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Overview

Everything fans want to know about the hotly anticipated Twilight movie and much more!


Designed as a celebration of the film, this lavishly illustrated paperback edition is an exclusive behind-the-scenes guide featuring full-color photos of the cast, locations, and sets, as well as storyboards, interviews, details of the special effects, and much more.

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Editorial Reviews

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Stephenie Meyer's thrilling debut novel is a love story with a bite. In this suspenseful and sensual tale, 17-year-old Isabella moves to a small town in Washington State and gets more excitement than she bargained for when she falls for an enigmatic classmate -- who happens to be a vampire. Filled with fantastic mystery and romance, it's a heart-stopping novel that captures the struggle between defying our instincts and satisfying our desires.
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Praise for Eclipse:
"Move over, Harry Potter." - USA Today

"Has a hypnotic quality that puts the reader right inside the dense, rainy thickets of [Forks]" - People Magazine

"The legions of readers who are hooked on the romantic struggles of Bella and the vampire Edward will ecstatically devour this third installment" - Publishers Weekly

"[Stephenie Meyer is] the world's most popular vampire novelist since Anne Rice" - Entertainment Weekly

"Meyer's trilogy seethes with the archetypal tumult of star-crossed passions, in which the supernatural element serves as a heady spice." - The New York Times

Praise for New Moon:
-"Teens will relish this new adventure and hunger for more."—Booklist
-"[A] near-genius balance of breathtaking romance and action."—VOYA
-"New Moon will ... leave [fans] breathless for the third."—School Library Journal

Praise for Twilight:
-A New York Times Editor's Choice
-A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year
-An Amazon Best Book of the Decade...So Far
-An American Library Association Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults

