Twilight

Twilight

eBook - 2005
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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.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2005
ISBN: 9780316137690
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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Vampires. Fighting. Romance.


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lisami
Oct 27, 2017

I think it's is amazing but a little scary but I love that Bella turn into a vampier and gets a baby half human, vampier and a wolf .

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Oct 25, 2017

Twilight is a very bland and odd book. It’s definitely not my cup of tea— much too romantic and long and it just drags on and on. It’s quite typical and boring, and the general gist of it is two boys fighting over some human girl. I’m not a fan of romance, but if it would at least have a satisfactory plot, that would’ve been nice. Too bad it doesn’t.
- @SecretBlossom of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

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donyapar
Jul 18, 2017

I like the story and the relationship but the vocabulary isn't that interesting it's not a great pieace of read that's going to emotionally attach you to a character it's a good book if you like the relationship drama and all that. And as the series progresses it doesn't get that much better. No hate though

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green_whale_103
Apr 16, 2017

This book was recommended to me by a friend so I decided to pick it up. I only got halfway through the book when I decided it wasn't worth my time. I hear a lot of people complaining about the over the top romance or the weak female protagonist but my main concern was that I found the book to be boring and slow paced. I didn't quite find the main character to be a complete damsel in distress but after a while she definitely got annoying. She complains constantly and views herself as different from other girls, which is a trope I especially hate in YA fiction. If you really adore romance, love triangles, and vampires I would recommend Twilight, otherwise don't waste your time.

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lightburied
Apr 05, 2017

I did read this. I regret doing so. I want to forget that I ever touched this book. It really is terrible.
If you want a decent summary of this book, here it is: take Jane Eyre, now make it modern day. Now get rid of most of the interesting parts of Jane Eyre, like the gothic undertones and mad woman in the attic, and replace them with the dullest version of a teenage girl I've ever read. Add in (or enhance, depending on how you read Jane Eyre) creepy abusive relationships and the wimpiest version of vampires, and you have Twilight.
Now go away, Twilight. I want you to be stuck in the "what were we thinking?" barrel of pop culture of the 2000s, right up there with invading Iraq and Good Charlotte.

ChristchurchTeens Feb 07, 2017

This book is about vampires.

Bella Swan moved to Forks after living with her mother in Arizona, now she is living with her father Charlie.

Bella is endangered after falling in love with Edward Cullen, the Vampire.

I recommend this book to a person who likes vampires and romantic stories.

This book is special because it became a movie. Also, it was the #1 New York Times bestseller.

Reviewed by Pharot

https://my.christchurchcitylibraries.com/blogs/post/hillmorton-high-hunters-gatherers-book-reviews/

JCLDebbieL Feb 01, 2017

There's a lack of beautifully crafted sentences within the pages of this novel, but the storytelling sure makes up for it.

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Gwen7154
Dec 30, 2016

Bella was NOT boring or stupid, the book was altogether WELL WRITTEN, and it displays reasonable morals (love is not cheap or corny; to sacrifice yourself for the one(s) you love is a beautiful death; and not everything that you think is bad may actually be bad). I have to admit, there were some not-so-great parts of the series, but all in all, a very entertaining book.

Note: In 'Breaking Dawn' (4th book in the saga) Edward and Bella do NOT have a demon child together—yes, Edward and Bella do have a bit of copulation and Bella gives birth to a half vampire, half human, but THEY'RE MARRIED FOR GOODNESS SAKE!!!

VaughanPLSuli Nov 02, 2016

An interesting vampire book for teen readers.

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Chixhi
Oct 29, 2016

I disagree. I think Twilight is a very good book. I also think that Bella is NOT boring she is just finding her place. Imagine if you just moved and u see a superhot vampire at lunch. I also love there relationship it is so cute and corny.

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Blue_Cat_855
May 15, 2017

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Gwen7154
Dec 30, 2016

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kiera_254
Jul 27, 2016

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TJH2004
Jul 21, 2016

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AutumnBear
May 28, 2015

AutumnBear thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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The1975
Jul 14, 2016

Bella Swan is now in Forks however much she doesn't want to be there is not an option. Will she stay or go to Phoenix?

