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Twilight Audiobook

Twilight: The Twilight Saga, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

About three things I was certain.

First, Edward was a vampire.

Second, there was a part of him, and I didn't know how dominant that part might be, that thirsted for my blood.

And Third, I was unconditionally and irrevocably in love with him.

Isabella Swan's move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring move she ever made. But once she meets the mysterious and alluring Edward Cullen, Isabella's life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn. Up until now, Edward has managed to keep his vampire identity a secret in the small community he lives in, but now nobody is safe, especially Isabella, the person Edward holds most dear. The lovers find themselves balanced precariously on the point of a knife, between desire and danger.

Deeply sensuous and extraordinarily suspenseful, Twilight captures the struggle between defying our instincts and satisfying our desires. This is a love story with bite.

Don't miss the other titles in the Twilight Saga.

©2005 Stephenie Meyer; (P)2005 Random House, Inc. Listening Library, an imprint of the Random House Audio Publishing Group

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    MARY Gloucester City, New Jersey, United States 10-29-12
    MARY Gloucester City, New Jersey, United States 10-29-12 Member Since 2015
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    "I wish Beca battoe read the book to me"
    What did you like best about Twilight? What did you like least?

    I loved the story line but didn't like the narrator voice


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    edward


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    just didn't like the voice it should been a younger voice


    Could you see Twilight being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

    yes exactally who the picked already


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Georg Sidney, MT, United States 10-29-12
    Georg Sidney, MT, United States 10-29-12
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    "Better than the movie..."

    This book really was better that the movie... there were alot of situations left out. I cought myself chuckling out loud... I was a sceptic. But this book did change my opinion. It was good, funny and serious all at once. It was a good listen.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Rene GAINESVILLE, VA, United States 09-30-12
    Rene GAINESVILLE, VA, United States 09-30-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Outastanding!"
    Where does Twilight rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Twilight ranks at the top of my audiobooks!


    What other book might you compare Twilight to and why?

    The Fan fiction "Fifty Shades of Gray." Bella moves her way into the character of Anastasia. The Twilight Saga is a lighter but still intense love story.


    What about Ilyana Kadushin’s performance did you like?

    Ilyana has done an outstanding job performing the entire Twighlight Saga!! She has a wonderful voice, perfect portrayal of the characters.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Absolutely! Stephanie has created an amazing story, once that does not leave your thoughts for long after the books have neen comopleted.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Christina Stone 09-26-12 Member Since 2016
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    "For Certain Tastes"
    What made the experience of listening to Twilight the most enjoyable?

    The story and the performance


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Twilight?

    The scenes between Bella and Edward.


    Which character – as performed by Ilyana Kadushin – was your favorite?

    Edward


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The meadow scene.


    Any additional comments?

    I know that people make fun of this series. It is not the best-written series of books. However, it clearly strikes a chord with a large number of people, including me. I am not a semi-literate teen; I am 63 years old and a practicing attorney.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    carolina GLASTONBURY, CONNECTICUT, United States 09-18-12
    carolina GLASTONBURY, CONNECTICUT, United States 09-18-12
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    "The recording it's very disrupted"
    If you could sum up Twilight in three words, what would they be?

    romantic teenager book


    Any additional comments?

    after i heard The hunger games, i can say that this audiobook needs more organization with the chapters and better performance with the voices of the caracters. The reading was very plain. You can't get into the history like with i did with the hunger games. It's fine...but it could be better

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    bennettlo Seattle, Wa 09-17-12
    bennettlo Seattle, Wa 09-17-12 Member Since 2014
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    "This one is not for me"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    This just isn't my type of book. I assume this is what you'd call a paperback romance novel.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Stephenie Meyer again?

    nope


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Twilight?

    They described the guy as shiny.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Pink lady 09-12-12
    Pink lady 09-12-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Saw the movie-fun to hear the book"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes. My daughter-in -law told me about the books even before I saw the movies and how she thought I would like reading them. Not sure which is better to see or read first, but enjoyed the extra details in the book.


    What other book might you compare Twilight to and why?

    First one I have read like this.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    When she was so confused why Edward was acting so odd when she sat down by him.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Nothing extreme, just found I enjoyed reading about movies I have already seen.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Michele M. Holcomb Manchester, CT USA 09-03-12
    Michele M. Holcomb Manchester, CT USA 09-03-12

    Michele

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    "great narrator"

    the narrator Ilyana Kadushin is so good. she has become bella to me. her interpretation of the characters is perfect.

