young adult The Top YA Books with Vampire Girl Protagonists  

Chino Fernandez
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Readers of Twilight might have been looking for a strong female vampire protagonist. Thanks to the large market for young adult horror books, there are lots of good female vampire protagonists to choose from. Here are examples, most of which I have read, where vampire girls figure as the main characters. 

Vampire Academy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top YA Books with Vampire Girl Protagonists
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Rose Hathaway, a dhampir, is tasked to protect her friend, Moroi princess Lissa Dragomir, from the threat of the Strigoi. She however, has to deal with the travails of being a teen and the intrigues of the Moroi court. Recently made into a motion picture.

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House of Night Series, PC and ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top YA Books with Vampire Girl Protagonists
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A fledging vampyre, Zoey Redbird, is inducted into the House of Night, an academy for vampyres in the tradition of Wicca and pagan religions. The series follows her as she tries to fight the evil being named Kalona. 
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Thirst, Christopher Pike is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top YA Books with Vampire Girl Protagonists
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The protagonist, known as Sita, is an ancient vampire who has been trying to escape another ancient vampire, Yaksha, who had been trying to eliminate all other vampires. But after again meeting Yaksha, she realizes that things may not be as they seem. 
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Night World No. 1 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top YA Books with Vampire Girl Protagonists
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In a world filled with witches, shapechangers, vampires and other creatures, things can get out of hand very quickly. Thus, the night people keep their society secret, hidden from the eyes of the daytime world. In this first collected book, a human girl wants to become a vampire, three vampire sisters move into a desolate town, and two witch sisters fight over someone with their white and dark magic. 
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