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Arii
Jun 28, 2015

This book keeps you hooked with its quirky characters and darkness. It's a whirlwind of emotions. Edward and Bella are the main characters throughout the saga and it's about a love triangle between Jacob, Bella and Edward. It takes the vampire and werewolf differences and hatred to a whole new level.

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blue_cat_48432916
Jun 23, 2015

Twilight is about a girl who moves from Phoenix to Forks to live with her dad and falls in love this attractive guy who turns out to be a vampire.

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starfairyalina777
Jun 15, 2015

A 17 year old girl finds love for the first and the last time. She nows what she wants Evan if others see thangs diffrent but her lover might just take a bite of her.

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winner2345
Jul 10, 2014

Bella has just moved to a new town to live with her dad when she meets Edward and falls in love with him but it is not as easy as it sounds because Edward is a vampire.

Kristal M Lozier Jul 06, 2014

This book is a story about a vampire who falls in love with a human. The human ends up in trouble with other evil vampires but her good vampire comes and saves her in the knick of time.

Dalia_1 Feb 26, 2014

Twilight is one of the greatest books of all times and deserves a round of applause.

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Allys_Milliken
Jun 04, 2013

When Bella Swan moves to Forks to live with her dad, she has no idea what she is putting herself into. She comes across some not-so-human friends, and they don't get along at all. Read this book to find out what Bella chooses to do about it.

anna9391 Aug 09, 2012

a girl name bella comes to live with her father in a small town called forks.there she meets a boy named edward and they fall in love but she discovers hes as vampire.

littleaznangel86 Aug 05, 2012

17 year old Bella Swan leaves Phoenix to live in Forks, Washington with her father. and there she meets Edward Cullen who is unique in some way. as Bella find herself in mixed up messy things that will change her life.

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S4Plib
Feb 24, 2016

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AmandaNicole1998 Sep 20, 2014

"And so the lion fell in love with the lamb"

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winner2345
Jul 10, 2014

“I decided as long as I'm going to hell, I might as well do it thoroughly.”

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jasAMITY1
Dec 19, 2012

"Don't be self-conscious," he whispered in my ear. "If i could dream at all, it would be about you. And I'm not ashamed of it. "

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p_gzpata9730
Jul 25, 2012

the person that says the'll never hurt you will hurt you the most

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Stephanie_Sibbald
Jun 26, 2012

About three things I was absolutely positive. First, Edward was a vampire. Second, there was part of him — and I didn’t know how potent that part might be — that thirsted for my blood. And third, I was unconditionally and irrevocably in love with him.

(Permanently etched in my mind...)

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 10, 2012

DONT UNDERESTIMATE LOVE

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 10, 2012

LOVE IS SUMTHIN U STAY WITH 4 THE REST OF YOUR LIFE

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 10, 2012

If loving becomes painful then its not love anymore, then its time to let go. Remember that love is kind and just

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 10, 2012

All this time you were pretending, so much for my happy ending

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The_Light_Particle May 06, 2014

Other: WARNING: This book contains terrible grammar! Make sure you don't copy the way Stephenie Meyers writes.

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Sherlockforever1
Aug 20, 2013

Coarse Language: not terribly bad, just a few d-words and a few h-words

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mia9225
Feb 18, 2013

Other: Bad female role model

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mia9225
Feb 18, 2013

Sexual Content: Creepy vampire stalker

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hothead13
Nov 05, 2012

Other: Sexist, possibly offensive.

hajrarunne Jul 09, 2012

Violence: there are parts when there are battles between wear wolfs and vampires but nothing to intense

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hhrgrock
Apr 17, 2012

Frightening or Intense Scenes: This book is amazing but some parts will have you sitting on the edge of your chair! Or in my case on the end of my bed!!!

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H22818313
Mar 12, 2012

Frightening or Intense Scenes: theres just a coulple of bits were i cringed but is still a great book.

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tay12345678910
Feb 17, 2012

Sexual Content: This title contains sexual content

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Jessie_maine
Mar 13, 2010

Sexual Content: This title contains Sexual Content.

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