Andi Delgado, July 16, 2013 (view all comments by Andi Delgado)
Some of my friends read this series and encouraged me to read it besides my doubts. I tried as much as I could to get interested in the book, but I got bored very easily and found myself staring at the books I had wanted to read. Honestly, I tried to read Twilight, but the story created no spark in me. I see why people like the book since it holds an exceeding amount of romance with a love triangle between a werewolf, vampire, and a human.
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keyandrialashaemiller, August 14, 2012 (view all comments by keyandrialashaemiller)
I love this! It was very enticing. I had seen the moving and I thought if the movie this good how is the book. I took crack at it and finished it too quick. I reread this story every time I can, because I love. My favorite series. I still haven't read the middle two. I cant seem to get them. I don't have the money or none of my libraries hold them which kind of suck, but any who. Yeah this book is just too great.
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Miss_Misfit, March 5, 2012 (view all comments by Miss_Misfit)
The movie give this book no justice what so ever. This story was amazing before it became a world wide obession. I mean, I didn't hear about it until seventh grade when my friend lent me the book. The forbidden love between Edward and Bella is what caught me. The strong passion Edward held for Bella, no matter the dangers. It may not be a tradtional vampire story, but it will still captivate the mind. The lust, the love, the passion, the dangers. The day ends, with twilight upon us. Will you be near after the sun has set?
~"But you see, just because we've been...dealt a certain hand... it doesn't mean that we can't choose to rise above-to conquer the boundries of a destiny that none of us wanted."~ Edward to Bella - Twilight
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Moving to a small, dreary town is enough to cause angst in any teen, but for Isabella Swan, angst is only the beginning. Soon she's falling in love with Edward, the quintessential dark, handsome guy, who just happens to be a vampire. This is the perfect pleasure read for the dusky days of fall. This series (the sequel is New Moon) will give you goose bumps.
by Alexis S.
"Review A Day"
by Caitlin Flanagan, The Atlantic Monthly,
"Twilight is fantastic. It’s a page-turner that pops out a lurching, frightening ending I never saw coming. It’s also the first book that seemed at long last to rekindle something of the girl-reader in me. In fact, there were times when the novel — no work of literature, to be sure, no school for style; hugged mainly to the slender chests of very young teenage girls, whose regard for it is on a par with the regard with which just yesterday they held Hannah Montana — stirred something in me so long forgotten that I felt embarrassed by it." (read the entire Atlantic Monthly review)
by Kirkus Reviews,
"[T]he portrayal of dangerous lovers hits the spot; fans of dark romance will find it hard to resist."
"Meyer's description of the lovers' emotions is palpable, and readers will be drawn into the couple's spiraling dance, feeling the intense longing that comes from being a hair's breadth away from the thing you want most in the world."
by School Library Journal,
"Realistic, subtle, succinct, and easy to follow, Twilight will have readers dying to sink their teeth into it."
"[T]his dark romance seeps into the soul."
by Hornbook Guide to Children,
"For older teens, this is a predictable love story laced with adventure and vampirism."
The third book in the phenomenal New York Times bestselling series is now in paperback!
Calla has always welcomed war. But now that the final battle is upon her, there's more at stake than fighting. There's saving Ren, even if it incurs Shay's wrath. There's keeping her brother, Ansel, safe, even if he's been branded a traitor. There's proving herself as the pack's alpha, facing unnamable horrors, and ridding the world of the Keepers' magic once and for all. And then there's deciding what to do when the war ends. If Calla makes it out alive, that is.
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