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Download Twilight: The Twilight Saga, Book 1 Audiobook (Unabridged)

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3.4627027027027 out of 53.4627027027027 out of 53.4627027027027 out of 53.4627027027027 out of 53.4627027027027 out of 5 3.46 (37 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Stephenie Meyer Narrator: Ilyana Kadushin Publisher: Listening Library Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2005 ISBN:
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About three things I was certain.

First, Edward was a vampire.

Second, there was a part of him, and I didn't know how dominant that part might be, that thirsted for my blood.

And Third, I was unconditionally and irrevocably in love with him.

Isabella Swan's move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring move she ever made. But once she meets the mysterious and alluring Edward Cullen, Isabella's life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn. Up until now, Edward has managed to keep his vampire identity a secret in the small community he lives in, but now nobody is safe, especially Isabella, the person Edward holds most dear. The lovers find themselves balanced precariously on the point of a knife, between desire and danger.

Deeply sensuous and extraordinarily suspenseful, Twilight captures the struggle between defying our instincts and satisfying our desires. This is a love story with bite. Download and start listening now!

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Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sammi | 2/18/2014

    " Yeah, arguably perhaps it is not the most well-written book that you will ever read, but then it is written from the perspective of a teenager, so in my eyes, that doesn't detract from the book. Meyer knows how to tell a good story, and I have enjoyed reading it each time I have read it. I liked the setting; the descriptions of the locations were quite vivid. It's a clever, modern Romeo and Juliet-style story, with a paranormal twist. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Richard | 2/8/2014

    " entertaining: not great "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jacqui | 1/29/2014

    " LOVED this book, brilliant. Found it very hard to put down "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Liz Marasco | 1/3/2014

    " I finished this in nearly one sitting not because I couldn't get enough but because the writing was simple. Bella is disgusting. Sad that our girls are looking to this weak character for inspiration in their romantic lives. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Sara Tamjidi | 12/31/2013

    " boring........... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mia Germain | 12/10/2013

    " This is the only book I have read of the series (unfortunately--but i do have the rest waiting for me!) It absolutely captivated me during my senior year of high school. I tore through the pages, finishing the book in less than a week. I look forward to getting to the rest of them some day soon! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Kinga | 12/8/2013

    " Quite a simple, mundane plot. But I feel like if Twilight hadn't recieved all the hype, there wouldn't be as many YA novels being translated to films these days. I think this is everyones first step into the world of young adult literature. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cordelia Glenanne | 12/6/2013

    " Ah, time to commit reading blasphemy. I adored this book. I loved the whole series. It was light, easy, and enjoyable. Nothing about it bothered me enough to join the never ending stream of mainstream book bashers. Sure, sometimes I wished Edward would stop whining, but I wish the same thing of all the people who so desperately want to hate this book, so really, what's the difference? I liked the teenage aspect of the whole thing and I wasn't disappointed by the writing. I loved it. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Stacey Pittman | 11/21/2013

    " Team Jacob! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sonia Hogeland | 11/8/2013

    " Great story. First book my stepdaughter and I read together "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jacque Rivas | 11/6/2013

    " Despite what people say about this series, I enjoyed it. This book is the best of the four. It's an easy and entertaining read. Definitely a spin on what we have always presumed vampires to be. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Brittany Comeaux | 10/23/2013

    " ...No comment....... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Georgina Rutherford | 10/21/2013

    " Really enjoyed loosing myself in this book, got grief from family because I couldn't put it down. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Merilee | 10/10/2013

    " Unlike anything I'd read before and since. Bubblegum reading. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cindy | 10/3/2013

    " Great read. Latest I ever stayed up reading was on the second book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Allison Herchen | 7/10/2013

    " I am such a fan "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Arielle | 5/28/2013

    " Basically read these just for the love of reading. Also I happened to be a teenage girl so I had to do it, for stereotype purposes. The writing is subpar but you get wrapped up in the story and just can't stop...That happens to me in eery book I read so I guess it's not saying much. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Shanea Nile | 5/5/2013

    " This was an amazing book with so much detail. I am probably going to re-read this in the near future "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Martine Cockerham | 12/31/2012

    " Good book although abit boring in places "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Krystina | 12/8/2012

    " Best out of the Saga! "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Caitlin Sheds | 9/2/2012

    " Main character is an uncompelling, empty vessel. Meyer has about six adjectives in her arsenal. Arguably my least favorite book of all time. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Theresa Spencer | 5/12/2012

    " *shrug* "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Marta Madiñá ruz | 1/2/2012

    " Mi favorito junto con Sol de Medianoche "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Cody Evers-Russell | 12/25/2011

    " I didn't even get past the first chapter. No offense to the Twilight lovers out there, but I didn't like it one bit. That's just my opinion "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Trinity Bond | 12/5/2011

    " i love this hole serries and have watched all except the 4th movie "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Angelina | 9/21/2011

    " If I it was possible to give it zero stars, I would. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Kimberley Keele | 7/16/2011

    " I'm the only person I know who detested the contrived dialogue of this book. Blech. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ann Stratton | 6/18/2011

    " Enjoyed the descriptions but way too emotional for me, geared to a much younger reader. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Diana Bell | 5/25/2011

    " ITS A SIMPLY BREATHTAKING FANTASY! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Hilly | 5/23/2011

    " Of course I love the entire series but if I had to rate them, this one would be last "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Princess | 5/23/2011

    " this book is awesome i luv it.......
    it has lots of suspense nd action nd the vampires in this novel are awesome..... "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Crystal | 5/22/2011

    " Felt cheated by the ending of the series. I won't spoil the end for others, but I was not happy with the way the series wrapped up. The author's writing did improve greatly with each new book in the series and that was fun to observe as I read the books. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 M.C. | 5/22/2011

    " My favourite about the four, despite that I was not fully able to appreciate the Happy Ending; I was intrigued by the mishap in the second part of the book and charmed by Bella and Edward's child; Renesmee "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Carli | 5/21/2011

    " I remember going out and buying this book the day it came out and reading it in two days. It was so wonderful. I think everyone was so excited just for Bella and Edward to finally have a love scene. Steamy. :) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kaylie | 5/21/2011

    " IM a huge fan of the the twilight sreies. Breaking Dawn was agreat book if ur in the mood for a romance novel. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Leah | 5/21/2011

    " Nah son, nah, just nah. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Margarita | 5/21/2011

    " best book in the twilight sg "

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About the Author
Author Stephenie Meyer

Stephenie Meyer is the bestselling author of the widely popular Twilight Saga. It all started on June 2, 2003, when the stay-at-home mother of three young sons woke up from a dream featuring seemingly real characters that she could not get out of her head. She invented the plot during the day then wrote it out late at night, when the house was quiet. Three months later she finished her first novel, Twilight. Twilight was one of 2005’s most talked about novels, and within weeks of its release the book debuted at number five on the New York Times bestseller list. The highly-anticipated sequel, New Moon, was released in September 2006 and has spent more than twenty-five weeks at the number-one position on the New York Times bestseller list. In 2007, Eclipse landed literally around the world and fans made the Twilight Saga a worldwide phenomenon. Meyer’s highly anticipated debut novel for adults, The Host, debuted at number one on the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller lists. The Twilight novels have since been made into blockbuster films, launching Meyer even further into the spotlight. She lives in Arizona with her husband and three sons.

About the Narrator

Ilyana Kadushin was born in Miami and raised in the rural cornfields of Maryland. She attended the Tisch School of Arts in New York City and has performed in many theater productions. Kadushin wrote and performed a one woman multimedia musical called Devour the Apple. Her narration of In the Age of Love and Chocolate won an AudioFile Earphones Award.