The Twilight Companion

The Twilight Companion by Lois H. Gresh
Lois H. Gresh
St. Martin's
Release Date:
Oct-28-2008

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6



Age Level
young adult

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Flamingnet Student Book Reviewer  PS
If you're a big fan of Stephenie Meyer's Twilight series, then this is the book for you! Just released to coincide with the movie, this guide gives behind the scenes information about the novels and their characters. Also included in this book are spotlights on the history and myths of vampires, werewolves, and much more. This Twilight Companion provides insights on almost everything regarding the Twilight books. By the end of this book, the reader should be very knowledgeable about Twilight and vampires.

While this book was entertaining at some parts, overall it wasn't my favorite read. This book initially caught my eye because I loved the Twilight books. I really liked the history parts of the book, especially the parts on vampires. The author did quite a bit of research to get the facts. But I didn't really like her sarcastic writing style and the numerous quizzes didn't really grab my interest. But I would highly recommend this guide to any Stephenie Meyer fans.

Reviewer Age:21

Reviewer City, State and Country: Philadelphia, PA USA



The Twilight Companion

The Twilight Companion by Lois H. Gresh
Lois H. Gresh
St. Martin's Griffin
Release Date:
Sep-29-2009

Rating (0 - 10 scale)
6



Age Level
young adult

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Flamingnet Student Book Reviewer  KEft_BCL
The Twilight Companion: The Unauthorized Guide to the Series by Lois H. Gresh is an assortment of all things related to the Twilight series. From tips on what to expect if you fall in love with a mythical creature like the vampires and werewolves of the saga, to interesting legend and facts about their history, it has a large variety of materials. This book also includes many quizzes ranging in various vampire related subjects such as whether you would be compatible with some of Twilights characters, or what type of vampire you would be. You can also read the true story of the real life Vlad the impaler Dracula who the Dracula legends are based off. Another feature is the comparison of the twilight vampires and werewolves to those in other stories. This book is, as it title states, a guide to all things Twilight.

However, though I would consider this book to be a good read for all the Twilight obsessed teens out there, it repeatedly strays from the basics of the series. From statements such as how werewolves are man- eating beasts to suggesting that characters could make themselves less appealing to vampires by simply wearing gothic makeup it is filled with inaccurate accounts of the sagas details. It does have some redeeming qualities, though. Some of the quizzes- though very biased- are entertaining and some of the legends included in it are interesting to compare to those of the chronicles. Though I personally wouldnt likely read it again, others may enjoy this unofficial companion to the Twilight series.

Reviewer Age:14

Reviewer City, State and Country: Marble Hill, MO USA

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