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  1. 1. Jan McGee, LMS, Tech Coordinator West Monroe High School 201 Riggs Street West Monroe, LA 71291 Library Coordinator Ouachita Parish School System Louisiana Digital Immigrants Wiki: Presentation Available: Books with Bite Anderson, M. T. HS Level Thirsty. 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. *Not recommended—excessive, excessive language
  2. 2. Atwater-Rhodes, Amelia (Den of Shadows Series) HS Level In the Forests of the Night Risika, a teenage vampire, wanders back in time to the year 1684 when, as a human, she died and was transformed against her will. Demon in My View 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. Shattered Mirror As seventeen-year-old Sarah, daughter of a powerful line of vampire-hunting witches, continues to pursue the ancient bloodsucker Nikolas, she finds herself in a dangerous friendship with two vampire siblings in her high school. Midnight Predator Vampire hunter Turquoise Draka goes undercover as a human slave in order to enter the fabled vampire realm of Midnight and assassinate Jeshikah, one of the cruelest vampires in history, but her guise brings up old memories of her past enslavement and she finds herself comforted by her benign master Jaguar. In the Forests of the Night Risika, a teenage vampire, wanders back in time to the year 1684 when, as a human, she died and was transformed against her will. Persistence of Memory Diagnosed with schizophrenia as a child, sixteen-year-old Erin has spent half of her life in therapy and on drugs, but now must face the possibility of weird things in the real world, including shapeshifting friends and her "alter," a centuries-old vampire. *Mature readers--Minor language, casual mention of sexual activity, but no description Becker, Tom (Darkside Series) MS - HS Levels Darkside Jonathan Starling's father is in an asylum and his home has been attacked when, while running away from kidnappers, he stumbles upon Darkside, a terrifying and hidden part of London ruled by the descendents of Jack the Ripper, where Jonathan is in mortal danger if he cannot find the way out. Lifeblood As Jonathan searches London's Darkside for the same murderer that his mother was seeking when she disappeared twelve years earlier, it becomes clear that it is Jonathan who is being hunted. Time Curse 2
  3. 3. A Blood Succession, a mysterious watch, and chaos in the streets – just another day in Darkside. Jonathan is back home again when he hears that Vendetta has gone missing. Teaming up with some old friends, Jonathan becomes embroiled in a terrifying Darkside mystery and he discovers the answer to a question he's been asking for years: could his mother still be alive? *No language, very clean Brewer, Heather (Vladimir Todd Series) MS - HS Levels Eight Grade Bites Thirteen-year-old half-vampire Vladimir Tod struggles to navigate the ups and downs of eighth grade while keeping his untested powers and impulses under control. Ninth Grade Slays Thirteen-year-old half-vampire Vladimir Tod struggles to navigate the ups and downs of eighth grade while keeping his untested powers and impulses under control. Tenth Grade Bleeds (Available July 9, 2009) It's another sucky year at Bathory High for Vladimir Tod. The evil vampire D'Ablo is hunting for the ritual that could steal Vlad's powers. His best friend Henry doesn't want to be his drudge anymore. And as if all that weren't enough, it's getting harder for Vlad to resist feeding on the people around him. Eleventh Grade Burns Projected publication date February, 2010 *Clean language, occasional kissing (and thinking about kissing) Caine, Rachel (Morganville Vampires Series) HS Level Glass Houses College student Claire Danvers begins having trouble with the popular girls in the dorms and decides to rent a room in an old house off campus, where her roommates are stranger than she is but willing to protect her from the undead that run the town. Dead Girls’ Dance College student Claire Danvers is just learning how to stay safe in Morganville, a town ruled by vampires, when her boyfriend Shane's vampire hunting father arrives and disrupts the fragile peace. Midnight Alley Claire Danvers has finally accepted the fact that her college town is populated by vampires and has pledged herself to Amelie, the most powerful vampire in town, but even Amelie's protection might not be enough when Claire becomes the target of an ancient bloodsucker. Feast of Fools The college town of Morganville is filled with vampires and humans who have learned to live in relative peace, but when old-school vampire Mr. Bishop arrives, his desire to 3
