Get ready for a thrilling adventure! Here’s our list of the best vampire books for teens – perfect for any reader who loves a good scare.
Do you want to sink your teeth into something new and exciting? Are horror stories and teen vampire fiction among your favorite reads? If so, you’re in luck.
Here are some of the best vampire books for teens – perfect for getting lost in their spine-tingling storylines and otherworldly characters. From classic tales to graphic novels, these riveting reads offer a unique twist on this popular genre. Get ready to stay up late as you devour each one!
Vampire Books for Teens
Are you a die-hard fan of vampire books? Do you love the lure of forbidden love, the thrill of the supernatural, and the endless intrigue of a spooky plot? If you answered yes to these questions, then you’re definitely in the right place!
All these vampire stories are linked to Amazon so you can purchase and start reading today!
Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead is an exciting, action-packed and romantic series featuring teenage vampire Lissa Dragomir. She is a Moroi, a mortal vampire who must attend the prestigious St. Vladimir’s Academy to protect herself and her best friend Rose Hathaway from the powerful Strigoi vampires.
Bloodlines series also by Richelle Mead
Bloodlines is a spin-off of the popular Vampire Academy series. The novel follows the story of Sydney Sage, an alchemist who is assigned to protect Jill Dragomir as she enrolls at a human high school.
House of Night Series by P.C. Cast
The series follows the life of 16-year-old Zoey Redbird, who has just been marked as a fledgling vampire and must attend the House of Night boarding school, where she must navigate the challenges of being a young vampire while discovering her unique powers, making friends, and fighting dark forces.
Morganville Vampires by Rachel Caine is a thrilling 15-book series that follows the adventures of teenager Claire Danvers. She moves to the peculiar and dangerous town of Morganville, Texas where vampires rule the night. This exciting series full of dark creatures, action-packed adventures and unexpected twists will keep readers on the edge of their seats!
I love book series and this is a long one with 15 books included. If you like this story, you can be a part of the Morganville world for a long time.
The Sookie Stackhouse series by Charlaine Harris follows the adventures of telepath Sookie Stackhouse, who lives in a small town in Louisiana. I read this series years ago and I loved the entire series. As Sookie navigates life as a waitress with special powers, she meets vampires, werewolves and other supernatural creatures. Through her amazing friendships and relationships, Sookie learns to accept and embrace her unique abilities while also staying true to her human roots. These action-packed novels feature mysterious twists, horror elements and an unexpected romance that will leave readers captivated from start to finish!
They did make a TV series out of these books, but it is rated TV-MA and not appropriate for teens.
The Infernal Devices series by Cassandra Clare is an action-packed fantasy trilogy set in London. It follows the adventures of sixteen-year-old Tessa Gray, who discovers she has magical powers and is thrust into a thrilling journey to uncover her true identity. With the help of her newfound allies – a warlock, a Shadowhunter, and the mysterious clockwork angel – Tessa learns to accept and master her special abilities while exploring the dark secrets lurking beneath Victorian England’s façade.
The Mortal Instruments series remains a popular choice among fantasy readers, particularly those who enjoy supernatural romance and adventure. Cassandra Clare is a good YA author who has a proven track record of putting out great stories. The series follows the story of Clary Fray, a 15-year-old girl who discovers the existence of the Shadow World, a hidden realm of demons, vampires, werewolves, and warlocks, after witnessing a murder in a New York City nightclub. It has also been adapted into a television series.
Blue Bloods Series by Melissa de la Cruz:
Melissa de la Cruz’s Blue Bloods series is a modern take on vampires. It follows the lives of wealthy young socialites who are secretly members of an ancient vampire society. The story is both a thrilling mystery and a suspenseful romance that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Blood of Eden 3-Book Series by Julie Kagawa
The Immortal Rules (1st book) is a dark and gripping tale about a world where vampires rule over humans, and the only way to survive is to become a vampire. The protagonist, Allie, must make a decision that could change her life forever – become a vampire and face an uncertain future or die at the hands of the vampires who are hunting her.
This book has great ratings and reviews and won a Goodreads Choice Award.
The Vampire Chronicles by Anne Rice
This is a classic vampire series so I had to add it in! Written by Anne Rice, the novel follows Louis de Pointe du Lac, a young man from New Orleans who becomes a vampire after meeting Lestat de Lioncourt. The book is structured as a series of interviews between Louis and a young reporter, chronicling his journey through the centuries and his relationships with other immortal beings.
The Vampire Diaries series by L.J Smith
I love The Vampire Diaries TV series so it’s just natural to read the book series! The story follows Elena, a high school student in the fictional town of Mystic Falls, Virginia. She meets Stefan and Damon Salvatore, two vampires with a centuries-old rivalry between them. As they compete for Elena’s affection, they also face off against supernatural forces that threaten their lives and those around them. Along the way, Elena discovers more about her heritage and comes to accept who she truly is as she learns to navigate the world of vampires and magic.
Cirque Du Freak follows the journey of Darren Shan, a teenage boy who is turned into a vampire after attending a freak show. The story is gritty and visceral, with graphic depictions of violence and gore. It’s not for the faint of heart, but if you’re a fan of the horror genre, then this book is a must-read.
It’s a 12-book series so you can follow Darren through his adventures of being a vampire assistant. You can get purchase it for a good price on Kindle.
Whether you’re looking for a chilling, edge-of-your-seat thrill ride or an inspiring journey of self-discovery – the best vampire books for teens have something for everyone. From the richly drawn characters to the extraordinary worlds in which these stories take place, it’s no surprise why vampire fans of all ages just can’t seem to get enough. So treat yourself to a bit of dark fantasy and pick up one (or two…or three!) of these books today – because let’s face it, what better way is there to pass the time than by being taken away into a spellbinding world with vampires?