Tantalized: The Marquise Reads Eighty Days Yellow

Tantalized: The Marquise Reads Eighty Days Yellow

As all of you know, I am quite an avid reader and I devour all genres and manners of writing. My goal each year is to read 100 books, and awhile back I discovered Goodreads.com as a way of tracking my progress and keeping inventory of my personal library. Just a few days ago I … Continue reading

Surrender: The Marquise Reads 50 Shades of Grey

Surrender: The Marquise Reads 50 Shades of Grey

I finally succumbed to the pressure to read 50 Shades of Grey by E L James. I knew I would read it eventually, once the hype had died down, and when a friend offered to give me the eBook version, I relented. You should know that not only do I despise eBooks to begin with, … Continue reading

Erotica versus Porn – Pressed from Eliza…x

Erotica versus Porn – Pressed from Eliza…x

Erotica versus Porn. Eliza…x has an interesting post up about her feelings on the comparison of erotica to porn. In sum, she feels the comparison of her writing to “porn” is disrespectful. I replied to the post with the following comment: “I think there is a difference between “erotica” or “erotic fiction” and “erotic romance” … Continue reading