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Subject: Book store parties for the Twilight series
Date Posted: 8/2/2008 5:03 AM ET
Member Since: 9/6/2007
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i took my 15 yo daughter and 2 of her friends tonight to Borders for the midnight release of the 4th in the series - Breaking Dawn.  It was crazy, full of lots of screaming girls!  This is the 4th book from the Twilight series.  If anyone hasn't heard about this series I would  be surprised.  Teen girls are crazy about these and the whole series has become a huge obsession (ala Harry Potter) with teen girls around the country! 

Did anyone else go to one of these tonite?








Subject: I wish!
Date Posted: 8/2/2008 10:06 AM ET
Member Since: 9/15/2007
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I didn't attend a release (I'm a bit too old to abandon my sleeping children to go party :-) But, boy did I want to!! I am simply addicted to this series and can't wait to get ahold of this final installment. Good for you taking you daughter to the release, I LOVE the fact that a BOOK can cause excitement like that in our teens as opposed to the usual rock star or actor! :-) Hope you read them as well, even us moms can appreciate Stepehenie's work. 

Date Posted: 8/2/2008 2:24 PM ET
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i've only read the first one - maybe I should read the next ones :).  I did read her new adult book The Host and really liked it.  I agree - it was wonderful seeing preteen and teenage  girls sooooo excited about a book!

Date Posted: 8/2/2008 9:33 PM ET
Member Since: 6/28/2007
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I didn't go but I happened to be at B&N around 5pm & there was already a line for the midnight release!!!  I couldn't believe how many people were sitting in the 90+ degree weather for the book!!!!