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Ray Bradbury Salute & Dr. Ruth Endorsement: Top Stories of the Week

For your weekend reading pleasure, here are our top stories of the week, including a sequel to The Devil Wears Prada, a Presidential salute to Ray Bradbury and Dr. Ruth‘s enthusiastic endorsement of ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ (embedded above).

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1. Write a Novel This Summer with NaNoWriMo
2. Motivate Yourself with the Write or Die App
3. Free Sites to Promote Your eBook
4. The Lost History of Fifty Shades of Grey
5. Lauren Weisberger Inks Deal for The Devil Wears Prada Sequel
6. Explore the Summer Reading Flowchart
7. Barack Obama Salutes Ray Bradbury
8. Dr. Ruth Endorses ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’
9. Oprah Winfrey Relaunches Her Book Club with ‘Wild’ by Cheryl Strayed
10. First Green Lantern Alan Scott Relaunched as Gay Man

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Dr. Ruth Endorses ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

Fifty Shades of Grey doesn’t need celebrity blurbs to sell books, but the great Dr. Ruth recently delivered an enthusiastic video endorsement of the erotic book.

Sex therapist and author Dr. Ruth Westheimer has posted more than 60 videos on YouTube, sharing tips and recommendations for her readers. You can watch her talk about E. L. James‘ book in the video embedded above–do you agree?

Here’s an excerpt from the video: “If this guy described here–his name is Christian Grey–if he were available and if I were much, much younger and not married, let’s say, I would also go for a night with him. Not because of the sadistic element (that’s not for me), but because he has a plane, he has a helicopter and he knows how to deal with women. He is very smooth and he knows how to make love.”

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