Here’s what we suggest instead of/in addition to reading Fifty Shades of Grey by E. L. James. Listen to the podcast to hear us talk about some of these titles in more depth!
- Bared to You by Sylvia Day
- Bettie Page Presents: The Librarian by Logan Belle
- Beautiful Bastard by Christina Lauren
- Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire
- The Boss by Abigail Barnett
- Club Shadowlands by Cherise Sinclair
- Fanfiction of Your Choice
- Fifty Shades of Kink: An Introduction to BDSM by Tristan Taormino
- Hardwired by Meredith Wild
- Smooth Talking Stranger by Lisa Kleypas
- Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
- Yes, Sir: Erotic Stories of Female Submission edited by Rachel Kramer Bussel
Also, another hat tip to Anna’s Fifty Shades Readalikes Project! Extremely useful, especially for librarians.
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(But no pressure, we’re also happy if you get these items from your local library or independent bookstore.)