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The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood
Brother One Cell: An American Coming of Age in South Korea's Prisons
Cullen Thomas
The Awakening and The Struggle
L.J. Smith
The Boss (The Boss, #1)
Abigail Barnette

Twilight (The Twilight Saga, Book 1)

Twilight - Stephenie Meyer, Stephenie Meyer Bottom line: Check it out at your local library if you must; spend your $10 renting S1-3 of Buffy instead.I wrote an in-depth review at my livejournal here (warning: contains spoilers). The short version: underdeveloped characters; bloated, clunky prose; an excess of unnecessary description (especially in the early chapters); severe pacing issues. It doesn't even deserve the so-bad-it's-good label. I will grant, however, that I can see why it might appeal to someone other than myself. As a rather jaded aficionado of vampire fiction, I don't feel it brought anything new to the genre, but those unfamiliar with the genre might enjoy it.