  4. 4. dominate threatens the town's peace, and it is up to student Claire Danvers to stop his evil plan before he can trap the humans of Morganville and feast on their flesh. Lord of Misrule When Bishop, a master vampire, arrives in Morganville, a college town where vampires and humans coexist in reasonably bloodless harmony, he threatens the peace by bringing evil forces to life, and while other threats mount, student Claire Danvers and her friends prepare to do battle with the supernatural. Carpe Corpus In the small college town of Morganville, vampires and humans lived in (relative) peace--until all the rules got rewritten when the evil vampire Bishop arrived, looking for the lost book of vampire secrets. He's kept a death grip on the town ever since. Now an underground resistance is brewing, and in order to contain it. Bishop must go to even greater lengths. He vows to obliterate the town and all its inhabitants--the living and the undead. Claire Danvers and her friends are the only ones who stand in his way. But even if they defeat Bishop, will the vampires ever be content to go back to the old rules, after having such a taste of power? *Some language, not excessive, not in every book, sexual tension, some kissing, eventually some awareness of some activity, but no details or description Cary, Kate (Bloodline Series) HS Level Bloodline Nineteen-year-old John Shaw returns from World War One and is haunted by nightmares of not only the battles but the horrifying discovery that his regimental commander is descended from Count Dracula. Bloodline: Reckoning Mary Seward, back home following a terrifying experience in Transylvania, continues to be plagued by fears and nightmares, and when her father is stricken by a strange virus, she believes there is something more sinister going on--a suspicion that seems to prove true when Quincey Harker, heir to Count Dracula's bloodline, turns up in England claiming to have renounced his evil heritage. *No language problems, no sexual situations—very clean Cast, P. C. and Kristin Cast (House of Night Series) HS Level Marked After being accepted as a fledgling vampire at the House of Night prep school and receiving special powers by a goddess, sixteen-year-old Zoey Montgomery discovers one of her peers is misusing her powers and must decide what the right thing to do is. Betrayed 4
  5. 5. Sixteen-year-old Zoey Redbird is just settling in at the House of Night, a finishing school dedicated to training fledgling vampyres to become productive adults, when a series of murders targeting human teens is traced back to the school, forcing her to think about the connections that still exist between her old and new worlds. Chosen Zoey Redbird, a fledgling vampyre, becomes confused about who to trust, with friends becoming enemies and enemies becoming friends at the House of Night prep school, and the need for caution becomes increasingly important when she finds herself juggling three boyfriends, and vampyres start turning up really dead. Untamed Zoey Redbird's life at the House of Night prep school for fledgling vampyres gets a lot tougher when she loses all three of her boyfriends and her group of friends turns against her, which makes it all the more difficult to get anyone to listen when she discovers Neferet has declared war on humans. Hunted Zoey and her friends encounter evil in an unexpected place when they learn that Kalona, the newest member of the House of Night, is hiding a deadly secret. Tempted (To be released October 27) Zoey Redbird, who is in training at the House of Night school to become a high priestess, deals with three guys at once and comes to realize that, despite Aphrodite's warning visions, she must confront Kalona before he hurts those she loves. *Some language, sexual situations and language, strong suggestions of Wiccan Collins, Nancy HS Level Vamps At an elite vampire prep school in Manhattan, sixteen-year-old vampire socialite Lilith seeks revenge against Cally, a new student and "New Blood" Lilith holds responsible for the death of her close friend during a dispute that attracted heavily-armed Van Helsings. Night Life, A Vamps Novel Vampire heiress Lilith Todd flaunts the laws of her people by starting a career as a fashion model while her half sister and archrival Cally Monture pursues a forbidden romance with a vampire hunter. After Dark Vampire half sisters and archrivals Cally and Lilith scramble to regain their footing after the Rauhnacht Grand Ball--the social event of the season--is attacked by the Van Helsings, but school, fashion, and romance are not enough to keep their rivalry from surfacing again. *Minor language, some crudity, casual attitudes about sex, some sexual awareness & situations, no actual sex Conrad, Liza MS – HS Levels 5
