Book Lists: Vampires

Creatures of the night, usually. Classics like Dracula meet sparkly Edward Cullen meet the mindless monsters Buffy beheads. We, as a culture, seem to love vampires. So here’s some more books you can read about them, whether they’re monstrous or romantic.

Genre: YA Fantasy

Average Goodreads Rating: 3.67

1872 New Orleans is a place of the dead. But Celine Rousseau finds refuge there after fleeing Paris. Taken in by the Ursuline convent, Celine quickly falls in love with the dangers of the underworld, the Le Cour des Lions, and its leader, Sebastian. When one of the convent girls winds up dead in the Le Cour des Lions, Celine must battle her attraction to Sebastian with her suspicion of his involvement in the murder. Even as more girls die, can Celine prove Sebastian is behind it or will he capture her heart first?

Genre: YA Fantasy

Average Goodreads Rating: 3.83

In Tana’s world, there are walled cities called “Coldtowns” where quarantined monsters and humans intermingle in a bloody mix. Once you pass through the coldtown gates, you can never leave. One morning after a party, Tana wakes up surrounded by corpses–the only survivors are her, her boyfriend now infected, and a mysterious boy. Tana races against time to save them–by going to the heart of coldtown.

Genre: YA Paranormal

Average Goodreads Rating: 3.93

13-year-old Vladimir Tod hates eighth grade. He gets bullied, lectured, and his crush likes his best friend. Plus, he has a secret: his mom is human but his dad is a vampire. He doesn’t know his powers and struggles with his fangs and blood cravings. He’s worried his secret will come out when a bigger problem comes to the forefront: he’s being hunted by a vampire killer.

Genre: M M Romance

Average Goodreads Rating: 3.74

Michael’s friends are going missing all over Detroit. After some digging, he begins to think the problem is vampires. Determined to rid the city of them for good, Michael poses as bait. But then Wild Bill shows up, leather-clad and the exact guy Michael would fall for. But now he needs to focus on the vampires. Still, he can’t seem to shake Bill loose.

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Average Goodreads Rating: 3.96

Sookie Stackhouse is a small-town waitress from Louisiana. Until a vampire walks into her life and a co-worker checks out.

Genre: Horror

Average Goodreads Rating: 3.83

Patricia’s one joy in her life is her book club, a group of Charleston moms sharing their love for true crime. But when a newcomer moves into the neighborhood, they turn their attention to his mysterious habits. When children start to go missing, Patricia begins to suspect the new guy. So, she begins her investigation with the help of the other suburban moms.

Genre: Historical Fiction

Average Goodreads Rating: 3.79

When a young woman explores her father’s library, she finds an ancient book and a cache of letters addressed to the successor. In them are terrifying secrets about her father’s past and her mother’s fate, and they include a quest that goes on for generations, a quest for Vlad the Impaler and the truth behind Dracula.

By myadventure2017

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