This item: The Host Film Tie In by Stephenie Meyer Paperback $43.17. [33] Twilight reached No. Lewis and More Young Adult Authors Fight Cancer With Project Book Babe", "Saoirse Ronan cast in film of Stephenie Meyer's 'The Host, "Box office report: 'G.I. Stephenie Meyer’s new novel Midnight Sun has been confirmed. Her family was settled in Phoenix by the time she was four. [59] Kristen Stewart was cast first as Bella Swan and Robert Pattinson was cast as Edward Cullen after an audition with Stewart and Pattinson revealed they had good chemistry. The unusual spelling of her name came from her father, Stephen ( + ie). The first installment, Twilight, was released on November 21, 2008. [129], The reception of Meyer and her novels has been mixed. [127], In July 2016, Little, Brown and Company announced that Meyer has written an adult action thriller titled The Chemist, about "an ex-agent on the run from her former employers". Stephenie Meyer, Writer: The Host. [30] Bimonthly books signings and events at the Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, Arizona early in her writing career helped cultivate her fanbase. Furthermore, the couples in the Cullen family are unable to procreate which causes severe bitterness in Rosalie who envies Bella's ability to be pregnant. She explained that he revealed a new way for her to see and study literature which impacts her writing. Meyer torna perfeitamente plausível - e irresistível - a paixão de uma garota de 17 anos por um vampiro encantador. If you’ve missed any of it, check out Fandango for some cool Host Character Featurettes. [60] Taylor Lautner plays the role of Jacob Black. [172] Meyer has described Austen, Shakespeare, and Orson Scott Card as her favorite authors. [187] According to Riess, the distinction between eternal life and immortality is represented by Bella, who in Breaking Dawn, has achieved eternal life rather than immortality because she achieved the Mormon tenets of eternal life: immortality and a perfected body, eternal parenthood, and an eternal marriage. "[92] In 2010, Forbes ranked her as the No. [167], Meyer cites many novels as inspiration for the Twilight series, including Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë and L. M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables and its sequels. She lives in Phoenix, Arizona with her family. Meyer has stated that, "the world is a better place when women are in charge." 1 on The New York Times Best Seller list[113] and remained on the list for 26 weeks. [95] Upon the completion of the fourth entry in the series, Meyer indicated that Breaking Dawn would be the final novel to be told from Bella Swan's perspective. Here’s all we know about the upcoming novel and a possible film adaptation of the same. The book was released on November 8, 2016. [3] Meyer's work has been criticized for her overly-simplistic writing style, and feminists assert that the novel encourages traditional gender roles and that furthermore, Bella and Edward's romance has signs of an abusive relationship. [139], Despite Meyer's success, her novels have been highly criticized. 5 on The New York Times Best Seller list for Children's Chapter Books, and in its second week rose to the No. Stephenie Meyer Bestselling author and film producer Stephenie Meyer has gained worldwide recognition for her original and captivating stories, with unprecedented success for her book-turned-film series, Twilight. [43], After the release of Eclipse, the first three "Twilight" books spent a combined 143 weeks on The New York Times Best Seller list. [81] The Breaking Dawn-Part 1 was released on November 18, 2011, and the second part on November 16, 2012. 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In stock on August 28, … [157] In Twilight, Meyer makes allusions to canonical texts such as the Book of Genesis, Wuthering Heights, Macbeth, Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, and Songs of Innocence and of Experience. Fangs ain't what they used to be...", "The Writing Style of 'Twilight': We Kick Off The 'I will If You Will' Book Club", "Twilight author Stephenie Meyer "can't write worth a darn", says Stephen King", "Forks' Stephenie Meyer Day to celebrate 'Twilight' author's books", "Mitch Hansen Band Hope For Spot on "New Moon" Soundtrack", "Twilight: TwiCon is coming. In The Host, Wanda learns that despite the lows and evils of humanity, beauty and pleasure could not be found on her previous planets because darkness did not exist. [105] Following its release, it sold over one million copies,[106] was number two on Amazon's "most sold" list[107], and was number one on USA Today's bestseller list one week after its release date. [104][103] According to an article from The Guardian in 2018, Midnight Sun was "no longer in the pipeline". Meyer’s other novels included The Host and The Chemist. [156][157] Meyer avoids the use of passive