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 […]

Book review: Teeth edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling

Teeth edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri 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 […]