  6. 6. High School Bites Having learned on her sixteenth birthday that Count Dracula exists and lives in her hometown of Seattle, Lucy tries to save herself and her friends while wondering whether her boyfriend is also a vampire. De La Cruz, Melissa (Blue Bloods Series) HS Level Blue Bloods Schuyler Van Alen, a loner at a prestigious New York City private school, sets out to learn the secrets of the Blue Bloods, an ancient group of vampires. Masquerade Schuyler Van Alen, growing comfortable with her newfound vampire powers, seeks her grandfather in Italy, while back in New York plans are being completed for the fabulous Four Hundred Ball, to be followed by an elite, teens-only event at which masks hide a terrible secret. Revelations Schuyler van Alen, imprisoned in the Force household while her legacy is being questioned and dealing with living with Mimi and her crush, Jack, is called to help the Blue Bloods when the Silver Bloods breach the gates of Hell in Rio de Janeiro. The Van Alen Legacy: With the stunning revelation surrounding Bliss's true identity comes the growing threat of the sinister Silver Bloods. Once left to live the glamorous life in New York City, the Blue Bloods now find themselves in an epic battle for survival. Not to worry, love is still in the air for the young vampires of the Upper East Side. Or is it? Jack and Schuyler are over. Oliver's brokenhearted. And only the cunning Mimi seems to be happily engaged. *Some kissing & sexual situations, sexual tension Divers, Lucienne Vamped Clueless meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer. A selfish, now undead teen fashionista (bitten by the geeky chess champion turned vampire hottie) must unselfishly save her classmates from fashion disaster and their same fates. Gina Covello is smart-mouthed, clever, and totally ready to take charge of the situation. Well, someone has to! Revamped to be published in 2010. Duval, Alex (Vampire Beach Series) HS Level Bloodlust Jason Freeman is elated to be so easily accepted into the popular crowd at his new school in DeVere Heights, Malibu, but he is forced to reexamine some of the strange things he chose to ignore about his new friends when the body of a girl bearing a suspicious bite mark washes up on the beach the night after a wild party. Initiation 6
  7. 7. Jason Freeman, still new to DeVere Heights, a suburb of Malibu, is thrilled when his old friend, Tyler, shows up, even though he seems to be running from some kind of crisis, but they soon find themselves in mortal danger when Tyler runs afoul of the local vampire community. Ritual Jason Freeman is attacked by an assailant with a crossbow and believes that the hunter may be after Sienna, his crush at DeVere High who has a taste for blood. Legacy Jason's Aunt Bianca promises Jason that, if he transforms into a vampire, he will inherit her entire estate as well as her secret powers, enabling Jason to be with the girl he loves forever, but Jason is hesitant to sacrifice his entire life for love. High Stakes Jason thinks he must have just about taken all the challenges that can be thrown at him and Sienna. Then Sienna's older sister, Paige turns up unexpectedly from college in Paris. When Paige suggests spending Spring Break in Las Vegas the Malibu crowd jumps at the chance. But when Paige's old boyfriend - Mark Lessard - turns up, things suddenly get dangerous. Sienna's missing - being used as bait between Paige and Mark so a deal is made between them. Suddenly the stakes are very high. Hunted Jason Freeman lives in Malibu, has a gorgeous girlfriend and some very cool friends - most of whom just happen to be vampires. The vampire clique are settling in for a good summer. Their peace is shattered when evidence emerges that there's a vampire hunter in town. Friends are going missing and then reappearing with no real memory of what's happened to them. What's really going on? *Underage drinking, some sexual tension & situations, make-out scenes Emerson, Kevin (Oliver Nocturne Series) MS Level The Vampire’s Photograph Child vampire Oliver Nocturne learns about his destiny after a human girl accidentally takes a picture of him. Sunlight Slayings Reunited with Emalie's cousin Dean, who has turned into a zombie, Oliver, Dean, and Emalie go off in search of why vampire children have been mysteriously turning into dust, but when they encounter the Fallen Brotherhood--a human group that fights vampires, Oliver learns troubling news. Blood Ties Oliver Nocturne, vacationing with his extended family in Morosia, a vampire city beneath Rome, is shocked to learn that Emalie has stowed away--believing the city holds the key to her mother's whereabouts--and must come up with a plan to keep his family in the dark about her presence. 7
