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Erotic Novel ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Becomes New York Times Bestseller – [POLL]

(Courtesy, Amazon.com)

While making the rounds on the internet yesterday, I stumbled upon a story about a book called Fifty Shades of Grey. Since I’m not what you’d call a “reader”, I had no idea this existed or had even become the number 1 on the New York Times best seller list. However, that’s not what piqued my interest in the story. It was the fact that it was referred to as “mommy porn” that caught my eye (remember, I’m a dude…simple mind, simple pleasures).

Again, I’m not much of a reader, but the from the few quotes and excerpts I’ve read (which I won’t share here, you’ll have to find them yourself), anyone interested in buying this book may have to show proof of age before making a purchase. This is the type of book you hide in a box in the back of the closet so the kids don’t get a find it.

The story, which centers around the between-the-sheets activities of a 21 year old heroine and a rich, handsome businessman was written by a British mother of two and has apparently been embraced by mothers around the world who have been looking for something outside of the typical romance novel lose themselves in. So far, it’s sold 250,000 copies.

What surprises me about this whole thing is how a book apparently so graphic and filthy made its way to #1 on the bestseller list when there seems to be such an outcry by some in this country that we’ve lost our “moral fiber”. Look, I’m no prude and if my wife, who does read a lot, decided to pick this one up, I’d be OK with it. Who knows, I may even reap the benefits without even having to read a single word.

What do you think?

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