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Discussion: The Surprising Sexuality of Bella Swan

Blanket warning: This post will be discussing sex and sexual activity. Bella Swan is a minor in the beginning of the Twilight Saga, and thus this discussion concerns the sexuality of teenagers. Bella Swan and her sexual awakening When we first meet Bella in Twilight, she can be described as a pretty sexless and anti-romantic […]

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Twilight: Book vs. Movie

Introduction I first read Twilight in 2008, a few months before Breaking Dawn was released and before the popularity of the series led to the first of the Twilight movies in the franchise. I was pretty into the series for a little bit there, though I moved on from the mania before it became overblown […]

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Character Discussion: Bella Swan from the Twilight Saga

To read my archived review of Twilight, the first book in the Twilight Saga click here. Who is Bella Swan? For those not in the know or in need of a refresher, Bella Swan is the main POV character of the Twilight Saga. She is introduced as a seventeen year old from Arizona who is […]

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Archived Review: Breaking Dawn (Twilight Saga #4) by Stephenie Meyer

So the deal is struck: Bella will gain the immortal life of a vampire, so long as she marries Edward Cullen as a human first. In love, and desperate to begin their vampiric life together, Bella agrees. She finds herself married, and enjoying the last few human moments she will have before convincing her husband […]

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Archive Review: Eclipse (Twilight Saga #3) by Stephenie Meyer

Edward and the Cullens have returned to Forks, and Bella couldn’t be happier. Of course, the Cullens must live with the promise they made to the Volturi that Bella will not reveal their secret by becoming one of them…eventually. Bella, for her part, is ready to take the leap and leave behind her friends, family, […]

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Archive Review: New Moon (Twilight Saga #2) by Stephenie Meyer

Bella’s birthday is approaching and she plans to celebrate it with the Cullens, her newest friends. There is still lingering doubt and fear from their encounter with James and Victoria not too long ago, but Bella is determined to put this behind her and continue her relationship with Edward, and hopefully her eventual turning into […]

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Midnight Sun: What’s happening?

Heya book bees, so if you’re at all on social media you probably heard the news: Stephenie Meyer, of the much debated Twilight Saga has announced she’s finally publishing Midnight Sun. Many of you probably know exactly what this book is, and like me have read part of it already. Still, I did see a […]

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Archived Review: Twilight (the Twilight Saga #1) by Stephanie Meyer

Bella Swan grew up fast living with her scatter brained mother in Arizona. She also knows that her mother most wants to move with her new stepfather, whose career is taking off. So Bella moves to Forks, Washington to live with her father. An unusually introverted and mindful girl, Bella finds herself suddenly the center […]