  8. 8. The Demon Hunters Oliver and his friends suspect a larger plot is afoot when Bane, newly gifted with Occupying skills, becomes the suspect in a series of animal/vampire attacks. The Eternal Tomb Young vampire Oliver Nocturne, slated to fulfill his destiny at the Darkling Ball, comes up with a plan to escape his fate, if he can just defeat the evil forces that stand in his way. *No language problems, no sexuality, very clean Fantaskey, Beth HS Level Jessica’s Guide to Dating on the Darkside Seventeen-year-old Jessica, adopted and raised in Pennsylvania, learns that she is descended from a royal line of Romanian vampires and that she is betrothed to a vampire prince, who poses as a foreign exchange student while courting her. Jekel Loves Hyde Due Spring, 2010 Minor language, sexual tension, make out scene--not graphic Gray, Claudia (Evernight Academy Series) HS Level Evernight (Click “Extras” for wallpapers, etc.) Sixteen-year-old Bianca, a new girl at the sinister Evernight boarding school, finds herself drawn to another outsider, Jared, but dark forces threaten to tear them apart and destroy Bianca's entire world. Stargazer When evil wraiths attack her boarding school, Evernight Academy, teenage vampire Bianca discovers she has become the target. *Kissing, sexual tension, some name calling Griffin, Adele (Vampire Island Series) MS Level Vampire Island The Livingstone kids are fruit bat hybrids who have left Old World dangers and immortality behind for a "normal" life in New York City, but normal doesn't necessarily mean easy, especially with lingering vampire traits complicating things. Knaveheart’s Curse Eleven-year-old Maddy Livingstone, a vampire-fruit bat hybrid striving to make friends in modern-day New York City, tries to protect her family from a vicious pureblood vampire who is in the New World seeking the Tenth Knave. V is for Vampire (Publication TBA) *Very clean 8
  9. 9. Howe, James (Bunnicula Series) MS Level Bunnicula Though scoffed at by Harold the dog, Chester the cat tries to warn his human family that their foundling baby bunny must be a vampire. The Celery Stalks at Midnight Chester the cat is more than ever convinced that Bunnicula is a vampire when there is a harvest of white vegetables on the morning after the night that Bunnicula was probably wandering through the neighborhood. Howliday Inn While their family is away, Harold and Chester, a dog and a cat, are boarded at Chateau Bow-Wow where Chester becomes increasingly alarmed by the strange behavior of his fellow guests and the sudden disappearance of one of them. *Totally clean Jenkins, A.M. HS Level Night Road Cole, a hemovore who feeds off of human blood, is asked to take another heme out for training, but, Gordon, his new charge, is having difficulty leaving his old life behind and his actions soon threaten them both. Some language, sexual situations & casual attitudes, some description, inferences Jinks, Catherine HS Level The Reformed Vampire Support Group Fifteen-year-old vampire Nina has been stuck for fifty-one years in a boring support group for vampires, and nothing exciting has ever happened to them--until one of them is murdered and the others must try to solve the crime. *Mild language Klause, Annette Curtis HS Level Blood and Chocolate Having fallen for a human boy, a beautiful teenage werewolf must battle both her packmates and the fear of the townspeople to decide where she belongs and with whom. *Some sexuality & sexual situations, some language The Silver Kiss A mysterious teenage boy harboring a dark secret helps Zoe come to terms with her mother's terminal illness. *Very mild, good choice Kogler, Jennifer Anne MS – HS Levels The Otherworldlies 9
