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How Not To Be A Vampire Slayer

Author : Katy Birchall
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A middle grade retelling of the classic Dracula story. Perfect for readers 9+. 11-year-old Maggie Helsby is new at school and wishes she was better at fitting in. Having recently moved to the small countryside town of Goreway, with her parents, Maggie is looking forward to a fresh start. Obsessed with scary stories and horror films, Maggie is intrigued by their new house, left to them by a great uncle she never knew, and sitting right on the edge of the famously creepy Skeleton Woods. And within the Wood, Maggie uncovers Skeleton Manor, a run-down, derelict castle . . . that is really a vampire headquarters, concealed by vampiric enchantments. It houses the British vampire community, led by the notorious, evil leader Count Bloodthirst. But for some reason, those enchantments didn’t work on Maggie. At Skeleton Manor, Maggie meets a young vampire by the name of Sharptooth Shadow. Together with her bat with the oversized ears, Bat-Ears, Maggie and Sharptooth become unlikely friends. But when Maggie discovers that she is from an ancient line of vampire slayers, can the two remain friends? Perfect for fans of Witch Wars and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 Volume 2 No Future for You

Author : Joss Whedon
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When a rogue debutant Slayer begins to use her power for evil, Giles is forced to recruit the rebellious Faith, who isn't exactly known for her good deeds. Giles offers Faith a clean slate if she can stop this snooty Slayer from wreaking total havoc—that is, if Buffy doesn't beat her to it. Georges Jeanty (The American Way) remains at the top of his game as series artist, and Whedon continues as Executive Producer in this direct follow-up to Season Seven of the smash-hit TV series. * Eisner award-winning writer Brian K. Vaughan (Y:The Last Man, Ex Machina) tackles Joss Whedon's Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight. * Collecting issue #6-10 of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight series. * "The dialogue is Whedonesque and I can hear how the actors would read there lines. It's fun and witty and we're treated to more fantastical stories than the WB/UPN could ever pony up the money to do." -Comic Book Resources Executive produced by Buffy creator Joss Whedon.

Not Your Mother s Vampire

Author : Deborah Wilson Overstreet
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Not Your Mother's Vampire analyzes twenty current young adult vampire novels and also addresses Buffy the Vampire Slayer-all vampire representations aimed at younger audiences. The book's structure includes an overview of vampire scholarship, an analysis of vampire characters (featuring an exploration of vampire conventions and vampires and sexuality), an analysis of human characters (featuring an exploration of those humans who fight vampires and those who date vampires), and an analysis of the vampire characters from the Buffyverse.

Vampire Slayer

Author : L.S.C. Fernandes
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Dracula never meant to fall for a slayer, so when Olivia was born they kept half of her identity a secret. Now, Countess Olivia Montgomery has been captured by Jason, a slayer looking to fulfil his own agenda. Only Jason does not know who Olivia really is. After convincing him she is after revenge same as he, Jason agrees to help Olivia enrole in Trio-Genesis, a sanctuary that serves as home and school to all slayers. But to remain there, Olivia must keep her vampire side hidden.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Author : Jennifer K. Stuller
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Few could have predicted the enduring affection inspired by Joss Whedon's television series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer. With its origins in a script Whedon wrote for a 1992 feature film of the same name, the series far outpaced its source material, gathering a devoted audience that remains loyal to the show more than a decade after it left the airwaves. Heralded for its use of smart, funny, and emotionally resonant narrative; subversive and feminist characterizations; and unique approaches to television as an art form, the show quickly developed its own unique fan community, who built on existing narratives through fan fiction, media manipulation, and performance. Fan Phenomena: Buffy the Vampire Slayer explores how this continued devotion is internalized, celebrated, and critiqued. Featuring interviews with culture makers, academics, and creators of participatory fandom, the essays here are a window into the more personal and communal aspects of the fan experience. Essays from critical thinkers and scholars address how Buffy inspires the creation of, among other enduring artifacts of fandom, fan fiction, crafting, performance, cosplay, and sing-alongs. As an accessible yet vigorous examination of a beloved character and her world, Fan Phenomena: Buffy the Vampire Slayer provokes a larger conversation about the relationship between cult properties and fandom, and how their interplay permeates the cultural consciousness, in effect contributing to culture through new narrative, academia, language, and political activism.

