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Subject: Looking for suggestions on titles or authors
Date Posted: 2/21/2011 8:18 PM ET
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My 14 yr old daughter has gotten into liking vampire type books.  I would prefer nothing really gorry (sp?) or scary as I am not sure if she is ready for that type yet.  She likes Vampire Diaries and the Twighlight series.  Can anyone recommend anything else of this type?

Date Posted: 2/23/2011 11:03 PM ET
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You may find more help in the young adult forum. The only one I can think of is morganville vampires but I'm pretty sure that is a little old for her. I'm sure there are others but I'm drawing a blank.
Date Posted: 2/23/2011 11:04 PM ET
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I haven't read it yet but you may ask abt vampire academy. No idea of the content though.
Date Posted: 2/23/2011 11:54 PM ET
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The Sookie Stackhouse books by Charlaine Harris are really good. Also, I've heard awesome things about the House of Night series by P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast.

Date Posted: 2/24/2011 11:01 AM ET
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My 13yo likes the House of Night, and they are pretty clean, with good lessons.

Date Posted: 2/24/2011 6:10 PM ET
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Sunshine by Robin McKinley.  It features a strong female protagonist who is very human -- she has typical fears and weaknesses and works to overcome them.  This one is not specifically geared toward the pre-teen crowd, but McKinley's won several Newbury awards with other titles that were.  This was one of my favorite reads last year.