Fifty Shades of Grey book 1 - erotic book by Vintage Books - review by Lioncub

Fifty shades of ho-hum

For me this was a quick read book, nothing too spectacular but not bad. I think there has been too much hype over this book and therefore, was a letdown to me.
Easy to hold size
Rating by reviewer:
somewhat useful review

About author

I have never read anything else by this author. I don't even know if he has written anything else. I could Google him and put all kinds of information in about him, but you can do this on your own. I am not sure I like the writing style. In parts of the book he uses non-everyday vocabulary. In other parts, it seems very simple vocabulary. A more rounded use of words would have made this better, in my opinion.

Content / Style / Audience

This book goes into BDSM, but not at the lengths I thought it would. It seems to be more of a preview into it with a few random descriptions here and there. I think anyone who enjoys reading erotica would be okay reading this book. Not a lot of detail but enough to engage the reader.
    • Bdsm
    • Erotica


This is your standard paperback book. Nothing special about the cover, pages, or binding.
    • Soft cover

Personal comments

Overall, for me, this book did not live up to the hype I had heard about it. Not a bad book, just not what I was expecting or hoping it would be. I did enjoy the read though, great on a lazy Saturday afternoon.
Follow-up commentary
I will not be rereading this series, not much to update. There is no way to change my opinion on this item.
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Do you like this review?
  • krystalmarie
    It is a girl author, and they are her first books
  • FriskyInFlorida
    yeah, the author is a woman.
  • AshMegYo
    I have the sample of this on my kindle and it's ok so far, but I have yet to get into the sex part. Lol. Thanks for the reivew
  • Nicollete88
    I will stick to zane
  • Aeronaut
    Thank you for this, I am tempted to pick this book up.
  • Aydios
    cant wait to read
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