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The Coldest Girl in Coldtown Author Holly Black on Vampires, Vine & Violence

Lisa Parkin | Posted 10.30.2013 | Books
Lisa Parkin

Her latest YA release, The Coldest Girl in Coldtown, is Black's first vampire tale. Before you say "not another vampire book," let me reassure you that this novel is not the average blood-sucking scene.

11 Ways To Fight A Vampire

Roger Ma | Posted 12.10.2012 | Books
Roger Ma

A vampire may not be the type of opponent you can overpower or outrun, but with proper instruction, a well-planned strategy, and a little luck, this is an opponent you can outfight.

A Statistical Analysis Of 6 Popular Vampire Myths

Pavarti K Tyler | Posted 04.29.2012 | Books
Pavarti K Tyler

The mythos and portrayal of vampires vary greatly by tradition and region, but in popular culture the vampire is almost always defined by an unquenchable thirst for blood, skin that is cool to the touch, avoidance of the sun and garlic and the lack of soul.

'Dick and Jane and Vampires'

The Los Angeles Times | Nick Owchar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The original "Dick and Jane" series dates to the 1930s, when educators Zerna Sharp and William S. Gray were looking for a way to help young children d...

This Is Your Brain On 'Twilight'

LiveScience | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"If you look very, very clearly at what kind of values the 'Twilight' books propagate, these are very conservative values that do not in any way endor...

The Vampire Chronicles: A Conversation With The Passage Author Justin Cronin

Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Lila Shapiro

Cronin's vampires (or virals, as he calls them) don't sparkle in the sun or fall in love; they hide in the dark and rip their victims in half. Makes for a lively conversation.

Vampire Series For Teen Boys?

McClatchy Newspapers | David Martindale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Jason Henderson got his first glimpse of Dracula on television more than three decades ago. He has been obsessed with vampires ever since. He's an a...

Unpopular Vampires and Me

Heather Brewer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Heather Brewer

Once I realized that I wanted to write about a vampire, I knew it would have to be a boy and I knew that he would be just as horribly, woefully unpopular as I was in school.