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Twilight: The Graphic Novel Vol. 1 By Stephenie Meyer July 19, 2011

Teen Review By: Samantha L.

Rating: 4/5

What is the book about?

In my book, Bella goes to live with her dad for a while in Forks. In Forks, she falls in love with Edward Cullen who is strange. Later she finds out he is a vampire but she is not scared. She is in love.

What did you like/dislike about it?

I liked the romance between Edward and Bella. It was interesting and sometimes strange.

Who would you recommend it to?

I recommend this book to teens who love fictional love stories.

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Stephenie Meyer’s Playlists March 20, 2009

Filed under: Tie-ins and Trivia,Twilight Gathering — sclrobyn @ 6:29 pm
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If you’ve ever read the acknowledgments at the back of Eclipse and Breaking Dawn, you might have noticed that Stephenie Meyer thanks some fabulous bands for helping inspire her and get her through her writer’s block. On her website, she writes:

I can’t write without music. This, combined with the fact that writing Twilight was a very visual, movie-like experience, prompted me to collect my favorite Twilight songs into a sort of soundtrack for the book. This list is not chiseled in granite; it transforms now and again. But, for the moment, here’s the music I hear in my head while reading the book…”

On StephenieMeyer.com you can find playlists of music that she listened to while writing each of the books. I love that the lists are so much more extensive than the movie soundtrack, with a lot of variety. The best part – click on the tracks to listen some great music by bands such as Muse, Travis, and My Chemical Romance.

 

Twilight Trailers

Filed under: Twilight Gathering — sclrobyn @ 5:56 pm
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I’m really excited about the DVD release this weekend. Now, if only I could get my hands on a copy… In the meantime, here are a couple of trailers to satisfy your Twilight movie cravings.

Check out the official Twilight film channel on Youtube for more.

 

Twilight Gathering March 19, 2009

Filed under: Twilight Gathering — sclrobyn @ 10:18 pm
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Are you on Team Edward or Team Jacob?

I’m going to share some trivia, links, read-alikes, trailers, & more about the Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer that we’ll be talking about at our Twilight Gathering program during Spring break.

 

More Twilight September 18, 2008

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Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

I know that all you Twilight junkies will be happy to hear that we’ve added extra copies of Twilight and Breaking Dawn to our Bestseller Express collection. In other words, you’ll get your hands on the books a lot faster!

The way the Bestseller Express collection works is if you see a hot, new title on the display at the front of the Library, you can help yourself! We’ve ordered extra copies of our most popular titles, which can be borrowed for a week, and are available without placing a hold.