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Charity Book Shops: No One Wants Your Used Copy Of Fifty Shades Of Grey

When does a book donation turn from a welcome bit of assistance into an unwanted nuisance? Perhaps after everyone has already read it, turning it into a wild success but one that doesn’t necessarily merit a permanent position on the book shelf. After all, who really needs to own a copy of Fifty Shades of Grey when all your friends have it for the borrowing anyway? [More]

Is this a bedtime story, Mom?

Dress Your Baby In ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Clothing Now, Answer Awkward Questions Later

“Mommy, who is Christian Grey and why is he responsible for my birth?” That’s the kind of question parents will be answering when the babies they’re decking out in 50 Shades of Grey onesies start looking at their baby pictures. And likely many a mother-in-law will raise an eyebrow at apparel declaring, “I pretend Christian Grey is my Daddy.” Oh, boy.  [More]

Brits Abandon The Boy Wizard To 'Make Fifty Shades Of Grey' All-Time Amazon UK Bestseller

Brits Abandon The Boy Wizard To 'Make Fifty Shades Of Grey' All-Time Amazon UK Bestseller

Devotees of magical boy wizard Harry Potter and his trusted cohorts Hermione and Ron might want to stop reading right about now: Over in Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling’s home in the United Kingdom, Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James has beaten out all seven books in the Harry series to become Amazon UK’s all-time bestselling book. [More]

Surprise! That’s Not A Bible In Your Hotel Nightstand — It’s ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’

Surprise! That’s Not A Bible In Your Hotel Nightstand — It’s ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’

When was the last time you read a Bible at a hotel? And when is the last time you read or were tempted to read Fifty Shades of Grey? The widespread and overwhelming popularity of the steamy trilogy has led a hotel owner in England’s Lake District to replace all of the bibles in his 40 guest rooms with a copy of E.L. James’ book, in order to appeal to that second group of people who would pick it over the traditional copy of the Gideons Bible. [More]

Florida Library Gives In To Public Demand For "Porn" Reverses Ban On 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

Florida Library Gives In To Public Demand For "Porn" Reverses Ban On 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

As any woman gabbing with her pals will tell you, Fifty Shades of Grey is the book to read right now if you want a little ah, mental stimulation, even if the writing is far from fine literature. But although a Florida Library recently responded to the “mommy porn” craze by removing the series from its shelves, it seems the readers have spoken, and demanded it be returned. [More]