The Success of 50 Shades of Grey: An Analysis (with a bonus self-mental evaluation!)

50 Shades of Grey is getting a movie. I’m sure this is nothing surprising to those of you who have used the internet in the last couple of years, but I feel it’s a good start to this entry. I will repeat now for emphasis:

Shades. Of. Grey. Is. Getting. A. Movie.

And as far as I am aware, it will not be airing in any “adult” theaters.

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A Rant: Fifty Shades of Grey, or ARE YOU KIDDING ME?!

Back again, after neglecting my blog! I should get an award for that, really.
Anyway, just wanted to get a quick little rant out of my system before I try working on reviews of The Hunger Games series and a few other stories I’m almost done with.

My last post was about having some hope restored. Hope that may have been a little too specific. The Hunger Games restored my hope in popular Youth fiction, and I let the joy from that completely shadow other areas that should have been full of concern: Adult fiction.

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Top 4 Undeveloped Romances

“Only 20 lines of dialogue later, I knew he/she was the one.”

Love is something that doesn’t just happen. Love at first sight isn’t exactly an accurate term to describe how you felt upon first seeing your significant other. You may have felt an attraction. After talking, you probably felt a spark, but I’m willing to bet it wasn’t love. Sadly this is something I say is probably a result of the written word—various works have romanticized romance and made it seem like true love could happen overnight. Of course Disney and Hollywood have done nothing to help clear this view, but hey, written works were around first. Note: Keep in mind this list is limited to books that I have read!

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