Yes, I’m One Of Those Twi-Hards Freaking Out About ‘Midnight Sun’
Hey, you remember the 'Twilight' series, don't you? It's hard to imagine that the first book in the wildly popular series was published in 2005. The first movie? That was still TWELVE years ago. The thought of how quickly time has passed since then is enough to turn anyone's blood cold.
Thankfully, soon we'll have 'Midnight Sun' to warm us up again to the Bella and Edward love story.
As much as I loved reading the books via Bella's perspective, when I found out there was another book Meyers was working on that told the story from Edward's point of view, I was enchanted. After all, Edward is a vampire as his emotional make up is obviously going to have a bit of a different vibe, no matter how much he loved Bella.
For those unfamiliar, 'Midnight Sun' is a book Meyer meant to release earlier, but some sources claimed she decided not to after it was leaked to the public. I guess time has softened her resolve and she's decided to publish it after all.
'Midnight Sun' tells the 'Twilight' story, but this time, from Edward's perspective. Some may feel this is redundant and have little interest in reading the story again, but for die-hard fans of the saga, the idea of reading Edward's perspective is triggering those giddy fanatical feelings yet again.
The New York Times reports Meyer's comments about the upcoming release set for August 4 of this year:
“I thought seriously about delaying this announcement until things were back to normal,” However, that felt wrong, considering how long those who are eager for this book have already waited.”
I know how much I personally need distractions right now, how much I need something to look forward to, and most of all, how much I need more books to read. So, I hope this book gives my readers a little pleasure to anticipate and, after it arrives, a chance to live in an imaginary world for a while.”
Stephenie, on behalf of 'Twilight' fans everywhere, thank you. Is it too soon to ask when a movie will be in the works? Someone alert Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson to start popping the collagen pills. ;)