The supernatural has a strong pull on the curious mind of people. The bookworms who are exposed to vivid descriptions of such and having a wild imagination are most susceptible to this interest. Mostly, readers become infatuated to supernatural beings such as vampires because of the characteristics added by authors. Mostly, it is the immortality that attracts reader and makes them wish that they were also vampires. Here are the top ten vampire books.
10. Salem’s Lot by Stephen King. Just like any other, Salem’s lot is an innocent place in the morning but danger looms once it gets dark. It is another treat from none other than Stephen King that will surely send chills down the readers’ spine.
9. Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl. The book is not limited to vampires, but it would rather introduce you to a lot of different supernatural creatures and take you to the world of dark magic.
8. Interview with a Vampire by Anne Rice. Probably the novel that launch a hundred more, Anne Rice came up with another supernatural novel tied up with history. As usual, the novel was well-researched, with vivid descriptions that will make the reader want a vampire for a boyfriend, or looks like one, at least.
7. The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova. A young woman reads a book and letters that seem to be a collection of her father’s secrets and the key to the mystery of her mother’s fate – books and letters that are meant for the eyes of his successor. After reading, you get to decide if you would like such fate.
6. The Vampire Diaries by L.J Smith. Although the TV series is a big hit, it is a lot different from what happened in the books. Some hopeless romantics may be disappointed but there’s a lot more substance in the books than just the famous love triangle in the TV series.
5. Lost Souls by Poppy Z. Brite. Nothing, which is the name of the main character, discovered about his New Orleans Vampire family. The intensity of such revelation surrounded by ordinary teenage issues such as drug, violence, and angst makes it even more interesting.
4. Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton. This is about Anita Blake, who had to learn killing the undead through raising the dead. There is a twisted treat for romance-loving readers when she falls in love with her biggest enemy, the master vampire.
3. The Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice. This book is a deeper look at the life and mind of Lestat from Interview with a Vampire. It shows the pains, the confusion, and fear that readers did not see in the book.
2. Blushing Sky by Michael Putnam. The book is about vampires breaking the rules about not falling in love. The author injected Christian content in this book.
1. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer. If book and movie ticket sales are any indicator, Twilight and all the books in the saga will proved to be well-loved despite the existence of haters. The mystery, promise of immortality, and an interesting love triangle are potent ingredients for success.