FAIRFAX DISTRICT (CBSLA.com) — E L James, the author of the “Fifty Shades of Grey” erotic-romance trilogy, signed copies of her best-selling books at The Grove Friday night.
Fans began lining up outside Barnes & Noble early that morning for wristbands to attend the event.READ MORE: 20-Year-Old Lizandro Diaz Salgado Charged With Rape, Kidnapping and Carjacking One Day After Release From Jail
“The book was exciting and fun and interesting,” a woman standing in line said.READ MORE: Gas Prices On The Rise Across Southern California
By the afternoon, the crowd had grown into the hundreds.
The series, which has sold 40 million copies worldwide, is about the sexually-explicit relationship between a naive college graduate and a wealthy business man. The trilogy holds three of the top five spots on the New York Times best-seller list.MORE NEWS: Federal Officials Reporting Thousands Of 'Breakthrough' COVID-19 Cases Among People Who Are Fully Vaccinated
“It’s a love story — don’t let anybody tell you any different,” an elderly woman said.