Best Adult Vampire Books
The best of vampire fiction that is not marketed for young adults.

If it is a vampire series, please only vote for the first book.

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200 The Adventure of the Sussex...
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202 Dead To The World (Sookie S...
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 162,102 ratings
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203 This Side of the Grave (Nig...
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4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 34,794 ratings
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204 Wake Me When the Sun Goes Down
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 606 ratings
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205 Blood Ties
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 91 ratings
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205 Here Be Sexist Vampires (De...
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4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 6,246 ratings
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207 Renfield: Slave of Dracula
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3.19 of 5 stars 3.19 avg rating — 508 ratings
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207 Bloodlines (Conversion, #2)
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4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 3,344 ratings
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207 Lover Eternal (Black Dagger...
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4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 107,303 ratings
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210 Queen of Shadows (Shadow Wo...
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 4,336 ratings
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211 'Til Death (Conversion, #3)
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4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 2,481 ratings
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212 The Vampire's Kiss
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3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 722 ratings
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213 Afterlight (Dark Ink Chroni...
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 3,020 ratings
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214 Evernight (Evernight, #1)
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3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 53,186 ratings
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215 Kiss Of Darkness (Alliance ...
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 1,132 ratings
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216 Magic Burns (Kate Daniels, #2)
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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 33,369 ratings
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217 Once Bitten (Alexa O’Brien,...
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 2,853 ratings
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218 Lover Reborn (Black Dagger ...
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4.36 of 5 stars 4.36 avg rating — 46,503 ratings
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219 Kat's Tale (Undying Love, #1)
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 335 ratings
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220 Happy Hour at Casa Dracula ...
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3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 1,714 ratings
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221 Archangel's Storm (Guild Hu...
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4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 10,178 ratings
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222 Vamped
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 914 ratings
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222 Magic Slays (Kate Daniels, #5)
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4.46 of 5 stars 4.46 avg rating — 28,797 ratings
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224 Fade Out (The Morganville V...
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4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 27,350 ratings
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225 The Twelve (The Passage, #2)
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3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 40,022 ratings
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226 Edge of Dawn (Midnight Bree...
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4.24 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 7,466 ratings
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227 The Book With No Name (Bour...
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 2,712 ratings
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227 Vampires Don't Sparkle!
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 42 ratings
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227 Depraved Blood
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3.05 of 5 stars 3.05 avg rating — 21 ratings
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227 Judgement of Souls
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4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 61 ratings
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227 Real Vampires Don't Sparkle
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 91 ratings
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227 Scent and Shadow: an Aether...
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227 Become
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4.36 of 5 stars 4.36 avg rating — 14 ratings
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227 Fire of Stars and Dragons (...
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227 The Winter Man
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236 Dawn of Darkness (Daeva, #1)
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3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 364 ratings
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236 The Keeper: Awakening (The ...
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 205 ratings
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238 Lost (Heart Search #1)
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4.77 of 5 stars 4.77 avg rating — 26 ratings
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238 A Touch Too Much
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4.27 of 5 stars 4.27 avg rating — 26 ratings
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240 Bloody Good (Brytewood, #1)
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240 The Nymphos of Rocky Flats ...
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3.23 of 5 stars 3.23 avg rating — 2,145 ratings
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242 Tangled Blood Lines (Tangle...
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 74 ratings
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242 A Vampire's Saving Embrace ...
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4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 138 ratings
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244 Darker After Midnight (Midn...
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4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 12,685 ratings
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245 Friday Night Bites (Chicago...
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4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 27,950 ratings
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246 Forever Knight: These Our R...
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3.38 of 5 stars 3.38 avg rating — 42 ratings
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246 Twelve (The Danilov Quintet...
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3.47 of 5 stars 3.47 avg rating — 1,439 ratings
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246 Where Will You Run? (Dion, #1)
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4.24 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 63 ratings
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249 Blood's Voice (House Millar...
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 43 ratings
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249 Gabriel's Mate (Scanguards ...
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 4,673 ratings
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251 Scent of a White Rose (The ...
