I give it 5 stars again. Twilight is my own personal brand of heroin.
Honestly I was a little worried what I would think after so many years and books between me and my first read(s). I gave it five stars then because of how it captured my attention. I was luckily the whole series was out, and I couldn't stop until I read every last word of the series, including the partial draft of Midnight Sun. The story telling still swept me away, the romance made me feel bubbly and made me imagine myself as Bella. I loved the family aspect on both ends. Charlie and Renee, her mom and dad, and then Edwards' vampire family. Carlisle is so compassionate, Esme motherly, and then there is Alice. She is so happy, and I love how she just accepts Bella in and loves her as a friend.
It made me happy, transported me to a different place entirely, where the words flew by but I tried to savor each one. I loved the character development in this one, and can't wait to go even further with these awesome characters.
I really loved the storytelling and the characters, and the romance. It all made me have that drive to read more and find out what happened next. Twilight rekindled my love for reading, getting transported to another place. Giving me new characters to love, new settings to imagine myself a part of, and a romance to swoon over. It also led me to blogging, because I found some awesome blogs that had lists of books to read after Twilight, and though I dealt with Post-Awesome-Book-Depression because the Twilight series gave me all the feels, eventually I found others that tickled my fancy with the help of my library and book bloggers with awesome recs and reviews.
Bottom Line: I give it 5 stars again. Twilight is my own personal brand of heroin.
I first saw this series sitting in Kmart. At the time I didn't know it was going to be a movie or anything. But I picked it up found out and devoured them all!
One of my favorites!
I have read and reread this book many times. This book is a age crosser. I have friends that are older than me that love this book and their daughters love this book. Luckily that is how I found it. I bought all 4. The first is my favorite. Nothing like first getting to know the love of your life. Stephanie Meyer just truly has a way of describing scenes and events that makes you feel part of the story. You just plain get pulled in and can't wait to read more.
Love can conquer anything
I guess it's hard to go to a book site and not rate Twilight and The Hunger Games in this day and age. So here goes my opinion on Twilight by Stephanie Meyer.
Twilight was thought to be a new concept when it first came out. Vampires, and love? Could love conquer one vampire's need to feed off of the most delicious smelling blood ever? According to Meyer, love can conquer anything. If a lion and lamb are in love, then they will indeed stay in love. And from that point, I can't rate twilight badly.
The only real problem with Twilight are the annoying fan clubs. Some people just got too into the idea of vampires.
I really liked Meyer's comparisons and the different characters. Although it did seem kind of weird to me that Edward just out of nowhere seemingly fell in love with Bella upon meeting her.
The first book in the Twiight series starring Bella Swan and Edward Cullen. Bella moved to the rainy town of Forks, thinking her life was just gonna get really boring. But while at school she meets Edward, a beautiful, pale-faced boy. But Edward is not what Bella thinks he his, a vampire.
Sometimes this book got slightly boring as nothing was really happening. There wasn't enough action for a vampire book. I didn't fins this book as the review said it was but I guess it was written pretty well.
Classic Teen Infatuation
I will always love the Twilight series if for no other reason then it turned me onto paranormal romance books. I actually hated to read before I picked up Twilight, and now I've read more then 200 books in 3 years!
How that happened, I work at an elementary school and I noticed all the kids (boys and girls) reading it, then I noticed that parents were reading it, and finally a few of my friends had it... I had to see what could possibly have all of these people interested. Yeah, I was hooked after the first couple of chapters. I couldn't put it down and I swear my husbands jaw dropped when he saw me reading. lol
It's a classic teen infatuation story, add some mystery and vampires to the mix and you have a pretty good story. I think what makes it is the writing style. Everything flows from beginning to end and it's almost as if it's really happening.
THE CULLENS ARE A FAMILY WHO TRY AND LIVE A NORMAL LIFE AND DO EVERYDAY THINGS, BUT THEY HAVE A SECRET, THERE VAMPIRES. WHEN EDWARD FINDS HIMSELF DRAWN TO BELLA SWAN THE SECRET BECOMES HARDER TO KEEP.
ESPECIALLY WHEN YOU HAVE "BAD" VAMPIRES LIKE VICTORIA HANGING AROUND JUST WAITING TO CAUSE PROBLEMS. EDWARD SETS HIMSELF ON A PATH OF DOING ANYTHING TO KEEP BELLA SAFE
THIS BOOK IS WRITTEN BEAUTIFULLY AND APPEALS TO EVERY GIRLS HEART YOUNG OR OLD!
HAS A LOT OF ACCURATE METHOLOGY AND NATIVE HISTORY