were to ask me for my thoughts about this whole experience, I would say: life is not a dress rehearsal – seize the day and follow your dreams. I wish you the best of luck.
My Initial Reaction… I’m glad I gave this book a chance after having very mixed feelings about the first book. Fifty Shades Darker, the second book in the series, is a big improvement on the first book. Everything I didn’t like about the first book was improved upon in this… Read more »
My Review (3/24/13): I have really mixed feelings about Fifty Shades. I had heard it was fan-fiction for the Twilight series, so while there were several bits that felt familiar (especially the basic characterization of many central characters: Ana/Bella, Christian/Edward, and José/Jacob, Grey family/ Cullen family, Ana’s parents/Bella’s parents ), I was pleasantly… Read more »