Vampire, Werewolf, and Beast Books For Teens

Vampire, Werewolf, and Beast Books For Teens

An annotated bibliography of young adult books featuring dragons and other beasties.

  • Atwater-Rhodes, Amelia. In The Forests Of The Night.
    Risika, a teenage vampire, wanders back in time to the year 1684 when, as a human, she died and was transformed against her will.
  • Brewer, Heather. The Chronicles Of Vladimir Todd.
    For thirteen years, Vlad, aided by his aunt and best friend, has kept secret that he is half-vampire, but when his missing teacher is replaced by a sinister substitute, he learns that there is more to being a vampire, and to his parents' deaths, than he could have guessed.
  • Cast, P. C. Marked.
    Zoey enters the House of Night, a school where, after having undergone the Change, she will train to become an adult vampire--that is, if she makes it through the Change.
  • Cole, Stephen. Wounded.
    Tom Anderson and Kate Folan try to escape Kate's werewolf family--and fight becoming werewolves themselves--by making a cross-country journey in search of a mysterious man who might have a cure.
  • Cooney, Caroline B. Fatal Bargain.
    A vampire holds a group of teenagers prisoner in his house. In order to be released, one must volunteer to stay behind.
  • Flinn, Alex. Beastly.
    A modern retelling of “Beauty and the Beast,” in which a gorgeous bully meets his match in a Goth witch.
  • Garfield, Henry. My Father The Werewolf.
    Miranda and Danny move to Maine to be near a deserted island where their werewolf father can isolate himself during full moons, but when the ocean freezes and creates a path to the populated mainland, they must save the townspeople from their transformed parent.
  • Hinds, Gareth. Beowulf.
    Grendel's black blood runs thick as Beowulf defeats the monster and his hideous mother, then a fatal battle against a raging dragon.
  • Klause, Annette Curtis. The Silver Kiss.
    A mysterious teenage boy harboring a dark secret helps Zoë come to terms with her mother's terminal illness.
  • Matō, Sanami. Until The Full Moon.
    On the night of the full moon, this half-werewolf, half-vampire undergoes a mysterious and terrifying transformation: Marlo turns into a girl.
  • McKinley, Robin. Beauty.
    Kind Beauty grows to love the Beast at whose castle she is compelled to stay and through her love releases him from the spell which had turned him from a handsome prince into an ugly beast.
  • Schreiber, Ellen. Vampire Kisses.
    Raven, an outcast who always wears black and hopes to become a vampire some day, falls in love with the mysterious new boy in town, eager to find out if he can make her dreams come true.
  • Shan, Darren. A Living Nightmare.
    Two friends visit an illegal freak show, where an encounter with a vampire and a deadly spider forces them to make life-changing choices.
  • Smith, Cynthia Leitich. Tantalize.
    When multiple murders in Austin, Texas, threaten the grand re-opening of her family's vampire-themed restaurant, seventeen-year-old orphaned Quincie worries that her best friend-turned-love interest, Keiren, a werewolf-in-training, may be the prime suspect.
  • Smith, L. J. The Vampire Diaries.
    The tale of two vampire brothers and the beautiful girl torn between them.
  • Somtow, S. P. The Vampire’s Beautiful Daughter.
    Johnny, 15, has difficulty in school until Rebecca arrives on the scene, announcing that she is the half-human daughter of a vampire. As Johnny and Rebecca's relationship deepens, they are faced with decisions about their future and how those decisions will affect their lives, together and apart.
  • Vande Velde, Vivian. Companions Of The Night.
    When sixteen-year-old Kerry Nowicki helps a young man escape from a group of men who claim he is a vampire, she finds herself faced with some bizarre and dangerous choices.
  • Yep, Laurence. Dragon Of The Lost Sea
    Shimmer, a renegade dragon princess, tries to redeem herself by capturing a witch with the help of a human boy.

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