New Moon Novel: A Review of the Second Book in the Twilight Saga

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New Moon Novel: A Review of the Second Book in the Twilight Saga
New Moon Novel: A Review of the Second Book in the Twilight Saga

DIKSIA.COM - If you are a fan of the Twilight series by , you might be wondering what to expect from the second book, New Moon.

In this article, we will give you a brief overview of the plot, the characters, the themes and the reception of this romantic novel. We will also share some interesting facts and trivia about the book and its author.

Novel Details

  • Title: New Moon
  • Author:
  • Genres: Young adult, , , vampire fiction
  • Chapters: 24
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Little, Brown
  • Publication date: September 6, 2006
  • Rating: 3.58/5 on Goodreads
  • Awards: None


New Moon is the second book in the by Stephenie Meyer. It follows the story of , a human girl who is in love with , a vampire.

When Edward leaves her to protect her from his world, she falls into a depression and finds solace in her friendship with , a werewolf.

However, her life becomes complicated again when she learns that Edward is in danger and she has to choose between him and Jacob.

Plot Summary

New Moon picks up where Twilight left off. , a human girl, is in love with , a vampire who can read minds.

They live in Forks, a small town in Washington, where Edward and his family pretend to be humans and feed on animal blood.

On Bella's eighteenth birthday, Edward's brother Jasper tries to attack her when he smells her blood from a paper cut. Edward feels guilty and decides to leave Bella for her own safety, telling her that he doesn't love her anymore.

Bella is heartbroken and falls into a deep depression. She finds some comfort in her friendship with , a Native American boy who lives on the nearby reservation.

Jacob has a crush on Bella, but she only sees him as a friend. She also discovers that whenever she does something dangerous or reckless, she can hear Edward's voice in her head, warning her to stop.

She becomes addicted to this sensation and starts seeking more thrill-seeking activities, such as riding a motorcycle and jumping off a cliff.