1. Bella is surprised and touched that Charlie put snow chains on her truck because she isn't used to people taking care of her. Later on we know that Renee called Bella hysterical to have her come home yet Renee wasn't in Phoenix. Given all of this what were your impressions of Renee?
I thought she was being a mother, she was worried and was concerned for her daughter, things are always worse when you can't see the situation for yourself. By this point I had already pegged Renee as flaky so her reaction really wasn't that much of a surprise.
What got me was that Bella was touched by the thoughtfulness of Charlie, it kinda had me wondering how she dealt with things when she was a lot younger, when she worries whether her mom knows how to do grocery shopping, poor Bella must have been doing that since she was old enough to get there herself.2. The accident is the first great action scene in the book. Did you get all the details right in your head the first time, or did you realize you missed finer points when Bella thinks about the accident later?
I think I got it straight away, I remember thinking about Edward stood by his car and that Bella, if I remember rightly, made a point to park a little ways away from him. So when she was him that pushed her to the ground the thought was, he was three cars away!!3. What did you think about Charlie's response to the accident?
Typical father, every father worries about his little girl, she hadn't been in his care that long either so he was bound to get upset. Could you imagine having custody of your child for less than a month and she almost gets crushed by a van? It would be a harrowing experience to say the least.4. This is the first time we meet Carlisle. What were your first impressions?
Hot Doctor!!! Yes the comment better looking than any Hollywood actor drew me in LOL. Could you imagine being faced with that while your looking your worst? Someone so gorgeous and with a bed side manner that puts you at ease. Who would need pain killers 5. Did Edward's cool and even sarcastic comments regarding the accident intrigue you or frighten you?
Intrigued me, I knew by this point there was something different about him, so his reaction made him all the more mysterious. Though I was sure knowing Bella was safe made his cold indifference return. I think if she was seriously injured he would have been a little less cold towards her.
He also had a huge secret to keep, one that kept him and his family safe, you couldn't really blame him for being so rigid in his answers, and his sarcasm amused me.