Thursday, May 27, 2010

The countdown begins for Twilight fans!

Ten days to go until the release of the most hotly anticipated publishing event of the year

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner:
An Eclipse Novella
by Stephenie Meyer
Published by Atom in the UK and Ireland at 5.05 BST on Saturday 5 June 2010

The wait will finally be over when, at 5.05 BST on Saturday 5 June, Stephenie Meyer fans around the UK can celebrate the publication of the first new book from the bestselling author in nearly two years - The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner: An Eclipse Novella.

Bookshops in the UK and Ireland will host celebrations for fans who will be eager to get their hands on the long-awaited new book. From Dublin to Dorchester and from Huddersfield to Hastings, Twilight fans will take part in a multitude of early morning events, with activities including special breakfasts, quizzes, vampire makeovers, fancy dress, goody bags and giveaways.
Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight Saga is a phenomenal global success and has sold over 100 million copies worldwide since 2005, with over 7 million copies sold in the UK.  The Twilight Saga books have dominated the bestseller charts for the past two years.  In 2009, Little, Brown sold a Stephenie Meyer book every two
seconds.  The series consists of the four novels; Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse and Breaking Dawn.

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner was originally conceived as a short story for The Twilight Saga: the Official Guide and is told from the point of view of Bree Tanner, a character first introduced in Eclipse.   Bree Tanner is a newborn vampire and the novella is an insight into the darker side of the vampire world she inhabits. It chronicles the newborn vampire army’s journey as they prepare to close in on Bella Swan and the Cullens, following their encounter to its unforgettable conclusion.

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