The new book:
The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner: An Eclipse Novella, Stephenie Meyer (178 pages) – I have been told that Stephenie Meyer says you should probably read this book before seeing the Eclipse movie. No pressure: you’ve got a week. Bree Tanner, as you know, had the misfortune to live in the area when Victoria was creating her vampire army – this tells you all about Bree’s vampire life, from go to woah.
As people have been discussing what’s the new vampire (although, what with The Vampire Diaries finally being on TV and Eclipse and all you’d be forgiven for thinking that vampires are the new vampire), we thought we’d add this clip below to the mix. Maggie Stiefvater, author of Shiver (a book about werewolves) and Ballad (a book about fairies) has her own theory:
We quite like this idea. We think it has legs. (Also: Linger, the sequel to Shiver, will be out soon.)