Review: Eighth Grade Bites: The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod by Heather Brewer

Speak, 2008 ISBN-13: 978-0142411872 Available: New and Used Eighth grade is tough for every misfit, but being born a vampire complicates matters. Adding to Vladimir Tod’s list of problems are the recent death of his parents in a huge fire, the constant bullying he suffers at school, and the freaky-weird substitute teacher who has taken […]

Review: Destined by Morgan Rice

Morgan Rice, 2011 ISBN-13: 9780982953754 Available: New paperback, multi-format digital Destined is the fourth book in The Vampire Journals series. It’s a departure from the first three books, in that it kicks the story back in time to 18th century Italy, before it was an Italy. In that period, Italy consisted of independent states which […]

Review: Ghost Town (Morganville Vampires, Book 9) by Rachel Caine

NAL Trade; Reprint edition, 2011 ISBN-10: 0451232917 Available: New Ghost Town is Book Nine of Rachel Caine’s Morganville Vampires series. The series takes place in Morganville, a Texas town run by vampires, and the heroine is Claire Danvers, a young student who is attending Texas Prairie University. The series is notable amongst YA vampire fiction, […]

Yes, vampires have a place in romance

I have a confession. I didn’t used to be a romance fan. In fact I’m sort of a fan through the least likely place, through horror. I’ve always been a sucker for paranormals and it *used* to be that paranormal=horror. Vampire=horror. I’m sure if you’ve ever read any comment on any Twilight blog entry, review […]

Review: Teeth edited by Ellen Datlow and Terry Windling

Harper Teen, 2011 ISBN: 978-0-06-193515-2 Available: New Paperback Teeth is a ripping collection of nineteen vampire stories contributed by proven authors, including Melissa Marr, Holly Black, Neil Gaiman, Garth Nix and Tanith Lee. Each one is dark and original, and many are ethnic tales, making the collection a great world legends anthology. There is some […]

A Brief Vampire Timeline

So you like vampires, more than just the modern incarnation and don’t know where to start in your vamp-ucation? We’re more than happy to help! While many of these titles are not YA they are considered by many core books that in some way changed the genre and helped shape it to what it is […]

The Vampire Book List

We just updated our Vampire Book List from the MonsterLibrarian.com site and brought it to Reading Bites! If you become aware of a vampire title that we have missed please send us an e-mail at monsterlibrarian@monsterlibrarian.com and let us know. Tweet

Call for YA Authors!

Hey YA (especially paranormal YA) authors, We would love to hear about your new releases! We’d love to review your books! We’d love to interview you, hear about why you wrote your book or open our blog up to you for guest posts. Please send us a message at zombiemicheleATgmailDOTcom and tell us about your […]