Here’s what we suggest instead of/in addition to reading The Awakening (Vampire Diaries #1) by L. J. Smith. Listen to the podcast to hear us talk about some of these titles in more depth!
- The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black (Amazon | Bookshop)
- Crave by Tracy Wolff (Amazon | Bookshop)
- Dracula by Bram Stoker (Amazon | Bookshop)
- The Forbidden Game by L. J. Smith (Amazon | Bookshop)
- Night World by L. J. Smith (Amazon | Bookshop)
- Vampires Never Get Old, edited by Zoraida Cordova and Natalie C. Parker (Amazon | Bookshop)
- Let the Right One In (movie)
- Vampire Diaries (TV series)
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(But no pressure, we’re also happy if you get these items from your local library or independent bookstore.)