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Wednesday, June 16, 2010
The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner, by Stephenie Meyer
Amanda Craig, children's book reviewer for The Times, and first British reviewer of the first of the "Twilight" series, which has sold 6.8 million copies in Britain, reviews the spin-off novella.
When the much-hyped new “ Eclipse novella” arrived, my teenage daughter asked, “So does it suck as much as the last one, then?” She had been one of the very first British teenagers to read the original Twilight, as I had been the first British critic to review it, and we had both enjoyed the unknown Stephanie Meyer’s original take on romance with a vampire very much.
But what a difference five years and multi-million pound sales can make ... Read more.