Midnight Sun

Midnight Sun

Twilight Series, Book 5

Book - 2020
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"This ... tale as told through Edward's eyes takes on a new and decidedly dark twist. Meeting Bella is both the most unnerving and intriguing event he has experienced in all his years as a vampire. As we learn more fascinating details about Edward's past and the complexity of his inner thoughts, we understand why this is the defining struggle of his life. How can he justify following his heart if it means leading Bella into danger?"--
Publisher: New York, New York :, Megan Tingley Books, Little, Brown and Company,, [2020]
Copyright Date: ©2020
ISBN: 9780316707046
Characteristics: 662 pages ;,24 cm.

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NMostacada
Oct 17, 2020

I honestly didn’t know this book was even coming out until I saw it in stores and libraries. This is a rendition of the first Twilight book in Edwards perspective as opposed to Bella’s. It was interesting for some parts, especially during nighttime and when the couple were separated on things that we had no idea on. However, Edward does loose some of his stoicism because he comes off pretty whiny during this. Also it seems that his main attraction to Bella is his inability to hear her mind which tarnishes that “true love” sense that we got from the other books. I did some research and found that this will be the only book in Edwards’ perspective which seems a little odd since the book feels like it’s leaving us on a cliff hanger (even though we technically know what’s going to happen). This overall was a fun read, a bit repetitive and lengthy, but I’m sure other Twilight fans would really enjoy it as well.

ArapahoeMeagan Oct 09, 2020

Over 10 years later and I'm sucked right back in! Loved this book from Edward's perspective. It gave a great insight to all the things Bella did not pick up on/did not know. Highly suggest this one to any Twilight fan! It's never too late to have another Twilight phase! *quickly goes to reread the rest of the books*

OPL_KrisC Oct 09, 2020

An interesting and some what lengthy look at what happens in Twilight from Edward's point of view.

JCLHeatherC Sep 28, 2020

I waited 12 years for this book and it did not disappoint. This is Twilight from Edward’s perspective where we hear his thoughts and reasonings behind his actions. It was great to revisit Forks, WA.

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Fgasparia
Sep 25, 2020

This was so disappointing. So slow and painful to read. I love reading and look forward to my time when the kids go to sleep but I had to force myself to actually read. That says something.

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Beth_GNS
Sep 08, 2020

Yes, I really did enjoy the trip to Forks again! I still love the romance. Now I need to read Life and Death which changes the genders up.

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ashleyshen
Sep 07, 2020

Midnight Sun was personally better than Twilight.

I expected Midnight Sun to contain advanced language, since Edward's age is 100+ years. The language disappointed me; the only sort of advanced sentences were in the first paragraph, at the starting of the book. But no matter.

Alice has always been my favorite character, she's amazing, and from Edward's point of view she is even better!

I would love if Stephenie Meyer also wrote Eclipse from Edward's point of view, as Eclipse was my favorite book out of the series.

Overall, though, Midnight Sun is great.

ArapahoeTiegan Sep 02, 2020

Welcome back to Forks! Man, it felt good to go back, but with some new perspectives and information. What I particularly loved about this book was seeing more into the Cullens' lives and minds - I never felt like I got enough of them from Bella. I truly wish Meyer would continue from Edward's perspective.. but understand why she doesn't want to and feels this is enough. Though New Moon from his perspective would be great, since him and Bella are apart almost the entire time. But now his leaving in New Moon does not feel as jarring - I never picked up from her side that at the end of Twilight he had decided he was leaving once she healed.. gahh I still love this series so much! =)

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mlinard
Aug 31, 2020

Would love to see the rest of the story from Edward’s point of view. My favorite part was him reading minds. There were some parts that drug on in my opinion, but overall I was satisfied. I am still team Jacob, though! Don’t care how the series ended....still think he is the better fit.

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navdamme
Aug 12, 2020

This was a really nostalgic read. It's a little silly but it's no less entertaining! This novel really added a whole new level to my understanding of what happened during Twilight. By the end I had a greater understanding of the Vampire world, Edward's struggle and dangers that were maybe only hinted at in Twilight. Definitely give this book a try if you are a Twilight fan.

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Aug 20, 2020

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navdamme
Sep 29, 2020

My life was an unending, unchanging midnight. It must, by necessity, always be midnight for me. So how was it possible that the sun was rising now, in the middle of my midnight?

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