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I'm not going to lie, Stephenie Meyer over analyses EVERYTHING. To the point where Bella plays with her freckle on her hand, to describing Edward's 'lavender smooth; beautiful' eyelid, to eating a damn granola bar, to licking his smooth marble; hard lips. I couldn't stop laughing. I thought, 'Who the hell describes eyelids? I've never read a novel where the author describes a boy's eyelids as "lavender" and "pretty."' It's true, it does seem as though Meyer kept a thesaurus next to her to find a word that's 'bigger' than the actual word itself.
I did like the novel, I'm sorry to say. It's not a bad read, the film is horrible. This novel has many flaws, but think about it. This is a FANTASY novel - a novel that was base on Meyer's dream and pure IMAGINATION. If this was nonfiction then it would definitely be gay for a vampire to sparkle.
Giving it three stars for me means it was an OKAY read, it's not all that. I read it twice and once should have been good enough for me. After reading it for the second time, I put the book down, I couldn't go on.
I did like the Saga itself, Breaking Dawn especially.