Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Team Jacob!


Hey, if you haven't read the Twilight series yet, you are definitely missing out! The series is sweeping the teen girl set like a hurricane. And with good reason. These books are every bit as good as (in some ways better than) Harry Potter. And I love some Harry Potter.
Twilight is more for girls, though.



I'm in the middle of Eclipse, which is the 3rd and most recent book, and I have to say that although I've been rooting for Edward all along, I'm disappointed in his aloofness. I'm definitely impressed by Jacob. Hey - a guy who doesn't mind getting his hands dirty, and can fix anything. Yow.

It's kind of making Edward look like a Nancy-boy.





For those who have read it, are you



or are you more like me?



Go Team Jacob!

33 comments:

"Buns of Steele" said...

Oh my gosh, I JUST started this book yesterday. There's two teams?? I haven't met Jacob yet. Maybe if I ever tore myself away from this blasted computer....

Heather said...

I haven't read it yet either...

JustRandi said...

OK, BOS, I'll try not to give too much away. Tell me when you're done!!

Heather- ask one of your YW if you can borrow a copy!

"Buns of Steele" said...

Should it make me giddy that my acronym makes me sound like your superior?

BabyJ said...

Team Edward! I'm sorry, but Jacob is just obnoxious. Jacob's more like a really good best friend but not marriage material persay. Plus, who's to say he doesn't get imprinted when/if they marry?

JustRandi said...

I'm abandoning BOS for BOSSY. Thanks for pointing that out!

BBJ- O M Goodness, that DOES throw a wrench into the works, doesn't it.

Lucy Amazing said...

EDWARD!!!! He loves Bella more than Jacob does! He makes her happy. I really think that Jacob is more of a best friend. To argue my point further i would have to discuss things in the book that people haven't read yet so ill try to refrain from further comments...

GO TEAM EDWARD!!! GO FIGHT WIN!!!lol

Blondie said...

I am so TEAM EDWARD! edward is pretty much amazing and did you see how bella was when he wasnt with her?? Plus, jake can be a jerk somtimes and isnt as sensitive to bellas needs as edward is, and edward is even willing to be nice to jake just for bellas benefit.GO TEAM EDWARD!!!!!!!

Becky said...

I haven't read 3 yet, I'm on the waiting list at the library....hurry up people!!

So far, I'd have to say Edward, just because of the way Bella responds to him compared to Jacob. Although Jacob is probably more deserving.

JustRandi said...

I had no idea there were so many Edward fans out there....

Hmmppphhh. I like Edward fine, but who would be BETTER for BELLA?
One more book, and you'll ALL see I was right.

Or maybe I'll just go ahead and read to the end of this one before I make too many proclamations.

Jen23456 said...

I really like Jacob too and I have been voting for him for 2 books now! Only 200 pages to go in Eclipse....

kristen said...

Ok, I'm totally late to the party--got my book late, then school started and WHAM! Craziness. Just finished.

Definitely team Edward. Dude; two words: Hot Vampire. I just like his personality so much more, and he seems to love Bella on a deeper level. Jacob is like your obnoxious little brother. I thought he was pretentious and pushy, and totally crossed the line. (Bella wasn't so smart herself though).

But go Team EDWARD!!!!

Bells23 said...

definitely team edward, those who read eclipse know what i'm talking about when I say Jacob is rude!

XxlirxX said...

OMG HELL YA I GO FOR TERAM EDWARD... I HATE JACOB BLACK WITH A BURNING PASSION..... I HATE HIM I WISH HE WILL JUST RUN AWAY AND DIE SOMEWHERE THINKING OF WHAT EDWARD AND BELLA ARE DOING TOGETHER... I SWEAR... I LOVE EDWARD CULLEN AND THEN SOME.. HES THIS PERFECT MAN AND THEN JACOBS A STUPID OBNOXIOUS DOG!!!!

Anonymous said...

TEAM JACOBB! hahah i seem to be like the only one..but I love Jacob and he's my favorite character. dont get me wrong, Edwards perfect and everything, I just think Jacob understands Bella better and I think she's a lot more comfortable with him, even though I know Bella and Edward are probably going to end up together, I still have hope for Jacob, and I want him to be happy, hes not a jerk, hes just fighting the only way he knows how for Bella...

Anonymous said...

I would have to say i am on team Jacob. He just seems ike a healthier pick. But since i've read all three its inevitable for eduard and bella to seperate so... But if i was bella i would have most certainly picked Jacob. ( I still adore eduard though )

edwardanthonymasencullenluver said...

team edward all the way dude!!! edward is just so much sweeter and nicer!! i want to slowly peirce jabobs heart!!!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

i really tried to like jacob but i can't. every time he is in the story i just get really annoyed. it took every ounce of self control i had to keep me from skipping over the edward-less part in new moon because the more i saw of jacob the more i hated him. so, if it's not already obvious, i'm team edward and i hope jacob DIES in bd.

Anonymous said...

Honestly, when it comes to choosing between Edward and Jacob for Bella, I can't. They are both perfect for her in different ways. Now if I was in Bella's shoes, AS ME, I would pick Jacob because he is just my kind of guy :)

Brittany said...

Oh my gosh! If you haven't read these books, you are missing out!! I am soooo torn between Jacob and Edward!! I love Jacob to death!!

Adeisa said...

I was formally on Team Jacob. Now I've changed to Switzerland.

Anonymous said...

I'm for Team Jacob.