voice and often opens her sentences with the most important information, captivating the audiences. [65] The same year Meyer began her work in film with Jack's Mannequin music video "The Resolution" which she co-directed with Noble Jones. She continued that some modern feminists contradict their message of equality for women by limiting or shaming certain women's choices. Those who took advantage of the free ebook were also encouraged to make donations to the Red Cross. [57] Catherine Hardwicke was chosen to direct the film and Melissa Rosenberg wrote the new script. Furthermore, she stated that women who choose to stay home or have children are particularly criticized and that limitations on what women can do are anti-feminist in nature. [27] In three months she had transformed the dream into a complete novel. [148] The Quileute tribe described her use of their traditions in the books and films and subsequent merchandising as cultural theft. [20][21][22] Based on this dream, Meyer wrote the draft of what became chapter 13 of the book. The Host was always a more understated aspect of Meyer’s career, but interest majorly fizzled out after a movie adaptation was released in 2013 starring now … She studiously read the Book of Mormon, citing the book as having "the most significant impact on [her] life. Stephenie Meyer is an author, producer, director, and actress, who is best known for writing the ‘Twilight’ series of books and producing the associated series of films.Due to the phenomenal success of both the books and the films, it is now estimated that Stephenie Meyer… Furthermore, Riess criticized the "retrogressive gender stereotypes" in Meyer's novels. [53] The Twilight novels held the top four spots on USA Today's year-end list again in 2009. [111][112] The Host debuted at No. Best known for her Twilight series, Stephenie Meyer’s four-book collection has sold over 100 million copies globally in over 50 countries, with translations in 37 different languages. After many rejections, Little, Brown and Company offered her a $750,000 three-book deal which led to a four-book series, several spin-off novels and novellas, and a series of commercially successful film adaptations. [118][119] The film was released on March 29, 2013, to generally negative reviews. [117], The Host was adapted into a film with Andrew Niccol directing and Saoirse Ronan starring as Melanie Stryder, Max Irons as Jared Howe and Jake Abel as Ian O'Shea. [128] In 2018, it was announced that Meyer's production company Fickle Fish would be working with Tomorrow Studios to produce a television series based on The Chemist. Despite pressure to include a major sex scene, Meyer was adamant against including graphic sex in her series. But they're more than ready to anoint a Mormon as the best-selling novelist of the year. Meyer produced both parts of Breaking Dawn and two other novel adaptations. [179], According to professor of American religious history Jana Riess, a prominent theme in Meyer's novels is agency. [28] According to Lev Grossman of Time, some of the series' appeal is due to its lack of sex and its eroticizing of abstinence. You can also see the new posters below: OH! Meyer often portrays the inner feelings and motivations of characters through facial expressions rather than explicitly telling it. [189] The titles of the first three novels: Twilight, New Moon, and Eclipse, serve as natural phenomenon in which the sun is darkened. In 2011, Meyer created her own film production company alongside Meghan Hibbett. The Mitch Hansen Band wrote the song "By You" in hopes that it would be included on the New Moon film soundtrack. [188] The titles of the novels serve to reinforce this idea. [185] Edward undergoes a transformation in which Bella's trust in Edward allows him to trust his own ability to overcome temptation and keep Bella safe. [40], In its first week after publication, New Moon reached No. Rowling. [116], In April 2009, Meyer took part in Project Book Babe, a benefit designed to help pay her friend Faith Hochhalter's medical bills after Hochhalter was diagnosed with breast cancer. Almost 10 years ago, as a young mother in Arizona, she had a dream about an average teenage girl and a … [151][152] An unofficial Twilight themed fan convention called TwiCon was organized in Dallas, Texas in summer 2009 which included "Twi-rock" band performances, a Volturi Ball, panels, workshops, and vendors. 