  10. 10. She blisters after just moments in the sun, communicates with her dog, and has correctly predicted the weather every day for more than two years. Then, one day, Fern closes her eyes and opens them seconds later to find herself ona sandy beach, miles away from school. Mancusi, Marianne (Blood Coven Series) HS Level Boys that Bite Due to a case of mistaken identity, Sunshine McDonald is bitten by a good looking vampire and must find a way to reverse the vampire curse before she becomes one of the undead for the rest of time. Stake That Still reeling from having lost her chance to become a vampire, sixteen-year-old Rayne learns that she is destined to be the new Vampire Slayer and must go undercover to stop a maniacal member of the undead who seeks vengeance and power by spreading a fatal blood disease! Girls that Growl Rayne McDonald, a goth vampire and vampire slayer, must go undercover as a cheerleader at her high school to find out what happened to the captain of the football team, who has disappeared, and to see if the peppy cheerleaders are really werewolves. *Some language, casual attitudes, kissing & make-out scenes, mild Marrone, Amanda HS Level Uninvited Jordan's life takes a surreal turn when her ex-boyfriend Michael, who died two days earlier, shows up outside her window begging to be let in, and even though she knows it would mean her own destruction, she is very, very tempted, especially when he keeps coming back, night after night. *Not recommended, very casual sexual attitudes, excessive Mead, Richelle (Vampire Academy) HS Level Vampire Academy Two years after a horrible incident made them run away, vampire princess Lissa and her guardian-in-training Rose are found and returned to St. Vladimir's Academy, where one focuses on mastering magic, the other on physical training, while both try to avoid the perils of gossip, cliques, gruesome pranks, and sinister plots. Frostbite While on a school skiing trip, guardian-in-training Rose faces everything from misunderstandings between friends to fights among factions of Moroi as reports of horrific Strigoi attacks raise tensions, ultimately leading Rose and some of those closest to her into a battle that teaches her much about life, death, and love. 10
  11. 11. Shadow Kiss Shadow-kissed Rose is hunted by the immortal undead that are seeking vengeance on her for her Strigoi kills, which puts her in a terrible position that could result in the death one of the two people she values most, her best friend Lissa, or her tutor Dimitri Belikov, the man she loves. Blood Promise Just days before graduating from St. Vladimir's Academy, guardian-in-training Rose travels to Siberia to drive a stake into the heart of the boy she loves, the monstrous vampire Dimitri. *Marginal recommendation--Kissing, make-out scenes, some casual attitudes Meehl, Brian HS Level Suck it Up! After graduating from the International Vampire League, a scrawny, teenaged vampire named Morning is given the chance to fulfill his childhood dream of becoming a superhero when he embarks on a League mission to become the first vampire to reveal his identity to humans and to demonstrate how peacefully-evolved, blood-substitute- drinking vampires can use their powers to help humanity. *I loved this book. It has suspense, humor, horror, a bit of romance—all the elements of a good book Mercer, Sienna (My Sister the Vampire Series) MS Level Switched Upon moving to Franklin Grove, eighth-grader Olivia Abbott, a pink-loving cheerleader, learns that she has a twin sister, Ivy Vega, whose "goth" appearance hides a weird secret that prevents the girls from switching identities and performing normal twin pranks. Re-Vamped When Olivia and Ivy tell their classmates and parents that they are identical twins, the word spreads to the vampire officials and Olivia must prove that she is worthy of keeping Ivy's true identity. Vampalicious Reunited twins Ivy, a vampire, and Olivia, a cheerleader, come up with a plan to stop Ivy's father from making her move to Europe with him. Fangtastic Not Yet Available *Very clean, no problems Meyer, Stephanie (Twilight Series) MS? - HS Levels Twilight Seventeen-year-old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington. In Forks, Bella meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not wholly human. 11
