Friday, April 24, 2009

Hooked on the Phenomenon of Twilight


OK, so I have now succumbed to the phenomenon of what all the teenage girls are talking about....TWILIGHT! After renting the Twilight movie last week , I felt compelled to indulge in my daughters books of choice. Not being a fiction reader for along time, (I'm a true story girl for sure)....I thought I would have no interest in the series of books that she had received last fall for her birthday. Her friends were all going crazy over it...the books and the apparel.
I must say that even though the movie ,which was slow at times, had lured me in....And I wanted to know more. I'm glad I watched the movie first. I like to vision the characters and hear their voices in my head as I am reading.
And I have to say these are all good books. A younger romance novel for the 13 to 19 year old group. And of course, they have all the mothers of these young girls hooked too. There is even a Twilight Mom website that keeps you up to date on the films and their actors.
Now you know what I have been up to this Spring Break...Book 1....2....3....4.....So if you should come across these books at your local library, give them a look.... They'll have you hooked.
To see what others are hooked on check out
Julia's Hooked on Fridays where she is hooked on "Grey Gardens",
or Fifi's Fashionable Fridays, because of course it's fashionable to be reading Twilight, who isn't......or Melissa's Beautiful Life, because Edward is definitely beautiful.

7 Others Say::

Fifi Flowers said...

I have yet to read that book... hmmm... Actually I have yet to read any book lately.. le sigh!
Fifi

Daly Essentials said...

Several of my coworkers and I all started reading the books at about the same time, and you should have heard us obsess about it! But I will say that I am bummed for you about watching the movie first, because there are so many parts of the book that I imagined as being so amazing, and I found the movie to be disappointing. IE, I DEFINITELY had a crush on Edward when I was reading it, but not so much when watching the movie! oh well, even with all of my complaining about the movie, I am sure to watch the sequel when it comes out!

Rue said...

I'm not so sure I would like the whole Twilight thing. I read all of Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles and I have a feeling that those would be a lot different..... hmm... I am curious though ;)

rue

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

My daughter was the one who thrusted the first book in my hands. I said, "Vampires? No way." She said, "Mom, you'll love it.I promise."
Let's just say I lost almost an entire week of my life due to my nose being in the books. :)

Saucy said...

A "Twilight Mom" site is a very good idea, from what I've seen. Loopy and I haven't tried these books yet. She's just too Jonas crazy to think about Edward.

ImagineCozy said...

I have to agree --- once you start reading they are so hard to put down. I so enjoyed the story, very unique take on vampires!

Aunt Amelia's Attic said...

Hi there! I came over here, after seeing your comment on Writing Desks, in another blog. Writing desks, go with writing letters, which is old fashioned letter writing, etc., etc., etc. :-) You get the picture. After a too-long break, I'm revving up my snail-mail correspondence again. And looking for others {in Blog Land} who like to do so, also.

Then I see that you have become hooked on the 'Twilight' thing. Yessss! I've been thus hooked, since finding the first book. Great fun, for all ages.

So, please take a minute to look at my blog, linked below. And see if you'd perhaps like to exchange letters.

Please and thank you...

'Aunt Amelia'
'Aunt Amelia's Attic'