Posts tagged "stephanie meyer"

In Defense Of (Being A Fan Of) “Twilight”

Between The Hunger Games, TwilightGame of ThronesThe Walking Dead, etc. etc., it seems that of late the publishing industry has more sway in Hollywood than ever before. (I could go on about the perception that the film industry is “creatively bankrupt,” but that, dear readers, is another story and shall be told another time.) This recent glut…

The Mary Sue / November 30, 2012

Stephenie Meyer Accused Of Plagiarizing Parts Of “Breaking Dawn”

These days, everyone and their mother is reading and writing about vampires. And apparently Twilight author Stephenie Meyer and lesser-known scribe Jordan Scott have “similar” vampy storylines. Scott is claiming that Meyer plagiarized main bits of Breaking Dawn from her novel The Nocturne, which was released in 2006. So what’s the beef?

Daniela Guernica / August 4, 2009

Sex! Vampires! A Swedish Murder Mystery! Our Fave Trashy Summer Reads

Drop that Aristotle and Dostoevsky immediately. The best part of summer? Cheesy beach books!

You know what sort of books I’m talking about … those fantastically trashy books that you can’t put down but are ashamed to tell people that you’ve read. Yep, we obsessively read those, too. So stop trudging through War and

Ali Jawin / May 18, 2009

Book Club: Read Twilight With Us Before The Movie Hits Theaters

When we first heard about the upcoming movie “Twilight,” we were interested mainly because Robert Pattinson stars in it, and he’s extremely good looking. We had never read any of the books or heard of author Stephenie Meyer. And then we started seeing trailers for the movie, and we were even more intrigued. Now, Amelia,…

Catherine Strawn / November 5, 2008

Does The Twilight Series Promote Abstinence?

I’m going to have to go with “Yes, sort of.” Being that Twilight’s author, Stephanie Meyers, is a devout Mormon, I didn’t really expect to crack open the first book and get some vampire erotica. Add to that the fact that the books’ target audience is supposed to be teenagers, and you’re going to be…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 3, 2008

New “Twilight” Trailer: This Movie Is Going To Suck (Blood)

Forget it. I am so excited to see this movie. The new trailer for “Twilight” is out and dang, it looks pretty awesome and I’m not just saying that because Robert Pattinson makes my loins burn in the pleasurable way (as opposed to the bladder infection way). So tell me, “Twilight” fans, which…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 10, 2008

10 Hotter Vampires Than Edward Cullen In Twilight

Vampires are back baby, in a little movie that’s got a whole lot of underground buzz called Twilight — check out the trailer above. Based on a series of young adult novels by Stephanie Meyer, the film is seriously all the kiddies are talking about on the internet it seems. So, because I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 17, 2008