Many over-40 women find their libido has a literary bent.By Deborah Wilburn
There's a reason why the erotic novel 50 Shades of Grey (Vintage) is the number one book on Amazon, and it's not because it gives women over 40 an amazing array of hair color options.
This literary libido booster revolves around the improbable romance between virginal college student Anastasia Steele and young, handsome, super-successful Christian Grey and their white-hot sexual relationship. The sex is far from run-of-the-mill, and perhaps that's part of the appeal for women who, at least in book form, are willing to go past their real-life boundaries. In case you're wondering what those boundaries are, suffice it to say that Fifty Shades Freed, book three in the trilogy and scheduled for release on April 17, features a pair of handcuffs on the cover.
So what about 50 Shades has over-40 women so, um, excited? "An extremely titillating book like this slows you down and gives you a fantasy from the reality of yourRead More »from Why is the Literary Libido Booster "50 Shades of Grey" Such a Hit with Over-40 Women?