A Coupla Shades of Taupe: A Parody is the tender tale of Pagan Taupe, the richest man in Arkansas, and his obsession with Alexandra. Blurb: Pagan Taupe is the wealthiest man in all of Arkansas. He’s got a home with a working refrigerator, a private rickshaw driver, and a. Pagan Taupe is the wealthiest man in all of Arkansas. He’s got everything. The only thing that’s missing is a whiny young codependent named.

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Pagan Taupe leans suavely against a mouse cage, tilting it and forcing the mouse in the wheel to cling for dear life. There’s a clown chained to a wall, lots of ridiculous sexual escapades, a few amusing misunderstandings, and the most infuriating and comically funny ending of all time. I haven’t read the original book, but I know the type and this book pokes fun not only at 50 shades, but at all crappy, hit you over the head with obviousness romances.

Pagan becomes obsessed with Alexandra at a level normally portrayed by Rob Lowe in Lifetime movies. This book was dumb.

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I think the thing that bothered me the most about this is actually the reason why I have all three Fifty Shades books on my “unread forever” list. At first I want to thank Mrs.

I knew I should have sucked it up and gone, So what did he loo Parory fantastic buddy read with my favorites Karly and Kat starting Friday, January 9. Aug 11, Melinda Chadwick rated it really liked it.


I shall patronize one of my friends into buying one Then you should read the rest of this hysterical piece of satire! You know where I stand. Some of the humor is just silly-funny: I also watched the movie, thinking it would give me a good laugh. I love you too, Dangerous Dan!

I attempted Fifty Shades out of sheer curiosity but found the writing absolutely unbearable.

My eyes drift around the office. The best part of it was the spoof at E. It was really beautiful. Burback has a graceful writing style of her own, and the way Yaupe. Look closely and read between the lines, and you will notice some serious questions coming up in your mind. View all 51 comments. One of the best things about pop culture is being able to mock it.

A Coupla Shades of Taupe by Court Burback

Jul 21, Sandra marked it as maybe. There once was a badly written romance we three did hate And a taupe coloured parody which we decided to read as of late In the beginning there was inappropriate hilarity to be had But the further I read, especially the sex, it got really bad.

Like what we have is bigger than sex. Sorry my review isn’t more inspired I’m curious to see what this author does next! If you think that American Psycho faupe the finest comedy ever tsupe be filmed, this book is for you.

Totally recommend to anyone who has a sick sense of humor. How do I know this?

A Coupla Shades of Taupe

Sep 05, VaultOfBooks rated it it was ok. Jul 23, Andie Nash rated it really liked it.


Then I’d remind myself—at least I’m not one of the people who liked the original. The girls at funnynotslutty. You are commenting using your Twitter account. I just can’t be bothered to care about this book Meet local author Court Burback and read chapter one. Ellen was asked to record the new steamy novel “50 Shades of Grey” for the audio book. I’d totally buy them. What are moms reading in the carpool lane these days? Jul ehades, karen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jul 14, Tia rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s one ridiculous and gross line after another.

A Pulitzer is inevitable. Pagan Taupe is the wealthiest man in all of Arkansas.

I hope Court Burback spoofs the rest!! I don’t want to spoil too much but here are a few quotes: Just wait until you see HIS playroom and list of hard limits! Fifty Shades of Grey Tomfoolery. She informs me that they no longer make Crystal Pepsi. Fifty Shades of Grey lover, readers with humor. I think anyone who read Fifty Shades and wasn’t impressed or anyone planning on reading Fifty Shades should read this instead.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I can only shake my head on those questions. The problem with that “book” is that it’s completely unedited – terrible punctuation, awful grammar, same words used over and over again, etc.