The love that she has for Edward is a childish, obsessive love that is an addiction ... eventually she would realize it and it would be too late. Not only would she be married to Edward, but she's be a vampire. Also, I believe that the love Edward has for her is obsessive and controlling ... and also a bit of a game for him. We have to remember he was in the army and is a great strategist. He would tire of her once the game was over.

The love she has for Jacob is a real love based on real feelings and real depth ... he doesn't control her - he wants her to be her own person and truly wants her to be happy.

I believe that the reason the author made her "see" those things when she and Jacob kissed the second time (you know ... their life together, their children, etc) was because the author didn't want her to reach her final destination (either with Edward or Jacob) blind. I believe that will come in very important before the wedding. I also have a theory that the reason Seth has been hanging out with Carlisle is as sort of a spy for Jacob ... he'll be back before the wedding. I also have a theory that Jacob and Bella imprinted in childhood ... or shortly after he become a wolf ... he just didn't tell her because he wanted her to be his because SHE chose to be there.

Did anyone else read the poem by Robert Frost at the beginning of Eclipse? I think the answers are all in there.

Kayla Jo said...

Jacob. =]
No doubt in my mind.

What can I say? Werewolves are HOT...pun intended.

And Jacob is just so much more legit than Edward. I'm not gonna even get started.

blacklocket21 said...

lol. Don't worry, it's not just you.

I like Jacob because I find him so much more down to earth. Edward on the otherhand, (I know I'm walking on eggshells by saying this) it's just that he kind of exuberates this vibe where he seems like he thinks he's better than everyone.

Jacob- now he seems like someone who could get along and accept just abuot anyone. I guess it's the relatability factor. He seems so much more sweet and humble to me.

Anonymous said...

okay... i saw the movie before i read the books and was totally obsessed with edward but remember thinking jacob was hot.. after reading the books i can't stand edward and LOVE jacob... It annoys me how self-assured and cocky and OBSESSIVE edward is... the feelings he and bella have for each other are just too intense to be real-- it is corny!!... the love bella has developed for jacob is real--and it's because jacob is a genuine person, she has gotten to know him before deciding she was in love with him and the mere fact that he is happy, caring, innocent, genuine (not to mention eats, sleeps, breathes, and has the same emotions bella did as a human).. and don't forget that he is rediculously hot and fixes cars-- is what made her (and me) fall in love with him. However, most of the time Bella stupid and rediculous, so she and Edward can have each other and Bella can leave Jacob alone so he can fulfill his destiny (being with me).

Anonymous said...

TEAM JACOB all the way lol beacause he gets where bells comes from and makes her relax and edward makes her question herself

sabrina said...

i was team edward until i read eclipse again. idk wut happened. i just went jacob crazy!!! haha.

Anonymous said...

Definitely Team Jacob! I love his character traits so much. I get why the majority sides with Edward, because he is described as pretty much being this perfect guy. But if you look closely (past Bella's obsessively in love viewpoint) that isn't true at all. To me, Edward is over-protective, smothering, prone to overreaction, controlling, manipulating, cocky, and a bit of a stalker (for example: sneaking into Bella's room at night to watch her sleep before they even had a relationship). He also thinks he knows what is best for her, no matter how she feels (see New Moon). Don't get me wrong I don't doubt that Edward loves Bella, it's just the way he expresses that love that gets to me.

Jacob on the other hand loves Bella in a much healthier sweet and caring way. He is always there for her (except the one time when he was restricted by a pack order, which he found a way around). He is very observant of Bella's feelings and in return respects those feelings. (Like how in new moon he knew that listening to music bothered Bella without her ever saying that.)Jacob is very accepting of Bella, and loves her damaged goods and all (new moon). He, in contrast to Edward, protects her without smothering her.

A lot of people get angry at Jacob's actions in Eclipse, and well I agree he doesn’t exactly fight fair, his motives are pure. Everything he does he does to make Bella realize that she loves him, and let's not forget that he was right all along. He also wants to save Bella’s life. He values her humanity and will do anything to preserve it. Who can blame him for that? Jacob loves Bella even though the way she treats him sometimes is downright awful.

I don't want to give away the ending of the series if any of you haven’t read the fourth book, but I wish that Stephanie would write an alternate ending that would explore Bella's life if she would have chosen a different path.

Anonymous said...

Man, I'm so with you on wanting an alternate path for Bella. Book 4 is just...freaky. It almost feels a little like Meyer is trying to hard to make everything fit in a box and make everyone happy and it kind of flat lines the story and feels a little unnatural. I almost wish I had just stopped reading after 3.

Anonymous said...

Jacob rocks and I don't believe in Edward and Bella's love.

Anonymous said...

team Edcob the best of both worlds and by the way. Breaking Dawn is the most recent book! Midnight Sun is also being written (5th book)

shenny.jonas said...

Totally have to agree about the love shared between Edward and Bella. Heh, but they're both obsessed with one another so maybe they were meant to be. However, if I had to choose between the two, definitely Jacob. He's my kind of man. ;)


~ Don't read if you haven't finished Breaking Dawn. ~

PS: I actually like the thought of Jacob imprinting on Renesmee. She seems like she'd be a healthier match for him, valuing him more than Bella could ever.

Anonymous said...

urmm.. this is a hard one!

-jacob/taylor has an gorgeous face and bodyy and hes caring and lovingg x

- Edward/Robert is gorgeous too and hes really romanticc and sooooo heart throbbing!!( dont eve no if thats a word but he makes my heart melt )

for these reason i cannot choose - therefor ,, I LOVE THEM BOTH!!

CANT WAIT FOR NEW MOON PEOPLE!! :D x