What is the best vampire book/series you've read lately?

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Re: What is the best vampire book/series you've read lately?

Post by Book Worm Jen » 29 Mar 2016, 09:21

I am currently reading "The Strain". I am on the 2nd book. I find them hard to put down. I find myself at times thinking I know what is going to happen next because I watched the show but I am almost always wrong. They are so different. I really recommend.

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Post by edelaoefi » 31 Mar 2016, 14:24

I'm currently finishing up the Sookie Stackhouse series by Charlaine Harris. It has been pretty good, I really enjoy that the vampires seem to stay as separate beings and don't become too likable, I think it adds a sense of realism to the story. I do have to say that I have not become as attached to any of the characters in the Stackhouse series as I did those of the Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series by Laurell Hamilton that I read earlier this year. I just think that the characters presented by Hamilton were more well rounded and developed than those Harris depicted. Both series were enjoyable overall though and provided many hours of entertainment.

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Post by k2mixrider » 04 Apr 2016, 13:35

My favorite Vampire series to date is Elizabeth Hunter's Elemental Series and subsequent books in the series. The characters are believable and from the first 20 pages you are dragged right in to the adventure. As most Vampire books their is history and book intrigue that makes it feel authentic and not "trashy" as some of the vampire books can be. I would highly recommend her to sci-fy and fiction readers looking for a good quick passed book as well as a longer series.

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Post by Kayhoff24 » 04 Apr 2016, 21:05

I have no idea where to even begin I have always loved vampire books! I constantly read them and can't get enough! Favorites of mine would include.. The morganville vampire series, twilight, vampire kisses , house of night , vampire academy and so many more !!!

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Post by laurenrose » 05 Apr 2016, 14:47

I love the Night Huntress and Night Prince Series with Jeaniene Frost as well. The audio books were amazing, the narrator really enhanced an already good story. Here Be Sexist Vampires by Suzanne Wright is hilarious.

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Post by BookBlossom » 03 May 2016, 22:15

I really enjoyed the Riley Jenson Guardian series by Keri Arthur. It's a mix of fantasy and erotica about a vamp-werewolf hybrid trying to find her soulmate while kicking some paranormal butt.

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Post by _hbanga » 06 May 2016, 02:20

I really enjoyed reading the House of Night series, I liked the concept and thought it was cool how their day worked the opposite of humans. The story was a fun ride and it was quite different. I loved following along because you become so attached to the characters. I also want to read the Southern Vampire Mysteries, True Blood was my favourite show and I think it would be fun to read about different adventures with the characters I have grown to love.

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Post by Leighann-Marie » 11 May 2016, 07:08

The Thirst series by Christopher Pike is really good. It's about a woman vampire who is roughly 1000 years old. Christopher Pike is a well written author with a few different books I've read.
As for Vampire specifically, his is one of the only that I've really enjoyed because it is written out a bit differently than mosy vampire series.
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Post by Renee Bella » 19 May 2016, 03:18

My favourite is the 'House of Night' series by P. C. and Kristin Cast. I really enjoy the mythological and elemental elements that the series has to it.
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Post by Ashleighpage74 » 25 May 2016, 02:52

I am partial to the Sookie Stackhouse series. The first 6 books or so were really enjoyable.

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Post by Sweetmommy4 » 08 Jun 2016, 15:01

Definitely Twilight! I have not read any other vampire books - supernatural ones yes - but not vampires. Guess I need to branch out more!

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Post by mama2two » 08 Jun 2016, 15:31

I personally love the Twilight series by Maggie Shayne. Some you can find in rare bookstores or online if you are lucky. Very adult and not at all like the teen twilight series

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Post by dejab » 12 Jun 2016, 14:23

For more recent books I like vampire academy, for a more intricate and complex story line , Anne rice

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Post by annette84 » 06 Jul 2016, 15:19

The Black Dagger Brotherhood Series was the turning point for me in Vampire Romance. I wasn't a big fan before reading this series and once I began reading the series, beginning with "Dark Lover", I quickly fell in love with Vampire fantasy. The story of Wrath and Beth is enticing. I am currently reading "The Shadows"

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Post by Sasha For » 06 Jul 2016, 22:44

It is a reread but it is worth mentioning. Laurell K. Hamilton's Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter series. There are many books in this series but they are all worth reading. Instead of getting boring over time Hamilton has made a point of developing characters that are connected to the main story. Instead of simply being a Vampire novel it brings in other super natural beings as well as a detective aspect as well. She does not spend a great amount of time on character development in the beginning but allows her characters unfold as the story unfolds.

Each novel has it's own detective story but the same characters run through many of them. This series was great the first time around and is currently great the second time around.

Hamilton wrote a great series here and I recommend reading it.

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