  12. 12. New Moon When the Cullens, including her beloved Edward, leave Forks rather than risk revealing that they are vampires, it is almost too much for eighteen-year-old Bella to bear, but she finds solace in her friend Jacob until he is drawn into a "cult" and changes in terrible ways. Eclipse Bella must choose between her friendship with Jacob, a werewolf, and her relationship with Edward, a vampire, but when Seattle is ravaged by a mysterious string of killings, the three of them need to decide whether their personal lives are more important than the well-being of an entire city. Breaking Dawn HS Level Book 4 continues the story of the human Bella and the vampire Edward whose love is threatened by their difference, a werewolf named Jacob, and other outside influences. *Clean language, some sexual tension. Bk. 4, clean adult situations within bounds of marriage—not recommended for M.S. Noel, Alyson HS Level Evermore Since the car accident that claimed the lives of her family, sixteen-year-old Ever can see auras and hear people's thoughts, and she goes out of her way to hide from other people until she meets Damen, another psychic teenager who is hiding even more mysteries. Blue Moon Just as Ever is learning everything she can about her new abilities as an immortal, initiated into the dark, seductive world by her beloved Damen, something terrible is happening to him. As Ever's powers are increasing, Damen's are fading—stricken by a mysterious illness that threatens his memory, his identity, his life. *Mild, some kissing Pauley, Kimberly MS Level? - HS Levels Sucks to be Me Sixteen-year-old Mina is forced to take a class to help her decide whether or not to become a vampire like her parents which means that she faces a choice between her best friend and her current crush versus potential new friends and possible boyfriends in her vampire class. *Speculation about kissing and sex, main characters go to a vampire bar Perez, Marlene Dead is the New Black MS – HS Levels When the girl-to-be, cheerleader Samantha Devereaux, begins the school year with a completely new look, Daisy Giordano gets suspicious. The fact that Samantha appears dead doesn't seem to bother anyone, and before long looking dead becomes the rage. Being dead takes on a whole new meaning when a girl is mysterious attacked and turns 12
  13. 13. up in the morgue, and other cheerleaders are stricken with seizures. Daisy and her psychic sisters get to work investigating the goings-on and learn that the culprit is really a vampire, and Daisy is determined to get to the bottom of things. Pierce, Meredith Ann HS Level The DarkAngel Trilogy 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. A Gathering of Gargoyles The Darkangel. Painfully aware that her husband Irrylath is still not free of the white witch's spell, Aeriel sets out on a dangerous quest to gather the winged steeds that Irrylath and his brothers need to do battle against the powerful witch. The Pearl of the Soul of the World With the aid of a shimmering pearl, Aeriel battles the White Witch to free her husband Irrylath and discovers her own true destiny. Rees, Douglas MS - HS Levels Vampire High 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. *Mild language Richards, Justin MS - HS Levels The Death Collector Three teens and a curator of unclassified artifacts at the British Museum match wits with a madman determined to use unorthodox methods to reanimate the dead, both humans and dinosaurs. The Parliament of Blood In Victorian London, after discovering that vampires really do exist and plot to end the human race, friends George, Liz, and Eddie join Sir William Protheroe in an increasingly desperate effort to find ways to stop them from overthrowing Parliament and, eventually, taking over the world. *Clean, Clean Rook, Sebastian (The Vampire Plagues Series) MS Level London, 1850 An enormous ship has just reached port. From its hull, a flock of bats ascends and disappears into the streets. Jack Harkett intends to board the ship, in search of food or money. Instead, he encounters a boy his own age -- running for his life! The boy 13
  14. 14. recounts horrific tales about a vampire plague that's killed the entire crew. With no one to turn to but each other, the two boys vow to stop these horrors from continuing. Paris, 1850 Jack is haunted by the voice of a vampire god who promises to return, but his friends, Ben and Emily, try to convince him that it's just his imagination. Mexico, 1850 Jack, Ben, and Emily travel to Mexico, the seat of the vampire god Camazotz's power, on a desperate quest to locate the last remaining piece of an amulet that, if found by Camazotz, will give the vampire untold strength and power. Outbreak Ben, Emily and Jack are looking forward to a quiet Christmas back in London to celebrate their victory over the vampire hordes but it’s not to be. The vampires may be gone but there is a new danger…the undead. Epidemic Christmas at the Cole household comes to a devastating end when it is discovered that Ben has been infected by the lampir plague. But when they travel to Poland to find a doctor who is rumoured to