59 most powerful celebrity with annual earnings of $40 million. [35] The novel was named the Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year and a New York Times Editor's Choice. A body-snatching alien takes possession of a young woman who refuses to surrender her mind, and together they seek out the man they both love as Writer and Director Andrew Niccol (Gattaca (1997), In Time (2011)) adapts Twilight author Stephenie Meyer's New York Times best-seller. [140] An article from The Guardian criticized Bella's character, calling her "a clumsy, selfish nincompoop with the charisma of a boiled potato" and criticized Edward's portrayal as the "perfect little gentleman" who constantly counters Bella's sexual advances. Have a wonderful… Read more →, March 26, 2013 The Host Soundtrack went live today on iTunes! Scroll on to see the cast of the film franchise then and now. Best known for her Twilight series, Stephenie Meyer’s four-book collection has sold over 100 million copies globally in over 50 countries, with translations in 37 different languages. Stephenie Meyer’s newest chapter in the Twilight saga, 'Midnight Sun,' tells the original 'Twilight' tale from Edward’s perspective. Meyer stated in a New York Comic-con panel that it was "a literal flip the table moment", admitting that "Midnight Sun is kind of cursed". The Host is a 2013 American romantic science fiction thriller film adapted from Stephenie Meyer 's 2008 novel of the same name. [164] However, according to actor Robert Pattinson, Meyer did not intend to include Mormon references in the novels and films. That’s thrillingly subversive Published: 7 Oct 2015 [84][85] Part two of the film received more positive reviews with Roger Ebert calling the ending, "sensational". –Seth the Webmaster March 19, 2013 You can watch the red carpet premiere for The Host live from from Hollywood tonight. "[166] Meyer cited BYU professor Steven Walker as having influenced her work. Exclamations", "Stephenie Meyer, J.S. [199], However, Meyer has been criticized by feminists who consider Meyer an antifeminist writer. [93], In August 2009, USA Today revealed that Meyer broke J. K. Rowling's record on their bestseller list; the four Twilight books had spent 52 straight weeks in the top 10. Stephenie Meyer’s Life and Death has a mopey teenage boy lusting over a sexy, strong, much older woman. [187] Riess indicates that Bella receives immortality in an act of self-sacrifice rather than self-service as she dies for the birth of her child. [76] However, an article from The Telegraph, rebutted The Guardian's claim, arguing that Twilight remined the best film in the series due to the "entirely straight-faced contrast between the forces of eternal darkness and the rigors of high school". [160] After the release of Twilight, Meyer was criticized for writing with "all plot and no style", for including "very little characterization", and for her "fairly [poor writing]. Stephenie born in Connecticut in 1973. [168] Each book in the series was also inspired specifically by a different literary classic: Twilight by Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice; New Moon by William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet; Eclipse by Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights; and Breaking Dawn's theme by Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice and A Midsummer Night's Dream. Twilight, the 2008 film, grossed more than $393 million worldwide. [26], Meyer has gained a following among young adult readers of her Twilight novels, which are set in the small town of Forks on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington state. Ever since the final Twilight novel came out in 2008, fans have been desperate for Stephenie Meyer to release a follow-up to Breaking Dawn.Stephenie originally planned to release a fifth Twilight book called Midnight Sun afterwards, however, she stopped writing after excerpts from the novel leaked online.As a result, it seemed as though the book wouldn't come out. Though the publisher claims the novel is "original and no longer based on Twilight," James did not receive copyright authorization to write the novel and some have argued that Fifty Shades of Grey may be a copyright infringement. ", "Barack Obama triumphs at British Book Awards with Dreams From My Father", "Stephenie Meyer Makes Cameo in "Breaking Dawn: Part 1, "A Minute With: "Twilight" author Stephanie Meyer on "The Host, "Q&A Stephenie Meyer: "Twilight" Author Trades Undead for Well-Bred in "Austenland, "Stephenie Meyer optioning suspense novel "Down a Dark Hall, "Do Mormon Moms Dream of Monstrous Gods? Christiaan Meyer, formerly an auditor, retired to take care of the children. [24] Meyer researched the Quileute Native Americans to include their legends and traditions in the novel,[25] though the Quileute tribe found her use of their legends offensive. [170] The choice to name Edward came from the works of Charlotte Brontë and Jane Austen and her novels are influenced by both medieval courtly love and 19th century etiquette. Stephenie Meyer is an American novelist. [89][150], Inspired by Meyer's Twilight series, evolved a genre of geek rock called "Twi-rock", similar in purpose to wizard rock inspired by J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. [69] Chris Weitz directed New Moon,[70] which was released on November 20, 