Saturday, October 17, 2009

Eclipse

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Title: Eclipse
Author: Stephenie Meyer
Publisher: Little Brown
Price: $19.99 USD HB
Release: August 2007

Grade: A
Rating: 14+


Summary: (Amazon)
Jake, the werewolf met in New Moon, pursues Bella with renewed vigilance. However, when repercussions from an episode in Twilight place Bella in the mortal danger that series fans have come to expect, Jake and Edward forge an uneasy alliance. The plot patterns have begun to show here, but Meyer's other strengths remain intact. The supernatural elements accentuate the ordinary human dramas of growing up. Jake and Edward's competition for Bella feels particularly authentic, especially in their apparent desire to best each other as much as to win Bella. Once again the author presents teenage love as an almost inhuman force: "[He] would have been my soul mate still," says Bella, "if his claim had not been overshadowed by something stronger, something so strong that it could not exist in a rational world."

My Thoughts:
I was super excited about Eclipse. I loved Twilight but after reading New Moon I had wanted to give up on the series. No worries anymore though. Eclipse totally made up for the lack of plot in New Moon.

Bella was so vulnerable in this novel; you just had to feel sorry for her. The fact that she was so worried and couldn’t take care of herself just made me really feel for her. It can’t be easy to have to rely on others just to keep breathing.

Edward was adorable (TEAM EDWARD) in Eclipse. He totally made me smile with the way he was. I always end up with the guys like Emmet so for once I would like an Edward. Chivalry is not dead guys, ask Edward!!!

As for Jacob, don’t even get me started. I can’t stand that kid. I haven’t liked him since book one. He is like the annoying little pest you just want to smash. He is overly needy and extremely arrogant. Total jerk if you ask me.

My overall opinion is that everyone should read this book! I usually hate fantasy but this series is awesome (aside from New Moon). Go buy a copy now!!!

1 comment:

Michelle said...

See, I'm the complete opposite. I loved New Moon and was kind of eh when it came to Eclipse. Now, Breaking Dawn, that's what ruined everything for me lol. ;)