Sunday, November 9, 2008
I've been hearing so much of this author Stephenie Meyer's Twilight Series. I heard that it was so good that there is even a movie coming out about the book. Well I said to myself the other day that I should give this series a try and find out what all the talk is about. Well I am so glad that I bought the series because I'm hooked. The series is considered Young Adult but I think that it is also good for adults too because even though its about 17 year olds in high school everyone was that age at one point in their lives and could relate some how even though we probably weren't surround with vampires and werewolfs and such. That would be exciting and scary at the same time if it had ever happened to me in high school because it would have made my high school experience so much more better. So it's almost a two weeks before the world wide release of the movie version of this amazing and much acclaimed book Twilight. I can't wait for it to be released already!
Following Twilight I thought that New Moon was an amazing novel that had me captivated from the beginining. Bella and Edward are finally happily together and have a some what normal routine that they have. They have recovered a bit from the dangerous and horrible drama that happened with James and are happily dating each other with Charlie trying to accept their relationship with each other. Then every thing changes for them in one moment on Bella's 18th Birthday, which will lead to a period in Bella's life that wasn't written about. Now Bella has to experience life without Edward at her side and she has some very horribly depressing months that she has to deal with that upsets all of her friends and family. But then comes the light at the end of the long and horrible tunnel that brings her back to life in the form of her childhood friend Jacob Black. He is the life line that takes her out of a depression that was sucking the good life she had before Edward left. Bella and Jacob form a very strong bond that I was rooting for to work out because I have a particular attachment to the werewolves that I do the vampires.
I thought that Bella would have been happier with a normal life with Jacob instead of Edward. that doesn't mena that I don't like Edward because I do but sometimes I feel that Edward isn't the right man for Bella. I guess it's because of their intense and passionate love that I read in Twilight that has me confused and judgemental about Bella and Edward's relationship. I did begin to understand the love that Edward and Bella have with one another, even though it is kinda hard to understand how an 18-year-old can feel such an intense love for this one person without having any past romantic boyfriend experience to compare it to. I think if she had any romantic experience besides Edward would make her decisions so much more easier to make. As I said before I think that Bella should have given Jacob's romantic advances more serious consideration. All in all the book was very good and it just made me want more Twilight with Bella, Edward, Jacob, Charlie, the entire Cullen family, the werewolf pack and their families.
This was one interesting novel that I had a good time reading and can now understand all the Twilight addiction going on that kind of reminds me of how everyone was so in the Harry Potter series a couple of years ago. I'm definitely excited about the movie and I hope that it won't be the last because I think that the other three books in the series, New Moon, Eclipse and Breaking Dawn, could be turned into some amazing movies just like I know the movie Twilight will be amazing but not as good as the novel. Here are the descriptions of the books from the back cover and cover flaps and pictures:
NEW MOON $ 19.99 (Book 2)(563 Pages)
I knew we were both in mortal danger. Still, in that instant, I felt well. Whole. I could feel my heart racing in my chest, the blood pulsing hot and fast through my veins again. My lungs filled deep with the sweet scent that came off his skin. It was like there had never been a hole in my chest. I was perfect—not healed, but as if there had never been a wound in the first place. I FELT LIKE I WAS TRAPPED IN ON OF THOSE TERRIFYING NIGHMARES, the one where you have to run, run till your lungs burst, but you can’t make your body move fast enough…. But this was no dream, and, unlike the nightmare, I wasn’t running for my life; I was racing to save something infinitely more precious. My own life meant little to me today.
FOR BELLA SWAN, THERE IS ONE THING more important than life itself: Edward Cullen. But being in love with a vampire is even more dangerous than Bella ever could have imagined. Edward has already rescued Bella from the clutches of one evil vampire, but now, as their daring relationship threatens all that is near and dear to them, they realize their troubles may be just beginning….

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I'm a part-time aspiring romance novelist, book reviewer and blogger. I've always wanted to travel the world and learn everything I can about other countries. Learning the Italian language is one way of trying to make that dream come true. Traveling will help me with my writing because I'll be learning about the history of the U.S., Latin America, England, Italy, and Ireland, the countries I find so fascinating while reading the romance genre.
 
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