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  • 'Breaking Dawn' a disappointment to fans as some in U.S. organize protest (story too moral?)

    08/12/2008 7:36:07 PM PDT · by Grig · 10 replies · 351+ views
    TORONTO — A little over a week ago, the literary world was lauding novelist Stephenie Meyer, a Mormon stay-at-home mother, as the new J.K. Rowling amid the excitement surrounding the release of the fourth instalment in her "Twilight" teen fiction series, "Breaking Dawn." Today, the bestselling book is the subject of a backlash that's prompted a group in the United States to organize a "return your book" protest. On Amazon's U.S. website, a group of readers, led by a one-time bookstore employee, is urging former fans to return their copies of "Breaking Dawn" in order to deprive Meyer of royalties...
  • 'Twilight' Author Reacts to 'Breaking Dawn' Complaints [Stephenie Meyer]

    08/08/2008 3:14:39 PM PDT · by lainie · 16 replies · 879+ views
    eMpTyV ^ | 8-8-08 | Sabrina Rojas Weiss
    Last Saturday afternoon, less than a day after "Breaking Dawn," the conclusion of Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" series, hit shelves, the Internet grumblings began. Of course, many readers were still eagerly drinking up the saga of Edward and Bella. But one fast reader expressed her disappointment in the book by launching a discussion on Amazon.com urging fellow disgruntled fans, "Don't burn your copies of the book — RETURN THEM." (SPOILER ALERT, though we'll try to keep them vague for all you slowpokes.) And judging by the heated back-and-forth that followed, there are plenty of other Twilighters complaining about what is or...