If you’re anything like me the Twilight books most definitely shaped your teen years. And, perhaps now that we’re quickly approaching autumn you’re on the hunt for books like Twilight.
We both know you once more crave a cozy supernatural book to binge, with a bit less “sparkling in the woods.”
Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered with this list of books like Twilight. Ready to dive in?
Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
If you’re looking for a book that will take you back into a world filled with paranormal romance, Hush Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick, is a must read. Love is not on Nora Grey’s radar at all. Who has time for that anyways? At least, that’s what she believes until she meets Patch.
There’s something alluring about Patch… Is it the smile? Is it that he gets her? Or, is it something else beyond her imagination? Caught between an ancient battle between immortals and those that have fallen, Nora has no choice but to choose a side. Will she choose the angle that she is falling for? Or, will she choose the side that could save her? With so many parallels to Twilight, you will definitely enjoy this good read.
Fallen by Lauren Kate
Another “dangerously exciting and darkly romantic” novel that is similar to Twilight is Fallen by Lauren Kate. On the first day of Sword & Cross Boarding school, Luce Price’s attention gets swept by none other than Daniel Grigori. Mysterious and alluring, he’s the only thing that makes Luce’s world better.
However, Daniel wants nothing to do with Luce and is very clear about it, but nothing can stop Luce from aching for him. Drawn to him like a magnet, Luce is desperate to figure out the secret that Daniel is hiding. Doesn’t matter what it takes, Luce must find out.
Black City by Elizabeth Richards
Black City by Elizabeth Richards is another great book similar to Twilight. Life seems good for Ash Fisher, too good. After his crucifixion and rebirth as Phoenix, Ash believes that all of his troubles have been left behind. Until a threatening visit from Purian Rose, changes everything for Ash.
Ash is given an ultimate: to vote in favor of Rose’s new law order or have his beloved Natalie killed. The decision may seem obvious: he must save Natalie. However, when the truth comes to light about The Tenth, a concentration camp where Darklings are sent, the choice doesn’t seem so easy after all. Will Ash cast his vote in favor of Rose’s Law? Or, will he choose love over the fate of his people?
More Mysterious Books Like Twilight
Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater is another haunting and original supernatural romance novel in the vein of Twilight. Grace has always had a fascination with wolves – it seems like it’s something she can’t live without. There’s also a particular wolf that seems to watch her from afar. Meanwhile, Sam has always lived two lives.
One, consists of protecting the pack and silent company of a fearless girl during the winter. The second one is much more pleasant during the summer.
Grace meets a yellow-eyed boy and immediately recognizes him: it’s him, her wolf. But, winter is fast approaching and Sam must fight to stay human or, to lose Grace forever. If you enjoyed Twilight, then Shiver will be another supernatural delight that you will enjoy.
The Beautiful by Renée Ahdieh
Based in 1872, this sultry romance, The Beautiful by Renee Ahdieh, is absolutely thrilling in all the right places. 17-year-old Celine Rousseau is forced to leave her life as a dressmaker in Paris, but New Orleans becomes her safe haven. Taken in by the Ursuline convent during carnival season, Celine is enraptured by the vibrant underworld, including its dangers.
After catching the eye of Sebastien Saint Germain, the leader of the group, Celine finds herself caught in the midst of a feud between the creatures of the night. All hell breaks loose when girls from the covenant are getting murdered. Celine takes matters into her own hand and this could cost her life.
Crave by Tracy Wolff
If you’re looking for more books like Twilight, then you should read Crave by Tracy Wolff. Grace’s world completely changed when she stepped on the grounds of Katmere Academy in Alaska. A mere mortal among gods, or perhaps… monsters? Grace can’t seem to make up her mind, especially when it comes to Jaxon Vega.
She can sense that there’s something broken within him. He’s a vampire that doesn’t have feelings for anyone, except for Grace. However, things are not going well at the academy. Someone has awakened a monster. It appears to be that Grace was brought there intentionally – as bait perhaps?
Books With Vampires Like Twilight
Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead
An amazing series similar to Twilight is the Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead. This series known as an international hit sensation is nothing but vampires and a forbidden romance. St. Vladimir’s Academy is a safe haven for vampires. They attend this boarding school to learn about magic and half-humans.
Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, one of the half-human teens trained to protect vampires. Rose is a bodyguard for her best friend, Lissa, a Moroi Vampire Princess. Rose and Lissa have been on the run for quite some time, but now that they’re back to St. Vladimir’s… Rose senses there is danger at the Academy. Rose must do everything to protect her friend all while figuring out her feelings for another vampire.
The Vampire Diaries by L.J. Smith
If you haven’t heard about The Vampire Diaries then you are most definitely missing out. Whether it’s watching the T.V. show or reading the books, you will find yourself consumed into a world of vampires, love, friendship, and so much more. The Vampire Diaries is the story of a human teenager, named Elena, who recently lost her parents. Her life completely changes when she meets the Salvator brothers, Damon and Stefan. Both brothers are charming in their own way, but death and trouble follows them everywhere.
Elena’s life isn’t the only that changes, her friends Bonnie, Caroline, Matt, and Tyler also go through quite a change. The Vampire Diaries is another heart-stopping suspense, fierce romances, and jaw-dropping surprises similar to the Twilight series.
The House of Night series by P.C. Cast
And, the final book on the list is The House of Night series by P.C. Cast. The first novel is a culmination of surprises, immortality, friendships, and love. Fog rolls into the city of Tulsa, bringing in darkness and danger. Main protagonist, Zoey, senses that there is something wrong… and it involves a Neferet. Character Other Neferet and her companion, Lynette, arrive in Woodward park. Their mission is to set free the Neferet that is imprisoned in this world.
Meanwhile, more characters get involved in this journey and band together with Zoey. Will they be able to defeat the old nemesis, or will their world be claimed by Darkness?
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These incredibly well-written books like Twilight are a must-read for vampire lovers. Don’t be shy – it’s okay to still love Twilight (wink).
Which one of these books are your absolute favorite or the one you’re anticipating the most?