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 261 ratings
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251 Strange and Beautiful (Tale...
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3.45 of 5 stars 3.45 avg rating — 11 ratings
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251 Ashes of Midnight (Midnight...
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4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 15,843 ratings
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254 Dracula's Guest and Other V...
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 610 ratings
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254 Shades of Midnight (Midnigh...
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4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 18,737 ratings
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256 Be Mine Tonight  (Brotherho...
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256 Dracula's Kiss (1 Night Sta...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 30 ratings
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258 Blood Bound (House Millar, #2)
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4.57 of 5 stars 4.57 avg rating — 14 ratings
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259 The Vampire Shrink  (Kismet...
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3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 2,065 ratings
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259 The Tale of the Body Thief ...
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 58,813 ratings
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261 Wake (Dream Catcher, #1)
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3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 59,060 ratings
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262 The Blood That Bonds (II AM...
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3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 2,408 ratings
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262 Memnoch the Devil (The Vamp...
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 54,143 ratings
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264 Gentlemen Prefer Succubi (S...
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 2,526 ratings
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264 Dance of the Gods (Circle T...
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 19,467 ratings
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266 Valley of Silence (Circle T...
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4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 18,933 ratings
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266 Lover at Last (Black Dagger...
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4.27 of 5 stars 4.27 avg rating — 34,589 ratings
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268 Fangs Rule: A Girls Guide t...
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4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 73 ratings
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268 Taken by Midnight (Midnight...
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270 Big Game (The V V Inn, #3)
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4.42 of 5 stars 4.42 avg rating — 328 ratings
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271 Reckoning (Night Huntress, ...
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 5,497 ratings
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272 Fangland
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2.6 of 5 stars 2.60 avg rating — 755 ratings
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273 The Stake
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3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 1,682 ratings
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274 Oldest Living Vampire Tells...
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275 Absolution (Penton Legacy, #2)
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 809 ratings
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276 City of Bones (The Mortal I...
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 726,784 ratings
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277 Night Embrace (Dark-Hunter,...
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4.24 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 36,774 ratings
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278 33 A.D. (Bachiyr, #1)
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3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 806 ratings
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279 Child of the Night
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3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 201 ratings
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280 The World on Blood
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3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 308 ratings
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281 Angels' Flight (Guild Hunte...
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4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 7,155 ratings
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281 One Foot in the Grave (Nigh...
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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 61,518 ratings
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281 Night Pleasures (Dark-Hunte...
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4.24 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 46,832 ratings
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284 Cerulean Sins (Anita Blake,...
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 35,244 ratings
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285 Way of the Wolf (Vampire Ea...
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 2,960 ratings
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285 The Care and Feeding of Str...
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 5,706 ratings
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287 Vampyres of Hollywood  (Vam...
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3.47 of 5 stars 3.47 avg rating — 363 ratings
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288 The Vampire Stalker
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 4,185 ratings
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288 Beloved Vampire (Vampire Qu...
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4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 1,110 ratings
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290 The Reformed Vampire Suppor...
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3.44 of 5 stars 3.44 avg rating — 3,549 ratings
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291 Conversion (Conversion, #1)
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 5,148 ratings
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292 Black Swan Rising (Black Sw...
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3.48 of 5 stars 3.48 avg rating — 1,585 ratings
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293 Night Rising (Vampire Babyl...
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3.22 of 5 stars 3.22 avg rating — 1,314 ratings
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293 Dying Bites (The Bloodhound...
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 4,527 ratings
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295 Bloody Bones (Anita Blake, ...
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 49,290 ratings
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296 Shades of Twilight
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 5,044 ratings
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296 The Last Werewolf (The Last...
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3.47 of 5 stars 3.47 avg rating — 10,271 ratings
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298 The Unwilling (The Children...
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 21 ratings
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298 The Lunatic Cafe (Anita Bla...
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 50,306 ratings
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300 The Vampire's Warden (Undea...
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3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 2,335 ratings
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1,150 books · 6,571 voters · list created June 27th, 2008 by Rora.
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Comments (showing 1-50 of 173) (173 new)


message 1: by Diana (new)

