10 Vampire Romances Like ‘Vampire Diaries’ | TheReviewGeek Recommends

The Vampire Diaries series is based on a book by L. J. Smith. The story is set in the town of Mystic Falls, Virginia, and follows the lives, loves, dangers, and disasters of its characters. The protagonist, Elena Gilbert, a teenage girl, becomes entangled in a love triangle between two vampire brothers, Stefan and Damon Salvatore, while uncovering her town’s dark secrets and supernatural occurrences. If you’ve been enraptured by the tales of the Vampire Diaries, here are ten vampire romance series that will give you the same taste you’ve been craving:  

Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer

Let’s begin by embarking on the epic love story of Bella Swan and Edward Cullen in this world-renowned series. When Bella moves to Washington to live with her father, she never thought her life would change when she falls in love with vampire Edward Cullen. The series explores their relationship and the challenges they face as a couple in a world dominated by vampires and werewolves. Meyers’ novels explore the complexities of their human-vampire relationship, blending romance, suspense, and supernatural creatures that will leave you craving more.

The Bloodlines series by Richelle Mead

Delve into the spin-off series from the Vampire Academy books. The series follows, Sydney Sage, an alchemist, who finds herself being monitored by the Alchemists and is drawn into the secret world of vampires. Mead weaves together romance, mystery, and intricate world-building to create a thrilling and addictive series. So, if you love Vampire Academy and Vampire Diaries, you’ll enjoy this series.

The Wolves of Mercy Falls series by Maggie Stiefvater

If you like the idea of forbidden love between a human and a supernatural being, then The Wolves of Mercy Falls series is worth checking out. Experience the bittersweet romance between Grace and Sam, as they navigate the challenges of forbidden love when Sam transforms into a werewolf. Stiefvater’s lyrical prose delivers a tale of love, sacrifice, and the power of destiny. Beautifully written and achingly sad, with a fantastic take on werewolf lore, if this is what you’re looking for in a romance check out the first book Shiver.

The House of Night series by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast

Well, what about following a vampire school? The young adult fantasy series The House of Night series has this to offer. Join Zoey Redbird on her journey as she enters a school for fledgling vampires and discovers her true calling. During her time in boarding school, she must navigate the challenges of being a teenager while learning to embrace and control her newfound vampire abilities.  The House of Night series combines friendship, magic, and dark supernatural forces, making it a perfect choice for fans of Vampire Diaries.

The Immortals series by Alyson Noël

Dive into the world of the immortals. The series follows the story of Ever Bloom, a sixteen-year-old girl who gains psychic abilities after surviving a car crash that kills her family. She discovers that she can see spirits and can read people’s auras and thoughts. Later, she meets Damen Auguste, who is an immortal being that she is drawn to despite the danger he poses. The series follows Ever and Damen’s relationship and their attempts to understand and control their powers, as they face other paranormal beings along the way.

Noël’s series takes readers on a thrilling journey of self-discovery, ancient secrets, and eternal love, perfect for fans of Vampire Diaries.

The Darkest Powers by Kelley Armstrong

Did you like the sense of danger that The Vampire Diaries have its characters explore? Well, be captivated by this tale of teenagers with supernatural abilities thrust into a world of danger, intrigue, and a secret organization. The series follows the story of Chloe Saunders, a fifteen-year-old girl who discovers she has paranormal powers and is sent to a group home for troubled teens, where she meets fellow supernatural creatures. They go on the run from a group of scientists who want to use their powers for sinister purposes.

 The series explores themes of identity, family, trust, and betrayal, among others. With its engaging characters and fast-paced plot, this trilogy will keep you on the edge of your seat.

The Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick

Another great supernatural young adult series finds sixteen-year-old Nora Grey entangled in a dangerous world with supernatural forces. Follow Nora as she meets new student Patch Cipriano in biology class. As they two begin a sweet romance, Patch’s connection to Nora puts her in danger and threatens her life. It’s a fight for survival as Patch tries to protect Nora from the forces that come after them.

Fitzpatrick’s series combines romance, mystery, and supernatural elements that will have you on the edge of your seat. This series is perfect for readers who enjoy the dynamic relationships and supernatural world found in The Vampire Diaries, especially if you like the idea of mysterious and brooding love interests.

The Succubus Diaries series by Jill Myles

Enter the amusing and steamy world of Jackie Brighton, a modern-day succubus trying to navigate love, friendships, and supernatural encounters. The story follows the adventures of Jackie, who wakes up in a dumpster and finds herself facing all sorts of supernatural trouble throughout the series.

The series offers a mix of paranormal romance, humour, and adventure, with Jackie navigating her way through the challenges of being a succubus and dealing with various supernatural entities.

Morganville Vampires by Rachel Caine

If you like Vampire Diaries, here is Rachel Caine’s Morganville Vampires to give intriguing mystery, romantic tension, and vampires. Discover the dark secrets of Morganville, Texas, with Claire Danvers, a young woman who just started her time at Texas Prairie University. After a run-in with some bullies in her dorm, she tries to find a place to live away from her tormentors.

Eventually, she moves into the Glass House with three housemates. Soon Claire discovers that Morganville isn’t just any normal town, but a town controlled by vampires and she will need to live by their rules. Caine introduces Morganville Vampires with great romance and interesting mystery that leads readers into the political world of vampires.

The Fallen series by Lauren Kate

Another human girl meets a mysterious brooding supernatural being. Immerse yourself in the captivating love story of Lucinda Price and Daniel Grigori, a fallen angel. It follows Lucinda who is sent to Sword & Cross Reform School after she is accused of murdering someone. There she meets and falls for Daniel and is pulled into the world of fallen angels. Kate’s series weaves together past lives, celestial battles, and undying love, creating a mesmerizing world of angels and darkness.

There we have it. For fans yearning for more vampire romance series in the vein of Vampire Diaries, these ten captivating book series will surely satisfy your craving for supernatural romance, forbidden love, and thrilling adventures.

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