Stephenie Meyer, Author, Ilyana Kadushin, Read by Random House Audio/Listening Library $29.99 (0p) ISBN 978-0-307-28090-9
Kadushin takes a bite out of Meyer's debut novel, reading the suspenseful vampire romance with gusto and conveying a range of adolescent emotions. When 17-year-old Isabella Swan moves to perpetually rainy, small-town Forks, Wash., to live with her father, she accepts that it will be much duller than life in Phoenix with Mom. But Bella gets more excitement than she bargained for when she falls hard for Edward Cullen, a beautiful, pale boy with a disturbingly deep gaze and eyes that change color. It turns out that Edward and his adoptive family are all vampires, and Bella has entered mysterious, dangerous territory just by associating with them. The drama of everyday high school entertainingly blends with the supernatural as the plot thickens. And Kadushin makes listeners believe Bella's intense feelings of love, confusion and fear as Meyer's tale takes a gripping, unexpected turn toward a somewhat-rushed ending. This enticing production will definitely leave listeners wanting to hear more in this planned trilogy. Ages 12-up. (Sept.)
Reviewed on: 10/03/2005
Release date: 10/01/2005
Show other formats
Book - 1 pages - 978-0-7393-4530-6
Prebound-Glued - 220 pages - 978-0-606-26468-6
Paperback - 943 pages - 978-604-1-01064-2
Paperback - 693 pages - 978-604-1-01063-5
Paperback - 447 pages - 978-4-86332-164-9
Paperback - 326 pages - 978-4-86332-113-7
Paperback - 409 pages - 978-7-5448-0419-6
Paperback - 1120 pages - 978-604-1-01224-0
Paperback - 380 pages - 978-4-86332-165-6
Paperback - 564 pages - 978-89-378-3220-8
Paperback - 544 pages - 978-957-10-4002-8
Paperback - 335 pages - 978-4-86332-133-5
Paperback - 486 pages - 978-957-10-3981-7
Paperback - 620 pages - 978-89-378-3221-5
Paperback - 370 pages - 978-4-86332-132-8
Paperback - 680 pages - 978-89-378-3246-8
Paperback - 375 pages - 978-7-5448-0333-5
Paperback - 453 pages - 978-957-10-3964-0
Stay ahead with
Tip Sheet!
Free newsletter: the hottest new books, features and more
Only $18.95/month for Digital Access
or $20.95 for Print+Digital Access!
Only $18.95/month for Digital Access
or $20.95 for Print+Digital Access!
Email Address


Log In Lost Password

PW has integrated its print and digital subscriptions, offering exciting new benefits to subscribers, who are now entitled to both the print edition and the digital editions of PW (online or via our app). For instructions on how to set up your accout for digital access, click here. For more information, click here.

The part of the site you are trying to access is now available to subscribers only. Subscribers: to set up your digital subscription with the new system (if you have not done so already), click here. To subscribe, click here.

Email with questions.

Not Registered? Click here.