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The Twilight Saga (Twilight #1-4)

3.88  ·  Rating Details ·  95,290 Ratings  ·  3,613 Reviews
Stephenie Meyer holds you spellbound with her incredible "New York Times" bestselling Twilight Saga. Experience the entire series on audio with narrator Ilyana Kadushin and prepare to be amazed by the more than 60 hours of listening pleasure. "Twilight" (11 CDs):
When Isabella Swan moves to the gloomy town of Forks, Washington, and meets the mysterious, alluring Edward Cul
Audio CD, 65 pages
Published August 2nd 2008 by Listening Library (Audio) (first published January 1st 2005)
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Jared Vincent Lacaran
Nov 25, 2011 Jared Vincent Lacaran rated it did not like it
What a wonderful story.





May 30, 2016 Maddie rated it it was amazing
Shelves: na, pnr, favorite, bb

Do NOT LICK YOUR SCREENS NOT ALLOWED LEAVE MARKS :D (only kidding you my lick just remember to clean afterwards :D

Firstly if you do not like Sparkling VAMPIRES – DO NOT READ the rest of MY REVIEW! But if you want to I do not mind, but proceed at your own risk!
Now do not throw stones at me! Who would not love a man that turn into a giant diamond in sunshine, well I am a girl and I L
You see that one little star? It’s there because I can’t give this series a 0 stars, if I could, I would.

So I’m finally reviewing The Twilight Saga. Ugh, honestly I’d rather not because I know this will make me even more angry about these books, but I had to say my opinion on them. So if I sound angry in this review…. It’s probably because I am.

So let’s get started, shall we?

First of all, I’d like to say that yes, I did love these books the first time I read them, 3 years ago, I was kind of a f
Nemo (The Moonlight Library)
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In Twilight, Bella goes insane when her mother re-marries and ships her off to live with her absent father. In trying to cope with this, Bella imagines a world where she is the centre of attention from every boy in school, especially the hottest, most desirable Edward Cullen. But Edward isn’t just the most desirable guy, no: he’s also a vampire, and sheer coincidence, Bella’s blood sings to him. This should be a problem, because Edward’s supposed
Kelly (and the Book Boar)
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3.5 Stars

Reviewing The Twilight Saga is a nearly unwinnable battle. If you admit to enjoying it, you run the risk of being branded an idiot. Luckily I have loads of experience with people telling me I'm an idiot, so I'm cool with it.

Let me paint a picture for you and maybe you'll understand how this little series came to garner such a high rating from me. I read all four of the Twilight novels back-to-back (to back to back) over the co
(Partly based on a conversation with G N F)

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Rebecca McNutt
Uh, okay... normally I loathe profanity at the best of times, but in the case of The Twilight Saga, I have only two words that I'd like to say to it...


These are the worst bunch of books I've ever read (they're almost as terrible as that godawful The Hunger Games series). Mind you, I'm sure that Twilight is really important and amazing to some readers. In my opinion though, it was just bizarre. I mean, c'mon, glittery vampire men that live in the trees and have their own weirdo vampire club? Is t
Crystal Stinger
Mar 27, 2008 Crystal Stinger rated it it was amazing
This book was by far the best book i have ever read. Usually i dont find any interest in reading, but when i started Twilight i couldn't put it down. Ever since i read the Twilight series i've started reading on a regular basis. Even though i've read all the Twilight books i know that i will continue reading them over and over again and never get tired of them. I've told all of my friends about this book and they have read it and enjoyed it just as much as i did.
Apr 05, 2009 Elizabeth rated it it was ok
I feel like I'm being generous with my two stars. Writing? Overwrought. Plot? Sooo thin. Characters? Mostly unlikeable (or forgettable). Misogyny and patriarchy? Slathered on with a spackle knife. Thinly veiled hopes to compare her stories to "Romeo and Juliet" and "Wuthering Heights"? Meyer, c'mon. Mormon subtext? Go read storey321's review here: because I will never top that.

However, after a really slow start, I tore through the last two. I guess Flanag
The final edition of Anuradha, Stop Using the Word Rebuttal. The previous four (yes, I wrote four more of this shit) parts of this ramble may be found in my reviews of Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, and Breaking Dawn.

I repeat, I'm only posting this because I read this article. I'm literally only refuting the points mentioned in this, nothing else. I don't like comparison, but if the other party does it, be sure that I will respond.


41. The HP books are all depressing. Lots
Jan 18, 2010 Hannah rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: Not a person in the world
Recommended to Hannah by: Many of my friends
These book are a shame to literature. One day, I can only hope and pray, this Saga will be laughed at in sheer disgust and mocked, and all who said that it was the "best and most romantic book ever" will be mocked as well. If your looking for gushy, teenager romance junk, than these are the books for you. If you want something truly romantic, characters that actually have personalities, and a plot that dousnt make you cringe and want to stab yourself, than don't even glance at these "books". It ...more
Mar 04, 2012 Lauren rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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Jan 22, 2011 Martha rated it did not like it
How this series was ever published is a complete mystery to me. How this became a BESTSELLER is just stupid.
I could rant all day but lets start at the so-called main character. Bella Swan is not the kind of strong female character that I like to see. In fact she's the complete opposite. She spends the entire series whining, sulking and just overall being useless (when she's not unconscious). What kind of a main character is she that when her "boyfriend" leaves she becomes a living zombie and sim
Mar 28, 2008 Hayley rated it it was amazing
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Apr 23, 2015 Jessica rated it it was amazing
Twilight (book 1) re-read. Still love it after ten years. Haters gonna hate.
Mar 20, 2016 Xwirus rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
No se que nota ponerle a los 4 libros juntos, porque para mi el primer libro es aguantable, el segundo libro es asqueroso, el tercer libro esta muy bien y el cuarto libro esta muy bien hasta el final, el cual es una mierda.
Personalmente yo si le tengo que recomendar a alguien que mire esta saga le diría lo siguiente, que lo mire multiplataforma de la siguiente manera: el primer libro léelo, luna nueva mira la película (o leerte el spoiler que puse en mi reseña,
Thanks to a bet (involving things I would rather not disclose) I had to read the entire Twilight Saga (all four books). I accomplished the feat in four days back to back (no DNF option). I already had the books on my TBR pile, but I kept finding excuses not to read them. And I was right to dawdle.

