Twilight by Stephenie Meyer This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

May 30, 2008
I was never in love with vampires until Twilight came out. I didn’t know it was possible, but Stephenie Meyer changed the stereotypical blood-sucking vampire into a beautiful god-like creature.

In Twilight, an average high school girl, Bella Swan, falls in love with one of the most beautiful boys at her new school, Edward, who happens to be a vampire. What does one call a stunning, mysterious vampire and his stunning, mysterious vampire family? I believe “The Cullens” would suffice.

The author’s style and characters will glue your hands to the book and your eyes to the page. In no time, the book is over. But don’t worry – there are three sequels: New Moon, Eclipse, and Breaking Dawn.

Twilight is well written from Bella’s point of view. It feels as though a movie is playing in your head. If you don’t feel that way, have no fear, the actual movie comes out November 21.

Twilight is such a magnificent book that it was a New York Times bestseller. Who would have thought that the idea for such an astonishing book could come from a dream the author had?

The theme is love conquers all, even the supernatural. Nothing stands in the way of love for Edward and Bella. Or does it?

Meyer’s style of writing will have you wanting to believe that there are gorgeous vampires roaming our world and just hopefully there will be Edwards for all of the girls who have fallen in love with this fictional yet breathtaking character. Since the characters’ love is forbidden, it only makes it better. ­After all, forbidden fruit tastes the sweetest.

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newtwilightfan said...
Sept. 17, 2011 at 1:06 pm
i love twilight but i don't know why 1 frend draged me into it a another is trying to get me out i read the 2nd in 2 days
Breezysea replied...
Oct. 3, 2011 at 7:25 pm
I don't get why you guys make such a big deal over twilight it's ( I can't belive I am saying this) it is just a book I am going to regret saying that later but any way stop the comotion!!!!!!!!!!!
Clear_Skies said...
Sept. 17, 2011 at 11:12 am


Vampire books suck. (pun intended.)(but I do think they suck.)

newtwilightfan replied...
Sept. 17, 2011 at 1:09 pm
you in sult me i <3 twilight
Clear_Skies replied...
Sept. 19, 2011 at 3:37 pm
Well, I think the twilight books were okay. I just don't see the big deal with them.
Naomi518 replied...
Oct. 9, 2011 at 2:46 pm

insult is one word.

I do agree with Clear_Skies  though, I think Twilight sucks. There is no true romance. He likes her because she smells good and she likes him because he's good looking. There is no character development in the entire series (except with Rosalie, she's the only character I actually like). Bella is a horrible role model, she lies to her parents, sneaks her boyfriend in her room, has no personality, and jumps off a cliff JUST because her boyfriend left her. Seriou... (more »)

zhlen This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Oct. 9, 2011 at 8:24 pm
I never really though about it that way.. But that is so true. I don''t Twilight is terrible, if it was it wouldn't be a bestseller would it? (Welllll...)
zhlen This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Oct. 9, 2011 at 8:24 pm
And yet the review was amazing!
auber98 replied...
Oct. 18, 2011 at 7:54 pm
I love Twilight, but I laughed at Naomi518's comment..Hahaa!! :)
BlueRain replied...
Dec. 14, 2011 at 5:02 pm

It's a best seller because Team Hormone is on the loose and Edward set it free.

But that's about it.

Brittany87 said...
Sept. 7, 2011 at 12:57 pm
ikr (i know right)
Brittany87 said...
Sept. 6, 2011 at 1:01 pm
Awesome<3 <3
callie15 said...
Sept. 3, 2011 at 1:41 am
Great review. And that's the important thing.
Jesus Freak said...
Aug. 29, 2011 at 7:37 pm
The series was ok at best. although im not a fan of the over done teen relationships, the romance was cute. and though i dont like blood and gore, i have to admit that cullens vs buffy would be amusing
VanyaWhite said...
Aug. 26, 2011 at 1:57 pm

Truthfully, when you're writing a vampire romance, why put the words:

'1st, Edward was a vampire.' on the back? Aren't readers supposed to be surprised at this information?

Brittany87 replied...
Sept. 7, 2011 at 12:58 pm
NinjaHummingbird said...
Aug. 19, 2011 at 12:42 pm
A vampire as a beautiful god-like creature!? Vampires were created to be the complete opposite. It is an insult to even compare them to God. I do think that you are a very good writer but, Twilight was not a good book.
ayeshamuzaffar This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Sept. 17, 2011 at 3:49 am
I couldn't agree more. I hate Twilight.
BlueRain replied...
Dec. 14, 2011 at 5:06 pm

That's one of my main problems with the series. I mean, as it says, it wasn't really Edward's fault he became one, but he is in no way God-like just because he has rock hard abs and reads minds.

I'm not a Christian follower but I believe in a God, and I sure hope he's not anything like Edward. 

I guess that's the only explanation for how Renesme got created though...  

CreativelyClever said...
Aug. 12, 2011 at 5:46 pm

I loved your review but the Twilight series wasn't that good. I feel like the book Twilight was very cliche and it gave vampires a bad rep. The movies were even worse then the books too. I cant stand Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart. No offense to anyone.

But I did read The Host and I thought it was so well written that I can't believe she was the same author as The Twilight Saga.

iceclan67yay replied...
Sept. 18, 2011 at 2:02 pm
I completely agree with you. Twilight wasn't well-written in the least and was full of purple prose. (Don't get me wrong, purple prose is okay in poems and such, but when a novel is completely that it's just revolting.) The Host was actually pretty good.
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