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Fifty Shades of Grey Audiobook
Fifty Shades of Grey
Written by: 
E. L. James
Narrated by: 
Becca Battoe
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Fifty Shades of Grey Audiobook

Fifty Shades of Grey: Book One of the Fifty Shades Trilogy Audiobook

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Publisher's Summary

Please note: This audiobook contains graphic adult content.

Random House Audio’s recording of Fifty Shades of Grey has been remastered in a new edition. If you've already purchased the audiobook, you can re-download the file from My Library to get the new audio.

Erotic, amusing, and deeply moving, the Fifty Shades Trilogy is a tale that will obsess you, possess you, and stay with you forever.

When literature student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey, she encounters a man who is beautiful, brilliant, and intimidating. The unworldly, innocent Ana is startled to realize she wants this man and, despite his enigmatic reserve, finds she is desperate to get close to him. Unable to resist Ana’s quiet beauty, wit, and independent spirit, Grey admits he wants her, too—but on his own terms.

Shocked yet thrilled by Grey’s singular erotic tastes, Ana hesitates. For all the trappings of his success—multinational businesses, vast wealth, a loving family—Grey is a man tormented by demons and consumed by the need to control. When the couple embarks on a daring, passionately physical affair, Ana discovers Christian Grey’s secrets and explores her own dark desires.

©2011 E L James (P)2012 Random House

What the Critics Say

  • Finalist, GoodReads Choice Awards, Best Romance

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    annewbe 09-28-12
    annewbe 09-28-12
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    "HOT!"
    Where does Fifty Shades of Grey rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE this series!!! I'm in love w Christian Grey. The story is a little crazy but aside from all the sex, I love the story & the characters.


    What did you like best about this story?

    I loved all the detail in the book & the whole story is good. I don't have anything specific that I like the most about this book. I love the whole series.


    What does Becca Battoe bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    I love the characters & the voices she uses for each character.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I laughed throughout the WHOLE series! I did cry in the this book.


    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Deborah Edmond, OK, USA 06-25-12
    Deborah Edmond, OK, USA 06-25-12 Member Since 2014
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    "Required reading for men"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Hot, hot and hot


    What did you like best about this story?

    The characters interaction.


    Which character – as performed by Becca Battoe – was your favorite?

    Christian


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Absolutly, lost sleep at night, considered not going to work until book was finished


    Any additional comments?

    My boyfriend suggested this was a woman's book. How wrong he is. I am buying him a copy. I informed him this should be required reading for all men.

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    JOM Newark, NJ, United States 06-21-12
    JOM Newark, NJ, United States 06-21-12
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    "Fantastic!"
    What disappointed you about Fifty Shades of Grey?

    Nothing, this book was excellent, I would really recommend it to anyone!


    Any additional comments?

    You can not miss this book!

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Trina Ocala, FL, United States 06-21-12
    Trina Ocala, FL, United States 06-21-12 Listener Since 2010
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    "Fell in love with "laters baby""
    Would you consider the audio edition of Fifty Shades of Grey to be better than the print version?

    I only listened to the audio book it was wonderful though closing my eyes i can picture the whole bool!! AWESOME!!


    What other book might you compare Fifty Shades of Grey to and why?

    NONE it was a great novel all three :)


    Which character – as performed by Becca Battoe – was your favorite?

    Christian an Ana both of them it was wonderful


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    I love every single part!!


    Any additional comments?

    This has been the only audio book that i was excited to get back to it an sad when it was done.. In the middle of Book 3 not sure what will happen when im done with all of them. Its going to be a sad sad day :(

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Angela Adelanto Ca 06-20-12
    Angela Adelanto Ca 06-20-12 Member Since 2015

    I love to read and listen to erotica all types and paranormal vamps and shifters

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    "I loved this book"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Fifty Shades of Grey to be better than the print version?

    Its close


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Ana is my fav


    Have you listened to any of Becca Battoe’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    no


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Fifty shades


    Any additional comments?

    I love this book i have listed to to twice.

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Tiffany Seattle, WA, United States 06-20-12
    Tiffany Seattle, WA, United States 06-20-12
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    "Sucks you in and doesn't let go..."
    What did you love best about Fifty Shades of Grey?

    I loved the characters. They are real: annoying, sweet, innocent, disturbed, they do have many shades in this book and even if you hate the writing and the repetitiveness of the dialogue it sounds real, and from the start of the first chapter I couldn't put it down. I did like the second two books better but you have to get through this one to appreciate the other two. I love the city of Seattle and how well it is covered. It almost seems like it's own character. I've read this book 4 times and I've never read a trashy book in my life, but the love story is a deeply touching one and sticks with you long after you put the book down.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Fifty Shades of Grey?

    I love when he arrives at the bar to "save her", the first ride in Charlie Tango.


    What about Becca Battoe’s performance did you like?

    She did an okay job, she's not the best reader, but she fit the part of a 22 year old girl. The male voices could've been better however.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    YES!!!!


    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Kindle Lover Baltimore 06-19-12
    Kindle Lover Baltimore 06-19-12
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    "All that & 2 bags of chips"

    I had borrowed a girfriend's book when I initially started reading it then I found out about
    audio books & thought I would try it. Well needless to say I was engulfed with 50. Becca made me feel all the emotions every character was feeling. It was very convenient. However after reading some of the reviews on audio book 2 & 3, I think I will go back to the Kindle version for the last two, which I just finished # 2 today.

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Sherri Wiley-Benson 06-19-12
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    "a bit provocative"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I really enjoyed the story line, sometimes the intimate scenes are a bit much.


    What about Becca Battoe’s performance did you like?

    the way she reads the story almost makes the listener feel like they are part of the story


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I found myself laughing out loud at times, I did cry a time or too and also felt the anger of the characters.


    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Audrey New Orleans, LA, United States 06-19-12
    Audrey New Orleans, LA, United States 06-19-12 Member Since 2014
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    "Good read, Bad Listen"
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    The book gives a little more than most romance novels with an edgy s/m twist. The hint of twilight fan fiction is there but not overwhelming enough to be distracting. The narrator for this audio book on the other hand was awful. Her voice is trite and her emphasis echos dumb girl from the mall I really don't want to talk to. Pretty much ruined anything sexy about it.


    What other book might you compare Fifty Shades of Grey to and why?

    Daniel Steel meets Twilight.


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    High flighty emphasis and over enunciation leading me to literally stop on occasions because I didn't like her voice.


    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    kimberly Fayetteville, NC, United States 06-19-12
    kimberly Fayetteville, NC, United States 06-19-12
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    "twilight porn"
    If you could sum up Fifty Shades of Grey in three words, what would they be?

    achingly tantalizing


    What about Becca Battoe’s performance did you like?

    she did a good job with the voices and dialects for the other characters


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    when anastasia states she wants to bring him into the light


    1 of 3 people found this review helpful

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