There are thousands upon thousands of vampire books that have been written, and with so many out there it makes it difficult to choose which book of the undead you’ll read next. Some people prefer one-shot books, while others adore a series of books that they can really fall into – this post is for…Continue readingWhat is Your Favorite Vampire Series?
Every now and then I fall so in love with a series of books that I go into this obsessive book mode and read every book back to back as quickly as humanly possible. This is what’s currently happening with Rob Thurman’s Cal Leandros series – I am its latest fangirl. The series has some…Continue readingVampires, Trolls, Elves and More!
According to the interwebs, the young adult vampire novel, Soulstice: Luna’s Dream by Lance Dow and Keana Texeira, is making its way to film. Both IMDb and the author’s website say that the teen romance will be made into a movie. Never heard of this book? Worry not, neither have I, and judging by the…Continue readingTeen Romance ‘Soulstice: Luna’s Dream’ Possibly Coming to Film
With the 1997 film Titanic back in theaters (and in 3D!) the world is buzzing about this ship all over again – new Titanic documentaries are available, the Titanic DVD and soundtrack are back on store shelves, Titanic books are all over the place… etc. Titanic mania has returned, and what do you get when…Continue readingIf the Sinking of the Titanic Doesn’t Kill You the Vampires Will
The vampire craze isn’t over yet! Another young adult vampire novel is to be adapted for the big screen! Hollywood’s Palomar Pictures says it has optioned “Blood of Eden,” an upcoming series of teen vampire books written by bestselling author Julie Kagawa. The first book in the series, “The Immortal Rules,” will be released via…Continue readingApocalyptic Teen Vampire Series Coming to Film!
The year is 1918. Allied and Central European powers grind away at each other, a hideous war unlike any before. Mata Hari, the convicted spy, receives a visitor on the eve of her execution — an elderly member of British Intelligence who hopes she’ll reveal something in her last hours about the military commander-in-chief of…Continue readingReview of The Bloody Red Baron by Kim Newman
Written by historian Mark Jenkins, Vampire Forensics: Uncovering the Origins of an Enduring Legend, is an insightful non-fiction novel that explores the vast history of vampires. In the book, legend and lore are examined through the lens of history, archaeology, anthropology, and forensic science. I have been studying vampires personally and professionally for more years…Continue readingReview of ‘Vampire Forensics: Uncovering the Origins of an Enduring Legend’
At the annual Bram Stoker awards last week one author’s book was named the vampire novel of the century! But who was it? Was it Stephenie Meyer and the ridiculously popular Twilight? No. Was is Anne Rice and her innovative Interview with the Vampire? Nope, not even her. It was Richard Matheson’s story of a…Continue readingSee What Famous Book Just Won “Vampire Novel of the Century”
It’s my favorite time again – that time we take a look at all of the fangtastic books coming out this month! This April is packed full of new vampire releases, everything from comics to romance novel to thrillers and more! Lots of awesome is coming our way. Check out the goodies below. (Click titles…Continue readingVampire Books Coming April 2012
Vampires.com is always happy to give our beloved vampire authors some love, which is why we’re helping out the wonderful Elizabeth J Kolodziej with her Kickstarter project. We have worked with Liz many times in the past and every time has been an absolute pleasure. Her Last Witch series is hands down one of the…Continue readingHelp a Fangtastic Author and Get Prizes in Return!
It’s that wonderful time again! That time we take a look at all of the fangtastic vampire book being released this month! There are some excellent books hitting store shelves this March – books by newbie authors and books by your favorite bestsellers, everything from fiction to non-fiction this month. Have a look at all…Continue readingVampire Books Coming March 2012
Like the more famous novel Dracula, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu’s vampire classic about the lonely predatory Carmilla inspires some to pen sequels. Usually, these have taken the form of films. Most famously, Hammer studios filmed the so-called “Karnstein Trilogy” (actually a misnomer–four not three films ended up made). Only one of these–Lust for a Vampire–meets…Continue readingReview of Kyle Marffin’s ‘Carmilla The Return’