Monday, June 25, 2018

MMGM--Twilight

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Twilight, by Stephanie Meyer



About three things I was absolutely positive.

First, Edward was a vampire.

Second, there was a part of him--
and I didn't know how dominant that part might be--
that thirsted for my blood. 

And third, I was unconditionally and irrevocably
in love with him.



I knew when I started my blog that Twilight was a popular book, and after a few weeks of posting, I finally got down to reading it. 

And I liked it--overall, I give it four out of five stars. (I bought the rest of the saga as well.)

I will confess, I had a hard time getting into the book at first, but I found myself enjoying it more and more as I dove further into the novel, and by the end the story was moving at such a fast pace that I could barely put it down.

My favorite characters were honestly Mike and Eric. A bit of an odd choice, I know. But I liked the fact that they acted as loyal friends to Bella throughout most of the novel, and I couldn't help but sympathize with them as they tried (and failed) to break out of the friend-zone. 

I thought that the plot was well put together, and enjoyed following Bella around her adventures with her sparkly new love-interest. I also liked the addition of Bella being a clumsy person, because as my friends and family know very well, I can be a complete and total klutz. 

That being said, Bella's coordination, or lack thereof, was probably the only thing that I could find myself relating to. Of course, I knew that I was going to be reading a romance when I picked up the book, but I was hoping that Bella would be more independent. This girl is made out to be a hero--and in more than a few ways she absolutely is--I just wish that there had been more moments where she could show that off, instead of pining over Edward. I also felt that over the course of the book--after moving, making friends, falling in love with a vampire, and almost dying--Bella should have had more character development than the did.

All of that out of the way, Twilight was an original love tale between two species, and I can honestly say that I've never read another book like it.

You can find Stephanie Meyer's website HERE and you can read a free excerpt of Twilight HERE 

Have a marvelous Monday!

6 comments:

  1. Glad you liked this. I never read this series. I like romances but like there to be more of a plot.

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  2. I’m glad you liked Twilight. I honestly never had much interest in the series (I’m not much of a romance reader) but I agree, this is quite popular. Maybe someday.......Anyways, great review!

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  3. I read Twilight and enjoyed it. I didn't read any of the others because one story about a handsome vampire and a beautiful human was enough for me.

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  4. I haven't read Twilight, but saw the first movie and enjoyed it. Vampires love stories are popular among teens, but I can't see myself reading it.

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  5. Someone gave me a copy of this a while back and I still haven't gotten to it (or the movie). I hope to read this one later in the summer as your review was very intriguing,

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  6. I haven't read this. It's not high on my list. I just don't read this genre. Thanks for your review though.

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