Series Review: The Vampire Diaries & The Return Trilogy

      The Vampire Diaries is a Young Adult urban fantasy series created by L.J. Smith, and based on the lifes of the teenagers in Fell’s Church, who are constantly being troubled by supernatural dangers, ranging from vampires, like the notorious Damon and Stefan Salvatore, to werewolves, witches, Japanese fox spirits called Kitsune and other creatures […]

Book Review: The Vampire Diaries: Shadow Souls by L.J. Smith

Title: The Return: Shadow Souls Author: L.J. Smith Genre: Young Adult, Vampires, Fantasy, Dark Fantasy Publication Date: 2010 Publisher: HarperCollins Rating: 3,5 stars On the run… Elena Gilbert’s love, the vampire Stefan Salvatore, has been captured and imprisoned by demonic spirits who are wreaking havoc in Fell’s Church. While her friends Bonnie and Meredith explore […]

Book Review: The Vampire Diaries: Nightfall by L.J. Smith

Title: The Return: Nightfall Author: L.J. Smith Genre: Fantasy, Dark Fantasy, Young Adult, Vampires Publication Date: 2009 Publisher: HarperCollins Rating: 3 stars Elena Gilbert is alive—again. When Elena sacrificed herself to save the two vampire brothers who love her—the handsome, brooding Stefan and the sleek and dangerous Damon—she was consigned to a fate beyond death. […]

Book Review: The Vampire Diaries: The Fury and The Reunion by L.J. Smith

Title: The Fury & Dark Reunion Author: L.J. Smith Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Dark Fantasy, Vampires Publication Dates: 1991 and 1992 Publisher: HarperPaperbacks Rating: 3 stars Elena: transformed, the golden girl has become what she once feared and desired. Stefan: tormented by losing Elena, he’s determined to end his feud with Damon once and for […]