Diana i liked some of these books but the vampire idea is SO over-used now...


message 2: by Kelsey (new)

Kelsey Can vampires ever REALLY be over-used? ... I think not.



message 3: by Hannah (new)

Hannah Diana wrote: "i liked some of these books but the vampire idea is SO over-used now..."

Yeah, it gets a tad annoying that every other new books released (especially in the young-adult genre) are mostly about vampires.


message 4: by Kyle (new)

Kyle Jones Twilight, are you kidding me? Where is Stephen Kings's 'Salem's Lot?


message 5: by Rachal (new)

Rachal More like "New Moon". I really dislike that book.


message 6: by Kethnie (new)

Kethnie how come you didn't add the blue blood seires better than twilight to me


message 7: by Crystal (new)

Crystal OH. MY. GOD. I seriously CANNOT believe that Twilight is on the top of this list. I know it's a major cultural phenomenon, especially among young teenage readers, but IMO it is most definitely not worthy of being called one of the "best" vampire books.


message 8: by Estee (new)

Estee Kelsey (♥Vampire Princess♥) wrote: "Can vampires ever REALLY be over-used? ... I think not.
"


i totally agree! i love this stuff, and every book is different, puts a new spin on the vampire universe.


message 9: by Taher (new)

Taher hi ther


message 10: by Kirsten (new)

Kirsten Rodning Crystal wrote: "OH. MY. GOD. I seriously CANNOT believe that Twilight is on the top of this list. I know it's a major cultural phenomenon, especially among young teenage readers, but IMO it is most definitely not ..."

My thoughts exactly. Why is Twilight at the top of the list and Dracula is only number 3? There's a problem here.



message 11: by Kirsten (new)

Kirsten Rodning I'm also very surprised that no one has added the Anita Blake books to this list. I'm not going to because I thought they were awful, but I was under the impression that that was a very popular series.


Tiani *The Writer* I love vampire books. You may think " Ho hum, its only because of the twilight saga," but im not a big fan of that. I love books of things that can't happen, as in Vampires and wearwolfs.


message 13: by Jason (new)

Jason A good list,but how about these other vampire books...

The Stake
Bite
The Travelling Vampire Circus
(all are by Richard Laymon)

or...

The Keep (by F. Paul Wilson)

or...

The Thirst (by Robert McCameron)

or...

Carrion Comfort
Children of the Night
(both are by Dan Simmons)

or...

Gideon (by Stephen Laws)


message 14: by Shauna (new)

Shauna Tyndall Great list. I love most vampire books, including Twilight. I really don't know why so many people get up in arms over it - it's just a story. Okay, the vampires sparkle, but at least that's different. Everyone would be equally unhappy if Meyer had gone out and copied every other vampire novel.


message 15: by C-tim (new)

C-tim I have read way too many books about vampires.


message 16: by [deleted user] (new)

omg it's always twilight series up there == but vampire academy series is way better and every1 who has read it knows it too! DimitriXRose <3


message 17: by Aleah (new)

Aleah Twiliqht Is The Best Best Book Not Second So Who ever Say Other Wise >>>>>EFF Youu<<<<<<<.Vansta


message 18: by Cat (new)

Cat Obviously there are more books written about vampires than I knew. Must read more.


message 19: by Lilliana (last edited May 16, 2010 12:20AM) (new)

Lilliana Wow I never thought there were so many vampire books I guess I have alot more to read.
*^-^*


Marissa "one of the crazy seven" Bacon love Vampire books !! I'm soo Obsessed LOL.. we can be obssessed if we want to HAHA :))


message 21: by Destiny (new)

Destiny This is a great list!


