Some songs just make you want to have sex. Everyone has those specific little melodies that are personal to them; the ones that, even if they come on during a tube journey, have you sitting up straighter and waking up. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds’ “O’Children” being a prime example, personally. If you don’t…… Continue reading Chapters Fifteen and sixteen: If music be the food of love, pick a decent song
So the last entry left off with me actually feeling a little bit sorry for Ana, as she bluntly analysed her relationship with Grey and admitted to Kate that he was only using her for sex. However, despite that moment of weakness on my part, I’m still waiting for Ana to grow a backbone and…… Continue reading Chapters Thirteen and Fourteen: Ana graduates, rah rah rah
The chapter begins with Ana ripping open her very own, fully creepy sex contract. I can’t help but feel like re-reading the contract is a redundant move by the author. If we were that fascinated, we could go back and read it over again. However important it is to the plot, it’s pointless to have…… Continue reading Chapters Eleven and Twelve: BDSM hurts but so does love….
Possibly the best/worst line in the opening page of chapter nine: “I could gaze at him all day, but I have needs–bathroom needs.” Thanks, Ana. Thank you for sharing that. Whilst the gritty realism of this novel, knowing our protagonist shits and pees like a regular person, is invigorating, what would be even more thrilling?…… Continue reading Chapters Nine and Ten: I….I can’t even….