Life Sucks by Jessica Abel, Gabe Soria, and Warren Pleece

First Second Books, 2008 ISBN: 1596431075 Available: New Life Sucks is an unusual, funny, and unglamourous take on the vampire tale. Dave Miller is a young man whose life takes a dramatic change when he applies for a night job at a convenience store. The vampire owner turns him, sealing Dave’s fate to forever be […]

Night Road by A.M. Jenkins

HarperTeen, 2008 ISBN:9780060546045 Available: New Night Road tells the tale of Cole, a hemovore (don’t call him a vampire). Hemovores drink blood from humans, referred to as omnis. Cole is summoned to help Gordon, a young college student accidentally turned into a hemovore, adjust to his new unlife. While Cole and his friend Sandor teach […]

Review: Wolf Pact by Melissa de la Cruz

Bliss is my favorite character in Melissa de la Cruz’s Blue Bloods series, so a novel starring Bliss and werewolves? Yes please! While the Blue Bloods books are about teens facing a series of really big issues (serial killers, redemption, true evil) Wolf Pact covers different territory. The wolves are hell creatures, raised to be […]

Suck it Up By Brian Meehl

Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 2008 ISBN-10: 0385733003 Available: New and Used Morning McCobb is coming out of the coffin. The unassuming vampire has been chosen as the poster child for the International Vampire League, an organization of vampires who seek to coexist peacefully with humans. With the help of human publicist Penny Dredful and […]

VAMPS by Nancy A. Collins

Harper Teen, 2008 ISBN: 0061349178 Available: New and Used VAMPS is book one in a series about the vampire teens of Bathory Academy, a prestigious night school for the richest and most powerful members of the vampire race. The first book introduces the characters and sets up the overall plot arc but doesn’t have much […]