message 22: by Angela (new)

Angela Baker I have read about half of these..guess I'll start on the other half ..
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message 23: by Courtney (new)

Courtney Something Vansta wrote: "omg it's always twilight series up there == but vampire academy series is way better and every1 who has read it knows it too! DimitriXRose <3"

OMG i know!!!!! compared to VP, twilight sucks soo bad... i would so rather VP be movies than twilight!


message 24: by Gina (last edited May 23, 2010 09:21AM) (new)

Gina Twilight isn't a book about vampires . . . Just because Meyer says they are doesn't make it true.
Kind of like how in the last book at the very end she suddenly reveals the pack aren't 'werewolves' but 'shapeshifters.'
Or how she says Bella is smart >_>


message 25: by Lilly (last edited May 25, 2010 11:38PM) (new)

Lilly Why the hell is Twilight above Dracula on this list? Dracula practically defined a whole genre. When people hear the word 'vampire' Dracula is the first thing that many think of. Twilight is a housewife's poorly written sex fantasy. It's a fad and one that can't die out fast enough.


message 26: by Jack (new)

Jack how come Twilight is winning.?!
D:
Twilight sucks.
Twilight never shows the real face of vampires. Vampires are like Dracula. They CAN'T be on the sun or they will burn. WTF is wrong with Twilight.?! The aren't supposed to be all sparkly and sexy. They supposed to be gross and sleeping in coffins.


message 27: by ★ Jess (new)

★ Jess Vampires dont sparkle.
Sorry, but its true.

I did love TWILIGHT untill the movies.

But even then, DRACULA was better.

The Count for everrrrrr


message 28: by Dana (new)

Dana Wright My favorite series for vamps other than Twilight is the Morganville Vampire series.


message 29: by Arielle (new)

Arielle Vanessa wrote: "omg it's always twilight series up there == but vampire academy series is way better and every1 who has read it knows it too! DimitriXRose <3"

.Hell YEah!!I go for the badasses!!Bella is just a helpless teenager and Edward is a pedophile...Rose and Dimitri have the perfect chemistry...damn twilight...TEAM DIMKA!


message 30: by Andrea (new)

Andrea How could anyone with any taste rank Twilight above Dracula? Pretty pathetic. It's funny how it took a book that bad (Twilight) to get people interested in vampires...a subject that has since been ruined by the aforementioned book. A book that took such an engaging and terrifying subject and turned it into Vampire 90210. Vampires sparkle in the sun...are you kidding me?


message 31: by Andrea (new)

Andrea Lilly wrote: "Why the hell is Twilight above Dracula on this list? Dracula practically defined a whole genre. When people hear the word 'vampire' Dracula is the first thing that many think of. Twilight is a hous..."

Well put, I couldn't agree with you more!


message 32: by Adriana (new)

Adriana It seems that no matter where I go, Twilight follows. It makes me wonder why people think this is a vampire book, when the author has clearly said that she doesn't like vampires, has never read a vampire book other than Interview with the Vampire, doesn't watch horror movies because they scare her, and can't understand why people are interested in these monsters and want to read about them.


message 33: by Bridget (last edited Jun 28, 2010 09:52AM) (new)

Bridget Spencer To al those twilight haters...
Twilight is an amazing book.. I've read the vampire academy and that series is amazing to.. but their different kinds of amazing for different people. I like both but that doesn't mean everyone does. U can sit there and say twilight is this and that but when it comes down to it well there is a reason while it is at the top of the list so get over it!! And for those complaining about them sparkling I mean really!!... unless u no a real vampire dam live vampire (which I'm pretty sure u dont) then don't act like u no how they r suppose to b! Vampires vary from book to book, humans rnt all the same either some might have 9 or 11 fingers instead of 10 that doesn't make them any less human now does it!? both twilight and vampire academy also give u different views on vampires that's y they r so popular.... look at the moroi, where besides vampire academey have u have heard of vampires being weak and needing to b protected by half humans. People!!... this is FICTION not life it all comes down to the authors version/interpretation of vampires... since the time when dracula was written vampire ideas have evolved like the rest of the world always has and to b honest that's not who I think of when I think of vampires I think of a being who have to drink blood to live if the character has that then guess what.. its a vampire. whenever u c twilight listed in the nonfiction section then complain.. there's a reason its not.... they rnt real!!! end of story


message 34: by Adriana (new)

