AceShowbiz - It has been a decade since Stephenie Meyer introduced the world to an extraordinary story of a vegetarian vampire who falls in love with a human. To mark the milestone, Little, Brown Books will release a special tenth anniversary edition of the first book of the "Twilight" series on October 6.
The new edition will include exclusive bonus content and will come in audio version as well as hardcover, ebook, and large print formats. Meyer will participate in various events, including New York Comic-Con, where she'll be signing autographs and discussing the book.
"It's amazing to me that ten years have passed since 'Twilight' was first published," said author Stephenie Meyer in a statement. "For me, this anniversary is a celebration of the fans, with all of their incredible passion and dedication. I'm excited to get to spend time with them again."
Since it was published in 2005, "Twilight" has become a New York Times best-seller and has spawned a blockbuster film franchise starring %cRobert Pattinson% and %cKristen Stewart%. The series, which featured sequels "Eclipse" and "Breaking Dawn", has sold over 100 million copies worldwide.
"I felt the same thrill reading this special anniversary edition as I did when I read the manuscript a decade ago," Megan Tingley, Executive Vice President of Little, Brown Books said. "I'm pleased we have this opportunity for devoted fans to relive the extraordinary Twilight experience, as well as for a new generation of readers to discover it for the very first time."