Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian
by: EL James
So, there was this tiny book you may have heard of it, you may not have, but it’s gotten a lot of people talking in the book world. It’s called Fifty Shades of Grey, well the Queen herself decided to write the first book in Christian’s point of view then surprise everyone two weeks before the release date.
EL James decided to do a signing for charity at The Bookworm Box that is owned by Colleen Hoover. All of the profits made off of the event went to EL James’s charity of choice, which so happened to be No Kid Hungry. Very fitting for Mr. Grey.
Anyway, I, Alyssa was lucky enough to get to go to that signing in Sulphur Springs, Texas and I was able to get an extra copy to giveaway to our dedicated fans, but first… my review.
When Erika announced that Fifty Shades of Grey would be releasing in Christian’s point of view I was ecstatic! I knew it was going to be a re-hash of the book, I expected that, so I am not going to bash Erika for that like most others are, but I will say her writing has improved tremendously! Being someone who aspires to be an author I love this. Seeing an author grow is one of my favorite things in the world. It reminds me that we all start somewhere in life and with practice and determination we will get better.
As for the book itself, it made me realize Christian was an ass. A complete and total ASS, yes I said it. He has a very messed up past, but he was using women to escape that and that, my friend, is very very wrong. BUT before you start cursing me out, I loved watching the change in him. I LOVE the fact that Ana stood up for herself because she knew she was better than that. It took Ana leaving him for him to realize that he could have an actual relationship with her and still be a little kinky in the bedroom.
I hope Erika will continue writing the series in Christian’s point of view. I’d love to get inside his mind throughout Darker and Freed, but I’d be okay without having a re-hash of the entire book.
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