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In our Best Books citation, PW called this tale of a teen attracted to a vampire, a "riveting first novel, equal parts suspense and romance." Ages 12-up. (Sept.) Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.
KLIATT
In a style reminiscent of Anne Rice, Meyer brings the macabre to a small Washington town in a novel combining mystery, romance, fantasy, and sensuality. Isabella Swan has moved to her father's house in tiny Forks, Washington, a twilight town where perpetual rain and mist stand in stark contrast to her mother's home in Phoenix. Isabella is the new girl who discovers that small town life is pretty slow-paced, and small town people are pretty friendly. She settles in quickly, and finds the most intriguing thing about her new school to be the Cullen family, a group of four amazingly beautiful young people who keep to themselves in school. Edward Cullen is Isabella's lab partner, and he avoids interacting with her or even looking at her. However, when an accident almost ends her life, Isabella finds out the truth about Edward and his family, a group of benevolent vampires who have chosen the misty city so that they can blend in and live among humans without discovery. Isabella and Edward begin a courtship dance in which they are drawn closer and closer, knowing the danger of their being together. Isabella soon discovers that not all vampires are kind, and the book shifts into suspense mode with Isabella running for her life. Meyer's description of the lovers' emotions is palpable, and readers will be drawn into the couple's spiraling dance, feeling the intense longing that comes from being a hair's breadth away from the thing you want most in the world. KLIATT Codes: JS—Recommended for junior and senior high school students. 2005, Little, Brown, 288p., Ages 12 to 18.
—Michele Winship
KLIATT - Michele Winship
To quote the review of the hardcover in KLIATT, September 2005: In a style reminiscent of Anne Rice, Meyer brings the macabre to a small Washington town in a novel combining mystery, romance, fantasy, and sensuality. Isabella Swan has moved to her father's house in tiny Forks, Washington, a twilight town where perpetual rain and mist stand in stark contrast to her mother's home in Phoenix. Isabella is the new girl who discovers that small town life is pretty slow-paced, and small town people are pretty friendly. She settles in quickly, and finds the most intriguing thing about her new school to be the Cullen family, a group of four amazingly beautiful young people who keep to themselves in school. Edward Cullen is Isabella's lab partner, and he avoids interacting with her or even looking at her. However, when an accident almost ends her life, Isabella finds out the truth about Edward and his family, a group of benevolent vampires who have chosen the misty city so that they can blend in and live among humans without discovery. Isabella and Edward begin a courtship dance in which they are drawn closer and closer, knowing the danger of their being together. Isabella soon discovers that not all vampires are kind, and the book shifts into suspense mode with Isabella running for her life. Meyer's description of the lovers' emotions is palpable, and readers will be drawn into the couple's spiraling dance, feeling the intense longing that comes from being a hair's breadth away from the thing you want most in the world. (An ALA Best Book for YAs.)
Children's Literature - Sheilah Egan
Stephanie Meyer created a whirlwind sensation with the "Twilight" series, novels originally inspired by a dream of "…girl and a handsome vampire." The movie version of her story line was made with a good deal of influence from her and the novels themselves. Author Vaz has written about "the making of…" other movies and several TV series. He gives readers an "up close and personal" view of how the novel was transformed into a cinematic feature. Vaz interviewed the director, Catherine Hardwicke, and the various actors involved in the production. He gives excellent insight into her vision for the film. She allowed the Pacific Northwest weather to become an integral part of the film—reflecting the world of Twilight. Vaz writes of the origins of the characters and the story line with enough details to engage the reader but not so exclusively as to obscure the filmmaking techniques and details of the behind-the-scenes production efforts of creating the film. Every page has gorgeously photographed shots of the actors, sets, locations, clothing, make up, special effects, etc. Anyone interested in filmmaking would find this a close look at the enormous amount of work and talent encompassed in making a film of this caliber. Fans of Twilight will appreciate yet another look at their beloved characters. Reviewer: Sheilah Egan
School Library Journal
Gr 9 Up-When Bella Swan moves from sunny Phoenix to Forks, Washington, a damp and dreary town known for the most rainfall in the United States, to live with her dad, she isn't expecting to like it. But the level of hostility displayed by her standoffish high school biology lab partner, Edward Cullen, surprises her. After several strange interactions, his preternatural beauty, strength, and speed have her intrigued. Edward is just as fascinated with Bella, and their attraction to one another grows. As Bella discovers more about Edward's nature and his family, she is thrown headlong into a dangerous adventure that has her making a desperate sacrifice to save her one true love. One of the more original vampire constructs around, this recording of Stephenie Meyer's debut novel (Megan Tingley Books, 2005) is narrated with great style by Ilyana Kadushin, who makes the infinitely romantic tale of star-crossed lovers resonate with a bittersweet edge. Although Edward and Bella's romance and subsequent danger develops slowly, the pacing is appropriate for teens who want learn all the details in this suspenseful tale. An excellent purchase for both school and public libraries.-Charli Osborne, Oxford Public Library, MI Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.
Kirkus Reviews
Sun-loving Bella meets her demon lover in a vampire tale strongly reminiscent of Robin McKinley's Sunshine. When Bella moves to rainy Forks, Wash., to live with her father, she just wants to fit in without drawing any attention. Unfortunately, she's drawn the eye of aloof, gorgeous and wealthy classmate Edward. His behavior toward Bella wavers wildly between apparent distaste and seductive flirtation. Bella learns Edward's appalling (and appealing) secret: He and his family are vampires. Though Edward nobly warns Bella away, she ignores the human boys who court her and chooses her vampiric suitor. An all-vampire baseball game in a late-night thunderstorm-an amusing gothic take on American family togetherness that balances some of the tale's romantic excesses-draws Bella and her loved ones into terrible danger. This is far from perfect: Edward's portrayal as monstrous tragic hero is overly Byronic, and Bella's appeal is based on magic rather than character. Nonetheless, the portrayal of dangerous lovers hits the spot; fans of dark romance will find it hard to resist. (Fantasy. YA)Film Rights to MTV Films/Maverick Films
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780316043137
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Publication date: 10/20/2008
  • Series: Twilight Saga Series
  • Edition description: Media Tie
  • Pages: 144
  • Age range: 12 - 17 Years
  • Lexile: 1240L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Mark Cotta Vaz is the author of over twenty-one books, including four New York Times bestsellers. His recent works include Mythic Vision: The Making of Eragon, The Spirit: The Movie Visual Companion, and the biography Living Dangerously: The Adventures of Merian C. Cooper, Creator of King Kong, which was a Los Angeles Times bestseller.

