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Breaking Dawn (book)

320 Ratings: 0.5
The fourth book in the "Twilight Saga" by Stephenie Meyer.

BREAKING DAWN, the hotly anticipated fourth and final book(?) in the bestselling crossover teen vampire series Twilight, wraps up some very important questions in the gripping and wildly romantic story of Bella Swan. Split into three sections, one of … see full wiki

Author: Stephenie Meyer
Genre: Young Adult Fiction, Fantasy, Vampires, Paranormal Romance
Publisher: Little Brown and Company
Date Published: August 2008
ISBN: 978-0-316-06792-8
61 reviews about Breaking Dawn (book)
review by . June 08, 2010
I begrudgingly began reading the Twilight series when my sister did not come out of her room for an entire day because she couldn't put the book down. I am normally not a fan of fantasy, vampires, or even romance novels, and was surprised by how enjoyable this series ended up being. However, that being said, quality literature it is not. It also does not follow the traditional understanding of the vampires or werewolves and their traits and behaviors. If you are interested in an entertaining, …
review by . September 20, 2010
At last, Breaking Dawn is out in paperback. Eclipse convinced me that this series was getting more absorbing with each new book, so I was eager to get my copy of this but unwilling to pay hardback prices. It was worth the wait. Author Stephanie Meyer portrays the action through two pairs of eyes again, as in Eclipse, using Bella's for most of the tale, and Jacob's for that part when she's so clearly unable to think straight.      I loved the interactions between Jacob …
review by . July 14, 2010
   Stephanie Myer's tween vampire series seriously lacks real bite.  I just can't wrap my head around a vampire who doesn't follow the traditional "rules."  These vampires are not easily killed.   They are not melted in sunlight (though the sun does have a peculiar effect on them).  They, at least the Cullen family, doesn't have an unquenchable lust for human blood (they hunt wildlife instead).  And, probably one of my biggest complaints …
review by . July 13, 2010
Warning: this review contains spoilers.                    I read this book about a year ago because...well, to put it simply, I had read all the other books and felt like I deserved to know how it ended.  This book has three modes: disturbing, ridiculous, and downright boring.  The story begins with the preparations for Bella Swan's wedding to Edward Cullen.  Those who read the previous book …
review by . June 27, 2010
After reading the first book I was excited to continue reading this series, and book after book they let me down. This fourth book, I will admit, was much better than the second one, but it still lacked interest. These are long books and I find them to go on for quite a while without much interest in them. This fourth one was especially disappointing because of the end. For those of you who haven't read it then this is a spoiler, but most of the book is …
review by . June 25, 2010
The difference between Twilight and Breaking Dawn is staggering; in the years (and books) between the two, not only did the story of the Cullen clan and Bella Swan become more refined, but Stephenie Meyer’s writing style did as well.  It is clear that Stephenie learned from some of her unintentional writing faux pas of the earlier novels and emerged at the end of the series on top with a much more mature book that addresses many issues that, quite frankly, tweens should not be thinking …
review by . June 24, 2010
   I couldn't wait to read this book. When I had the third part of the series finished, I had to see where everything was going to lead, so without thinking, I rushed out and purchased this book.      This book is different from the other three due to the change of the writing.  We aren't in Bella's head the whole time anymore, we get to see inside Jacob's. It was interesting to see his side of how the whole unexpected surprises in the novel, develop.   …
Quick Tip by . October 01, 2010
A nice conclusion to the series, and some very neat descriptions; surprisingly believable.
Quick Tip by . October 01, 2010
though i felt the ending was a little bit abrupt but it was an excellent book
review by . July 02, 2010
This book, and the series as a whole, is awful.  The writing is completely juvenile, and while I realize it is a pre-teen targeted book, I still think that the quality of writing is sub par.  I have read books designed for a younger audience, both fiction and non, and I think that JK Rowling and many others set a better example for quality writing.       While I realize that vampires are unrealistic, Stephanie Meier took fantasy and pushed it past the point of …
