Breaking Dawn is the fourth and final installment of Stephenie Meyer's Twilight saga. Breaking Dawn was released just after midnight on August 2, 2008, and celebrated by a series of concerts and book parties all across America. Within the first 24 hours, it sold a staggering 1.3 million copies. Read Breaking Dawn absolutely for free at Read-Any-Book.com. The astonishing, breathlessly anticipated conclusion to the Twilight Saga, Breaking Dawn illuminates the secrets and mysteries of this spellbinding romantic epic. Don't miss the other titles in the Twilight Saga. This is the final chapter of Stephenie Meyer's compelling Twilight Saga that has charmed the hearts of fans the world over.
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Contents • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Early life [ ] Stephenie Meyer was born in as the second of six children to Stephen and Candy Morgan. She was raised in, with five siblings: Seth, Emily, Jacob, Paul, and Heidi. Meyer attended in, where her former English teacher remembered her as 'bright but not overly so.'
She attended in, where she received a BA in English in 1997. Meyer met her husband, Christian, when she was four years old in Arizona, and married him in 1994 when they were both 20. Together they have three sons. Christian Meyer, formerly an auditor, has now retired to take care of the children. Meyer is a member of; she has stated that she is strait-laced about her beliefs and does not drink alcohol or smoke. Meyer had no experience as a writer of any kind and had never even written a short story before.
She had considered going to because she felt she had no chance of becoming a writer; she later noted that the birth of her oldest son Gabe changed her mind, saying, 'Once I had Gabe, I just wanted to be his mom.' Before becoming an author, Meyer's only professional work was as a receptionist in a property company. The Twilight series [ ] Twilight [ ] Meyer says that the idea for came to her in a dream on June 2, 2003. The dream was about a human girl and a who was in love with her but thirsted for her blood. Based on this dream, Meyer wrote the draft of what became Chapter 13 of the book.
In a matter of three months she had transformed her dream into a complete novel, though she never intended to publish Twilight and was writing for her own enjoyment. Her sister's response to the book was enthusiastic and she persuaded Meyer to send the manuscript to literary agencies. Of the 15 letters she wrote, five went unanswered, nine brought rejections, and the last was a positive response from Jodi Reamer of Writers House. Eight publishers competed for the rights to publish Twilight in a 2003 auction.
By November, Meyer had signed a $750,000 three-book deal with. Twilight was published in 2005 with a print run of 75,000 copies.
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It reached No. 5 on for Children's Chapter Books within a month of its release, and later rose to #1. Foreign rights to the novel were sold to over 26 countries. The novel was named the Best Book of the Year and a Editor's Choice. Subsequent novels [ ] Following the success of Twilight (2005), Meyer expanded the story into a series with three more books: (2006), (2007), and (2008). In its first week after publication, New Moon reached No. 5 on for Children's Chapter Books, and in its second week rose to the No.
1 position, where it remained for the next 11 weeks. In total, it spent over 50 weeks on the list. After the release of Eclipse, the first three 'Twilight' books spent a combined 143 weeks on The New York Times Best Seller list. The fourth installment of the Twilight series, Breaking Dawn, was released with an initial print run of 3.7 million copies. Over 1.3 million copies were sold on the first day. The novel won Meyer her first, despite competition from 's.
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The series has sold over 100 million copies worldwide in 37 languages. In 2008, the four books of the series claimed the top four spots on 's year-end bestseller list, making Meyer the first author to ever achieve this feat, as well as being the bestselling author of the year. The Twilight novels held the top four spots on USA Today 's year-end list again in 2009. In August 2009, revealed that Meyer broke 's record on their bestseller list; the four Twilight books had spent 52 straight weeks in the top 10. The books have spent more than 143 weeks on. Upon the completion of the fourth entry in the series, Meyer indicated that Breaking Dawn would be the final novel to be told from 's perspective.