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Twilight


By Stephanie Meyer

Little Brown for Young Readers

Copyright © 2005 Stephenie Meyer
All right reserved.

ISBN: 0-316-16017-2


Chapter One

Forks High School had a frightening total of only three hundred and fifty-seven - now fifty-eight - students; there were more than seven hundred people in my junior class alone back home. All of the kids here had grown up together-their grandparents had been toddlers together. I would be the new girl from the big city, a curiosity, a freak.

Maybe, if I looked like a girl from Phoenix should, I could work this to my advantage. But physically, I'd never fit in anywhere. I should be tan, sporty, blond - a volleyball player, or a cheerleader, perhaps - all the things that go with living in the valley of the sun.

Instead, I was ivory-skinned, without even the excuse of blue eyes or red hair, despite the constant sunshine. I had always been slender, but soft somehow, obviously not an athlete; I didn't have the necessary hand-eye coordination to play sports without humiliating myself - and harming both myself and anyone else who stood too close.

When I finished putting my clothes in the old pine dresser, I took my bag of bathroom necessities and went to the communal bathroom to clean myself up after the day of travel. I looked at my face in the mirror as I brushed through my tangled, damp hair. Maybe it was the light, but already I looked sallower, unhealthy. My skin could be pretty - it was very clear, almost translucent- looking - but it all depended on color. I had no color here.

Facing my pallid reflection in the mirror, I was forced to admit that I was lying to myself. It wasn't just physically that I'd never fit in. And if I couldn't find a niche in a school with three thousand people, what were my chances here?

I didn't relate well to people my age. Maybe the truth was that I didn't relate well to people, period. Even my mother, who I was closer to than anyone else on the planet, was never in harmony with me, never on exactly the same page. Sometimes I wondered if I was seeing the same things through my eyes that the rest of the world was seeing through theirs. Maybe there was a glitch in my brain. But the cause didn't matter. All that mattered was the effect. And tomorrow would be just the beginning.

I didn't sleep well that night, even after I was done crying. The constant whooshing of the rain and wind across the roof wouldn't fade into the background. I pulled the faded old quilt over my head, and later added the pillow, too. But I couldn't fall asleep until after midnight, when the rain finally settled into a quieter drizzle.

Thick fog was all I could see out my window in the morning, and I could feel the claustrophobia creeping up on me. You could never see the sky here; it was like a cage.

Breakfast with Charlie was a quiet event. He wished me good luck at school. I thanked him, knowing his hope was wasted. Good luck tended to avoid me. Charlie left first, off to the police station that was his wife and family. After he left, I sat at the old square oak table in one of the three unmatching chairs and examined his small kitchen, with its dark paneled walls, bright yellow cabinets, and white linoleum floor. Nothing was changed. My mother had painted the cabinets eighteen years ago in an attempt to bring some sunshine into the house. Over the small fireplace in the adjoining handkerchief-sized family room was a row of pictures. First a wedding picture of Charlie and my mom in Las Vegas, then one of the three of us in the hospital after I was born, taken by a helpful nurse, followed by the procession of my school pictures up to last year's. Those were embarrassing to look at - I would have to see what I could do to get Charlie to put them somewhere else, at least while I was living here.

It was impossible, being in this house, not to realize that Charlie had never gotten over my mom. It made me uncomfortable.

I didn't want to be too early to school, but I couldn't stay in the house anymore. I donned my jacket - which had the feel of a biohazard suit - and headed out into the rain.

It was just drizzling still, not enough to soak me through immediately as I reached for the house key that was always hidden under the eaves by the door, and locked up. The sloshing of my new waterproof boots was unnerving. I missed the normal crunch of gravel as I walked. I couldn't pause and admire my truck again as I wanted; I was in a hurry to get out of the misty wet that swirled around my head and clung to my hair under my hood.

Inside the truck, it was nice and dry. Either Billy or Charlie had obviously cleaned it up, but the tan upholstered seats still smelled faintly of tobacco, gasoline, and peppermint. The engine started quickly, to my relief, but loudly, roaring to life and then idling at top volume. Well, a truck this old was bound to have a flaw. The antique radio worked, a plus that I hadn't expected.

