Do you love Twilight or are you a huge fan of The Vampire Diaries? If you crave even more content to do with the blood-sucking immortal creatures we all adore, here are some fantastic reads to fill your time!
11 Books to Read if You Love Vampires
1. Cruel Illusions by Margie Fuston
Caraval meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer in this deliciously dark young adult fantasy about a girl who makes a deal with a magical secret society to enter a potentially deadly competition for the chance to avenge her mother’s death.
2. Vampires, Hearts, & Other Dead Things by Margie Fuston
In this heart-wrenching debut YA novel that’s The Coldest Girl in Coldtown meets They Both Die at the End, a teen girl takes a trip to New Orleans with her estranged best friend to find a vampire to save her dying father.
3. Temptation by R.L. Stine
Three extremely thirsty vampires race to turn a hot date into a vampire in this short story collection from legendary author R.L. Stine. Will the girls get to quench their thirst? Well, either way, this read will definitely quench your thirst for more vampire content!
4. Slayer by Kiersten White
When it comes to vampires, we all know the world of Buffy is a classic. This all new tale set in world of Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a must-read! Once you’ve finished this, don’t forget to read the sequel, Chosen.
5. City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
The Shadowhunters universe is a great source for any kind of fantasy you’re looking for! In this second book in the Mortal Instruments series, we get a closer look at the life of the vampires seen throughout these epic books.
6. Thirst by Christopher Pike
With forbidden love between a human and vampire and an ancient score to settle, this opening to the heart-pounding paranormal thriller series from Christopher Pike is sure to kill.
7. Fake Blood by Whitney Gardner
In this adorable graphic novel, a young boy transforms himself into a vampire to impress his crush. For all you vampire-infatuated folks out there, this one is sure to make your hearts melt.
8. Night World by L. J. Smith
Would you become a vampire to escape your real-world problems? We all know the answer is yes, but this book proves that the choice could be more complicated than you think.
9. The Lady Rogue by Jenn Bennett
Set in 1930s Romania, this book follows the daughter of a treasure seeker on a hunt to find her lost father who went missing while looking for a mystical ring said to have belonged to Dracula. Cults, action, vampires, drama, romance—this book has it all!
10. Fate of Flames by Sarah Raughley
Set in a lush fantasy world with strong female leads, this read might not feature vampires, but is still sure to feed your craving for the beastlier things.
11. Drink, Slay, Love by Sarah Beth Durst
This hilarious book follows a teen vampire who gains the power to go out in the sunlight after being stabbed by a unicorn’s horn. It’s certainly not your typical dark vampiric tale, but the sun-loving main character is sure to win you over!