Advertisement

Idol Chatter

Idol Chatter

Do we really need another Twilight book?

Next week, a new book in the Twilight Saga will be published. And no, don’t get overly excited. It’s not as though Stephenie Meyer has written another installment or finally finished (and published) Midnight Sun or even turned out another little novel like she did with The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner. Nope.

On April 14th, we will see the publication of “The Twilight Saga: The Official Illustrated Guide.” In hardcover no less. And yes, by Stephenie Meyer herself. You can even download a countdown to watch the seconds go by until the book’s release.

Advertisement

Several questions arise for me upon learning of this new Twilight guide out from Meyer herself: Is it a graphic novel? (It doesn’t seem to be–or at least isn’t billed as such.) What in the world can an “illustrated guide” add at this point, given the movies, the graphic novels, and the gazillion other academic and not-so-academic guides and interpretations, etc. of the series? Is this Stephenie Meyer trying to make another buck? And really, why would she need to make another buck? I guess I find it surprising that Meyer would go along with such a book when it so explicitly seems like it’s only to make more money and to take advantage of fans.

Or maybe I’m just really, really tired of all-things Twilight?

 

Previous Posts

Letterman Bids Farewell Tonight
It's David Lettman's last episode interviewing, so what do you do? Well have his first guest, ever, Bill Murray pop out of a cake - of course! [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YW8MY9CD-tQ[/youtube] Murray appeared on the first late ...

posted 9:03:34am May. 20, 2015 | read full post »

Finding Neverland - On a Stage!
Calling all fans of Lost Boys!             You loved Finding Neverland with Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet, right? The film about J.M. Barrie in 2004 is back - in the form of a Broadway ...

posted 12:53:47pm May. 19, 2015 | read full post »

Blues Guitarist B.B. King Dead at 89
Legendary blues guitarist B.B. King died Thursday night at the age of 89 in a Las Vegas hospital. King was the son of a sharecropper, and was born on a plantation in Mississippi. He worked his way up from singing in church, performing on street ...

posted 9:27:21am May. 15, 2015 | read full post »

'Where Hope Grows' is a Much Watch
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-L10tIzZZrA Kristoffer Polaha stars as a baseball slugger with Detroit Tigers who was forced to retire early due to panic attacks at the plate. Calvin Campbell struggles with alcoholism, depression, and battles ...

posted 8:58:33am May. 15, 2015 | read full post »

One Good Fella
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKjent3fFcs Jersey Girl, the Body Guard, and Goodfellas--Mike Starr always plays a wise guy. The graduate of Hofstra University’s latest role is the comedy Dancer and the Dame, a film about a police officer ...

posted 12:13:10pm May. 14, 2015 | read full post »

Advertisement


Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.