Eclipse : Third magnetism of Twilight Series
Eclipse is the third novel in the Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer. With this third novel, the third installment of the Twilight film series came in the market, following Twilight in 2008 and New Moon in 2009.
As a string of mysterious killings grips Seattle, Bella, whose high school graduation is fast approaching, is forced to choose between her love for vampire Edward and her friendship with werewolf Jacob. The story opens with the revelation that Seatlle, Washington is being plagued by a string of murders, which Edward suspects is caused by a new vampire that is unable to control its thirst for human blood.
It continues the story of 18-year-old Bella Swan and her Vampire love, Edward Cullen. Eclipse is preceded by New Moon and followed by Breaking Dawn.
Eclipse was the fourth bestselling book of 2008, only behind Twilight, New Moon, and Breaking Dawn and was also ranked no.1 on Pulishers Weekly’s list of “Bestselling Hardcover Backlist Children’s Books” in 2008 with over 4.5 million copies sold. The book was released on August 7, 2007 with an initial print run of one million copies and sold more than 150,000 copies in the first 24 hours alone.
Eclipse was published with an initial run of one million copies. The book replaced J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows on the top of bestseller lists around the globe, including The New York Times Best Seller list, even though Deathly Hallows had been released only two and a half weeks earlier.