Fifty Shades effect leads to boom in WH Smith sales as over 70s get to grips with the erotic novel

Fifty Shades effect leads to boom in WH Smith sales as over 70s get to grips with the erotic novel | UPDATED: 18:17 GMT, 23 August 2012 Fifty Shades of Grey hasn't just been giving a boost to people's sex lives. Sales of the trilogy have also helped High Street stationer WH Smith to increase earnings despite tough retail conditions.

Fifty Shades of Grey outsells all SEVEN Harry Potter books on Amazon

Fifty Shades of Grey outsells Harry Potter. The 'mummy porn' novel breaks another record and outsells all SEVEN J K Rowling books on Amazon Author E L James now the websites best-selling writer ever Novel also becomes Amazon's biggest-selling book of all time The book sold four 4 million copies in four months 'E L James the literary phenomenon of the decade' says Kindle boss | UPDATED: 13:38 GMT, 2 August 2012 Sorry Harry, it looks like you're losing your magic. Erotic novel “Fifty Shades of Grey” outsold all seven Harry Potter books on Amazon.co.uk on Wednesday, making author E.L.

50 Shades of Grey baby boom? Births predicted to rise thanks to success of hit "mommy porn" erotic novel

Has Fifty Shades of Grey sparked a baby boom Births predicted to rise thanks to success of hit 'mommy porn' erotic novel | UPDATED: 14:52 GMT, 31 July 2012 The meteoric rise of Fifty Shades of Grey is set to spark a new baby boom, according to pregnancy and parenting websites. Its phenomenon is predicted to be seen in the delivery room after online forums, like those of the popular website Baby Center, have been teeming with mothers' revitalised sex stories, thanks to the erotic novel. Linda Murray, global editor in chief of Baby Center told Good Morning America: 'Reading 50 Shades of Grey is acting like an aphrodisiac for women.' Baby boom: The meteoric rise of Fifty Shades of Grey is set to spark a new wave of births, according to pregnancy and parenting websites 'It's putting them in the mood more frequently and they're having more sex and they're ultimately getting pregnant faster,' she added

Emma Watson admits to renting Harry Potter on Netflix to watch herself in action

'My way of pinching myself' Emma Watson admits to renting Harry Potter film on Netflix to watch herself in action | UPDATED: 21:44 GMT, 19 July 2012 She's an actress who shot to fame at the tender age of nine when she was cast as Hermione Grainger in the film adaptations of JK Rowling's best-selling novels. But it seems even the most famous celebrities need a reality check from time to time, reminding themselves of their road to fame and fortune. Emma Watson confessed to her 3.3million Twitter followers that she had rented a Harry Potter film on streaming service Netflix.

Tom Cruise divorce 2012: Katie Holmes paid the price of falling for a control freak

Katie paid the price of falling for a control freak | UPDATED: 07:41 GMT, 4 July 2012 Trapped: Tom Cruise is said to have dictated what Katie wore and even which friends she saw Throughout their ill-fated marriage, an all-controlling Tom Cruise is said to have dictated what Katie Holmes should wear and even which friends she should see. As his wife became more and more subdued, a shadow of her former bubbly self, her father — a lawyer who has helped mastermind her application for divorce — is said to have asked: ‘What happened to my little girl’ What indeed And yet who can blame her for falling for a man who at the time was the most powerful star in Hollywood Cruise is rich, handsome and, above all, controlling — a trait Holmes seems to have mistaken for love

What Andy did next… Devil Wears Prada writer Lauren Weisberger announces sequel to bestselling book Revenge Wears Prada: The Devil Returns

What Andy did next… Devil Wears Prada writer Lauren Weisberger announces sequel to bestselling book | UPDATED: 18:48 GMT, 31 May 2012 The best-selling book, The Devil Wears Prada, is about to get a much anticipated sequel. Ten years after introducing readers to the merciless world of fashion, author Lauren Weisberger is crafting a second book, Revenge Wears Prada:The Devil Returns, due out in 2013

Beautiful real estate agents make more money in property sales than regular people – but which gender fares best?

Beautiful real estate agents make more money in property sales than regular people – but which gender fares best | UPDATED: 22:27 GMT, 12 April 2012 A new study has confirmed what many have assumed for some time now – that attractive real estate agents do in fact make more money than regular agents. But while research conducted by a group of American university professors has stated the obvious, male agents in the U.S

With 20m, Adele is richest young singer… an increase of 14 million in just one year

With 20m, Adele is richest young singer… an increase of 14m in just one year | UPDATED: 23:02 GMT, 11 April 2012 She created one of the best-selling albums of all time and has spent the past year being showered with awards and glory. And at the tender age of 23, superstar Adele has now seen her fortune swell to 20million – increasing by 14million in just 12 months

Beauty confidential: Skin guru Liz Earle on banishing bags and how to mix your own face oil

NATURAL BEAUTYSkin guru Liz Earle on banishing bags and how to mix your own face oil ELSA MCALONAN Liz Earle is the author of 30 best-selling books, and heads a multi-million-pound business. As she prepares to launch a new make-up range, she has taken the time to suggest solutions to your skincare concerns: As she prepares to launch a new make-up range, Liz Earle takes time out to suggest some skincare solutions What can I do about brown marks on my face Does anything get rid of them Problems with variable skin tone are primarily caused by overexposure to the sun and, to a lesser extent, cigarettes and environmental pollution. The best way to protect against hyper-pigmentation is to always use sun protection — I swear by mineral sunscreens that contain particles such as titanium dioxide and zinc oxide which reflect the sun’s harmful rays.