30 Days of New Moon giveaway! Win one of ten signed copies of new book “Bedazzled”

30DoNM contest

New for 30 Days of New Moon — 30 great giveaways!

Author George Beahm is sponsoring 30 great giveaways over the next three weeks for 30 Days of New Moon. He’s the author of the hit book Twilight Tours, and now he’s back with a new book about the Twilight Saga, Bedazzled.

Bedazzled is all about author Stephenie Meyer and how Twilight has become a cultural phenomenon. bedazzled

And we’re giving away 10 SIGNED COPIES of Bedazzled.

To win, all you have to do is comment on this post! We’ll choose ten winners at random next week.

Here’s more about Bedazzled:

The only book of its kind, Bedazzled is a companion-style book, illustrated with 50 photographs, that provides the Twilight fan with a wealth of information about Stephenie Meyer and the phenomenon Twilight spawned: 70 million copies worldwide, a blockbuster movie with a second one due out in November, and countless tie-in merchandising from clothes to calendars.

Written in a conversational tone, the book was written for first-time readers and devoted readers of all ages.

The Real World of Stephenie Meyer

To understand the phenomenon itself, one has to know a little about the author. Toward that end, this section contains an abbreviated chronology of her life, an interview with Meyer conducted by an Arizona journalist, the frequently asked questions readers have posed to her, an article about how Meyer spearheaded the effort to raise funds to help a bookstore employee overwhelmed with medical bills, selected quotes by Meyer culled from published interviews, a concordance to explain the people, places and things of importance in her life, an article about an independent bookstore called Changing Hands that Meyer champions, and a brief article about Meyer at the National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

The Unreal World of Twilight Fiction

An essay about Bella Swan and her relationship with Edward Cullen. An article about how the Cullens represent a new breed of vampires, distinct from the traditional vampires of yesteryear. Two essays by Tessa Cox on Bella Swan and Edward Cullen, exploring the theme that they represent, respectively, the light side and dark side of the moon: They are complementary souls. An article about the availability of the Twilight Saga in the e-book format. An overview of the Twilight Saga, to include the forthcoming Midnight Sun, a rewrite ofTwilight from Edward Cullen’s point of view. Information on where to go on the web to find Meyer’s private correspondence, extras, outtakes, and remixes, some of which will appear in her forthcoming reference work, The Twilight Saga: The Official Guide.

Twilight Fandom

An article listing the telltale signs that you’ve been smitten by Twilight. A parody of what a press conference is really like when Pattinson, Stewart, and Lautner are present. An article about an annual celebration, Stephenie Meyer Day in Forks, Washington. A list of Twilight conventions worldwide. An article by Sara Gundell about a “Vampire” baseball game sponsored by Twilight Fan Trips at which some of the Twilight film stars were present. U.K. teenager Rachel Heaton’s 150 reasons why she loves Edward Cullen. Advice for young writers on how to pursue a career in writing and get their books published. A sampling of humorous slogans on t-shirts and bumper stickers available through Cafe Press and Zazzle, where fans can create their own Twilight-themed merchandise.

Silver Scream

An article explaining how Twilight went from book to film. An article by Tessa Cox on what it was like to be at the San Diego Comicon, trying to get into the hall where the Twilight and New Moon film stars were present. An article about Twilight, the movie. The text of the press conference at Comicon with Stephenie Meyer. The text of the press conference at the Comicon that featured Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, and Taylor Lautner. The text of the press conference at the Comicon to promote New Moon at which director Chris Weitz and some of the film principals were on hand to discuss the upcoming film. Information about the film adaptations of Twilight, New Moon, and Eclipse. A profile of Robert Pattinson as Edward Cullen. A profile of Kristen Stewart as Bella Swan. A profile of Taylor Lautner as Jacob Black. An article on how to get cast in one of the Twilight movies. Information about a documentary to be distributed by Summit Entertainment, Twilight in Forks: The Saga of the Real Town.

Resources

For readers wanting more information, this section provides a wealth of references: books, audiobooks, official tie-in books, movie DVDs, music CDs, unofficial books, critical texts, biographies, miscellaneous and forthcoming books, websites, travel books, travel tips.

The book closes with an essay titled “Coda: Stephenie Meyer’s Brave Girls,” in which Beahm explains that Meyer’s lasting legacy will be how she’s inspired young teenage girls to pursue their dreams, no matter what they may be.

And Bedazzled might even include an article about Vampire Baseball from one of NNT’s very own … 😉

Don’t forget to leave a comment on this post for your chance to win one of 10 copies of Bedazzled signed by George Beahm!
(But please NOTE: We can only send books to addresses within the U.S.)

See everything from 30 Days of New Moon … and tune in over the next three weeks for more chances to win great giveaways (we have 30 items to giveaway, in all!), plus other goodies to count down the final days until the theatrical release of New Moon!

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59 Responses

  1. This book sounds very interesting. Count me in. I love reading about the Twilight books. Always something new to learn.

  2. I’d love to check this book out!

  3. Sounds like an interesting book. Should be fun.

  4. This is so awesome!! Glad I found this site!

  5. hmm. this sounds interesting. even my twihater roommates cant deny that Twilight is a massive phenomenon.