Instead of writing the review for each and every book in this "saga", I decided to put all my eggs in one basket, so to speak, and write only one review, listing only the three major gripes.

First: The f
Anusha Narasimhan
Jul 24, 2016 Anusha Narasimhan rated it it was ok
So there is a Japanese manga adaptation of the series and I need it ASAP. I may not be a Twilight fan, but I am a fan of manga. Sometimes, I even read bad manga because it is fun. There is only a level up to which a bad story can annoy the reader. If it gets any worse, it becomes funny. I go pretty fast from, "What the heck am I reading. It's making me so irritated, I want to tear this book." to "LOL, the author actually thought this would work." I know this one is going to be hilarious.

Apr 27, 2008 Stephanie rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: everyone!
Recommended to Stephanie by: I searched for it on my own
Shelves: book-club-books
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Dec 08, 2010 βҽϲκαӏίη rated it really liked it
really, really awesome series. who doesnt like Twilight?
Apr 23, 2008 *lestrange* rated it it was amazing
TWILIGHT IS AWESOME!!!! GO TWILIGHT!!! Alice is soooo my favorite. Cant wait till the movie!!!!
May 08, 2013 Spuurrrnggeeee rated it did not like it
This shouldn't even be called a book. It is horrid. It should be illegal.
I'm not just saying this because it's a bad book (which it is) but because it's such a bad influence. The message of this book (given out by one putrid Bella Swan)is that a girl is useless without her boyfriend.
Honestly it's all Bella's fault, I mean when Edward leaves her she crawls up on the ground and is depressed for, like, half a year. She only gets better when she gets another man in her life, Jacob Black (canine shap
Christine Wheeler
Jan 14, 2012 Christine Wheeler rated it it was ok
Shelves: fantasy
I used to think these books sounded stupid and refused to read them, making fun of anyone who did. However, when my nineteen-year-old self got dumped a few years ago and I was looking for a distraction, I decided "you can't knock it till you try it, right?" I read the whole series front to back in 4 days (which speaks more to the lack of complexity of this series than it does to my reading abilities) and here's my verdict:

This series is about as entertaining as reading a twelve-year-old girl's d
Oct 06, 2008 Marcia rated it it was amazing
I am going to clump all the books into one review even though I preferred the first and 3rd books to the other 2. I enjoyed Breaking Dawn until I read the reviews about how dissapointed everyone was with the book...saying it was too perfect. I heard in Utah there is a group of ladies who have thought less of their husbands after reading about Edward and how perfect he is...a gentleman and handsome etc. Please! He's a vampire. I thought Breaking Dawn ended just how I wanted it too. Yes, there wer ...more
May 22, 2008 Andie rated it it was amazing
OK all these books are good, but extremely frustrating at the same time.... He's like 150years old and has never had sex?!! Drives me crazy!! Just do it already!!! BY the end of the third one I'm so angry I can't see straight. The author does a really great job getting you to keep turning the pages, and just when you think there's gonna be awesome sex...None!! Oh the morals you can learn from this book. Maybe Bella wouldn't be so sad all the time if her cold, bloodsucking, boyfriend wasn't such ...more
Dec 12, 2016 Gayatri rated it liked it
The story is not worth much, though I must admit 5 years ago I was completely crazy about these books. Since I am not a fan of the triangle or whatever it was between Edward-Bella-Jacob, I always liked Alice, Emmett, Carlisle etc.
Even today, I do like some of the characters in the series and there are bunch of my hostel buddies with whom I bonded and became quite good friends because of these books/movies so yeah, this story will always have special place in my heart.
Hence, 3 stars! ;) Otherwi
Anu Priya
Jul 25, 2014 Anu Priya rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fantasy
Amazing book collection.
Jun 17, 2010 Someoneyouknow rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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Mar 30, 2012 Carly rated it did not like it
Before I talk about what many expect to hear from those who didn't like the series, I would like to say that this series actually had SOME moments of redeeming qualities. Alice is an amazing character. She is sweet, she is likeable and it's too bad she didn't become more of a main character. Jacob's character had a potential to be well-written and his tribe and perspective was sometimes interesting, but his likeability died for me in the 4th book for a reason that is a spoiler. That being said, ...more
Feb 03, 2011 Rachel rated it it was ok
As you can see by my stars I didn't particularly enjoy this book. However, I think it's important to read the books that teen girls are reading to get a handle on how their minds are working, especially in regards to relationships.

I know abuse is a really dirty subject and not many of us want to talk about it. Unfortunately, often the things we don't want to talk about are the things that need to be talked about. How many young girls can identify some of the signs that they are in an abusive rel
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