A friend of mine coined the book title Fifty Shades of Oy Vey! and I thought it perfect to start off this review. She went on to describe the subtitle: “Hoit (hurt) me some more, you’ve already hoit me enough! Oy vey!” I have been determined to finish this book series since I have wasted so much time on it already. Call me a willing sub. I will make it to the end. Will I get ANY pleasure from it?
Fifty Shades Darker by E.L. James
My rating: 2 of 5 stars
Not done yet. There are a LOT of repeat phrases and terms throughout the book – as long as you don’t mind the same words/phrases repeated over and over and over – salacious grins, shy smiles, I love this man, peeled foil pack, To: Anastasia Steele. From: Christian Grey, “Come,” he says, etc., etc., you’ll do fine with this book.
Oh and lots of gasps – he gasped, she gasped, we all gasped, I gasped. Lots of smirking, too. Lots of admonishments not to bite the lip. repeat, repeat, repeat. Still, the story of abuse and healing through love and lust is fascinating.
UPDATE: Now I am growing weary of this book trilogy. I wade through smirks, groans and gasps to get to the small story that interests me. I will finish this, by golly, because I am nearly done with the trilogy but it is my own form of S&M.