Finding the school wasn't difficult, though I'd never been there before. The school was, like most other things, just off the highway. It was not obvious that it was a school; only the sign, which declared it to be the Forks High School, made me stop. It looked like a collection of matching houses, built with maroon-colored bricks. There were so many trees and shrubs I couldn't see its size at first. Where was the feel of the institution? I wondered nostalgically. Where were the chain-link fences, the metal detectors?

I parked in front of the first building, which had a small sign over the door reading FRONT OFFICE. No one else was parked there, so I was sure it was off limits, but I decided I would get directions inside instead of circling around in the rain like an idiot. I stepped unwillingly out of the toasty truck cab and walked down a little stone path lined with dark hedges. I took a deep breath before opening the door.

Inside, it was brightly lit, and warmer than I'd hoped. The office was small; a little waiting area with padded folding chairs, orange-flecked commercial carpet, notices and awards cluttering the walls, a big clock ticking loudly. Plants grew everywhere in large plastic pots, as if there wasn't enough greenery outside. The room was cut in half by a long counter, cluttered with wire baskets full of papers and brightly colored flyers taped to its front. There were three desks behind the counter, one of which was manned by a large, red-haired woman wearing glasses. She was wearing a purple t-shirt, which immediately made me feel overdressed.

The red-haired woman looked up. "Can I help you?"

"I'm Isabella Swan," I informed her, and saw the immediate awareness light her eyes. I was expected, a topic of gossip no doubt. Daughter of the Chief's flighty ex-wife, come home at last.

"Of course," she said. She dug through a precariously stacked pile of documents on her desk till she found the ones she was looking for. "I have your schedule right here, and a map of the school." She brought several sheets to the counter to show me.

She went through my classes for me, highlighting the best route to each on the map, and gave me a slip to have each teacher sign, which I was to bring back at the end of the day. She smiled at me and hoped, like Charlie, that I would like it here in Forks. I smiled back as convincingly as I could.

When I went back out to my truck, other students were starting to arrive. I drove around the school, following the line of traffic. I was glad to see that most of the cars were older like mine, nothing flashy. At home I'd lived in one of the few lower-income neighborhoods that were included in the Paradise Valley District. It was a common thing to see a new Mercedes or Porsche in the student lot. The nicest car here was a shiny Volvo, and it stood out. Still, I cut the engine as soon as I was in a spot, so that the thunderous volume wouldn't draw attention to me. I looked at the map in the truck, trying to memorize it now; hopefully I wouldn't have to walk around with it stuck in front of my nose all day. I stuffed everything in my bag, slung the strap over my shoulder, and sucked in a huge breath. I can do this, I lied to myself feebly. No one was going to bite me. I finally exhaled and stepped out of the truck.

I kept my face pulled back into my hood as I walked to the sidewalk, crowded with teenagers. My plain black jacket didn't stand out, I noticed with relief.

Once I got around the cafeteria, building three was easy to spot. A large black "3" was painted on a white square on the east corner. I felt my breathing gradually creeping toward hyperventilation as I approached the door. I tried holding my breath as I followed two unisex raincoats through the door.

The classroom was small. The people in front of me stopped just inside the door to hang up their coats on a long row of hooks. I copied them. They were two girls, one a porcelain-colored blonde, the other also pale, with light brown hair. At least my skin wouldn't be a standout here.

I took the slip up to the teacher, a tall, balding man whose desk had a nameplate identifying him as Mr. Mason. He gawked at me when he saw my name - not an encouraging response - and of course I flushed tomato red. But at least he sent me to an empty desk at the back without introducing me to the class. It was harder for my new classmates to stare at me in the back, but somehow, they managed. I kept my eyes down on the reading list the teacher had given me. It was fairly basic: Bront?, Shakespeare, Chaucer, Faulkner. I'd already read everything. That was comforting ... and boring. I wondered if my mom would send me my folder of old essays, or if she would think that was cheating. I went through different arguments with her in my head while the teacher droned on.

