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Vampire Tales that Belong on Cable TV

Consider. “True Blood” is a bona fide hit, as is the network television series “The Vampire Diaries.” Now consider the huge success of various other cable shows–from “Dexter” to “Weeds” to the epic “Game of Thrones.” Might we not ask cable television to give us some more undead-themed television, especially since cable allows generally higher…Continue readingVampire Tales that Belong on Cable TV

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The Silver Kiss by Annette Curtis Klause

Before Bella and Edward, before Bill and Sookie, before Elena and Stefan there was Zoe and Simon… Published in 1990, “The Silver Kiss” by Annette Curtis Klause (of “Blood and Chocolate” fame) tells a story that these days seems cliché.  Yet it was not so then.  The story is about  a lonely teenage girl who…Continue readingThe Silver Kiss by Annette Curtis Klause

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The Silver Kiss

On my most recent trip to the book store I saw that the older but well-known teenage vampire novel, The Silver Kiss, was back on the display shelves with a brand new cover. Not only that, but it appears a lot of old vampire books are getting reprinted and shipped to bookstores. Hurray for this…Continue readingThe Silver Kiss