With the season finale of True Blood looming, and another season not expected for a full year, what is a fang-banger to do?  We’ve got your guide to some great vampire projects to keep your bloodlust up until season three.

For Your Sookie Fix: A Touch of Dead by Charlaine Harris

October 6th will see the release of the newest Sookie Stackhouse book, A Touch of Dead.  Unfortunately, it is not a new novel, but a collection of previously published Sookie short stories.

To Fill the Need for Another Book-to-Movie Series: Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant

Continuing in the adapted-from-the-novel tradition that is so popular with vampire books right now, Cirque du Freak is based on the book series by Darren Shan – who also named the main character after himself.

For More Vampires Who Aren’t Still in High School: Daybreakers

Usually the filmic outcome of a virus that decimates the entire human race does so because it turns them into zombies.

To Slake Your Thirst for Hot Mortal-on-Immortal Action: The Hunger

This classic vampire film from 1983 is the epitome of vampirism-as-eroticism.

For More Dysfunctional Surrogate Vampire Families: Near Dark

When an innocent country boy, Caleb, is seduced by a beguiling young woman, he has no idea that he has been transformed into a vampire.


Daybreakers sounds good. And I’ve been thinking about reading the Cirque du Freak books. Any interest in reading these suggestions? If so which ones and why?