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Monday, April 30, 2012

Love it or Hate it: 'Fifty Shades of Grey' on High Demand

Let's set aside the color featured in her saucy book trilogy for a moment. The shade that's dominating the New York Times bestseller list. Literary sensation EL James is tickled pink. The author of Fifty Shades of Grey is simultaneously revving the more
Huffington Post ( 4/30/2012 11:44:03 AM -08:00 )

Hundreds flock to meet '50 Shades of Grey' author EL James at Fla. launch of
MIAMI - Young school teachers, middle-aged nurses and even the elderly flocked to a Miami book store Sunday for a chance to meet the author of the bestselling erotic romance "Fifty Shades of Grey" in the launch of her US book tour. more
Winnipeg Free Press ( 4/30/2012 10:18:11 AM -08:00 )

Guilty Pleasures: Use Fifty Shades of Grey to Prevent Adultery, says Dr. Bonnie
The "Fifty Shades of Grey" phenomena is sweeping the nation, with the newly-released trilogy (the accompanying books Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed) - erotic romance novels written for women, by a woman who claims this type of fiction more
San Francisco Chronicle (press release) ( 4/30/2012 9:05:10 AM -08:00 )

SiriusXM to Host Live "Fifty Shades of Grey" Fan Forum
NEW YORK, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI) today announced it will host a live Fifty Shades of Grey broadcast event for fans of the #1 bestselling international cultural phenomenon by first time author EL James. more
MarketWatch (press release) ( 4/30/2012 6:57:37 AM -08:00 )

'Fifty Shades of Grey' tour, coming here Monday, draws young and old
By CHRISTINE ARMARIO April 29, 2012 9:48PM 50 shades of popular: EL James (with publicist Russell Perreault) signs copies of Fifty Shades of Grey in Coral Gables, Fla., on Sunday. | Jeffrey M. Boan~AP MIAMI — Young school teachers, middle-aged nurses more
Chicago Sun-Times ( 4/29/2012 7:28:52 PM -08:00 )

Mum who erotic bestseller Fifty Shades Of Grey
Mum who erotic bestseller Fifty Shades Of GreyBy WENDY LEIGH MARRIED mum-of-two Erika James describes herself as a good girl from Buckinghamshire. But she clearly has a very naughty side. Her steamy “Mommy Porn” novels have taken the world of erotic fiction by storm. Fifty Shades Of Grey, more
The Sun ( 4/29/2012 4:46:11 PM -08:00 )

'50 Shades of Grey' author embarks on US tour
MIAMI — Most new authors are lucky if they can get a dozen people to attend a reading. EL James is being greeted in Miami by the hundreds. The author of "Fifty Shades of Grey" kicked off her US book tour Sunday. She signed copies in the morning and more
CBS News ( 4/29/2012 9:53:21 AM -08:00 )

Digested read: Fifty Shades of Grey by EL James
Digested read: Fifty Shades of Grey by EL James"I've got a cold and I can't interview Christian Grey, the enigmatic multimillionaire tycoon, for the student newspaper today," says Kate, my roommate. "Please take my place, Ana." Wow! I take one look at Mr Grey and can barely speak. more
The Guardian ( 4/29/2012 9:53:18 AM -08:00 )

Men are fans, too, of 'Fifty Shades of Grey'
LEANNE ITALIE, AP This combo made of book cover images provided by Vintage Books shows the "Fifty Shades of Grey" trilogy by best-selling author EL James. They're young and old, doctors and churchgoers, gay and straight _ and those are just the MEN who more
Houston Chronicle ( 4/29/2012 2:22:33 AM -08:00 )

Generation Y takes to e-books
Generation Y takes to e-booksPaperless book revolution ... the "Fifty Shades of Grey" trilogy by EL James is the most popular adult fiction e-book downloaded on Kindles in Australia, according to online book store Amazon. Photo: AP/Vintage Books GENERATION Y is leading the more
The Age ( 4/29/2012 2:10:42 AM -08:00 )

Fifty Shades is 'changing bedroom habits'
What's driving independent successful women around the world to a tale of BDSM? Author EL James talks about how her erotic Fifty Shades trilogy is changing bedroom habits In the first of the trilogy, Fifty Shades of Grey, the 21-year-old Anastasia more
Times of India ( 4/28/2012 11:22:23 PM -08:00 )

'50 Shades' author embarks on US tour
By CHRISTINE ARMARIO AP MIAMI -- Most new authors are lucky if they can get a dozen people to attend a reading. EL James is expected to be greeted by the hundreds in Miami. The author of "Fifty Shades of Grey" kicks off her US book tour Sunday. more
MiamiHerald.com ( 4/28/2012 11:12:14 PM -08:00 )

New York Times best-sellers
1. Fifty Shades of Grey by EL James. A college student falls in love with a tortured man who has particular sexual tastes. First in a trilogy. 2. Fifty Shades Darker by EL James. Daunted by Christian's dark secrets, Anastasia ends their relationship, more
San Jose Mercury News ( 4/28/2012 11:01:52 PM -08:00 )

Nothing's black and white with mommy porn
Amid a frenzy for her S&M-laced romance, 'Fifty Shades of Grey' author EL James kicks off her book tour in Miami. By Connie Ogle Black and blue is the new black. Or so you might conclude, given the surge in popularity of the bondage romance Fifty more
MiamiHerald.com ( 4/27/2012 7:37:24 PM -08:00 )

The Irish Times - Saturday, April 28, 2012
On the Tube in London last weekend I was impressed by the number of women absorbed in their ereaders, and once again I made a mental note to give greater respect in these pages to the digital tablets that the conventional literary world is being made more
Irish Times ( 4/27/2012 3:20:41 PM -08:00 )

Too Many Shades of Grey
In last week's Newsweek cover story, "Spanking Goes Mainstream," author Katie Roiphe set the blogosphere atwitter with her commentary on the cultural trend of bright young women willingly engaged in BDSM relationships: 50 Shades of Grey, Lena Dunham's more
Huffington Post (blog) ( 4/27/2012 1:54:03 PM -08:00 )

Men are fans, too, of `Fifty Shades of Grey'
By LEANNE ITALIE AP They're young and old, doctors and churchgoers, gay and straight — and those are just the men who have devoured oh-so-naughty “Fifty Shades of Grey,” an erotic trilogy that has earned millions of women fans in a matter of weeks. more
Kansas City Star ( 4/27/2012 12:40:49 PM -08:00 )

A trend spotter's guide to sex
A trend spotterSAME OLD STORY: Predictably, the rise of BDSM in popular culture has been blamed on feminism. OPINION: If there's one thing we journalists love more than a good trend story, it's a trend story pertaining to what people like to do with their genitals. more
Stuff.co.nz ( 4/27/2012 9:01:18 AM -08:00 )

Ellen DeGeneres reads 'Fifty Shades of Grey' -- with sound effects
By Ree Hines Fans of EL James' steamy bestseller "Fifty Shades of Grey" got a treat on Thursday's "Ellen DeGeneres Show" as the host delivered her very own book-on-tape reading gone wrong. What it lacked in passion, it made up for in laughs. more
msnbc.com (blog) ( 4/27/2012 8:41:44 AM -08:00 )

'50 Shades Of Grey': Ellen Narrates EL James' Erotic Novel
We thought that Ellen Degeneres had reached peak genius when she inserted herself into “The Bachelor: The Women Tell All.” However, the talk show host seems to have outdone herself again -- this time by narrating the bestselling (and by the author's more
Huffington Post ( 4/27/2012 7:24:42 AM -08:00 )