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ISBN13: 9780316067928
ISBN10: 031606792x
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I can't remember a more highly anticipated book that doesn't begin with "Harry Potter and the...." Far from just a young adult horror book, this last volume in Stephenie Meyer's Twilight Saga is an old-fashioned romance of the highest order, with legions of fans ages 8 to 80. Don't let another dawn break without Breaking Dawn. Or join in the fun and start with the first book, Twilight. It will engulf you; I dare you to attempt to get any other tasks done once you've started the series.
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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Twilight tempted the imagination.

New Moon made readers thirsty for more.

Eclipse turned the saga into a worldwide phenomenon.

And now, the book that everyone has been waiting for...

Breaking Dawn, the final book in the #1 bestselling Twilight Saga, will take your breath away.

Review:

"It ought to seem redundant to dismiss the fourth and final Twilight novel as escapist fantasy-but how else could anyone look at a romance about an ordinary, even clumsy teenager torn between a vampire and a werewolf, both of whom are willing to sacrifice their happiness for hers? Flaws and all, however, Meyer's first three novels touched on something powerful in their weird refraction of our culture's paradoxical messages about sex and sexuality. The conclusion is much thinner, despite its interminable length. Everygirl Bella achieves her wishes quickly (marriage and sex, in that order, are two, and becoming an immortal is another), and once she becomes a vampire it's almost impossible to identify with her. But that's not the main problem. Essentially, everyone gets everything they want, even if their desires necessitate an about-face in characterization or the messy introduction of some back story. Nobody has to renounce anything or suffer more than temporarily-in other words, grandeur is out. This isn't about happy endings; it's about gratification. A sign of the times? Ages 12-up." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

Review:

Origin stories are as important to best-selling novelists as they are to superheroes. J.K. Rowling hunched over a table in an Edinburgh coffee shop, scrawling "Harry Potter" in longhand while her baby napped; Stephen King sat in the laundry room of his snowbound trailer, banging out "Carrie" on an old typewriter. Readers want to believe there's something heroic, even magical, about the birth of the... Washington Post Book Review (read the entire Washington Post review)

Synopsis:

New York Times-bestselling author Meyer returns to her teen vampire Twilight Saga with this much-anticipated fourth book in the series. In this riveting novel, questions will be answered and the fate of Bella and Edward will be revealed.

Synopsis:

The #1 New York Times bestseller is available with a striking movie tie-in cover and includes a pull-out poster.

The astonishing conclusion to the Twilight Saga, Breaking Dawn, illuminates the secrets and mysteries of this spellbinding romantic epic that has entranced millions. Now that Bella has made her decision to join the dark but seductive world of immortals, a startling chain of unprecedented events is about to unfold with potentially devastating, and unfathomable, consequences. Just when the frayed strands of Bella's life-first discovered in Twilight, then scattered and torn inNew Moon and Eclipse-seem ready to heal and knit together, could they be destroyed... forever?

Synopsis:

When you loved the one who was killing you, it left you no options. How could you run, how could you fight, when doing so would hurt that beloved one? If your life was all you had to give, how could you not give it? If it was someone you truly loved?

To be irrevocably in love with a vampire is both fantasy and nightmare woven into a dangerously heightened reality for Bella Swan. Pulled in one direction by her intense passion for Edward Cullen, and in another by her profound connection to werewolf Jacob Black, a tumultuous year of temptation, loss, and strife have led her to the ultimate turning point. Her imminent choice to either join the dark but seductive world of immortals or to pursue a fully human life has become the thread from which the fates of two tribes hangs.

Now that Bella has made her decision, a startling chain of unprecedented events is about to unfold with potentially devastating, and unfathomable, consequences. Just when the frayed strands of Bella's life-first discovered in Twilight, then scattered and torn in New Moon and Eclipse-seem ready to heal and knit together, could they be destroyed... forever?

The astonishing, breathlessly anticipated conclusion to the Twilight Saga, Breaking Dawn illuminates the secrets and mysteries of this spellbinding romantic epic that has entranced millions.

About the Author

Stephenie Meyer is the author of the #1 bestselling Twilight Saga and The Host. She graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in English literature, and she lives with her husband and three young sons in Arizona.

