I have to admit. Even though I’m not a Twilight fan, I have to give props to Stephenie Meyer when they are due. She’s written a novella showcasing Victoria’s (who was introduced in Eclipse. Good timing with the movie this Summer, right?) newborn vampire army as they prepare to close in on Bella and the Cullens. The book will retail at $13.99 with $1 from each sale going to the American Red Cross International Response Fund. I just think the irony seems appropriate.
But here’s the deal, the book will be released on June 5th, but from June 7th to July 5th, fans will be able to read the book for free online at www.breetanner.com, which will also provide a link to the American Red Cross website where they can donate to support relief efforts in Haiti, Chile, and across the world. It makes me wonder how many people will wait out. Though Meyer admitted the novella is a “gift” to devoted Twilight readers, which is why she asked her publisher to make it available for online for free.
Interesting note, this novella has sort of scorned a few fans because Meyer hasn’t finished “Midnight Sun” and worked on this instead.
The way I see it, non-fans should or could buy it and give them as gifts to the fans in their lives. What do you readers think?