"What's a Nice Mormon Girl Like You Doing Writing about Vampires?": Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" Saga and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

@inproceedings{Smyth2011WhatsAN,
  title={"What's a Nice Mormon Girl Like You Doing Writing about Vampires?": Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" Saga and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints},
  author={Karen Smyth},
  year={2011}
}
PAGE “What’s a nice Mormon girl like you doing writing about vampires?" is the most common question Stephenie Meyer, Mormon author of the series Twilight, receives from fellow Mormons. Her fournovel series about a love story between a human girl and vampire boy has become wildly popular, yet many fans seem to be unaware of the religious overtones or undertones of the series. Meyer has given many interviews on her books where she explains that her Mormon faith is such a large part of her… 
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