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New moon

by Meyer, Stephenie, 1973-

Format: Book on MP3 Disc 2010
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
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Monroeville Public Library Audio YPL MEYER Stephenie Unabridged
Location  Monroeville Public Library
 
Collection  Audio
 
Call Number  YPL MEYER Stephenie Unabridged
 
 
Summary
When the Cullens, including her beloved Edward, leave Forks rather than risk revealing that they are vampires, it is almost too much for eighteen-year-old Bella to bear, but she finds solace in her friend Jacob until he is drawn into a "cult" and changes in terrible ways.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Gr. 8-11. Which is tempting you more, my blood or my body? Things are heating up between Bella Swan and her vampire boyfriend, Edward Cullen, in this sequel to the immensely popular Twilight (2005). Then Bella is injured at her birthday party, and the Cullens' reaction to her blood sends Edward's family packing. Bella is inconsolable until she discovers that reckless behavior allows her to hear Edward's warning voice in her head. To keep him close, she decides to live as dangerously as possible, acquiring two motorcycles and developing a close friendship with Jacob, who helps her rebuild them. Romantics will miss Edward's presence, but the suspense created by a pack of werewolves bent on protecting Bella from a vindictive vampire will keep them occupied until the lovers can be reunited. The writing is a bit melodramatic, but readers won't care. Bella's dismay at being ordinary (after all, she's only human) will strike a chord even among girls who have no desire to be immortal, and like the vampires who watch Bella bleed with fevered eyes, teens will relish this new adventure and hunger for more. --Cindy Dobrez Copyright 2006 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Fans of Meyer's debut novel, Twilight, may be disappointed in this second book in a planned trilogy. It begins with a bang, on Bella's 18th birthday, when Edward Cullen sweeps her off to his unorthodox family home (in the first book readers learn that the Cullens are vampires who hunt animals rather than humans) for a birthday celebration. But when Bella unwraps a gift and gets a paper cut, her drops of blood set off a chaos that culminates in the Cullens leaving town. Edward exits on page 73, and does not reappear for nearly 400 pages, except for his voice in Bella's head when she embarks on dangerous adventures, such as motorcycle riding and cliff diving. Instead, this book focuses on Jake, her friend from La Push, who has some unusual traits of his own. A Quileute legend that he confides in Bella in the first book comes to the fore here (and ties in with the title), and Bella is tracked down by the "bad" vampires from the first book, who seek revenge for Edward's murder of their friend James. Long stretches in the book may make readers feel as if they're treading water, but the pace quickens when Alice Cullen sees a vision of Bella cliff diving and mistakes it for suicide. Edward then heads to the all-powerful Volturi vampires in Italy, seeking his own death. Will Bella get to Italy in time to save Edward? Will she remain human? Meyer answers the first question but leaves the second for the third novel. Ages 12-up. (Sept.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Series The Twilight saga
#1 - Twilight
#2 - New moon
#3 - Eclipse
#4 - Breaking Dawn
Subjects Vampires -- Juvenile fiction.
Werewolves -- Juvenile fiction.
High schools -- Juvenile fiction.
Schools -- Juvenile fiction.
Werewolves -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
High schools -- Fiction.
Vampires -- Fiction.
Washington (State) -- Juvenile fiction.
Washington (State) -- Fiction.
Children's audiobooks.
Publisher Solon, OH :Playaway Digital Audio :2010
[Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC,
Contributors Kadushin, Ilyana, narrator.
Listening Library.
Playaway Digital Audio.
Findaway World, LLC.
Participants/Performers Read by Ilyana Kadushin.
Language English
Notes Unabridged.
Title from Playaway label.
Release date supplied by publisher.
Previously released by Listening Library in 2006.
"HDAUDIO."
In container (21 x 13 x 3 cm.).
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for playback.
Accompanying material may vary.
System Details Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
Description 1 audio media player (approximately 15 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
ISBN 9781616579180
1616579188
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