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                                                       VAMPIRE
                                                   Fiction for Teens
                                                   and Young Adults
                                                   & online resources

Fiction
Anderson, M.T. Thirsty
YA PB And, Ju F And
From the moment he knows that he is destined to be a vampire, Chris thirsts for the blood of people around him while also
struggling to remain human.

Atwater-Rhodes, Amelia. Demon in My View YA F Atw. Seventeen-year-old Jessica Allodola discovers that the vampire world of
her fiction is real when she develops relationships with an alluring vampire named Aubrey and the teenage witch who is trying
to save Jessica from his clutches. Also by this author: In the Forests of the Night, Midnight Predator, Shattered Mirror

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (series)
YA PB Buf. Into every generation, a Slayer is born. One girl in all the world, to find the vampires where they gather, and to
stop the spread of their evil and the swell of their numbers. In our time, that girl is Buffy Summers.

Harris, Charlaine. Dead Until Dark (Southern Vampire Mysteries series)
PB F Har. Sookie Stackhouse is just a small-time cocktail waitress in small-town Louisiana. Until the vampire of her dreams
walks into her life-and one of her coworkers checks out....

Hautman, Pete. Sweetblood YA F Hau
After a lifetime of being a model student, sixteen-year-old Lucy Szabo is suddenly in trouble at school, at home, with the
"proto-vampires" she has met online and in person, and most of all with her uncontrolled diabetes.

King, Stephen. Salem’s Lot F Kin
Something strange is going on in Jerusalem's Lot ... but no one dares to talk about it. By day, 'Salem's Lot is a typical modest,
New England town; but when the sun goes down, evil roams the earth.

Klause, Annette Curtis. Silver Kiss YA PB Kla
A mysterious teenage boy harboring a dark secret helps Zoe come to terms with her mother's terminal illness.

Pierce, Meredith. Darkangel (trilogy)
YA F Pie, Ju F Pie. The servant girl Aeriel must choose between destroying her vampire master for his evil deeds or saving him
for the sake of his beauty and the spark of greatness she has seen in him.

Rees, Douglas. Vampire High YA F Ree
When his family moves from California to New Sodom, Massachusetts and Cody enters Vlad Dracul Magnet School, many things
seem strange, from the dark-haired, pale-skinned, supernaturally strong students to Charon, the wolf who guides him around
campus on the first day.

Rice, Anne. Interview With the Vampire (Vampire Chronicles series) F Ric, PB F Ric
In these confessions of a vampire lies a story of danger and flight, of love and loss, of suspense and resolution, and of the
extraordinary power of the senses.

Schreiber, Ellen. Vampire Kisses YA F Sch
Sixteen-year-old Raven, an outcast who always wears black and hopes to become a vampire some day, falls in love with the
mysterious new boy in town, eager to find out if he can make her dreams come true.

Shan, Darren. Cirque du Freak: The Saga of Darren Shan (series) YA F Sha, YA PB Sha
Two boys who are best friends visit an illegal freak show, where an encounter with a vampire and a deadly spider forces them
to make life-changing choices.
Smith, L.J. The Awakening (Vampire Diaries series) YA PB Smi. The terrifying story of two vampire brothers and the beautiful
girl torn between them.

Smith, L.J. Secret Vampire (Nightworld series) YA PB Smi. When she is diagnosed with a terminal illness, Poppy is astounded
when her best friend, James, reveals that he is a vampire and has always loved her, and Poppy is forced to choose between
dying young and becoming a vampire.

Stine, R.L. Dangerous Girls YA F Sti
After sixteen-year-old Destiny and her twin sister Livvy are turned into partial vampires at a summer camp, they try to find the
"Restorer," someone who can return them to normal.

Yolen, Jane & Greenberg, Martin H. (eds.) Vampires: A Collection of Original Stories YA F Vam. A collection of thirteen
original stories about vampires by a variety of authors.

Vande Velde, Vivian. Companions of the Night YA F Van. When sixteen-year-old Kerry Nowicki helps a young man escape from
a group of men who claim he is a vampire, she finds herself faced with some bizarre and dangerous choices.

Westerfield, Scott. Peeps YA F Wes
Cal Thompson is a carrier of a parasite that causes vampirism, and must hunt down all of the girlfriends he has unknowingly
infected.

Nonfiction
Shepard, Leslie (ed.) The Dracula Book of Great Vampire Stories
Non-F 808.83872 Dra
A collection featuring 13 stories about vampires.

Jenkins, Martin. Vampires Ju 398.45 Jen
Examines vampires in literature, film, history, and the animal world.

Websites
Check out Reading Rants for vampire fiction:
http://tln.lib.mi.us/~amutch/jen/vampire.htm

“Books that Bite” compiled by the Hennepin County Library:
http://www.hclib.org/teens/booklistaction.cfm?list_num=96

For fans of L.J. Smith:
http://www.nightworld.net/

The official site of all things Anne Rice:
http://www.annerice.com/


Some general Dracula history:
http://www.geocities.com/adrianbelmont/drac_vamps1.html

Vampires in myth and history:
http://skepdic.com/vampires.html
http://www.chebucto.ns.ca/%7Evampire/vhist.html




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