When the bell rang, a nasal buzzing sound, a gangly boy with skin problems and hair black as an oil slick leaned across the aisle to talk to me.

"You're Isabella Swan, aren't you?" He looked like the overly helpful, chess club type.

"Bella," I corrected. Everyone within a three-seat radius turned to look at me.

"Where's your next class?" he asked.

I had to check in my bag. "Um, Government, with Jefferson, in building six."

There was nowhere to look without meeting curious eyes.

"I'm headed toward building four, I could show you the way...." Definitely over- helpful. "I'm Eric," he added. I smiled tentatively. "Thanks."

We got our jackets and headed out into the rain, which had picked up. I could have sworn several people behind us were walking close enough to eavesdrop. I hoped I wasn't getting paranoid.

"So, this is a lot different than Phoenix, huh?" he asked.

"Very."

"It doesn't rain much there, does it?"

"Three or four times a year."

"Wow, what must that be like?" he wondered.

"Sunny," I told him.

"You don't look very tan."

"My mother is part albino."

He studied my face apprehensively, and I sighed. It looked like clouds and a sense of humor didn't mix. A few months of this and I'd forget how to use sarcasm.

We walked back around the cafeteria, to the south buildings by the gym. Eric walked me right to the door, though it was clearly marked.

"Well, good luck," he said as I touched the handle. "Maybe we'll have some other classes together." He sounded hopeful.

I smiled at him vaguely and went inside.

The rest of the morning passed in about the same fashion. My Trigonometry teacher, Mr. Varner, who I would have hated anyway just because of the subject he taught, was the only one who made me stand in front of the class and introduce myself. I stammered, blushed, and tripped over my own boots on the way to my seat.

After two classes, I started to recognize several of the faces in each class. There was always someone braver than the others who would introduce themselves and ask me questions about how I was liking Forks. I tried to be diplomatic, but mostly I just lied a lot. At least I never needed the map.

One girl sat next to me in both Trig and Spanish, and she walked with me to the cafeteria for lunch. She was tiny, several inches shorter than my five feet four inches, but her wildly curly dark hair made up a lot of the difference between our heights. I couldn't remember her name, so I smiled and nodded as she prattled about teachers and classes. I didn't try to keep up.

We sat at the end of a full table with several of her friends, who she introduced to me. I forgot all their names as soon as she spoke them. They seemed impressed by her bravery in speaking to me. The boy from English, Eric, waved at me from across the room. It was there, sitting in the lunchroom, trying to make conversation with seven curious strangers, that I first saw them.

They were sitting in the corner of the cafeteria, as far away from where I sat as possible in the long room. There were five of them. They weren't talking, and they weren't eating, though they each had a tray of untouched food in front of them. They weren't gawking at me, unlike most of the other students, so it was safe to stare at them without fear of meeting an excessively interested pair of eyes. But it was none of these things that caught, and held, my attention.

They didn't look anything alike. Of the three boys, one was big - muscled like a serious weight lifter, with dark, curly hair. Another was taller, leaner, but still muscular, and honey blond. The last was lanky, less bulky, with untidy, bronze-colored hair. He was more boyish than the others, who looked like they could be in college, or even teachers here rather than students.

The girls were opposites. The tall one was statuesque. She had a beautiful figure, the kind you saw on the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, the kind that made every girl around her take a hit on her self-esteem just by being in the same room. Her hair was golden, gently waving to the middle of her back. The short girl was pixielike, thin in the extreme, with small features. Her hair was a deep black, cropped short and pointing in every direction.

And yet, they were all exactly alike. Every one of them was chalky pale, the palest of all the students living in this sunless town. Paler than me, the albino. They all had very dark eyes despite the range in hair tones. They also had dark shadows under those eyes - purplish, bruiselike shadows. As if they were all suffering from a sleepless night, or almost done recovering from a broken nose. Though their noses, all their features, were straight, perfect, angular.

But all this is not why I couldn't look away.