review by . July 17, 2010
 The fourth and final installment of the Twilight saga. It is so different and in some ways better than the first three books. It starts off with what we have all been waiting for since New Moon, Bella and Edward finally get married. And after their marriage they do what every other couple does and go on their honeymoon, where yes ladys and gentlemen, they do consummate their marriage! I will say this about Mrs Meyer, she keeps the sex scenes at a perfect balance for all readers. It dosn't …
review by . June 29, 2010
I thought it depends on what your preference is on book content. Do you just want to be entertained or do you care about substance? Personally I care about substance, but it's up to you. Also keep in mind, it's really only entertaining to girls. Most guys will probably find it boring. Here's my quick review of Twilight Breaking Dawn.      Twilight is a very intense and captivating story that will keep you reading. Is it enjoyable? Certainly! Is it good literature? …
review by . July 15, 2010
Probably this is my most favorite book in the whole Twilight saga! This one is special because part of it is written from Bella's point of view, but then there is a part in there that is in Jacob's point of view which I thought was funny and cool to hear things from a guy point of view. I recommend this to all Twi-Hards obviously! The setting of this book is the dreamiest and most romantic honeymoon I have come across, on a private island called Isle Esme named after Esme Cullen that is …
review by . July 22, 2010
Though I couldn't wait to get this book, I was sorely disappointed. I had to finish it to find out what happened, but this only occurred because I skimmed most of it.      Obviously, anyone who has read the previous three books in the saga will have to continue and finish the series, they may not be satisfied.      The book rushes through too many actions and has many plot lines embedded within. Some of the plots, including Bella's pregnancy, push …
review by . July 30, 2010
Breaking Dawn is the last book in the Twilight series. With the end of this work comes along some themes that readers of the previous works may be slightly uncomfortable. The story not only tackles the topic of unmarried and married sex life, but also death, pedophilia and the soul once again comes into question.      Emotionally it is gripping and a good story. While the actions of the characters and the events are shocking, it is nothing a mature reader cannot handle. Bella …
review by . July 20, 2010
The Fourth Book, Breaking Dawn is the real lowpoint of the Twilight series. It's still a quick, addicting read, but the story doesn't ring as true as the previous three. Some of the plot elements seem tacked on and out of place, but I won't spoil it. I will say some of the scenes in this book are the best in the series, even if they are a little farfetched.      All in all if you like the other books in the series, you'll like this one, so it's hard to rate …
Quick Tip by . July 24, 2010
crappy ending, an interesting look through the eyes of Meyers version a vampire that made the book more unique than any other in the series.
Quick Tip by . July 23, 2010
the fourth and final chapter of the saga dosen't fail to impress readers.
review by . July 01, 2010
I came to this entire series about a year before the movies came out, and was fortunate enough to NOT experience media burn out, and also didn't have to wait for any sequels to be written. After trudging through books 1 & 2, book 3 was like a breath of fresh air -- FINALLY something was happening! By the end of that book, I was ready to read book four, and was pleasantly surprised that it wasn't Bella moping on and on, that things were actually happening that were interesting, and not …
Quick Tip by . July 12, 2010
Kind of a let down after Eclipse. The whole Bella and Edward have a child that Jake imprints on was just a little too weird for me.
Quick Tip by . July 12, 2010
i enjoyed the series with my brothers. it was a great bonding book. we acted out the battle sences and drew pictures of the charaters
Quick Tip by . July 12, 2010
The only one of the Twilight series that kind of enjoyed reading. It was just "okay" for me.
Quick Tip by . July 07, 2010
There are scenes there that make you cry and scenes that make you laugh. The pregnancy thing plus all the maternal feelings/instincts - they were nicely and touching captured.
Quick Tip by . July 04, 2010
Bleh Twilight books.
Quick Tip by . July 02, 2010
Quick read, good story. Nothing to write home about, however.
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