It’s an overnight sensation that just might be inspiring a sexual revolution. To the abhorrence of awkward teenagers everywhere, moms across the country have been gobbling up E.L. James’ sexually-charged Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy as fast as they can get their hands on it. Not only is the series a salaciously erotic, guilty pleasure, but it is also being praised by womenâ€”and their partnersâ€”for reinvigorating their sex lives. Who knew that 21st century women were waiting for a book like this to free them from their inhibitions?
Still unsure? Here are several articles about the bookâ€™s rise to the bestseller list that might embolden you to read more and take your sexual happiness into your own hands (no pun intended; okay okay, maybe we thought the pun was a little funny).
Disciplined Fans Wait for a Signature (The Washington Post)
From the Author Herself (USA Today)
Why is the ‘Shades’ Series so Popular with Women? (The Daily Beast)
There Are More Books to Come! (Entertainment Weekly)