I stared because their faces, so different, so similar, were all devastatingly, inhumanly beautiful. They were faces you never expected to see except perhaps on the airbrushed pages of a fashion magazine. Or painted by an old master as the face of an angel. It was hard to decide who was the most beautiful - maybe the perfect blond girl, or the bronze-haired boy.

They were all looking away - away from each other, away from the other students, away from anything in particular as far as I could tell. As I watched, the small girl rose with her tray - unopened soda, unbitten apple - and walked away with a quick, graceful lope that belonged on a runway. I watched, amazed at her lithe dancer's step, till she dumped her tray and glided through the back door, faster than I would have thought possible. My eyes darted back to the others, who sat unchanging.

"Who are they?" I asked the girl from my Spanish class, whose name I'd forgotten.

As she looked up to see who I meant - though already knowing, probably, from my tone - suddenly he looked at her, the thinner one, the boyish one, the youngest, perhaps. He looked at my neighbor for just a fraction of a second, and then his dark eyes flickered to mine.

He looked away quickly, more quickly than I could, though in a flush of embarrassment I dropped my eyes at once. In that brief flash of a glance, his face held nothing of interest - it was as if she had called his name, and he'd looked up in involuntary response, already having decided not to answer.

My neighbor giggled in embarrassment, looking at the table like I did. "That's Edward and Emmett Cullen, and Rosalie and Jasper Hale. The one who left was Alice Cullen; they all live together with Dr. Cullen and his wife." She said this under her breath.

I glanced sideways at the beautiful boy, who was looking at his tray now, picking a bagel to pieces with long, pale fingers. His mouth was moving very quickly, his perfect lips barely opening. The other three still looked away, and yet I felt he was speaking quietly to them.

Strange, unpopular names, I thought. The kinds of names grandparents had. But maybe that was in vogue here - small town names? I finally remembered that my neighbor was called Jessica, a perfectly common name. There were two girls named Jessica in my History class back home.

"They are ... very nice-looking." I struggled with the conspicuous understatement.

"Yes!" Jessica agreed with another giggle. "They're all together though - Emmett and Rosalie, and Jasper and Alice, I mean. And they live together." Her voice held all the shock and condemnation of the small town, I thought critically. But, if I was being honest, I had to admit that even in Phoenix, it would cause gossip.

(Continues...)



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  • Posted November 17, 2008

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    Well Done! Stunning!

    This is one of the best movie tribute photo books I've seen, chock full of photos and great insider info from planning to filming to editing of this book series internet phenominom being brought to film! There is far more than photography here but the photos are wonderful as well. My new favorite is the beach scenes I haven't seen anywhere else online so far. this is a must-buy or gift collector book even for non-twilight fans because the movie, book, and internet frenzy have made history already!

    29 out of 31 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 17, 2008

    Excellent Book & Stunning Photographs!

    I received my copy today, and it was such easy and fun reading that I did not put it down till I had read every page and seen every picture in it! With the "Twilight" movie being exactly 5 weeks away, this book is the perfect antidote to all the antsiness fans like me are feeling now. I can't wait to finally see the movie!<BR/><BR/>The book, aside from containing numerous color, stunning, glossy photographs of both movie stills and production pictures, provides insightful interviews with the creative forces behind the making of the movie - the producers (Greg Mooradian, Karen Rosenfeld, Wyck Godfrey), the sublimely talented director, Catherine Hardwicke, the stunt director, Andy Cheng, to name but a few. To be able to read their firsthand accounts of the process that went into bringing "Twilight" to the big screen is to take the journey with them, to feel their anxiety, their elation and their pride. To have some of the visual effects explained is to enhance your appreciation of the technical aspects of filmmaking too. <BR/><BR/>Through the photographs, we are given a good number of windows into the film, and the vision in our minds of how certain scenes will be played out is more real now. In my opinion, it only serves to excite audiences more, to draw them in ever closer to seeing the film. Mark Cotta Vaz's writing is clear and easy to navigate, and overall, the book's presentation is pure eye candy for every Twilight fan.<BR/><BR/>Bring it home, put your feet up on a chair, and enjoy!

    10 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 17, 2008

    Twilight Movie Fans...

