Trends emerge and die, and then they come back again. Especially when it comes to the undead. Whether vampires are in vogue or not, vampire novels are always lurking around and finding readers to suck in.
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Vampire fiction has captivated readers and audiences for more than a hundred years—in literature, on screen, in comics, and anywhere else you can plant your stake and tell a vampire story. Some of these vampire novels lean into the horror, others lean into the paranormal romance end of the spectrum—while other falls somewhere in between. Smith , Delizhia Jenkins , Laurell K. Hamilton , P. Cast , MaryJanice Davidson , and so many more! Click to jump to vampire novels by decade:. Vampire book series that started in the s and s. Vampire book series that started in the s.
The vampire genre has been a part of popular culture since the 18th century, when it first appeared in poetry and later became a mainstay of Gothic fiction. The publication of Bram Stoker's Dracula really sealed the deal in Now we're making vampire costumes for kids and the family dog, binging vampire movies each October, and sinking our teeth into the best vampire quotes around. So it's no surprise that current books are also finding fertile ground in the genre, from sympathetic vampire tales to bone-crunching chills. And if all this talk of vampires has you wondering if they were ever real, you can find the answer here.
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