If you've read all the Stephenie Meyer Twilight books and crave more vampire stories then sink your teeth into the Vampire Academy series of vampire books. Richelle Mead's Vampire Academy books follow the war between two races of vampires, living and undead. Rose Hathaway, a 17-year old half-vampire, is training to be a bodyguard for the living vampires and finds her life complicated by the constant danger. As well as an illicit romance with one of her teachers, Rose continually struggles to protect her best friend from the evils that surround them. If you like vampire stories, you'll love the Vampire Academy saga.