2009. "[18][19] Before becoming an author, Meyer's only professional work was as a receptionist at a property company. [38] Meanwhile, Meyer wrote a short story "Hell on Earth", about demons at prom night which was published in April 2007 in Prom Nights from Hell, a collection of stories about bad prom nights with supernatural effects. It starts at 6:30pm Pacific time. [125][126] Despite having purchased the rights for the novel with her production company, she left the project shortly after filming due to creative differences. [28] The fourth installment of the Twilight series, Breaking Dawn, was released with an initial print run of 3.7 million copies. Since the films were released, she has opened up about her feelings and experiences relating to the adaptations of her work in several interviews. Themes consistent with her religion, including agency, mortality, temptation, and eternal life, are prominent in her work. [102][103] She made the unedited and unfinished manuscript of a lengthy character development exercise of Midnight Sun available on her website. Furthermore, they found the story uninteresting and the main character unlikeable. Lewis and More Young Adult Authors Fight Cancer with Project Book Babe", "Record-breaking sales for 'Breaking Dawn, "Obama biography captures U.K. book prize", "New Stephenie Meyer Novella Arriving in June", "Harry Potter under threat from Bella Swan in new vampire film Twilight", "Sellers basked in Stephenie Meyer's 'Twilight' in 2008", "Stephenie Meyer's 'Twilight' series sweeps top four spots", "Twilight Series | Twilight | Twilight the Movie", "Did 'Harry Potter' Release Date Change To Avoid 'Twilight' Competition? Aside from young adult novels, Meyer has ventured into adult novels with The Host (2008) and The Chemist (2016). [200][201][202] Meyer has dismissed such criticisms, saying both that the books center around Bella's choice, and that her damsel in distress persona is due only to her humanity. [143], Novelist Orson Scott Card said, "[Stephenie Meyer] writes with luminous clarity, never standing between the reader and the dream they share. [98] Following the release of The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner, Stephenie Meyer donated $1.5 million to the American Red Cross Relief Fund to aid victims of the earthquakes in Haiti and Chile. [72][73] Despite its commercial success, the film received poor reviews; Roger Ebert criticized the slow pace of the film and Tim Robey of The Telegraph similarly said, "the movie gives us all the requiste looks of tortured longing, and not a lot else". Isso incluiu o fato de que os vampiros não usariam capa nem caninos gigantes: eles teriam que parecer humanos. "[58] In 2007, the rights were sold to Summit Entertainment. [175][176][177][178] Meyer cites Muse as a particular inspiration because she uses the different emotions portrayed in their songs as influences for various genres of scenes. Only 1 left in stock - order soon. [50][51][52] In 2008, the four Twilight books were in the top four spots on USA Today's year-end bestseller list. [86], The Twilight Saga was successful in the box office. [71] On opening night, New Moon broke the record for the highest single-day domestic gross on opening day which had previously been set by Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Examples of these Twilight-themed bands include the Bella Cullen Project, Twilight Music Girls, Be Safe Bella, Bella Rocks, and the Mitch Hansen Band. Meyer's stories have also received praise and she has acquired a fan following. She's the real thing". [37], Upon publishing Twilight, Meyer had already outlined a story for a sequel. With a combined budget of $373 million, the five-film series earned $3.341 billion worldwide. Meyer's membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shaped her novels: there are no drinking or smoking scenes, and the characters Edward and Bella in her Twilight series remain sexually abstinent until marriage. She was born on December the 24th 1973, in Hartford, Connecticut to Stephen and Candy Morgan. [66][67], Following the success of Twilight, Summit greenlit a film adaptation of the sequel, The Twilight Saga: New Moon. Author Stephenie Meyer released Midnight Sun on Tuesday, Aug. 4, a companion novel to 2005's Twilight. [39] Meyer's fans urged her to expand "Hell on Earth" into a full novel, but Meyer was occupied finishing Eclipse. [8][9] In 1992, Meyer won a National Merit Scholarship,[10] which helped fund her undergraduate studies at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, where she received a BA in English Literature in 1997. [141] NPR criticized the novel for being a repetitive "jackhammer" masked behind ornate language. Article // June 18, 2010 Read More She is best known for her vampire romance series Twilight, which has sold over 100 million copies, with translations into 37 different languages.