I read the first book, but decided to listen to the second one. Granted, there's not a lot there in terms of writing (which was expected somewhat), it was magnified by the narration. I had to force myself to finish listening to it. The narration definitely takes away from any content. I still haven't decided what all the fuss is about.
No. For starters the narrator has a voice that made me mock her out loud within the first 5 minutes, which only emphasizes the terrible writing.
Egregious abuse of the following words:
INWARDLY, TENTATIVE, FLUSH, SARDONIC, DISTRACT, BLUSH, BEREFT, SMILE, SHIFT, SHRUG, UNBIDDEN, MUMBLE, NOD, CLAMBER, SMIRK, GRIN, HOT, CRINKLE, IMPASSIVE, INTRUSIVE, WANDER, SIGH, INQUISITIVE, BELLY…
and the list goes on.
This book sparked a reaction of anger.
I don't normally listen or read romance novels or erotica, but admit that I enjoyed these books. They were an interesting diversion. I read enough reviews to know that I wasn't going to be reading a literary masterpiece, but the storyline was sufficiently engaging to hook me into listening to all three books. Hopefully Ms. James' future endeavors will have the benefit of better editing (the many "oh mys" and "hot" soon grew old).
I was disconcerted with the change in Becca Battoe's voice in the last two books. Her voice sounded too young in the first book.
New narrator. It makes me angry to have to listen to the book while she's reading it. It took a lot away from it for me.
Off the top of my head I cannot remember to actress' name I'm thinking of, but she has read for audible before. The only way to describe her is to say that she was the one found in some random house years ago. Made big news. But her reading is excellent!!!
None - just the narrator
Replace the narrator and re-issue to everyone that bought it.
I spend a lot of time seeking out the perfect story worthy of my credit. I enjoy suspense thrillers w/ a kick of satire. I'm a picky listener.
The author could have closed out the dark side of Mr. Gray in novel #2. This went on way to long. There was some family history. Of course, sex. However, after 2 full novels of "mommy porn" I wanted to beat my self in the head w/ the book. It was terrible. I only read the entire story to get my money's worth and regretfully what I can never get back is my time.
Something entirely different. I am going to try 'The Road'.
Great performance, in par with books 1 and 2.
Extreme disappointment. Read like a story written to satisfy a contractual agreement of having to have 3 books in a series.
A good skipper. Move along to something more worthy of your time.
Make no mistake between my personality and my attitude. My personality is who I am, my attitude depends on who you are.........
This was definitely my favorite of all three books...... But, I give five starts to the series!
I could not put it down. I don't read smut novels, which is what I would lovingly categorize this as! BUT I LOVED IT......it had a story and you had to follow it and of course, Christian.......so hotttt!
chnage in both
the ball at his parent's house and after
I have never listen to her before but she does a great josb
yes , a lot of reaction , I was able to see all the image, I felt like a piping tom
This trilogy is written for any men and women out there, I belive that the auther was trying to tell single and married people you can experience pleasure, even if you do not practice the life style .
I love audio books that the characters come to life and have me feeling as if I was there too.
This is a must read that will open many topics of conversations. I loved My Mr. Grey!
The dialogue between Grey and Ana
When ever Grey would open up
The opening prologue