How hype can be misleading – take FIFTY SHADES OF GREY for instance…

When Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James was published last year I was otherwise engaged in my own publishing journey with The Man in a Haystack and couldn’t find the time to read this book, or any other for that matter. I watched as Facebook spewed out status after status, and comment upon comment, about the content between the covers of this book, not to mention the bed covers of Christian Grey’s ‘red room’. Ladies giggled with excitement, shock and maybe some embarrassment at the sex scenes. I read many ‘Oooohs’ and ‘Aaaahs’ and plenty of readers said it was a ‘must read’ trying hard not to reveal spoilers in the process.┬áNeedless to say, I was most intrigued but there was no hope at all of me reading it in 2012.50shades

It’s a year since the book was published and the furore and hype began. Since then I’ve heard many things, good and bad, about the Fifty Shades trilogy. If I was to believe everything Continue reading