Banned Books Week: Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight"

When Stephenie Meyer launched on to the book scene in 2005 no one could have guessed that she'd be launching one of the most successful series of the decade. Not only that, but with Twilight she turned all that we thought we knew about vampires upside down. Suddenly vampires could go out in the sunlight, they just didn't because it made them *sparkle*. ...more
@eclark730 Exactly. My non-reading young teenager picked up the first three books in this series ...more

Dear Robert Pattinson: Guess What? I *Am* A Little Nerd, And Proud

Robert Pattinson, speaking to Hollywood Insider: "there are so many little nerds behind their computers, on their little blogs." ...more

I've never been an RPATZ fan of any kind. I don't find him swooningly attractive and I think his ...more

Twilight Unfinished

Blue Eyes and I have been teasing Noel lately, "Stop with all that reading! Will you please go watch some TV?" She is fascinated by the Twilight series by Stephanie Meyer, she has read all four books, each several times and she can pick up any of the books, find a favorite part and get lost for hours. I decided to read Twilight over the holiday and it all started as good, clean fun, but I left it unfinished, because it made me feel creepy, in a way that didn't have much to do with vampires... ...more

The Trouble with Twilight

Spoiler alert: This post covers things that happen over the course of three books in Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" series. If you have not read the books, you may want to skip this blog entry. ...more

I hated a lot of third books in the past year or so and have come to dread them. Authors seem to ...more