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Book Pick: Thirst No. 1

Thirst No. 1
Author: Christopher Pike
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Price: $12.99 (Paperback)

In the mid-1990s, young- adult fiction author Christopher Pike released The Last Vampire, a popular six-part series focusing on Sita, a 5,000-year-old vampire. Thirst No. 1 features the first three books in the series (The Last Vampire, Black Blood and Red Dice), with the second half set for release in 2010. Today, Sita (a teenager in appearance) has adopted the name Alisa. When the man who turned her into a vampire pursues her, Alisa protects herself by killing others. When she discovers and falls in love with Ray, the person key to her survival, Alisa must reconcile the mortal and immortal worlds to save Ray and herself.

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