Twilight
Twilight
by Stephenie Meyer

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Websites

The Official Website of Stephenie Meyer

A valuable resource to any Twilight fan, this site includes information on the creation of Twilight as well as a helpful FAQ.

Forks, Washington Homepage

Here's the Twilight section of Forks, Washington's city homepage. Lots of beautiful pictures and information to give you a good mental picture of the setting of the novel. Clearly the people of Forks are thrilled to have Twilight call their town home.

Twilighter's Anonymous

A fan site that focuses on both the book series and the movies.

Movie or TV Productions

Twilight, 2008

Twilight stars Kristen Stewart as Bella and Robert Pattinson as Edward. Whether or not you like the movie may hinge on whether Bella and Edward fit your mental images of them. Since Meyer herself provided very few details of the main characters' appearances, the film creators had to come up with their own ideas of whether or not Bella is "absolutely ordinary," as she claims, and what "perfection" looks like in Edward's case. The movie does not pretend to be an exact adaptation of the book. The tone certainly changes since Bella doesn't narrate every aspect of it, as she does for the novel. And there are some changes to the plot that fans of the novel will notice. For example [Spoiler Alert!], we meet Jacob and Billy Black earlier in the movie than in the book, Edward and Bella's first kiss takes place in Bella's bedroom instead of near the meadow, and the vampire Victoria makes an appearance at the Forks High prom. For the most part, the movie has received positive-ish reviews, with the exception of the vampires' skin (the Washington Post, for example, said it looked like the Cullens were wearing "clown-white pancake makeup" – see the full review below).

New Moon, 2009

The Twilight sequel, also starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson.

Documents

"Vampire endorsement turns Brontë into a bestseller"

This article from The Guardian discusses how Emily Brontë’s classic novel, Wuthering Heights recently got a new Twilight-inspired face-lift. Not only that, but Twilight readers have sent Wuthering Heights to the top of the “literary classics” bestseller charts.

Midnight Sun

In August of 2008, Stephenie Meyer posted a letter to her fans claiming that her partial draft of Midnight Sun (which tells the Twilight story from Edward Cullen’s perspective) was posted on the Internet without her knowledge or permission. Meyer claims that after much deliberation, she decided to post the draft on her own website so that fans wouldn’t be put the compromising moral position of deciding whether or not to read a pirated edition of her work. You can check out Meyer's release of Midnight Sun (partial draft) here. [PDF file]

Meyer on Midnight Sun

Meyer's letter to her fans on Midnight Sun.

"Inside the 'Twilight' saga"

An Entertainment Weekly interview with Stephenie Meyer.

"The Secret Life of Vampires"

A 2008 Newsweek Q & A session with Stephenie Meyer.

"10 Questions for Stephenie Meyer"

Time Magazine poses ten questions to Stephenie Meyer on the Twilight saga.

Movie Review

The New York Times review of Twilight the movie.

Roger Ebert on Twilight Movie

Renowned movie critic Roger Ebert gave the film 2.5 stars and claims that the movie "will mesmerize its target audience, 16-year-old girls and their grandmothers."

Twilight Movie Review

Check out what the Washington Post has to say about the movie.

Video

Stephenie Meyer

Stephenie talks about the inspiration behind Twilight, New Moon, and Eclipse, as well as the path that the novels had to take to reach bookstores everywhere.

Twilight Bunnies

Twilight re-enacted in 30 seconds with bunnies.

Twilight/Buffy Mashup

What would happen if Edward fell for Buffy, instead of Bella?

Interview with Kristen Stewart

An interview with Stewart about playing Bella in the movie Twilight.

Interview with Stephenie Meyer

Entertainment Weekly's four part interview series with Stephenie Meyer.

Movie Preview

The trailer for the 2008 movie.

Audio

Twilight Audiobook SPONSORED

Purchase and download the Audiobook from Random House Audio

Images

The Cullen Cars

Here are some pictures of the cars that the Cullens drive, hand-picked by Stephenie Meyer herself.

Author Stephenie Meyer

Here's a photo of the woman behind Twilight, author Stephenie Meyer.

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