We start our recommendations with the top 10 best books of E.L. James’ of all time. This list has been updated this year, including all the recent titles.

Best E.L. James’ BooksAuthor
Fifty Shades of GreyE.L. James
MisterE.L. James
Fifty Shades Darker (Fifty Shades, #2)E.L. James
Fifty Shades Freed (Fifty Shades, #3)E.L. James
Grey (Fifty Shades as Told by Christian, #1)E.L. James
Fifty Shades Trilogy (Fifty Shades, #1-3)E.L. James
Darker (Fifty Shades as Told by Christian, #2)E.L. James
The MisterE.L. James
Fifty Shades Duo: Fifty Shades Darker / Fifty Shades Freed (Fifty Shades, #2-3)E.L. James
The Fifty Shades Trilogy & GreyE.L. James

The top 10 list: the best books of E.L. James

Darker: Fifty Shades Darker as Told by Christian (Fifty Shades as Told by Christian Book 2) 

If you like ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’, we are convinced you will also enjoy this book. When Christian Grey loses Anastasia, he can only think about one thing, and that is winning her back. Will he reach his goals? Or is it too late to face his demons and win Ana back?

Freed: Fifty Shades Freed as Told by Christian (Fifty Shades as Told by Christian Book 3)

Christian Grey is going to marry Anastasia in this book, but are they really meant for each other? The family is only thinking about organizing wedding events, but Christian is fighting his need to control everything. His childhood seems to still have a bigger grip on him than he thought.

Fifty Shades Trilogy (Fifty Shades of Grey / Fifty Shades Darker / Fifty Shades Freed)

We recommend this boxed set to anyone who enjoys this genre of temptation, lust, and struggles with fidelity and commitment. The box includes three books: ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’, ‘Fifty Shades Darker’, and ‘Fifty Shades Freed’.

Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian

This is the moment it all starts for Christian Grey. In his world of control and discipline, he meets Anastasia for the first time, and she surely messes him up. What will being with Ana mean for the way he has been living? Will he push her away with his actions or not?

The Mister

Maxim Trevelyan has enough money and plenty of company, so he is never alone and doesn’t need to work. He only starts feeling what responsibilities are like, after he inherits the estates that once belonged to his family. Then there is this new woman. Who is Alessia anyway?

E L James Fifty Shades of Grey Series 4 Books Collection – (Grey Fifty Shades of Grey As Told by Christian, Fifty Shades Freed, Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades of Grey)

This collection includes the three original E.L. James books in the Christian Grey series, but is also comes with the book ‘Fifty Shades of Grey As Told by Christian’.

Fifty Shades Freed: Book Three of the Fifty Shades Trilogy

Ana wants a bigger commitment from Christian than he has been willing to agree to so far. She now gets her way, because he doesn’t want to lose her. Then Ana has doubts about if they will make it together, with all the challenges that lie ahead of them. Will they grow together, or grow apart?

[(Fifty Shades of Grey)] [By (author) E. L. James] published on (February, 2015)

When Ana meets Christian, she is immediately impressed. She is not used to her body’s reaction to a man, let alone giving into her urges. Will she give Christian a chance and discover what their relationship could be like?

Fifty Shades of Grey: Book One of the Fifty Shades Trilogy

There are three parts in the series of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele. This is the first part where they meet and Ana soon finds out that Christian’s inner demons could pose a problem for her.

Befreite Lust (Fifty Shades of Grey, Band 3) 

Although this is the same book and it is already on our top ten list, you might want to consider it if you are learning German or wish to refresh your knowledge of the language. The story is still about Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, who meet, are attracted to each other, and find out if their special relationship can stand their unique characters and past.

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