Five Vampire Books for People Who Are Sick of Vampires

Like many of you, I went through a vampire phase as a young reader. My involvement was deep enough that I can still spout off several titles from my childhood without searching them out: In the Forests of the Night, Sunshine, The Silver Kiss... I even co-wrote a YA novel involving a surfer-girl-turned-vampire and a reluctant vampire hunter with a good friend in middle school before deciding that it was probably better that this particular manuscript never see the light of day.

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Know Me Betterman: Chelsea DeTorres

Welcome back to the Know Me Betterman blog series, which features various fascinating people I know talking about the books they love. (Forgot what Know Me Betterman is? Click here.) This week I'm thrilled to be hosting my good friend Chelsea DeTorres, a fellow Simmons alum and one of the only people in the world who may love fairy tales as much as I do.

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