have developed an antidote, they find a country in the grip of a lampir epidemic of monstrous proportions - and this time there seems to be no cure. Extermination Ben, Jack and Emily think they have banished the lampir hordes for good, but they are in for an unpleasant surprise. The evil Count who first unleashed the lampirs has risen from his grave stronger than ever before. The friends must face their final challenge and take a last stand against the forces of ancient darkness. *Clean, clean Schreiber, Ellen (Vampire Kisses Series) MS - HS Levels Vampire Kisses 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. Kissing Coffins Sixteen-year-old Raven, a vampire-obsessed goth girl, searches for her true love, Alexander, who she has learned is a real vampire. Vampireville As teen vampire twins Luna and Jagger try to trick a high school soccer star into bonding with Luna for eternity, sixteen-year-old goth girl Raven Madison and her vampire boyfriend, Alexander, strive to save him. 14
  15. 15. Dance with a Vampire When a preteen vampire appears in Dullsville, Goth girl Raven must protect her younger brother and her own relationship with her vampire boyfriend, Alexander. The Coffin Club When goth-girl Raven follows her vampire boyfriend to Hipsterville, she discovers a dangerous secret club inhabited by vampires who are feuding over its leadership. Royal Blood, Raven and her vampire beau Alexander are back with more of the charming formula that's made them so popular. This time, their high school romance is threatened by the arrival of Alexander's royal (and deliciously over-the-top) parents, who expect him to return to Romania. Love Bites Available Summer, 2010 *Some kissing, speculation about kissing Shan, Darren (Cirque du Freak Series) MS - HS Levels Cirque du Freak 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. The Vampire’s Assistant After traveling with Mr. Crepsley, the vampire who made him into a half-vampire, Darren returns to the freak show known as the Cirque du Freak and continues to fight his need to drink human blood. Tunnels of Blood Darren, Evra, and Mr. Crepsley leave the Cirque Du Freak and get a taste of the city, but when corpses drained of blood are discovered, Darren and Evra must confront a dangerous creature of the night. Vampire Mountain Mr. Crepsley leads Darren Shan on a dangerous trek to Vampire Mountain, the very heart of the vampire world, to be presented to the Council, but an encounter with the Vampanese along the way means trouble. Trials of Death Darren begins the Trials of Initiation to prove himself worthy of being a half-vampire, even as the clan's blood foes, the vampaneze, gather near Vampire Mountain. The Vampire Prince Betrayed by Kurda and reeling from the brutal slaying of Gavner, the vampire's assistant, Darren Shan, finds himself branded a traitor and hunted by the vampire clan. Hunters of the dusk 15
  16. 16. Darren Shan leaves Vampire Mountain as part of an elite force on a life-and-death mission to find the newly-risen Vampaneze Lord, who is set to lead the vampaneze into war against the vampires. Allies of the Night Algebra class, two old friends, and a creature with deadly hands test Darren's determination as he travels to Mr. Crepsley's home town to search for the murderous vampaneze. Killers of the Dawn Vampire prince Darren Shan, working with old friends to solve the mystery of a series of murders, finds himself pursued by the purple-skinned vampaneze, the police, and an angry mob after he is framed for the killings. The Lake of Souls The lives of Darren and Harkat are at risk as they face monstrous obstacles on a desperate quest to the Lake of Souls. Lord of the Shadows When Darren Shan returns home, he is met by old enemies and scores to be settled, and with destiny certain to destroy him, the world seems doomed to fall to the Ruler of the Night. Sons of Destiny As Darren faces the final showdown with his archenemy, Steve Leopard, he seeks a way to trick destiny and avoid the requirement that one of them die and the other become Lord of the Shadows, fated to destroy the world. Smith, Cynthia Leitich HS Level Tantalize When multiple murders in Austin, Texas, threaten the grand re-opening of her family's vampire-themed restaurant, seventeen-year-old, orphaned Quincie worries that her best friend-turned-love interest, Keiren, a werewolf-in-training, may be the prime suspect. *Some sexual situations, sexual tension Eternal When Miranda's guardian angel Zachary recklessly saves her from falling into an open grave and dying, the result is that she turns into a vampire and he is left to try to reinstate his reputation by finally doing the right thing. *Some strong language in limited amounts Smith, L. J. (The Vampire Diaries Series) HS Level The Awakening -- The Struggle. Contains volumes one and two of the "Vampire Diaries" in which two vampire brothers, Stefan and Damon, are torn apart by their mutual love for Elena, a golden girl who can have any boy she wants. 16
