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The Twilight Saga Collection (edition 2008)

by Stephenie Meyer

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Title:The Twilight Saga Collection
Authors:Stephenie Meyer
Info:Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (2008), Edition: 1St Edition, Hardcover, 2560 pages
Collections:Your library, Read & Own
Tags:Read, Read in 2010, Own, Children's & YA

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Twilight / New Moon / Eclipse / Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer

  1. 30
    Team Human by Sarah Rees Brennan (TomWaitsTables)
  2. 52
    City of Bones by Cassandra Clare (alesi1)
  3. 21
    Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead (RyitGrrl)
    RyitGrrl: Similarities between the romance aspect and the subtle shift of the vampire myth to allow for literary licence.
  4. 33
    Misc. Dean Koontz Books by Dean Koontz (monicasmith2020)
    monicasmith2020: Both great love stories.
  5. 00
    Earth Angel by E. Van Lowe (keeneam)
  6. 12
    The Sonnets by William Shakespeare (LCoale1)
    LCoale1: The emotions of Edward, Bella, and Jacob seem to come straight from these sonnets and, surprisingly, really helped me to understand Shakespeare's emotions and messages. Although the writing styles are about as different as can be, the themes are nearly identical - I swear I found paraphrases of lines of Shakespeare used as thoughts and dialogue in Breaking Dawn, specifically.… (more)

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The first book delivered storyline, but the characters were almost caricatures, with no even grounding. Edward is too idolised by Bella, who is the ever-ready damsel in distress, finally having found her true love, only to be kidnapped by another, evil monster. The writing was a bit weak, but it certainly had potential.

The second and third books were simply fillers - only the climax of the second book is somewhat exciting, though it is good to see the Bella's character grow beyond the needy and Edward-obsessed girl she is in the first book; her relationship with Jacob is almost mature in nature. Of course, the moment Edward comes back, all that meticulous hard work of character-building goes out the window, and she reverts to Bella 1.0

The last book is arguably a page-turner, but fails to deliver on a lot of things, including the first time Edward and Bella were intimate (he broke the bed; that's how good it was /sarcasm), and her transformation into a vampire.

Overall, it's a good starting novel for teens who don't really read a lot, but certainly not a notable work of fantasy. Twilight is a fad, not a classic. ( )
  meowism | May 17, 2016 |
I read these books about a year before they became a fast selling
, movie pumping sensation. I absotely loved them as a long standing vampire fan. If I had read them after all the hype, I doubt I would have enjoyed them as much. ( )
  CherryBlossom.76 | Feb 21, 2016 |
This series is awesome! I think that Eclipse (book 3) is my favorite. ( )
  KylieM_PirateQueen | Jan 16, 2016 |
I think it is a good book to read if you like reading romantic stories. Its very interesting because it tells you how one of the main characters, Bella is a human and falls in love with a vampire and that she can't tell anyone because they will put vampires at risk in the world. Also her dad's friend family is werewolves and they don' t like vampires because they made a treaty with them. Bella's best friend is a werewolf and her boyfriend is a vampire. Good book to read, very interesting. ( )
  wiktoria13 | Dec 28, 2015 |
I think that these books had a strong starting idea, and many of the character's were very well done. I just think that the two main characters were very cliche and boring. The books would have been much better if told from say Alice and Jasper's POV. They are much more complex characters. ( )
  oddree | Nov 21, 2015 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0316031844, Hardcover)

This stunning set, complete with all four hardcover books as well as four collectible prints, makes the perfect gift for fans of the bestselling vampire love story.

Deeply romantic and extraordinarily suspenseful, Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, and Breaking Dawn capture the struggle between defying our instincts and satisfying our desires.

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When seventeen-year-old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington, she meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not wholly human.

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