Adriana oh, ok. let's see.... so I'm supposed to love twilight because it presents a different view on vampires right? because according to Stephanie Meyer they... sparkle, and that's fine because nobody said that she should at least loosely follow the different ancient myths and legends that gave birth to the figure of the vampire; it's only fiction and there I guess I even might agree with you.

What all of you "twilight lovers" out there don't trully understand, is that this isn't the only problem this book has. The grammar is poor, the writing style is terrible, the characters are flat and annoying, and I don't have to pretend that I like this book just because you and 1000 other frustrated girls say that I have to. I have a RIGHT to rate this book with a 1 star just like others have the same right to hate books that I love. (And yes, I've read it, so I know what I'm talking about)

Thanks.


message 35: by C-tim (new)

C-tim Too lazy to look at the whole list but I really liked Sunglasses after Dark.
For the Twilight fans - I read it, but not the others, and thought it was okay but not my kind of book. However, I really don't understand why people dislike it so vehemently. The characters and style work and the plot moves smoothly.


message 36: by Kathy (new)

Kathy well i read all the twilight saga books first before i got into some very adult vamp books , but only read twilight after i show the movie , because edward cullin (robert patt,) is hot and nice to the eyes lol
but there are some really good reads out there and im reading ,


message 37: by Patrick (new)

Patrick Twilight above Dracula? :O


message 38: by Ewelina (new)

Ewelina Lilly wrote: "Why the hell is Twilight above Dracula on this list? Dracula practically defined a whole genre. When people hear the word 'vampire' Dracula is the first thing that many think of. Twilight is a hous..."
I agree........... I thought I was yhe only one who thinks that way ;)


message 39: by Sojung (new)

Sojung In my opinion, Twilight is the best. Other books that are also bout vampires are too aggressive. Stephanie Meyer wrote this book for teens and young adults to enjoy. Successfully she has alot more fans than haters. I really enjoy her work and others do too.


message 40: by Jijah (new)

Jijah WTH! twilight's above dracula??


message 41: by Alya (new)

Alya agreed.


message 42: by [deleted user] (new)

I love the Twilight books not for the vampires. Yes it makes it interesting but I love them because of the story and characters.


message 43: by Puspha (new)

Puspha Kusumah If you think you like the book...read it, if not just put it on your "not a good book" bookshelf. Let other people said what they want.., good or bad about the book. Difference makes life complete and beautiful, so why do you have to push other people to like or dislike about one book..or more. Your words are clear enough to show other people who you really are. Good or bad enough to be a human. Come on we are only readers.. if you think you are smart enough..well trying to make a book that will be a "New York bestseller" kind of book rather than just saying something inappropriate about someone or someone's work.


message 44: by Mayara (new)

Mayara Arend Jason wrote: "A good list,but how about these other vampire books...

The Stake
Bite
The Travelling Vampire Circus
(all are by Richard Laymon)

or...

The Keep (by F. Paul Wilson)

or...

The Thirst..."


The KEEP?
I thought I was the ONLY ONE who read that book (me and the person who lent me the book)...
I wish they'd release the following ones on the series here. Damn publishers


message 45: by Mayara (new)

Mayara Arend Lizzy wrote: "HONESTLY>
THE HELL?!
WHY IS TWILIGHT UP THERE. TIWLIGHT IS A CARPY LOAD OF CARP!
http://bookstove.com/fantasy/why-i-ha...
there all your reasons!
HATE TWILIGHT AHTE TWILIGHT HATE IT.
WHAT..."


