Breaking Dawn Part 2, the last installment of The Twilight Saga film franchise, has been released this week.
We’ve collected links to five free digital books that inspired Stephenie Meyer while she wrote the novels behind the movies. In an interview, Meyer (pictured, via) talked about her favorite authors. She explained:
I’ve been reading books for adults my entire life. Growing up I was an avid reader—the thicker the book, the better. Pride and Prejudice, Gone with the Wind, The Sword of Shannara, Jane Eyre, Rebecca, etc. I’m a huge fan of Orson Scott Card, and Jane Austen– I can’t go through a year without re-reading her stuff again.
5 Free eBooks That Inspired Stephenie Meyer
1. Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen
2. Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare
3. Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
4. The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare
5. A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare