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If You Liked Twilight...

Stephenie Meyer's Twilight series has become a cultural phenomenon, but it's really just the tip of the iceberg for modern stories about vampires. If you're finished with Twilight but (un)dying for more, you might want to check out some of these books.

Caine, Rachel
Glass Houses (The Morganville Vampires, Book 1)
College cliques become deadly when the popular crowd is made up of bloodsucking vampires.
 
Cast, P.C. and Kristin Cast
Marked (House of Night, Book 1)
When 16-year-old Zoey Redbird is "marked" by the Goddess Nyx, she must begin training in the secretive House of Night to release her special powers and become a full-fledged vampire.
 
de la Cruz, Melissa
Blue Bloods (Blue Bloods, Book 1)
The horrors of adolescence are magnified for Blue Bloods, natural born vampires whose powers begin to manifest when they turn 15.
 
Hamilton, Laurell K.
Guilty Pleasures (Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter, Book 1) The first of an immensely popular series about a necromancer/vampire hunter who deals death to vampires who don't mind their manners.
 
Harris, Charlaine
Dead Until Dark (Southern Vampire Mysteries, Book 1)
Girl meets vampire in a world where vampires have "come out of the coffin" and are regular members of society.
 
Mead, Richelle
Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, Book 1)
Two best friends in a high school for vampires deal with the usual teen pressures while preparing to graduate into the ranks of the undead.
 
Ramsland, Katherine
The Science of Vampires
133.42 R35
A nonfiction philosophical and scientific exploration of vampires that should interest anyone who wants to learn more about the plausibility of their favorite monster.
 
Schreiber, Ellen
Vampire Kisses
A 16-year-old self-proclaimed Goth lives life in her head. When a new boy comes to town, she's convinced he's a vampire and quickly falls for him. But how much does her fantasy world correspond with reality?
 
Smith, L. J.
The Vampire Diaries: The Awakening and the Struggle
Vampire brothers fight over a beautiful girl in a series comparable to Twilight but published over a decade earlier.
 
Whedon, Joss
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Omnibus
The tense relationship between Buffy Summers, a vampire slayer, and Angel, a vampire with a soul, should appeal to fans of Twilight. This graphic novel collects several stories related to the popular television series.
 

Updated: January 21, 2009