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An Eclipse is Coming…

May 26, 2010
Celebrate the release of The Twilight Saga: Eclipse at the Main Library on Monday, June 28, at 5:30 p.m., with special contests, crafts, and more!
 All ages are invited to this one-of-a-kind event. Play Twilight Jeopardy; test your lungs with the Howling Contest; choose sides for the Team Edward vs. Team Jacob debate; create a Twilight-themed journal or bookmark; and get your picture taken with a life-sized cutout of Edward or Jacob… or both!
Lucky attendees can also win one of the cardboard cutouts, a complete set of the Twilight series of books by Stephenie Meyer, and movie tickets for Eclipse, opening in theatres June 30th. 
If you’re a ‘Twihard’ you have to come to this event!

Graphic Spotlight: Twilight and friends

March 17, 2010

Twilight: The Graphic Novel Volume 1 by Stephenie Meyer and Young KimFirst thing I did when I got home last night? I curled up with a brand spanking new copy of Twilight: The Graphic Novel Volume 1. And it was awesome.

It has been awhile since I read the first book, so I can’t make a judgment call on how faithful the graphic novel was to the original text but there was one big change that surprised me: I actually liked Bella. What?! I didn’t like Bella in the book?! Weeeeelll, I didn’t not like her exactly–I just found her attitude towards other females extremely annoying. However, something about the way Young Kim draws her expressions makes her totally adorable in the Graphic Novel! Oh, and her crazy voluptuous, shiny hair is utterly captivating.

Now on the flipside, I found Edward less likeable when in graphic form; he kinda looks like the token jerk from a late 80′s after school program.

Overall, Kim’s work is fantastic: the variation in line texture, the soft photographic backdrops, and the subtle, poignant color changes give the graphic novel incredible feeling. Swoon, can you hear my heart beating?! I can’t wait for Volume 2!

Twilight isn’t the only series to go graphic. Check out these other popular titles that have had an illustrator’s touch:
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A Party Equal Parts Vampire & Werewolf

November 21, 2008

Our Twilight party on Wednesday night was such a blast.  Thanks to all who made it in for the howlin’ good time!  We hope everyone gets a chance to see the flick in theaters soon, as we can’t wait to hear what you have to say about it.  Also, we could use a few teen movie reviews for the blog…hint, hint.  Enjoy the following pics from the party.

-Christie