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Fifty Shades of Grey has been a runaway success and now will be taking to the …

News from Daily Mail: By Sara Nathan PUBLISHED: 06:23 EST, 15 July 2012 | UPDATED: 01:43 EST, 16 July 2012 Fifty Shades of Grey has been a runaway success and now will be taking to the skies It is no surprise that Fifty Shades of Grey has become a top-selling e-book – as millions of devotees chose to download the erotic hit to spare their blushes. And soon there will be another way to take in the tale of Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey as Virgin Atlantic plan to make the controversial Fifty Shades of Grey available as an audio book during flights. As passengers cross the Atlantic, they will be able to listen to the exploits of the naïve university graduate who falls for a handsome young billionaire and bondage enthusiast – and the airline … Read entire article »

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POLL: Worst Fifty Shades Audio Book Narrator?

News from Patch.com: Just when you thought the hype over the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy had died down somewhat comes this topic that’s trending heavily on social networking sites and search engines today: #WorstFiftyShadesAudioBookNarrator. Today’s hashtag based on the whips and chains-ridden novel by British author EL James asks Twitter users to suggest those whose voices may be ill-suited for reading erotic fiction aloud. Some of the suggestions from the last few hours? Ben Stein, Mr. Bean, and “your mom and dad.” Still others suggested Justin Bieber, Bill Clinton, and Bill Cosby as people they would not want to hear reading the popular book. “Can you imagine someone like Julie Andrews? I can’t. But I could imagine Kathleen Turner,” said Montclair mom Janine Thomas. Marlee Matlin tweeted that the worst choice would be her—for obvious … Read entire article »

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Virgin Atlantic to offer ‘naughty novel’ Fifty Shades of Grey as audio book

News from Newstrack India: London, Mon, 16 Jul 2012 ANI London, July 16 (ANI): Fifty Shades of Grey has become a top-selling e-book – as millions of devotees chose to download the erotic hit to spare their blushes- and now it will be taking to the skies. Virgin Atlantic is planning on an audio version of the book, which is the tale of Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey, as part of its inflight entertainment. As passengers cross the Atlantic, they will be able to listen to the exploits of the naive university graduate who falls for a handsome young billionaire and bondage enthusiast – and the airline has already said it “can’t be held responsible for any risque behaviour” that listening to the book inspires. Fifty Shades of Grey was only released in June – … Read entire article »

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Fifty Shades of Grey to take to the skies as Virgin Atlantic announces audio …

News from Daily Mail: By Sara Nathan PUBLISHED: 06:23 EST, 15 July 2012 | UPDATED: 06:29 EST, 15 July 2012 Fifty Shades of Grey has been a runaway success and now will be taking to the skies It is no surprise that Fifty Shades of Grey has become a top-selling e-book – as millions of devotees chose to download the erotic hit to spare their blushes. And soon there will be another way to take in the tale of Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey as Virgin Atlantic plan to make the controversial Fifty Shades of Grey available as an audio book during flights. As passengers cross the Atlantic, they will be able to listen to the exploits of the naïve university graduate who falls for a handsome young billionaire and bondage enthusiast – and the airline … Read entire article »

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Audio books at phwoarty thousand feet: Fifty Shades series takes to the skies

News from ElectricPig.co.uk: Categories: Apps & Software, Gadgets News   Tags: Atlantic, audio books, books, Flight, virgin Too. Ma……………. continues on ElectricPig.co.uk >>> Read the full article Related News: … Read entire article »

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The Audio Book Club Reads Fifty Shades of Grey

News from Slate Magazine: Illustration by Robert Neubecker. To listen to the Audio Book Club discussion of Fifty Shades of Grey, click the arrow on the player below. Slate Book Review editor Dan Kois, Slate critic Meghan O’Rourke, and Slate DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin discuss E.L. James’ mega-best-selling erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey. O’Rourke describes it as maybe the worst book she’s read in her life, but still has quite a bit to say about the book’s issues of class. Rosin expanded on the ideas in her March piece abou……………. continues on Slate Magazine >>> Read the full article Related News: … Read entire article »

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‘Fifty Shades’ reading is not always so discreet

News from Central Florida News 13: (AP) — Ashley Cummings had a little mishap while engrossed in “Fifty Shades of Grey” on her way to the San Francisco subway. Head down, clutching her iPad, she ran smack into a fellow pedestrian. When the downloaded culprit became clear, her victim went from grumpy to new friend. It’s not the only time the 24-year-old publicist’s e-edition was something less than private. Across the country in Connecticut, her 13-year-old brother wondered why she was reading “those sex books” when they also showed up on his iPad, since the two share an account. “I laughed it off,” Cummings said, “and proceeded to lock him out!” Much has been made of the erotic trilogy’s success thanks to discreet e-books, but whether downloaded or between paper covers, it has made … Read entire article »

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“Fifty Shades of Grey” readers face long wait at Colorado libraries

News from Denver Post: Want to borrow “Fifty Shades of Grey?” It’s going to be a long, heart-pounding wait at the local library. All 185 print, 50 eBook and 14 audio book copies of the first of volume of E.L. James’ adult erotic trilogy are checked out of the Denver Public Library and 1,424 people had placed holds by early Thursday afternoon. Those numbers are growing by the hour, library spokeswoman Jen Morris said. “I was at the airport the other day, and it seemed like everyone was reading it — even men,” Arapahoe Library District spokeswoman Jessica Sidener said with a laugh. Colorado readers have been slow to warm to the steamy novel, which as of Tuesday, has sold more than 10 million copies across all platforms since it This undated image released by Vintage … Read entire article »

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Ellen DeGeneres Narrates The Audiobook Version Of Best-seller ‘Fifty Shades Of …

News from Starpulse.com: If you haven’t heard of “Fifty Shades of Grey” yet, ask a friend about it because chances are someone you know is reading E L James’ hit erotic novel, which is proving to be this year’s hottest (in more ways than one) read. The book and its two sequels (it’s a trilogy), “Fifty Shades Darker” and “Fifty Shades Freed”, are currently the top three selling novels on Amazon.com, and have everyone talking, namely because the books are written with very explicit sex scenes and lots of naughty language. So who better to narrate the audiobook than Ellen Degeneres? In a hilarious clip from her show on Thursday, the host was filmed reading passages of the book for the audio version of the book; which centers on a virginal literature student named … Read entire article »

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