Vampire Teen Reads

IT’S OCTOBERRRRR.

And that means it’s time to get spooky! Or in this case, vampy!

Vampires are some of my favorite things to read about so below is a list of books dedicated to these creatures of the night. I have a display right now next to the Vortex desk of “Vampires, Witches and Werewolves” where all or most of these can be found!

Just click on the call number to be taken straight to the catalog to see if it’s in stock or not!


12813630The Coldest Girl in Coldtown
Holly Black
YA F BLACK
Lexile Score: 890

When 17-year-old Tana wakes up following a party in the aftermath of a violent vampire attack, she travels to Coldtown, a quarantined Massachusetts city full of vampires, with her ex-boyfriend and a mysterious vampire boy in tow.

530848. sy475 Eighth Grade Bites
Zac Brewer
YA F BREWER
Lexile Score: 780

For 13 years, Vlad, aided by his aunt and best friend, has kept secret that he is half-vampire, but when his missing teacher is replaced by a sinister substitute, he learns that there is more to being a vampire, and to his parents’ deaths than he could have guessed.

6571723. sy475 The Morganville Vampires
Rachel Caine
YA F CAINE
Lexile Score: HL650

In Morganville, Texas, a town where evil terrorizes the streets under the cover of darkness, Claire Danvers, who has had enough of her current dorm situation, moves off campus and discovers that her new roommates are vampires.

30183Marked
P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast
YA F CAST
Lexile Score: 780

16-year-old Zoey Redbird is Marked as a fledging vampyre and joins the House of Night where she will train to become an adult vampyre.

6696602. sy475 Infinity
Sherrilyn Kenyon
YA F KENYON
Lexile Score: HL640

14-year-old sarcastic, street-savvy Nick is drawn into the world of the Dark-Hunters, but must hide his participation in the battle against werewolves, vampires and zombies from his mother and high school principal.

33784373Hunting Prince Dracula
Kerri Maniscalco
YA F MANISCALCO
Lexile Score: HL820

Bizarre murders are discovered in the castle of Prince Vlad the Impaler, otherwise known as Dracula. Could it be a copycat killer or has the depraved prince been brought back to life?

345627Vampire Academy
Richelle Mead
YA F MEAD
Lexile Score: 640

Two years after a horrible incident made them run away, vampire princess Lissa and her guardian-in-training Rose are found and returned to St. Vladimir’s Academy, where one focuses on mastering magic, the other on physical training, while both try to avoid the perils of gossip, cliques, gruesome pranks and sinister plots.

3975774Evermore
Alyson Noel
YA F NOEL
Lexile Score: 940

Since the car accident that claimed the lives of her family, 16-year-old Ever can see auras and hear people’s thoughts, and she goes out of her way to hide from other people until she meets Damen, another psychic teenager who is hiding even more mysteries.

23734628Carry On
Rainbow Rowell
YA F ROWELL
Lexile Score: HL570

During his last year at Watford School of Magicks, Simon Snow, the Chosen One, faces a magic-eating monster wearing his face, a break-up and a missing nemesis.

263147Vampire Kisses
Ellen Schreiber
YA F SCHREIBER
Lexile Score: 610

16-year-old Raven, an outcast who always wears black and hopes to become a vampire some day, falls in love with the mysterious new boy in town, eager to find out if he can make her dreams come true.

8962Cirque Du Freak
Darren Shan
YA F SHAN
Lexile Score: 650

Two boys who are best friends visit an illegal freak show, where an encounter with a vampire and a deadly spider forces them to make life-changing choices.

32575309. sy475 Amber Fang: Hunted
Arthur Slade
YA F SLADE
Lexile Score: HL570

An ethical vampire who uses her librarian skills to research which killers justify being her food while looking for her missing mother is hired as an assassin.

353016Tantalize
Cynthia Leitich Smith
YA F SMITH
Lexile Score:  HL740

When multiple murders in Austin, Texas, threaten the grand re-opening of her family’s vampire-themed restaurant, 17-year-old, orphaned Quincie worries that her best friend-turned-love interest, Keiren, a werewolf-in-training, may be the prime suspect.

6006518Strange Angels
Lili St. Crow
YA F ST CROW
Lexile Score: HL810

16-year-old Dru’s psychic abilities helped her father battle zombies and other creatures of the “Real World,” but now she must rely on herself, a “werwulf”-bitten friend and a half-human vampire hunter to learn who murdered her parents, and why.

186103Peeps
Scott Westerfeld
YA F WESTERFELD
Lexile Score: 780

Cal Thompson is a carrier of a parasite that causes vampirism, and must hunt down all of the girlfriends he has unknowingly infected.
34723130. sy475

Slayer
Kiersten White
YA F WHITE
Lexile Score: 590

Set in the world of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the first book in this series will introduce our new slayer as she grapples with incredible power she is just beginning to understand.


Check out one or all today! I’ll have to make my way down this list too! I’ve only read a few, myself.

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