EXCLUSIVE! Read an Unreleased Intro to Stephenie Meyer's Book 'The Host'

In this iVillage exclusive excerpt, the Twilight author introduces her latest novel, which is being turned into a major motion picture

Listen up, Twilight fans: There's a new obsession-worthy movie coming to theaters near you! 

Stephenie Meyer, the famed author behind the uber-successful Twilight books, is taking another of her novels to the big screen. The film adaptation of her 2008 bestseller The Host -- which stars The Lovely Bones actress Saoirse Ronan -- will hit theaters in March 2013. And while the film's release is still months away, we have a special treat to tide you over.

iVillage got its hands on Meyer's never-before-seen intro to the book, which tells the story of an alien race that takes over Earth and its inhabitants.

Check out the exclusive excerpt below!

THE HOST by Stephenie Meyer, the author of THE TWILIGHT SAGA. Read the excerpt. In theaters 3/29!
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