Vampires Never Get Old: Tales with Fresh Bite

Natalie C. Parker, Kayla Whaley, Mark Oshiro, Samira Ahmed, Dhonielle Clayton, Victoria Schwab, Zoraida Córdova, Rebecca Roanhorse, Julie Murphy, Laura Ruby, Heidi Heilig, Tessa Gratton

fiction fantasy young adult
adventurous dark medium-paced

320 pages | first published 2020

Eleven fresh vampire stories from young adult fiction’s leading voices!

In this delicious new collection, you’ll find stories about lurking vampires of social media, rebellious vampires hungry for more than just blood, eager vampires coming out―and going out for their first kill―and other bold, breathtaking, dangerous, dreamy, eerie, iconic, powerful creatures of the night.

Welcome to the evolution of the vampire―and a revolution on the page.

Vampires Never Get Old includes stories by authors both bestselling and acclaimed, including Samira Ahmed, Dhonielle Clayton, Zoraida Córdova and Natalie C. Parker, Tessa Gratton, Heidi Heilig, Julie Murphy, Mark Oshiro, Rebecca Roanhorse, Laura Ruby, Victoria “V. E.” Schwab, and Kayla Whaley.

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adventurous 72%
dark 69%
mysterious 42%
funny 33%
reflective 27%
emotional 24%
tense 15%
lighthearted 12%
hopeful 9%
inspiring 9%
sad 6%
challenging 3%
informative 3%
relaxing 3%


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fast 50%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 41% | Yes: 37% | N/A: 10% | No: 10%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 46% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

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Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 40% | N/A: 10%

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