A Guy's Secret Guide to Fifty Shades of Grey

Rated 3.33/5 based on 4 reviews
“Fifty Shades of Grey” has a cult-like following - among women. Guys just don’t seem to get it or enjoy it as much. This funny, tongue-in-cheek “Secret Guide” summarizes the plot and offers skewed tips and advice specifically for guys. In reality, both men and women, especially if they’ve already read the book, will find some great laughs from this unique and humorous “guide." More

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Words: 10,920
Language: English
ISBN: 9781476065144
About Tom Paolangeli

Tom M. Paolangeli is an award winning humor writer living in Ithaca, NY. He's a firm believer in the 3 R's - Reading, Racing, and Rock and Roll. (Wait, is that 4?) He is happily married and they love living in the country with lots of trees and critters.

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Review by: Aussieicon Books on June 24, 2012 : (no rating)
Thanks for saving me the trouble of reading Fifty Shades of Grey. I'm a woman and, surprise, surprise, stuck with you until the very last laugh. Thought that maybe for the guys - and us girls too discerning to read the real 'crap' - you could have given us a more detailed plot description of the sex scenes - after all, isn't that really the only thing the women are reading for?

As a writer myself, I'm still shocked at how well some very poorly written books can sell. Think Fifty Shades of Grey is the Twilight of the sexually repressed housewife.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Charity Breiner on June 19, 2012 :
It bothers me that people rate a book poorly because they didn't read the plot summary, and thus the book "wasn't what they thought it was about." the description sums it up perfectly. This short book is a lampoon of the first "50 Shades" books, that's the short and sweet description. And it's a pretty funny (dry humor/tongue in cheek) little piece of writing.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: M H on May 12, 2012 :
Really funny! I read the real book, and he nailed some of the inadvertently humorous aspects if it. Jokes about the writing, the plot, self-help books, and men. Wicked good satire. My only criticism is it is too short. It's not a full length book, (I wish it was!) but it does say it's a "guide." A lot of laughs for a little price.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: C J on May 10, 2012 :
Was hoping for a recap of the sex scenes with the high-level details in the middle. More like a couple sentences per chapter. "They talk, have sex, talk more, then go to the living room." Not even sure I could recall the overall story with this little detail.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

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