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Parent's Guide to the Twilight Series

Stephenie Meyer, Book Reviews, Parent Comments, and More

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Teens and tweens love the Twilight series and many parents wish they had a parent’s guide to the popular series, so they could learn more about the vampire romance that is causing such a sensation. Here is a parent’s guide to the Twilight series that will help you know more about these dark fantasy books. The guide provides information about author Stephenie Meyer, book reviews for each book in the series, and more. I have also provided opportunities for parents to share their opinions about the series and to suggest other dark fantasy books for teens who like Twilight.

1. Spotlight on Author Stephenie Meyer

Photo of Twilight series author Stephenie Meyer
Little, Brown, and Company

This author profile introduces you to the author of the Twilight series, her inspiration for the story, and how she went from a quiet life in Arizona to world fame. In addition, parents can read about the challenges to Meyer’s books and see what she plans to write about next.

2. The Twilight Saga

Cover Art of the Twilight Series Boxed Set
Little, Brown and Company

This Twilight Saga overview will give parents important facts about the Twilight series including age recommendations, mature theme warnings, and plot summary.  In addition, parents can read about the challenges and recognitions this popular vampire series has received.

3. Twilight Book Review

Cover Art for Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
Little, Brown and Company

Parents can read this detailed book review about Twilight, the first book in the Twilight series. This review introduces parents to the plot and characters of the book. In addition, parents will receive detailed information about the mature content contained in the book.

4. New Moon Book Review

Cover Art for New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
Little, Brown and Company

Parents can read this detailed review of New Moon, the second book in the Twilight series. In addition to the plot summary, parents can find mature theme warnings to help them decide if the book is age appropriate for the tween or teen.

5. Eclipse Book Review

Cover Art for Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer
Little, Brown and Company

Parents can read a detailed review of Eclipse, the third book in the Twilight series. This review contains a plot summary and additional warnings about the content of the book which will help parents decide if the book is age appropriate for their tween or teen.

6. Breaking Dawn Book Review

Cover Art for Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
Little, Brown and Company

Parents can read a detailed review of Breaking Dawn, the last book in the Twilight series. This final book is the most graphic in sexual content. Parents will want to read this review to learn more about the plot summary and receive detailed information on mature content.

7. The Twilight Saga: The Official Illustrated Guide Review

Cover Art for the Twilight Saga Official Illustrated Guide by Stephenie Meyer
Little, Brown and Company

Twilight fans  looking for more to read after Breaking Dawn will love this 543 paged book full of Twilight extras. This encyclopedia to the Twilight world contains character profiles and histories, maps, family charts, and more. It's a beautifully illustrated book and is a must read book for Twilight fans who want more details about their favorite characters.

8. Dark Fantasy Books for Teens Who Love Twilight

Find books like Twilight with this booklist of other dark fantasy romances for teens.

9. The Twilight Series-For What Age is it Appropriate?

Parents, teachers, and librarians comment on the Twilight series. Here's a sampling of unedited comments we received about this popular vampire series.

10. Teens Love Twilight!

Teens who love Twilight have a lot to say about their favorite vampire series. Here is a sampling of unedited comments we received from teens about the Twilight series.

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