USA Today has a fantasticarticle looking at the love triangle that emerges in New Moon-
There are pros and cons on both sides. Edward is an immortal who looks like a brooding male model, will never age even though he’s over 100 years old, dresses like a rock-star poet and whose skin sparkles in the sun. Drawbacks: A “vegan” vampire who feeds on the blood of animals, he is no fun in restaurants. And he’s icy to the touch.
Jacob is a blue-collar high schooler who will stop aging as he continues to shapeshift, has animal magnetism to spare, is half-naked most of the time since his body temperature is 108.9 degrees and is a gifted mechanic. Drawbacks: He has a nasty temper that causes him to change into a raging wolf the size of a horse. And he isn’t Edward.
Read the entire article, which includes quotes from Stephenie Meyer, Chris Weitz, and more (including our very own admin Kirsten) here.