Read-Alikes for Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight Series
Thirsty by M.T. Anderson.
Chris thirsts for the blood of the humans around him, as soon as he learns he is a vampire.
Demon in My View by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes.
Jessica is torn – should she take up with the cute vampire Aubrey, or listen to the teen witch who is trying to save her from a life of the undead?
Tithe: A Modern Fairie Tale by Holly Black.
At sixteen, Kaye discovers she is a “faerie” with magical powers.
Story Time by Edward Bloor.
George and Kate are transferred to a new school, which is haunted by evil spirits.
Prom Nights from Hell by Meg Cabot.
Short stories for teens, all of which deal with high school and the macabre.
Jinx by Meg Cabot.
Jinx moves from Iowa to Manhattan, where she can safely develop her skills a witch, until her cousin starts practicing black magic.
Blue Bloods by Melissa DeLaCruz.
If you like “Gossip Girls,” you will enjoy this tale of New York City’s wealthiest families, who find out as teens they are vampires.
Between the Sea and Sky by Jaclyn Dolamore.
Mermaid sisters find romance in this nice blend of magical creatures and a love story.
Unleashed by Nancy Holder and Debbie Viguie.
A new girl in town thinks some of people may be werewolves. From the authors of the “Wicked” series.
Night Road by A.M. Jenkins.
Conscientious Cole and impulsive Sandor spend a few months on the road training a new vampire.
Fallen by Lauren Kate.
Also see the sequels Torment and Passion. Lucinda is sent to reform school after the death of her boyfriend, but soon she realizes there were supernatural forces to blame.
The Silver Kiss by Annette Curtis Klause.
Zoe is dealing with her mother’s terminal illness, while pursuing a friendship with a mysterious boy with a secret of his own.
What the Dickens: the story of a Rogue Tooth-Fairy by Gregory Maguire.
Written by the author of “Wicked: the Musical,” this is a story within a story about a tooth fairy.
Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier.
Five sisters who live in Transylvania use a hidden portal to enter the magical world of Wildwood.
Suck It Up by Brian Meehl.
To become part of a league of superheroes, scrawny teen vampire Morning tries to “out” himself to humans, and use only fake blood for nourishment.
Vampire High by Douglas Rees.
In this hilarious novel, Cody starts a new school that seems to be filled with Goth kids. Soon he learns that they are all vampires or werewolves!
Vampire Kisses by Ellen Schreiber.
Human teen Raven would love to get to know Alexander, the new boy in town she believes is a vampire. First in a four-part series.
Cirque du Freak series by Darren Shan.
Two friends first meet vampires at a freak show in this popular series of novels. (A movie was made from this series).
Vampire Diaries by L.J. Smith.
Love and evil battle it out in this four-part series with lots of teen romance.
Tantalize by Cynthia Leitich Smith.
Seventeen-year-old Quincie worries her family’s vampire-themed restaurant will not be able to open in the midst of their town’s multiple murders.
Vampirates series by Justin Somper.
Twins Connor and Grace are captured by pirates – not just any pirates, but vampire pirates! Safe for younger tween readers.
Generation Dead by Dan Waters.
Dead teenagers come back to life at Phoebe’s high school, and she starts dating one of the “living impaired” students.