moanie wrote:I read the portion of the rought draft Stephenie has posted on her website and am very excited about it. It really got me to thinking about something. Wouldn't it be great if Stephenie wrote all the books from Edwards perspective, but wrote them for adults?
I read the other 4 books and loved them. Stephenie is a brilliant writer!
I did feel "cheated" in one area and I realize this is because the books were written & marketed for a younger audience. What area? To put it boldy, the sexual intimacy, frusteration, etc. that Edward & Bella both must have been experiencing. Yes, it was talked about. But, Stephenie did such a wonderful job with her writing and drawing us into these characters, their minds, thoughts, etc., and it felt like the sexual intimacy was basically just glossed over.
For example: The "morning after" during the honeymoon ~ there are feathers everywhere & the headboard is missing a chunk. I was laughing as I read this, but my mind also went 'and?' as I wished we would've had more details about the experience. It's not just that experience either. I really felt as though the should've been more put into the sexual tension and frusteration that both Edward & Bella were experiencing. Every movie or book you read about vampires is fraught with sexual tension and I feel like that whole thing was kind of brushed aside.
So, my thought. I would love to see Stephenie write all 4 books from Edward's perspective & to write them for adults so that a little more detail can go into this. Am I alone on this? I hope I worded this write, because I don't want it to sound as though I want to see a big smut session.
rainey wrote:Midnight Sun was awesome to read. I just have that niggling, and rather annoyed beleif that the "leak" was intentional. I really enjoy the series, and cannot wait for the next book to come out, but do not think it's very mature of the author to put out a "leaked partial draft" on her own site, then state that she cannot finish it, because of someone else's actions. Admittedly, this is a YA series, but DA, we're not. (D-dumb) Fine. Get your publicity, then PLEASE JUST FINISH THE DARN BOOK!!! 12 chapters "Leaked" or not, I'll certainly buy the thing in its entirety!!
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