Twilight fans have something to look forward to. Stephenie Mayer announced that Midnight Sun is close to will be available to purchase on Aug. 4. The new book in the Twilight series tells the story from Edward’s point of view. 

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“I thought seriously about delaying this announcement until things were back to normal,” Meyer said in a statement. “However, that felt wrong, considering how long those who are eager for this book have already waited.”

She added, “I don’t know how everyone else is coping, but right now books are my main solace and happiest escape. Personally, I would be nothing but delighted if one of my favorite authors announced something new for me to read. (No pressure, Laini Taylor.) So, I hope this announcement gave you some pleasure and something fun to look forward to.”

Meyer acknowledges that working ona book for 13 years is an unusual experience and a lot has changed in all of our lives since the first book in the Twilight series was released.As she looks back over all the good times we all have experienced. She writes, ““I hope going back to the beginning of Bella’s and Edward’s story reminds you of all that fun, too.”

More information on music, contests and information about the Midnight Sun book tour will be posted on Mayer’s page.

—Jennifer Swartvagher

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