Honestly? A bit too much hate IMO.
Twilight is a cliche made for teenage girls to feel good and sell well. Sure, but how many other books are like that?
And really, why do you care?
WHy do you HATE it so bad? Hate it, don't read it and avoid anywhere discussing it by all means.
I think I agree with you on pretty much all instances, and hell, Lestat is WAY MUCH MORE of a vampire than any of Meyer's. And yet, I don't think it's nice to go around bashing people for liking it (as it is not nice to bash people for disliking it). Summin up, I'm just pointing... Why so much anger?


message 46: by Mayara (new)

Mayara Arend Lizzy wrote: "Why do I hate it? I believe I posted some 95 reasons above, but I'll put some plot holes up there if it's unclear :/

I"m just sort of sick and tired of rabid fan girls who hav ebeen attacking me f..."


I get the reasons. I don't get why waste time and effort to feel that hate...
*shrugs* I won't argue.


message 47: by David (new)

David Marks Twilight isn't even real horror it shouldn't be on a list about vampire books. They aren't even real vampires. They are whiny brats. Go ahead hate me teenagers!


message 48: by Uke (new)

Uke Jackson A reader reviewed my new "BROADWAY VAMPIRE" and had this to say -- "I liked the vampire lore of this book. It was well thought out and intriguing. Make no mistake this is a vampire with a capital V, no sparkly veggie angsty emo guy, but a murderous unapologetic drinker of human blood.:"

So, its no Twi for tweens.


message 49: by Dameyon (new)

Dameyon Moore This list makes my eyeballs ache. It's mostly just a bunch of vampire romance novels that make for good necrophiliac obsessed fantasies.

I Am Legend is at 26, and that's disgusting.


message 50: by Lilly ~ Lihllith~ (last edited Nov 04, 2010 12:54PM) (new)

Lilly ~ Lihllith~ Lizzy wrote: "HONESTLY>
THE HELL?! WHY IS TWILIGHT UP THERE. TIWLIGHT IS A CARPY LOAD OF CARP!
http://bookstove.com/fantasy/why-i-ha...
there all your reasons! HATE TWILIGHT AHTE TWILIGHT HATE IT. WHAT..."


While I agree with some of your points on your "list". There are a few redeeming qualities about the story. Even though you don't get to them until the last ten chapters of the final book. Also the perfection of the whole damn thing does make me a bit queasy.
Anyway... So I've noticed that you have a bit of a hatred thing going on with Twilight, but I noticed that you've rated the "Blue Bloods" series high. Really? Twilight disgusted you but Blue Bloods was on point? Hmm...

Mayara wrote: "I get the reasons. I don't get why waste time and effort to feel that hate...
*shrugs* I won't argue..."


I agree. That's a lot of time and effort. But I guess we all have to have our emo hobbies. *clicks onward*

Dameyon wrote: "This list makes my eyeballs ache. It's mostly just a bunch of vampire romance novels that make for good necrophiliac obsessed fantasies..."

Well, yea... Dude the list is called, "Best Vampire Books" and vampires are fantasy. Right? But I do see what you mean. There is hardly enough gore in some of these stories. *coughs* Twilight *coughs* But I think what you're looking for may be closer to the horror genre. You can thank Bram Stoker for the concept of the passionate almost warrior like vampire image having nightly encounters with unsuspecting women.

I myself have just started reading vampire novels and have read Dracula, the Black Dagger Brotherhood series by J.R. Ward, Twilight series and have just started Laurell K. Hamilton's Anita Blake series. So far Hamilton's series is a little slow compared to the action in Ward's novels. Ward takes a total different approach to the vampire world which makes it quite interesting. I have to agree that compared to the Twilight vampires, ugh. But that's just my personal preference for an Alpha Male and an equally strong female in my stories. I can't deal with the second string warm up team. Sorry for the sports reference... I'm sure as I dabble more into the vampire novels my list will change and grow long.


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