I don't know how many of Du have read Harry Potter, but I Liebe them. They are such a great idea, terrificly written, and funny. The characters are real and they Bewegen you. Wow, I pretty much just described Twilight didn't I? :) They're both best sellers, they're both being made into movies. They're both blockbuster hits (Twilight most likely). I think what makes the major difference between these amazing stories is the author. I won't lie and say I know a lot about J. K. Rowling but I've seen one interview, and it was enough to convinse me that, no matter how good her Bücher are, I hate her....
LOS ANGELES - Stephen King’s opinion may drive a stake through the herz of “Twilight” Autor Stephenie Meyer.
In an interview with USA Weekend, the bestselling Autor compared Meyer with J.K. Rowling, the Autor of the Harry Potter series.
According to Stephen, “Both Rowling and Meyer, they’re speaking directly to young people… The real difference is that Jo Rowling is a terrific writer and Stephenie Meyer can’t write worth a darn. She’s not very good.”
While Stephen may not be a Fan of Stephenie’s writing, he understands the appeal of the series.
Von SARA ROSE, Associated Press Writer Tue Aug 5, 2:00 AM ET
"Breaking Dawn" (Little, Brown and Company, 754 pages, $22.99) Von Stephenie Meyer: The heartbreakingly beautiful vampires, loyal Werwölfe and emotionally torn humans are back for one last round in "Breaking Dawn," the fourth and last installment in the fanatically loved "Twilight Saga" series.
It's a book with some surprises. But the big event takes place near the tale's beginning, leaving the rest of the pages free to detail (and detail, and detail) the shockwaves.
Like the other Bücher in the series, "Breaking Dawn" is a story of...
Over the past year, Autor Stephenie Meyer has been lauded as the Weiter J.K. Rowling thanks to the blockbuster sales of 1.3 million copies of Breaking Dawn, the final installment in her four-book vampire series Twilight. Meyer’s got the same hysterical fans, midnight release parties and Filme in the works as the Harry Potter scribe, but there’s a rock & roll side to her work that makes her unique: each book is accompanied Von a playlist packed with bands like Muse and Linkin Park, and she’s currently on tour — with Blue October lead singer Justin Furstenfeld.