Fifty Shades of Dull

[simpleazon-image align=”left” asin=”0345803485″ locale=”us” height=”500″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51Op%2BeY8IWL.jpg” width=”324″][simpleazon-link asin=”0345803485″ locale=”us”]Fifty Shades of Grey (The Fifty Shades Trilogy)[/simpleazon-link] by E.L. James
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

Silly and dull

Given what I’d heard about this book I expected it to be poorly written and salacious. I had never intended to read it for those reasons. But with the movie out this weekend, I can’t walk two feet without having this book in my face. I decided I needed to read it, so I would truly know what all the fuss was about. What surprised me was how boring it was. There was no plot and the dialogue was silly. Also, with all the talk about this book, I expected it to be sexy to the point of scandalous. I didn’t find it sexy at all and certainly not romantic. When all is said and done, it’s not the subject matter that I find offensive. It’s the bad writing.

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Author: Allie

I was a Children's Librarian for 8 years and worked in Administration for several more. I love blogging about books, information, and other library related topics. Most of my blogs are book reviews.

One thought on “Fifty Shades of Dull”

  1. I was given the book as a joke on my 60th birthday. They said: 60 shades of gray. Ha ha.

    I didn’t even open the book. I heard so many bad things about the writing. 🙂

    I guess “a few” folks liked it. LOL!!

    Take care, and have a wonderful Sunday.

    Elizabeth
    Silver’s Reviews
    My Blog

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