Fan Phenomena Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Author : Jennifer Stuller
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Few could have predicted the enduring affection inspired by Joss Whedon’s television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. With its origins in a script Whedon wrote for a 1992 feature film of the same name, the series far outpaced its source material, gathering a devoted audience that remains loyal to the show more than a decade after it left the airwaves. Heralded for its use of smart, funny and emotionally resonant narrative, subversive and feminist characterizations and unique approaches to television as an art form, the show quickly developed its own unique fan community, who built on existing narratives through fan fiction, media manipulation and performance. Fan Phenomena: Buffy the Vampire Slayer explores how this continued devotion is internalized, celebrated and critiqued. Featuring interviews with culture-makers, academics and creators of participatory fandom, the essays here are windows into the more personal and communal aspects of the fan experience. Essays from critical thinkers and scholars address how Buffy inspires the creation of, among other enduring artefacts of fandom, fan fiction, crafting, performance, cosplay and singalongs. As an accessible yet vigorous examination of a beloved character and her world, Fan Phenomena: Buffy the Vampire Slayer provokes a larger conversation about the relationship between cult properties and fandom, and how their interplay permeates the cultural consciousness, in effect contributing to culture through new narrative, academia, language and political activism.

The Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor Vampire Slayer

Author : Lucy Weston
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Sovereign Power. Eternal Pleasure. Revealed at last in this new vampire saga for the ages: the true, untold story of the “Virgin Queen” and her secret war against the Vampire King of England. . . . On the eve of her coronation, Elizabeth Tudor is summoned to the tomb of her mother, Anne Boleyn, to learn the truth about her bloodline—and her destiny as a Slayer. Born to battle the bloodsucking fiends who ravage the night, and sworn to defend her beloved realm against all enemies, Elizabeth soon finds herself stalked by the most dangerous and seductive vampire of all. He is Mordred, bastard son of King Arthur, who sold his soul to destroy his father. After centuries in hiding, he has arisen determined to claim the young Elizabeth as his Queen. Luring her into his world of eternal night, Mordred tempts Elizabeth with the promise of everlasting youth and beauty, and vows to protect her from all enemies. Together, they will rule over a golden age for vampires in which humans will exist only to be fed upon. Horrified by his intentions, Elizabeth embraces her powers as a Slayer even as she realizes that the greatest danger comes from her own secret desire to yield to Mordred . . . to bare her throat in ecstasy and allow the vampire king to drink deeply of her royal blood. As told by Lucy Weston, the vampire prey immortalized in Bram Stoker’s Dracula, this spellbinding account will capture your heart and soul—forever.

Jiggy s Genes Jiggy the Vampire Slayer

Author : Michael Lawrence
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What would you do if you were attacked by vampires? Edwardian butcher's son Jiggy Offal-Trype knows what he'd do. Run. But he can't. He has to fight back. Luckily, he has these killer new skills... A fang-tastically funny new story from a bestselling author.

Buffy The Vampire Slayer The Slayer Collection Welcome to the Hellmouth

Author : Natalie Clubb
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In this first special collection celebrating TV phenomenon Buffy the Vampire Slayer, delve deep into the mythology of the Slayers, the Watchers, and those who have supported them throughout their dangerous calling. Featuring cast interviews, behind-the-scenes secrets from the writers, plus a host of enthralling features, this is an essential read for Buffy fans old and new. (Features content previously published in the official Buffy the Vampire Slayer Magazine.)

Buffy the Vampire Slayer 19

Author : Jordie Bellaire
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Xander’s true evil has been unleashed on Sunnydale, with only Buffy and the Scooby Gang standing in his way - but can they do what needs to be done? Meanwhile, Robin struggles with his place in Buffy’s life and embarks on a new path that no other Watcher could’ve ever imagined.