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May
2013

Popular Teen Paranormal Romances with a “Twilight” FeelComments Off

When it comes right down to it, Twilight is a love story, and if you have just finished the Twilight books and you want something that has a similar feel, there are many fantastic options for you to choose from.

When you love vampires and cannot get enough, make sure that you take a look at the popular Vampire Diaries series, which went on to inspire the hit television series. In this, blond and beautiful Elena is forced to choose between two vampire brothers who are obsessed with her. Read the rest of this entry »

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May
2013

Classic Vampire Films that Influenced the “Twilight” SeriesComments Off

When you are thinking about Twilight and the way it has changed an entire generation’s view of vampires, it is important to remember that it does not stand alone. As a matter of fact, the Twilight movie is only the most recent in a line of attractive vampire movies, and whether you are simply curious about where your favorite movie came from or you just love those bloodsuckers, there are a few that you need to take a look at.

First, consider Interview With the Vampire. This ninties movie was listed Read the rest of this entry »

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May
2013

How “Twilight” Changed the Teen Literature WorldComments Off

When Stephenie Meyer began penning her Twilight series, she never could have dreamed how big the phenomenon of vampires would become.

“Twilight” was the first work of teen literature that introduced young adults to the world of vampires. Vampires had historically been portrayed as predators and harmful to humans. The vampires in the book proved that although they are hunters in nature, they could peacefully coexist with the human world.

The Twilight series also became some of the most popular romance novels published to date. The Read the rest of this entry »

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May
2013

From Scary to Attractive: How “Twilight” Modernized the VampireComments Off

When it comes right down to it, whether you cared for the writing or not, whether you loved Robert Pattinson or Kirsten Stewart or not, you cannot argue that the Twilight movie introduced a whole new generation to the beautiful vampire.

The first thing that you need to keep in mind is that this is not a new trope at all. Dracula was considered nearly pornographic when the first novel was introduced, and since then, movies like Lost Boys Read the rest of this entry »

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May
2013

Five Excellent Teen Books Featuring VampiresComments Off

One of the most classic teen book series featuring vampires is Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Beginning in 1998, the storyline of the novels circulate around a gifted young woman who has been chosen and empowered to battle the forces of darkness, including demons as well as vampires.
A more modern version of vampires as portrayed in The Twilight Saga has become quite popular with teenagers and young adults. The collection consists of four books and rotates around Read the rest of this entry »