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Author of 'Twilight' gender-bends novel for anniversary

Edward Cullen and Bella Swan in their original "Twilight" fictional incarnations.
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Edward Cullen and Bella Swan in their original "Twilight" fictional incarnations.

Gone are the days of "Team Edward" and "Team Jacob." Instead, fans of Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight Saga" will have to choose between "Team Edythe" and "Team Julie."

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of her young adult book series, Meyer has released an entirely new "Twilight" novel but this time the roles are reversed.

The protagonist is no longer Bella Swan, but Beau and Edward and Jacob have been transformed into Edythe and Julie.

"I guess my hope is that maybe the younger readers will be reintroduced because a lot of my readers, you know, they're all 10 years older now and so there's a whole new generation," Meyer said in an interview with "Good Morning America" on Tuesday.

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More than 150 million copies of the "Twilight Saga" have been sold since 2005. The four novels spurred a five-film franchise, which grossed more than $3.3 billion worldwide, according to Box Office Mojo.

Don't expect an entire series featuring this new cast of characters, however. Meyer told GMA that this will be the only novel featuring Beau and that a film version is also off the table.

"I don't really see that happening," she said during the interview.

The 10th-anniversary bonus material is nearly 400 pages and included with the original "Twilight" novel in a special-edition book. The novel, published by Little, Brown and Co., is slated to be sold for $21.99.