Vampire Academy is a YA paranormal romance book series by Richelle Mead. The book follows Rose Hathaway, a half-human half-vampire dhampir, as she’s dedicated her life to protecting her best friend Lissa Dragomir, a mortal vampire.
Rose and Lissa get sent to St. Vladamir’s Academy, a school for vampires.
On Feb 7, 2014, a movie adaptation of the book was released. The movie was a financial flop, earning only $ 15.4 million against a $30 million budget.
On Sept 15, 2022, a TV series adaptation by Peacock will air, developed by Julie Plec, the producer of the highly popular TV shows Vampire Academy and The Originals.
If you loved the Vampire Academy books and TV show, then definitely check out these book series similar to Vampire Academy.
Night Huntress Series by Jeaniene Frost
Catherine is a half-vampire with a vampire father and a human mother. Her father ruined her mother’s life and left them both. Now, Cat is going after any undead she can find, hoping that she may be able to find her deadbeat father and make him pay for what he did.
Before she could find her father, she gets captured by a vampire bounty hunter called Bones. She’s forced into an unlikely partnership with him.
Now, she trains with him to become a hunter and in exchange, he would help her find her father. But, they soon find themselves being pursued by a group of killers.
Night School Series by C.J. Daugherty
Allie Sheridan is going through a bit of a rough time in her teenage life. Her brother ran away from home. Her parents don’t care. And…she just got arrested for vandalism. Her parents have had enough after she gets expelled from school for her behavior.
So, her parents decide to send her to a prestigious private boarding school filled with extremely talented and rich students. At Cimmeria Academy, there is only one rule – If you’re not part of the Night School, then don’t even mention it. Don’t ask questions about it, don’t try to identify who’s in it, and certainly don’t try to disrupt the Night school activities.
But when Allie is attacked one night, she starts to look into the odd things happening in this school, setting off a chain of violent events.
Nothing is as it seems at Cimmeria Academy.
Covenant Series by Jennifer. L. Armentrout
The Hematoi are the descendants of gods, and the children of two pure-blood Hematoi are born with god-like powers. Half-bloods, not so much.
Half-blood Hematois only have two options – either become Sentinels who hunt demons or become servants to the purebloods.
Seventeen-year-old Alex is also a half-blood and she would rather die than become a servant who scrubs the toilets of the purebloods. She trains at the Covenant to become a Sentinel.
Though she has a problem with all of the Covenant’s rules, she especially hates the rule that the relationship between pure-bloods and half-bloods is forbidden, since she has a crush on the hot pure-blood Aiden.
Will she be able to survive long enough to graduate or will she end up as a servant?
Hex Hall Series by Rachel Hawkins
Three years ago, Sophie found out that she was a witch. Even though her mother’s just a normal person, she’s been very supportive of her. Her elusive father is also a warlock but her mother only consults her when necessary.
New to being a witch, Sophie ends up using a magic spell that goes horribly wrong, getting unnecessary attraction. As punishment, her father sends her to Hex Hall, a school for supernatural beings like witches, faeries, vampires, shapeshifters, etc.
Her first day among fellow freaks like her didn’t go as she had hoped. By the end of the first day, she already had three powerful enemies, a crush on a handsome warlock, a creepy ghost who wouldn’t leave her alone, and the only vampire in the school as a roommate, who also happens to be the number-one suspect of a series of attacks on the students.
Bloodlines Series by Richelle Mead
Bloodlines by Richelle Mead is a Spin-off to the Vampire Academy and it centers on Sydney the Alchemist.
Sydney is an alchemist, someone who dabbles in magic and works as a bridge between the humans and the vampires. They prevent the vampires from unnecessarily killing humans and protect the secret of the vampire’s existence from the world.
The last encounter she had with a vampire left her allegiance in question. Now, the other alchemist doesn’t fully trust her and the last thing she wants is to be seen with a vampire.
One night, Sydney gets kidnapped in the middle of the night by the Moroi Queen Lissa Dragomir. The queen’s sister is in mortal danger and must be sent into hiding. And the queen wants Sydney to act as her guardian, posing as a roommate in a human boarding school.
The Infernal Devices Trilogy by Cassandra Clare
The Infernal Devices is a stunning and dangerous prequel to the highly popular and bestselling Mortal Instrument book series by Cassandra Clare.
In the year 1878, Tessa Gray comes to London in search of her missing brother. The search takes her into the dark underworld of London where she soon realizes that her only allies in the supernatural world are the Shadowhunters Will and Jem, two mysterious boys she’s attracted to.
Soon, they find themselves up against a powerful secret organization called the Pandemonium Club, consisting of all kinds of supernatural creatures like Vampires, demons, and warlocks.
The Club plans to take over the entire British Empire and now, it is up to Tessa and her friends to stop them.
Fallen Series by Lauren Kate
Everyone thinks Luce is a maniac who’s killed a guy. She’s sent to a reform boarding school called Sword & Cross. In this school, cell phones are not allowed, the students are all weird, and the cameras watch your every move.
In this dark school, to her Daniel seems like the only ray of light. On the very first day, she meets him and feels a strange connection, like she already knows him.
She makes it her mission to find out more about him and get closer to him, even though he’s made it clear that he wants nothing to do with her.
What secrets is Daniel hiding? Why is she drawn to him like a moth to a flame?
House of Night Series by P.C. Cast
One night, sixteen-year-old Zoey gets a strange crescent moon-shaped mark on her forehead. She’s been marked by the Goddess Nyx and this mark gives her the ability to control magic elements. But unlike everyone else, she can use all five elements – Fire, Water, Air, Earth, and Spirit.
She enters the House of Night which houses many people like her who can control elements.
She soon learns that the leader of a powerful club called the Dark Daughters is misusing her powers. Now, Zoey must learn to control her new powers and find a way to stop the Dark Daughters along with a little help from her new friends.
The Mortal Instruments Series by Cassandra Clare
Clary Fray goes to a club in New York City where she witnesses three strange teenagers covered in tattoos killing a boy. Soon, the body of the boy disappears into thin air leaving not even a drop of blood. She tries to get help but no one can see the three murderers except for her.
She learns that they are Shadow hunters, warriors who fight to rid the world of demons. One of these Shadow hunters is Jace, a guy who looks like an angel but is a total jerk.
She gets sucked into the world of shadow hunters when she’s attacked by demons and her mother is kidnapped by them. Why would the demons be interested in her or her mother? Why is she the only one who can see them?
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