    This book is just utterly and completely breathtaking. Every page brings something new and exciting. I loved flipping through, and enjoyed every single picture, which was just so clear and gripping that I could hardly take my eyes off...

    7 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 23, 2008

    Twilight

    WOW! This book was incredible! About two weeks ago, all of my friends wanted me to read twilight. I thought to myself, woww a book about vampires? Why on earth would i want to read that? But then I started reading three nights ago and couldn't stop! It was sooo good! I am waiting very unpatiently for the next book, New Moon! :)

    6 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 18, 2008

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    Must have for 'Twilight' fans

    This book is filled with beautiful pictures and there is A LOT of information on how the movie was made. More than I expected and definitely worth the price.

    6 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 16, 2009

    Twillustrated

    This illustrated novel is great for those who enjoy behind the scenes information to their favorite movies. It gives deep inside peeks at what this series what it is today.

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 30, 2008

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    Absolutely Terrible!!!

    The problem with Twilight for me is that she is so overly dramatic in her writing. Her characters are inconsistent and the plot is transparent. Some of it might have to do with the age of the reader. I'm mid 20s and it is hard for me to read. Sometimes is just fun to not have to think too hard and lose yourself in a fantasy, but even on that level I cannot connect to Twilight. In all honesty, Meyer is not the best writer and she delivers completely laughable dialogue. It's not the worse book out there it's just that there are thousands of better ones. I would suggest saving your time and money on this one, leave it to the audience it can actually entertain, 13 year old girls.

    5 out of 27 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 16, 2009

    Fun to read

    This book was purchased as a Christmas gift for my son who has read the twilight series and has seen the movie. He was delighted to receive it and I'm glad I bought it for him. The following is his actual review of the book:<BR/>The photography in the book was visually pleasing. The behind the scenes movie information was interesting, and it shed light on elements of the movie that I had overlooked which made the movie experience more enjoyable. I recommend this book to all twilight fans.

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 10, 2009

    Twilight Movie Guide

    This was a great companion to have for the movie.

    4 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 2, 2009

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    Awesome Pictures

    This book is worth it just for the pictures. Perfect for anyone who LOVES the movie, especially since it isn't on DVD yet. I enjoy looking through it and replaying the movie in my mind... that maybe a little wierd but thats how I roll.

    4 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 26, 2008

    A must have for twilight fans!

    I love the twilight series and I loved the movie as well when I saw it and so I had to get the movie companion book. There are very good shots from the movie in the book and interesting information about the production of the movie as well. It is a must have for every twilight fan!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 25, 2008

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    Twilight: Movie

    This book is perfect for any Twilight fan! It has amazing behind the scenes information and even pictures that you wouldn't normally find anywhere unless you really did some digging on a google search. It has family descriptions, characters backgrounds, and the ideas that were used when creating the movie. It tells you how the book was brought to life. I must say tho, I counted at least 27 things wrong with the movie that didn't follow the book to it's fullest.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 27, 2008

    uhhhhhh watt??(response to the other comment)

    ok for one the series was AMAZING and two they SHOULD make movies out of these the movie didnt have everything that was in the book BUT the book is ALWAYS going to be better than the movie because while your reading YOUR imagining something different but none the less the movie was AMZING i recommend the whole series PLUS the movie which turned out great!!!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 6, 2013

    Peace Love Twilight

    Twilight is the dest book and movie every and every girl will love it.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 2, 2013

    LIZ08532@gmail.com press here

    Hi every one want to chat
    Awesome book ever

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 25, 2013

    Jebdiah

    Cool

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 24, 2011

    GATY!!!!

    TWILIGHT IS STUPID!!!! LOL

    2 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 23, 2008

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I saw the movie and I have read all the books. And I have to say I really didn't like because it was so cheesy and trying to make you laugh. I recommend the real twilight by stehanie meyer than this. If you haven't read the saga then you will like this and the movie. But if you have, you might like both. I don't know but this is my opinion. They shouldn't make movies from books sometimes expectually this one.

    2 out of 20 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 1, 2014

    Haley

    I love this book and i love all their movies

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 18, 2013

    How old r u kittycat22

    U seem cool wats ur name mines emily hae im 13

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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