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Stephenie Meyer
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Born December 24, 1973 (1973-12-24) (age 47)
Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Occupation Novelist
Genre Fantasy, Romance, Young Adult

Stephenie Meyer (born December 24, 1973 in Hartford, Connecticut) is an American author. She was raised in Phoenix, Arizona. She is the author of the Twilight series. The Host, Meyer's first adult novel, was released on May 6, 2008.

Critical reception

Meyer's first novel, Twilight, has won numerous honors, including:

  • A New York Times Editor's Choice
  • A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year
  • An Amazon.com "Best Book of the Decade...So Far"
  • A Teen People "Hot List" pick
  • An American Library Association "Top Ten Best Book for Young Adults" and "Top Ten Books for Reluctant Readers”
  • Translation into 20 languages



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