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Vamps (Vamps #1)
Bathory's reigning queen, Lilith Todd, is the daughter of a powerful vampire businessman, and she knows exactly what she wants from life. She wants to look beautiful for eternity and p...more
Centuries ago, somehow the vampire race got trapped in our world and must live with humans. With the help of a company called HemoGlobe, vampires buy blood without having to hunt for it. Thus giving them more time to live their lives peaceably with humans, and helping them keep their secret.
These vampires can shape shift into bats and another creature, usually a wolf. They are born, not made. But, adult vampires can bite humans and turn them into what the...more
I had this is my book shelf since last year. Thank goodness I finally came around reading it. I know. I know the cover looks like more of a glamor shop and therefore the contents is probably all whack.There I go again with judging the cover. Vamps is nothing like that sure there's still high end New York fashion and high maintenance princess type characters, shallow big egos and selfish.
Lilith, Jules, Carmen, Sergei, Tanith, Melinda, and Oliver are among those vampire family they call...more
Nancy A. Collins 235 Pages
Scandal, drama, hookups and snooty classmen, Bathory Academy, is where young vampires that are from the supreme vampire families learn to master their shape shifting and other powers. Lilith Todd, Bathory Academy’s queen bee, and vampire heiress, rules the elite night school, until someone questioned her throne; Cally Monture, a half mortal, half vampire, who lives with her single mortal mother, and hasn’t ever met her vampire father. She obtains these strong power...more
Cally has a run-in with a young Van Hellsing named Peter, who's already falling for the half-vam...more
Night school never looked so good.
When the sun goes down, New York’s true elite all head to one place: Bathory Academy, where the young ladies of the finest vampire families are trained in shapeshifting and luring their prey.
Only Bathory’s reigning queen Lilith Todd, is the daughter of a powerful vampire businessman, and she knows exactly what she wants from life. She wants to look beautiful for eternity and party till the sun comes up with her gorgeous boyfriend, Jules. And...more
What do you get when you take the Gossip Girls and cross them with vampires? You get VAMPS by Nancy A. Collins!
Meet Lilith, Jules, Tanith, Melinda, and the rest of the Old Bloods. They're young, they're rich, and they're the hottest kids in New York. But you might never see them. They're vampires. They come out when the sun goes down. School starts at 9 pm for them, and once classes are done, they're hitting the local club scene.
Lilith is the cr�me de la...more
I had a bit of a hard time finishing this book, mainly because I found the characters to be shallow. There was this one scene where Lilith was more concerned (as in the world will now end type of concern)...more
Daughter of the vampire elite's Victor Todd, Lilith has been the reigning royalty at Bathory Academy. The prestigious all-girls school trains youn...more
i did not care for this book. that said, it's popular with my teens here at the library and i think it's important to read what they are reading.
i appreciated the vast vampire culture that collins created- lots of history and background, special lingo (whic...more
Now she has a teen series, VAMPS, Vampire American Princesses. Oh, how the mighty have fallen.
But she hasn't fallen far. The first was meant for brooding goth boys. This series is for not so brooding girls and possibly boys.
[... Lilith looked over her shoulder at him, her brilliant blue eyes shining with tears.
"Daddy?" She asked in a wavering voice.
"Yes, Lilith?" he replied gently.
"You're not going to cut up my credit cards, are you?"...]
...Um, what? One of your friends (view spoiler)[got staked by your fault (hide spoiler)] a...more
I was all set not the like the book. All the designer name dropping is expected in chick lit but I was beginning to think that everyone in the book was going to be some sort of monster. We...more
Also it was very unoriginal compared to other vampire books i'v read kind of like a cross between house of night series and gossip girl but not written as well or as creatively. which made it boring to me.
i dont know if i'll be reading the next book in this series unless i dont have anything better at the time.
though saying that i suggest you should rea...more
At first the book follows Lilith, a spoiled, rich, vampire princess who thinks she is entitled to everything. Lilith and her view point gets old fast. I got really sick of hearing about various clothing designers. But then we meet Cally. A girl that I can relate with a lot easier. She's pretty normal for being a hybrid (human/...more
Collins was born in McGehee, Arkansas, United States. She lived in N...more