Chemistry Lessons

Stephenie Meyer, creator of the ‘Twilight’ vampire series, tries her hand at science. A real chemist surveys the damage.

In her new novel, “The Chemist,” author Stephenie Meyer doesn’t so much create a believable scientist as cobble together various scientific terms and vignettes, then graft them, Frankenstein-style, onto a standard Meyer ingénue. The result is a patchwork of a lead character in a monster of a book.

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