WEFOUNDStephenie Meyer: The Unauthorized Biography of the Creator of the Twilight Saga


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Jane Bradley: It's been claimed that seductive male beauties in YA fiction set unattainable standards for adolescent boys. But plenty of them are reassuringly unspectacular

Rick Gekoski: We all need a break sometimes, and I'll happily admit to enjoying Harry Potter and Fifty Shades of Grey. But there's one area of my reading I've kept secret until now ...

Julia Eccleshare: Dystopian fantasy keys into the anxieties of teen readers today, but the boom in young adult fiction has produced books for all tastes

Something that did surprise me about The Chemist is that, this is really spoilerly, it has an epilogue. And, I was really surprised. I turned the page and I was like ‘Oh, I get to find out where these people are now.’ And I was wondering, as you were writing, did you k...

Meyer was born in Hartford, Connecticut, and grew up in Phoenix, Arizona, with five siblings: Emily, Heidi, Paul, Seth and Jacob, all of whom are mentioned in the  Twilight  saga. Meyer attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, where she majored in English. She met her husband Christian, nicknamed "Pancho", while growing up in Arizona, and married him in 1994. They have three sons, Gabe, Seth, and Eli.

Meyer says that the idea for Twilight came to her in a dream. After writing the novel, she signed a three-book deal with Little, Brown and Company.

Jane Bradley: It's been claimed that seductive male beauties in YA fiction set unattainable standards for adolescent boys. But plenty of them are reassuringly unspectacular

Rick Gekoski: We all need a break sometimes, and I'll happily admit to enjoying Harry Potter and Fifty Shades of Grey. But there's one area of my reading I've kept secret until now ...

Julia Eccleshare: Dystopian fantasy keys into the anxieties of teen readers today, but the boom in young adult fiction has produced books for all tastes


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