  17. 17. The Fury -- Dark Reunion. Collects two books by L. J. Smith, "The Fury" and "Dark Reunion,"which recount the tales of two vampire brothers and the girl who is torn between them. The Return -- Nightfall. Presents novels five and six from "The Vampire Diaries" series in which Elena returns to life after sacrificing herself to save the two vampire brothers who love her and finds she now has powerful gifts that once more put her in the middle of a battle between Damon and Stefan. *Minor language, sexual tension Somper, Justin (Vampirates! Series) MS – HS Levels Vampirates: Demons of the Ocean Connor, who was rescued by pirates after his ship was wrecked, believes his twin sister, Grace, was abducted by the Vampirates and is determined to find her. Vampirates: Tides of Terror Connor's time aboard the pirate ship "Diablo" has him longing to be a part of the pirate life, while his twin sister Grace prefers he choose the less dangerous path of attending the distinguished Pirate Academy. Blood Captain While Connor faces trouble in the form of an obnoxious new crewmate, Grace, his twin sister, seeks out a vampirate guru who might be able to heal their dear friend Lorcan's blindness. Black Heart A rival ship of Vampirates creates unwanted competition on the seas and Captain Li goes on the hunt with Connor Tempest; and meanwhile, Connor's twin sister Grace spends some valuable time with their mother and learns their family's shocking history. *Clean, no language or sexual situations Stoker, Bram MS - HS Levels Dracula Story of Jonathan Harker, a young English solicitor, who travels from England to Count Dracula's crumbling, remote castle on the border of Transylvania and Moldavia) to provide legal support to Count Dracula for a real estate transaction. Over time, Dracula is revealed to be a vampire. With the help of his wife Mina, Abraham Van Helsing, and several close friends of Mina’ murdered friend Lucy, Jonathan is forced to deal with the enigmatic vampire. Vande Velde, Vivian HS Level Companions of the Night 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. 17
  18. 18. *Some sexual references Being Dead Presents a collection of seven short stories about dead people who are not quite ready to leave the world behind. Westerfield, Scott HS Level Peeps Cal Thompson is a carrier of a parasite that causes vampirism, and must hunt down all of the girlfriends he has unknowingly infected. The Last Days Five New York teenagers try to concentrate on their new band while the city suffers from a mysterious epidemic that is turning people into cannibals. *Some sexuality, some language, vampirism is a sexually transmitted disease Vampire Scale 18
  19. 19. Are You Totally Vamped? 0 1 2 3 Sleeping Arrangements In bed at night, weird sleep, No sleep, Traditional coffin during day (or bed & dark room) Sunlight Exposure Full Daylight, Daylight with sunscreen, Daylight with shadows, No Daylight Enter by Invitation Only Name your drink Vegan, Blood substitute, Animal, Blood bank and/or Human blood (bite) Because I Said So! Vampire mental compulsions Guess Who? Transformations Animal transformations, mist, other I’m Special Physical Strength, Exceptional Abilities, etc. Normal to exceptional Name Your Poison: Affected by Garlic, Crucifix, Silver, Crossing Water None to slight to full effect Now You See Me, Now You Don’t: Mirror Reflections, Photo Images, etc. 0 1 2 Are You Totally Vamped? Sleeping Arrangements In bed at night, weird sleep, No sleep, Traditional coffin during day (or bed & dark room) Sunlight Exposure Full Daylight, Daylight with sunscreen, Daylight with shadows, No Daylight Enter by Invitation Only Name your drink Vegan, Blood substitute, Animal, Blood bank and/or Human blood (bite) 19
  20. 20. Because I Said So! Vampire mental compulsions Guess Who? Transformations Animal transformations, mist, other I’m Special: Physical Strength, Exceptional Abilities, etc. Normal to exceptional Name Your Poison: Affected by Garlic, Crucifix, Silver, Crossing Water None to slight to full effect Now You See Me, Now You Don’t: Mirror Reflections, Photo Images, etc. 20