Trade welcomes E L James surprise

Trade welcomes E L James surprise

Booksellers have welcomed a new title in the Fifty Shades of Grey series but have mixed opinions on how well a fourth book will sell. 

News there would be a new title in the series told from Christian Grey's perspective and entitled Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as told by Christian broke yesterday (1st June) via author E L James’ Twitter account, and was a surprise to retailers, even though the book’s release date is set for 18th June, in just over two weeks’ time. 

Melissa Cox, head of books at Waterstones, said the retailer was “tremendously excited” about the new release, and was rushing...

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