Review: Twilight: The Graphic Novel Vol1 by Stephanie Meyer, Young Kim

Filed in Review , Stephanie Meyer , The Winged Lover Posted on July 26, 2010 @ 11:00 am 2 comments

Format Read: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 224
Release Date: 16 March 2010
Publisher: Yen Press
Formats Available: Hardcover
Purchasing Info:  Author’s,,

I purchased this book with my own funds

Book Blurb:

I’ve never given much thought to how I would die – though I’d had reason to in the last few months…
Surely it was a good way to die…in the place of someone else, someone I love.

When Isabella Swan moves to the gloomy town of Forks and meets the mysterious, alluring Edward Cullen, her life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn. With his porcelain skin, golden eyes, mesmerizing voice, and supernatural gifts, Edward is both irresistible and impenetrable. Up until now, he has managed to keep his true identity hidden, but Bella is determined to uncover his dark secret…

My Thoughts:

Ah, the world of Twilight, now in pictures. I will make no secret of the fact that I too am affected by the Twilight Haze and going back into that world once again is just as enchanting in pictures as it was in words.
Yes, the vampires are all wrong, yes Bella is annoyingly boring and Edward is a controlling, stalking weirdo but you just can’t help yourself.
I read this every morning before work for a week until I was done, and I will admit that I was slightly late a few mornings.
Now, Twilight is my first ever graphic novel so I don’t know if this is standard, but if I hadn’t read the book, I wouldn’t have had a clue about what was going on. Even having read it, I was still confused at times.
You really can’t get the same detail through pictures as you can words. So for those thinking of reading it, definitely read Twilight (I can’t believe I just said that) before you read this.

I Give Twilight: The Graphic Novel 3 out of 5 Bookies

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About Amanda

Amanda-Lee is a proudly addicted reader and writer from Sydney. She lives with her wonderful husband and their more like a baby than a kitten Hamish. Amanda-Lee has been blogging for 4 years now and is a lover of all genres, though she does have a tendancy to stray towards the weird and wonderful concotions in the paranormal and fantasy genres. In addition to being the Winged Lover on BLI she also runs the book blog StoryWings.

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  • Dwayne July 26, 2010 at 1:39 pm

    I should get this, simply because I do adore Twilight, lol. It's hard to condensed all Bella's thoughts and emotions into pictures, but not bad, right? 😀

  • Wings July 30, 2010 at 8:37 pm


    It is extrememly difficult to put anything into still pictures and have it mean the same as words or even moving pictures.

    They say a picture is worth a thousand words…but in this case it's not…

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