Reviews for Luna nueva / New Moon
Criticas Reviews 2007 December
Gr 9 Up-Recovered from the vampire attack that hospitalized her in the conclusion of Crepúsculo (Alfaguara, 2006), Bella celebrates her birthday with her boyfriend Edward and his family, a unique clan of vampires that has sworn off human blood. But the celebration abruptly ends when the teen accidentally cuts her arm on broken glass… Edward, realizing the danger that he and his family create for Bella, sees no option for her safety but to leave. Mourning his departure, she slips into a downward spiral of depression [until she] befriends Jacob, a sophomore from her school with a penchant for motorcycles. Their adventures are wild, dare-devilish, and teeter on the brink of romance, but memories of Edward pervade Bella's emotions, and soon their fun morphs into danger, especially when she uncovers the true identities of Jacob and his pack of friends. Less streamlined than Twilight yet just as exciting, New Moon will more than feed the bloodthirsty hankerings of fans of the first volume and leave them breathless for the third. [SLJ, 8/1/2007] Copyright 2007 Reed Business Information.
School Library Journal Reviews 2009 August
Gr 8 Up-Spanish readers will devour Meyer's vampire love saga. When Isabella Swan moves to the gloomy town of Forks and meets mysterious, alluring Edward Cullen, her life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn. The language is fast paced, realistic, succinct, and easy to follow. The ndice de vampiros in Amanacer, the final book in the series, allows readers to follow the history of the various vampire clans. The effective use of Latin-American Spanish will introduce readers who are fluent in Spanish to a series that has captivated America.-Eric Gmez, Broward County African-American Research Library, Fort Lauderdale, FL [Page 94]. Copyright 2008 Reed Business Information.