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    Sandy Bloomington, IL USA 08-31-12
    Sandy Bloomington, IL USA 08-31-12 Member Since 2014

    I am web designer and while I work I listen to audio books rather than music. I love historical fiction, sci-fi/fantasy, classics and books about spirituality.

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    "I hate to admit it but I love this series."
    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Edward is interesting I would love to see a serious on him without Bella she is annoying.


    Have you listened to any of Ilyana Kadushin’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No but she did a great job.


    Any additional comments?

    Funny enough I had this in my library before the hype and I did not finish it because it seemed so juvenile but when it got popular I thought I better try again and I so glad I did.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    L. Mitchell usa 08-30-12
    L. Mitchell usa 08-30-12 Member Since 2016
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    "A great listen"
    If you could sum up Twilight in three words, what would they be?

    Entertaining, humorous, suspenseful


    What other book might you compare Twilight to and why?

    The other books in the series. They are well written and just as well read.


    What about Ilyana Kadushin’s performance did you like?

    She voices the characters in a way that makes it believable.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    I am usually hooked within the first few pages of a book. I was with this book. That is special to me ( when I know a book is worth my time)


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Tamara
    Croydon, Surrey, United Kingdom
    12/15/08
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    "It sucks you in"

    I will admit the first time I listened to this, I got a few hours in, and I had to turn it off. It had nothing to do with the narrator, because she perfectly captures the voices of the various character, but the story was tiring me out.

    But strangely enough over the week, when I didn't listen to it, I kept on thinking about it, wondering how is it going to end, and to remind myself that this is a book for Young Adults not the normal audience of the Christine Feehan or Sherrilyn Kenyon books that I normally read or listen too.

    So a week later I found myself starting from the beginning, and within 2 days I had finished it, and I have gone back to it more times then I can count. Excellently performed it's a story that will suck in you even what you don't want it too.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Antony
    Coventry, United Kingdom
    4/7/13
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    "I gave it a fair try"

    Sorry, it's a crap story, poorly written. The reader does her best (she gets the stars) but you can't make a silk purse from a sows ear.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Sarah
    LondonUnited Kingdom
    9/17/09
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    "Positively moronic"

    I listened to this to see what the hype was about and am appalled. Before anyone protests that this is a 'young adult' book, lets just remember that young adults are not complete morons. Sadly, Stephanie Meyer seems to believe her reader has the vocabulary of a 7 year old. The language is truly awful, the storyline is very questionable and sets a wholly unlikeable and empty character up as a dangerous role model in terms of abusive relationships. Really, don't bother.

    Oh yes, there are some nice twangy guitar bits at the start of each section - presumably because its 'for kids'. Doesn't make up for its rubbishness.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Slowest Bookworm
    Stockport, UK
    5/22/09
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    "Brilliant Listen!"

    Definitely one not to miss! Can't wait to listen to the next in the series.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Nadia
    Fleet, United Kingdom
    3/6/09
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    "Twilight"

    I discovered this wonderful series last year. I bought them on CD initially and spent many sleepless nights caught up in the story and afterwards I bought them as downloads so I could take them on holiday. Twilight is the first of Stephenie Meyer's epic romantic fantasy saga about Bella and her vampire lover Edward. The books have already enjoyed best selling status and I happen to believe they make up the most wonderful romance I have ever read. My imagination and my heart were alike captured from the start. Buy it and lose yourself in this story and its delightful and human characters.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • George
    Hinckley, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
    1/29/09
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    "Almost exactly the same as the movie"

    Having seen the movie and thoroughly enjoyed it I had to listen to the book. The two tie in almost exactly with very few changes to the plot, which made the listening experience that much richer and more enjoyable as you had concrete images of the descriptions. I can't wait for the rest of the series on film but in the mean time I will just have to make do with the books.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Ali Hood
    1/18/09
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    "more than surprisingly amazed!"

    When I realised I had downloaded a 'kids' book I was mildly annoyed, and the inital focus on 'high school' life filled me with some concern, and if I'm honest it was probably the fact that I listen to several hours in one sitting that got me hooked. The narration is excellent, the story pace fast, and despite some quite exceptional acceptance on the part of the main character Bella I found the story more than captavating - in fact I have listened to it 3 times - something I have never done in many years as an audible regular. If you listen to audible for mindless escapism then this is a winner.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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