Twilight author reveals alternate New Moon ending

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Dec 14, 2012, 4:09 PM EST

Stephenie Meyer appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show Friday, exactly one week before the latest film based on the Twilight franchise hits theaters, and revealed that "there was a different ending to New Moon originally."

"It was a much quieter book," Meyer told the talk-show host. "It was very much all in Bella's head."

The reason Meyer decided to change her novels's ending? Her mother, who advised the author that "maybe a little more action at the end would be a good idea."

And so Meyer revised the novel, and now "that whole scene at the end, that's kind of my favorite part now, is there because my mom told me it would be better that way."

Thanks, Mom!

For further details, you can watch the entire segment below.

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