Say what you want about her writing style, the movies, and this cult phenomenon that the Twilight Series created, but you have to respect her story. How she dreamed it, wrote it (instead of just letting the idea die away) got denied by over 20 publishers, kept going and now her books are blockbuster movies. all in >1 year?
A favorite childhood book. I hoped the nuns at my grade school would line us up one day, and we would miraculously step out of our school in Pennsylvania and find ourselves on the streets of PARIS!
“Before you, Bella, my life was like a moonless night. Very dark, but there were stars – points of light and reason ... And then you shot across my sky like a meteor. Suddenly everything was on fire; there was brilliancy, there was beauty. When you were gone, when the meteor had fallen over the horizon, everything went black. Nothing had changed, but my eyes were blinded by the light. I couldn’t see the stars anymore. And there was no more reason for anything.”