Conclusions are great things in many ways. They bring a story together; they give you a sense of completion; and they highlight the positives. What isn’t so great about a conclusion is, well, it’s conclusive meaning the end. The conclusion book of the Fifty Shades trilogy by E.L. James, Fifty Shades of Freed, was amazing and was also sad because it was the end.
This book starts off a few months later than where the second book left off. This is a whole new perspective of the couple as it starts in a rather happy place. Now for the first few chapters, there are flashbacks of the months that make the story come alive in a way I didn’t think that I would enjoy. (I am not a fan of flashbacks.) These flashbacks are turning points along the way, major events that took place, and emotions that are touched upon. This adds more overall to the whole of the book than it detracts and was very enjoyable.
Throughout this book, the momentum of their happiness is infectious. I was grinning like an idiot the entire time I was reading this book. You really start to see just how much character development has taken place during this time in the book. Of course, all good things come to an end or in the case of the book…decline. Their happy bubble bursts, and they are grounded back in reality by a shocking accident, or so they assume. (more…)