  6. Oh my gosh!! that is so cool!!!!

  7. this book would be great for my presentation for my ABitur ^^

  8. Sign me up!

  9. WOuld love to win a bedazzled… 😉 love ur site…

  10. sound like a good book…hope to win

  11. I need another twilight book to read. I am reading the saga for the 5th time. So PLEASE let me add this to my collection.

  12. It does sound like it’ll be a good addition to my Twilight library =).

  13. I would like to read that book! 🙂 Lets see if I win.

  14. This sounds like a great book. I would love to read it.

  15. I think I’d enjoy reading this.

  16. I would love to win a copy of this book.

    Margay

  17. Hi!
    I’m Twilight Saga-fan from Finland. In here the last book just came out from English into Finnish named “Aamunkoi”, I got it of course:)I’d like to read this book as well!
    Wishing everybody Happy Halloween!

  18. I would love to have this book! I am a diehard TWIHARD mom!! Love anything Twilight!

  19. Would love to win this book. I’ve never won anything so this would a big deal. I’m such a big Twilight fan and it sound like it would be a great addition to my collection.

  20. Neat, would love to have it.

  21. i would love to win this book!

  22. I could definately ad this to my collection.

  23. wow. this book sounds so cool!! 🙂 i would love to get a chance to win it! please? haha.

  24. Sounds like a great book! I would love to read it!

  25. This book sounds really cool!

  26. This book sounds like it would be a great read. Thanks.

  27. Wow, this sounds like a very interesting book. Would love to see what it’s all about.

  28. This sounds like a ery interesting book, one that I would love to read and share with friends and family. Count me in!! Thanks

  29. I think this book sounds really interesting. I love to read and collect these books written about Twilight. Another interesting one is New Dawn. It contains essays written by other “Young Adult” authors about their thoughts concerning Stephenie Meyer and the Cullens. I would love to add this to my collection!

  30. Oh my I really want to win!!!!!

  31. Wow…this site is perfect, I love it!! And all the books look great and they must be very good. What a pity that only a couple of them will be available in Hungary. :S

  32. […] next three weeks, we’ll be announcing the new giveaways. This week, we’re giving away 10 signed copies of George Beahm’s new book, Bedazzled, which is all about Stephenie Meyer and the Twilight phenomenon. Beahm is also the author of the […]

  33. Great Giveaway and would love to read this book….
    Good Luck to every1

  34. Well I’m a fan of all things on the matter of the Twilight Saga. But I have never actually read one of these companion books, but this book “Bedazzled”. After reading all of its content it really does peak my interest. I would love to win the book “Bedazzled” very much, but either way I’m looking for it when I next go to the book store, so thank you.

  35. I’m in for anything that has to do with Twilight!

  36. […] the next three weeks, we’ll be announcing the new giveaways. This week, we’re giving away 10 signed copies of George Beahm’s new book, Bedazzled, which is all about Stephenie Meyer and the Twilight phenomenon. Beahm is also the author of the […]

  37. Would be an awesome thing to read, I’ve not actually heard of it prior to this post! Thanks for illuminating me though x

    Talie ❤

  38. This book looks pretty good and I would love to read and review it for our site OpenBookSociety. Thanks for the cool info on it.

  39. i need something new to read. hope i win!

  40. I’ve always found it interesting to get background information on authors. In the end, I think it sheds more light on the stories that they’ve written and gives better insight to the characters and stories that they’ve created.

  41. I might be a Twimom of 45, but I’m like a kid when it comes to Twilight. Just love to read anything on it. Loved this author’s book “Twilight Tours”….I can’t afford to go there, but reading and looking at the pictures made me feel like I was there.

  42. It’s time for some new reading material.

    *Team Jacob*

  43. I have been overtaken by Twilight. I am a 28 yr. old mother of three who are not even old enough to read the books yet but a friend suggested I read the books because she knew I loved to read. I owe her a lot of gratitude. I have become a fanatic. I love everything about the entire saga. This book sounds amazing. Thank you for offering the contest

  44. Wow – this sounds really interesting ^_^

  45. This is absolutely awesome! I can’t get enough information-there’s just so much!-and this book is a definite bible that I need!!

  46. I hope to win… LOL

  47. Should be an interesting read.

  48. I would love to read this book

  49. I absolutely adore the twilight books. Love the sound of this new book! Sounds very interesting. hope to win. lol

  50. WOW!.. Twilight is my favorite book!..and now that someone has been able to write about an extra information, which every twilight fan needs to know, is an awesome idea. In this book you couldn enter the world of twilight by an other door that isn’t twilight itself .. i think that we will able to understand more about twilight and stephenie.I hope i could win 🙂

  51. My wife would love this book, it would be a wonderful birthday present for her, she loves Twilight!!!

  52. The book actually sounds pretty cool. It’s interesting to see how things become a cultural phenomenon.

  53. I would love to read more about the Twilight phenomenon!! I would love to understand what actually made Twilight as huge as it is! Other than Edward of course. =)

  54. You can count me in please! A definite Twihard, I would love to read Bedazzled! Thanks for the offer!!

    Kim aka TMWW

  55. heyy this looks awesome xD

  56. Just wondering when the winners were going to be announced

  57. OMG!

  58. sounds cool 🙂 I love the twilight saga and anything related to it!

  59. I’d love to get this book! I’m a huge fan and it would go great with my Twilight stuff!! Stephenie Meyer has an awesome imagination and I’d love to read Bedazzled cover to cover!

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