April 26, 2012 by Kiersi
Fifty Shades of Grey, by E. L. James
This book gets: ♥♥♥ out of 5
Fifty Shades of Grey, by E. L. James – So, I know generally this is a blog about young adult literature, but considering the history of Fifty Shades of Grey, I felt it was appropriate to post my review here. There are undoubtedly dozens of has-been Twilight readers like myself who picked up this book purely out of curiosity, and ended up entwined in James’s mortal coil.
I want to preface everything I say here with this: James’s Fifty Shades series is the fast food of books. It is the breaded french fry of books. It is that perfect combination of salt, fat, and sugar that the body is designed to crave, even though you know it’s not so good for your health–and you feel a little sick to your stomach afterwards. (more…)
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April 5, 2012 by Kiersi
I have finally participated in my very first podcast! The host is my YA-writing pal and cohort in silliness, Jon Yang. We discuss:
-Fifty Shades of Grey and I give some insight into the fan-fiction universe
-The Hunger Games after a second viewing, and an exchange of opinions
-Lenny Kravitz being too cool to play Cinna
Long story short, money talks! Jon is a great podcaster and I guarantee that you’ll have a good laugh (probably at my expense).
You, Me, Us - Your Gold is Welcome Here
Category Commentary, Podcasts | Tags: fanfiction,Fifty Shades of Grey,Lenny Kravitz,podcast,The Hunger Games | No Comments