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2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Hate Fifty Shades of Grey

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Do you feel like you’re being mentally flogged every time Fifty Shades is mentioned (which, let’s face it, is all the time)?

Shopping for someone who sees the Red Room of Pain whenever Christian Grey’s name comes up? Here are some gift ideas that show you feel their pain.


 
 

  1. Some good erotica. Know someone who resents Fifty’s claim to erotica fame? Here are some erotica titles they’ll actually enjoy: Bared to You by Sylvia Day; Laura Antoniou’s Marketplace SeriesThe Siren by Tiffany Reisz. (There’s also a whole recommended reading list in the back of Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of Grey!)
  2. Fifty Shames of Earl Grey. One of the most popular Fifty Shades parodies, it’s sure to elicit

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2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Love Fifty Shades of Grey

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Let’s face it: Most of us do not have Christian Grey’s budget.

Looking for a reasonably priced gift for your Fifty Shades-loving friend? (I.e., something less expensive than a $14,000 edition of Tess of the D’Ubervilles.) We aim to please!


 
 

  1. We Aim to Please Bracelet. This silver cuff (made from aluminum) is sure to elicit a “Holy crap!” from a jewelry lover.
  2. Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of Grey. Continuing the shameless self-promotion: Smart Pop’s anthology on the Fifty Shades trilogy “has a little bit of something for everyone,” as Publishers Weekly noted in their review. We recommend flagging these essays for your Fifty loving friend!
  3. Gray Silk Tie. No explanation necessary. (It could also serve double duty as

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Fifty Shades of Pop Culture

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We’re on the eight day stretch of our Fifty Days of Fifty Shades event! If you’re just joining us, you came in the nick of time; you can learn more about it and our giveaway here.

The seventh and final section of Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of Grey that we’ll be sharing quotes with you from is all about pop culture in the trilogy. We’ll update this post on November 20 with quotes from the eight essays from the Pop Culture section. You can also catch the quotes daily on our Tumblr and Fifty Writers Facebook page.

Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of GreyLearn more about the seventh giveaway:

Until midnight CST on November 19, you can enter right here to win one of eight copies of Fifty

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Fifty Shades of Fanfiction

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If you’ve missed our Fifty Days of Fifty Shades event until now, you can learn more about it and our giveaway here!

The sixth section of Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of Grey that we’ll be sharing quotes with you from is all about fanfiction in the trilogy. We’ll update this post on November 12 with quotes from the four essays from the Fanfiction section. You can also catch the quotes daily on our Tumblr and Fifty Writers Facebook page.

Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of GreyLearn more about the sixth giveaway:

Until midnight CST on November 12, you can enter right here to win one of four copies of Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of Grey, the sixth batch of the fifty copies we’re giving away between

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Announcing Fic: Why Fanfiction Is Taking Over the World

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As you may have noticed, we’re pretty pro-fan here at Smart Pop. We have an incredible amount of appreciation and respect for the communities that grow up around television shows and book series, and that extends to the work fans do: fanart, fanvids, and–no matter how much “ruining the publishing industry!” press it’s gotten lately–fanfiction.

So we are very pleased to announce that, in late 2013, we’ll be publishing Anne Jamison’s Fic: Why Fanfiction Is Taking Over the World.

From the book page:

Thanks to Fifty Shades of Grey, everyone’s talking about fanfiction these days. But for a very, very long time, they weren’t; even people who wrote it didn’t talk about it. It may have been an “open secret,” but it was

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Fifty Shades of BDSM

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If you’ve missed our Fifty Days of Fifty Shades event until now, you can learn more about it and our giveaway here!

The fourth section of Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of Grey that we’ll be sharing quotes with you from is all about BDSM in the trilogy. We’ll update this post on November 2 with quotes from the eleven essays from the BDSM section. You can also catch the quotes daily on our Tumblr and Fifty Writers Facebook page.

Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of GreyLearn more about the fourth giveaway:

Until midnight CST on November 2, you can enter right here to win one of eleven copies of Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of Grey, the fourth batch of the fifty copies we’re giving away between

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Fifty Shades of Sex

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New to our Fifty Days of Fifty Shades event? You can learn more about it and our giveaway here!

The third section of Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of Grey that we’ll be sharing quotes with you from is all about sex in the series. We’ll update this post on October 22 with quotes from the seven essays from the sex section. You can also catch the quotes daily on our Tumblr and Fifty Writers Facebook page.

Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of GreyLearn more about the third giveaway:

Until midnight CST on October 22, you can enter right here to win one of seven copies of Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of Grey, the third batch of the fifty copies we’re giving away between now and November

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Fifty Shades of Romance

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Just joining us for Fifty Days of Fifty Shades? You can learn more about the event and giveaway here!

The second section of Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of Grey that we’ll be sharing quotes with you from is all about the series as romance. We’ll update this post on October 15 with quotes from the six essays from the romance section. You can also catch the quotes daily on our Tumblr and Fifty Writers Facebook page.

Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of GreyLearn more about the second giveaway:

Until midnight CST on October 15, you can enter right here to win one of six copies of Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of Grey, the second batch of the fifty copies we’re giving away between now and

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