Saturday, July 12, 2008
The "Twilight" Series Phenomenon
So, I don't know if you all know this, but I have a thing for vampire movies and characters. Apparently I am not alone. I never got into Buffy (I know I know -- sacrilege!), but I dig "Interview with the Vampire" and was into all of those vampire teen books when I was growing up. I recently was made aware of the whole "Twilight" series phenomenon, which was originally a series for young adults, but which, like Harry Potter, has taken on a life of its own in the adult books category. Is it worth it for me to take up these books? Will I be wholly consumed in the way that Harry Potter ended up taking over my nights during that first-night-of-release? And I know this will sound horrible, but can a Mormon housewife come up with enough stuff to keep me interested? Thoughts?