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LaurenAshely, September 22, 2011 (view all comments by LaurenAshely)
Best out of the 4 books :) Though its longer compared to the other 3. I could not put this one down. It was filled with suspenseful moments. I remember my mom walking in on my reading and going "Oh my gosh!" haha. I cannot wait till Part 1 hits theaters in November :D SO EXCITED :) Definite recommendation!
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LaurenAshely, September 22, 2011 (view all comments by LaurenAshely)
Best out of the 4 books :) Though its longer compared to the other 3. I could not put this one down. It was filled with suspenseful moments. I remember my mom walking in on my reading and going "Oh my gosh!" haha. I cannot wait till Part 1 hits theaters in November :D SO EXCITED :) Definite recommendation!
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animalsrmy1love, September 21, 2011 (view all comments by animalsrmy1love)
Intense ending! Hard to stop reading I couldn't put it down. I loved all 4 of them!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780316067928
Author:
Meyer, Stephenie
Publisher:
Little, Brown Young Readers
Author:
Meyer, Stephenie
Author:
Stephenie Meyer
Subject:
Fantasy - Series
Subject:
Love & Romance
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Mystery and detective stories
Subject:
High schools
Subject:
Horror & Ghost Stories
Subject:
Marriage
Subject:
Supernatural
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Vampires
Subject:
Washington (state)
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Vampires; Werewolves; Alliances; Life choices; Love; Romantic dilemmas; Relationships; Immortality; Love triangles
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Twilight Saga
Series Volume:
04
Publication Date:
20080831
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 7 up to 17
Language:
English
Pages:
768
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 x 2 in 1.54 lb
Age Level:
12-22

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"Staff Pick" by ,

I can't remember a more highly anticipated book that doesn't begin with "Harry Potter and the...." Far from just a young adult horror book, this last volume in Stephenie Meyer's Twilight Saga is an old-fashioned romance of the highest order, with legions of fans ages 8 to 80. Don't let another dawn break without Breaking Dawn. Or join in the fun and start with the first book, Twilight. It will engulf you; I dare you to attempt to get any other tasks done once you've started the series.

"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "It ought to seem redundant to dismiss the fourth and final Twilight novel as escapist fantasy-but how else could anyone look at a romance about an ordinary, even clumsy teenager torn between a vampire and a werewolf, both of whom are willing to sacrifice their happiness for hers? Flaws and all, however, Meyer's first three novels touched on something powerful in their weird refraction of our culture's paradoxical messages about sex and sexuality. The conclusion is much thinner, despite its interminable length. Everygirl Bella achieves her wishes quickly (marriage and sex, in that order, are two, and becoming an immortal is another), and once she becomes a vampire it's almost impossible to identify with her. But that's not the main problem. Essentially, everyone gets everything they want, even if their desires necessitate an about-face in characterization or the messy introduction of some back story. Nobody has to renounce anything or suffer more than temporarily-in other words, grandeur is out. This isn't about happy endings; it's about gratification. A sign of the times? Ages 12-up." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Synopsis" by , New York Times-bestselling author Meyer returns to her teen vampire Twilight Saga with this much-anticipated fourth book in the series. In this riveting novel, questions will be answered and the fate of Bella and Edward will be revealed.
"Synopsis" by , The #1 New York Times bestseller is available with a striking movie tie-in cover and includes a pull-out poster.

The astonishing conclusion to the Twilight Saga, Breaking Dawn, illuminates the secrets and mysteries of this spellbinding romantic epic that has entranced millions. Now that Bella has made her decision to join the dark but seductive world of immortals, a startling chain of unprecedented events is about to unfold with potentially devastating, and unfathomable, consequences. Just when the frayed strands of Bella's life-first discovered in Twilight, then scattered and torn inNew Moon and Eclipse-seem ready to heal and knit together, could they be destroyed... forever?

"Synopsis" by , When you loved the one who was killing you, it left you no options. How could you run, how could you fight, when doing so would hurt that beloved one? If your life was all you had to give, how could you not give it? If it was someone you truly loved?

To be irrevocably in love with a vampire is both fantasy and nightmare woven into a dangerously heightened reality for Bella Swan. Pulled in one direction by her intense passion for Edward Cullen, and in another by her profound connection to werewolf Jacob Black, a tumultuous year of temptation, loss, and strife have led her to the ultimate turning point. Her imminent choice to either join the dark but seductive world of immortals or to pursue a fully human life has become the thread from which the fates of two tribes hangs.

Now that Bella has made her decision, a startling chain of unprecedented events is about to unfold with potentially devastating, and unfathomable, consequences. Just when the frayed strands of Bella's life-first discovered in Twilight, then scattered and torn in New Moon and Eclipse-seem ready to heal and knit together, could they be destroyed... forever?

The astonishing, breathlessly anticipated conclusion to the Twilight Saga, Breaking Dawn illuminates the secrets and mysteries of this spellbinding romantic epic that has entranced millions.

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