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does anyone hate...

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the fact that people are always trying to compare HP and twilight?
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Re: does anyone hate...

Yeah, I mean  its kinda stupid.

 

 

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Re: does anyone hate...

uh i keep reading that they are going to fill in harry potters shoes.i dont know why people dont realize they are two different series maybe with the same popularity now but i hate how they keep saying twilight is better i love both equally.
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Re: does anyone hate...

when you think about it the twilight saga isnt nearly as popular as harry potter. just look at the sales of the books. so many more harry potter books have been sold versus twilight books. i think people just tend to like the whole twilight thing because stephenie meyer actually tries to get around the country and meet her fans where as j. k. rowling isnt seen as much because she doesnt live in the U.S.
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Re: does anyone hate...

I really do love twilight, but harry potter is honestly on a whole different level. with some difficulty, i can take a break from reading a twilight book, but absolutely nothing could get between me and finishing harry potter.
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Re: does anyone hate...

Ones about VAMPIRES

 another about WIZARDS!

 

TWO DIFFERENT THINGS ------- GOSH --------

 

they are both lovely segas but seriously, STOP comparing, ITS STUPID!!!

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I don't think it's stupid. I love them both. How many of you here have read HP? I am sure a lot. I think people compare them because they appeal to some of the same audiences. They both became popular very quickly, had midnight realease parties, had huge sales. And I compare them because they both have things like wizards, werewolves and vampire, which are fiction, but they still seem real to me.
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Re: does anyone hate...

i dont like the fact that they say twilight is like the new harry potter or better
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kinda. but I dont like the HP books so i dont see why
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Re: does anyone hate...

i don't like it either, i read both series and like them both in THEIR own ways.
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exactly. I loved the movies though. 

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i don't get why they are trying to compare them it's like comparing butter and penut butter. seroiusly they are two completely different series though they both have magical creators in it. whatz the difference they are both books stop comparing them. i love both series. and i hate when people try to compare them. especially if someone hasen't read one of the series and has read the other one.
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I agree, they're completly dif. Plus with HP the movies started coming out before the series was finished. I know there were more books, but that increased HP's popularity. Non readers were able to enjoy it to. They're both great books, but there's no comparison!!

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i have strange feelings about this.. let me explain

 

first, i would like to state that i read both the twilight saga and harry potter series.

i loved hp

i loved twilight

i both like and dont like the comparison between the two authors.

 

j.k rowling wrote a great series and has over 155 million books in print. the hp series appeals to a larger audience boys, girls, men, woman all ages

 

stephanie meyer doesnt have nearly as many books in print but to be fair she hasnt been around as long as j.k. and honestly its the younger readers like elementary school students wouldnt be able to relate to twilight the way the could relate to the first and second harry potter books. so j.k has a wider audience

 

i dont like the comparision because...

HP is not a romance where as twilight is.

its not the same genre.

its not the same writing style either.

j.k does a better job at world building then meyer but meyer provokes powerful emotions with her story telling.

 

how could one compare apples to oranges. ok they are both a fruit but not the same taste.

 

heres the positive....

HP  and twilight are both books so that is the only thing j.k rowlings HP  and stephanie meyers twilight saga have in common. imo..

 

well there is that and... the fact that both authors have created a reading buzz. more young people reading. which is always good.

 

i also like that stephanie meyer is for americans what j.k rowling is for europe.

both are very talented authors and i hope that they both continue writting.

but i do see how HP fans get upset about the comparison....im torn

 

 

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they're in totally different leagues. both are really good though.
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i love both of them.

to tell you the truth i think i like twilight more just because im a sucker for love stories.

but comparing them is like comparing the exorcist and high school musical.

they have no similarities other than being fantasy and being bestsellers.

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yea it really does twilight and harry potter are not even closely related its so dumb plus twilight fans are sooooooooo much koooler lol