Stephenie Meyer’s bestselling Twilight books focused on the unlikely and forbidden romance between vampire Edward Cullen and the human Bella Swan. A worldwide phenomenon, this four-book series was adapted into a run of successful blockbuster films starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner.
Bella is just 17 when she moves to the mundane town of Forks, Washington to live with her father. Despite her reservations, her new classmates are drawn to her – especially the Cullen family made up of five adopted brothers and sisters… She finds herself attracted to Edward Cullen, despite his coldness and hostility. It turns out they’re a family of vampires and he’s aware of the dangers if he gets too close.
Bella’s love for Edward keeps getting her into trouble and mortal danger… The Cullens decide to leave Forks for her safety. It’s in this book that Bella meets Jacob Black, a shape-shifting werewolf, while mourning Edward’s leaving – but what’s a little distance in the course of true love?
Twilight: Eclipse (AAAAV)
There have been a series of mysterious murders in Seattle and Bella, now 18, is forced to choose between her boundless love for Edward and her close bond with Jacob. The decision she makes could disrupt the uneasy peace between vampires and werewolves… Her graduation is also approaching and Bella has one more decision to make: life or death?
Twilight: Breaking Dawn (BUAKQ)
The final book in the Twilight series finds Bella and Edward happily married. Bella wants to spend her honeymoon as a human, but this deeply concerns Jacob as he feels Edward’s passion could put her life at risk. Bella soon falls pregnant but the baby is half-human, half-vampire – an inter-species combination that could ignite tensions in the outside world…
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