The Vampire Diaries: Stefan's Diaries #3: The Craving: Stefan's Diaries #3: The Craving by L. J. SmithThe Vampire Diaries: Stefan's Diaries #3: The Craving: Stefan's Diaries #3: The Craving by L. J. Smith

The Vampire Diaries: Stefan's Diaries #3: The Craving: Stefan's Diaries #3: The Craving

byL. J. Smith

Paperback | May 3, 2011

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The third book in the New York Times bestselling series by L.J. Smith.

The Craving is the third book in L.J. Smith’s bestselling Stefan’s Diaries series, which reveals the backstory of brothers Stefan and Damon from The Vampire Diaries series. This paperback features cover artwork from the hit CW TV series The Vampire Diaries, starring Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, and Ian Somerhalder.

Stefan Salvatore has come to terms with being a vampire. The events of the past few months have sobered him, and the fog of his own blood lust has begun to lift. He travels to New York City to start a new life—one that does not require him to kill humans to survive. Instead he feeds off of animals in Central Park. But the quiet life he envisioned is jolted when he runs into his brother Damon, who has convinced New York high society that he is Italian royalty. While Stefan is regaining his humanity, Damon has completely lost his. Stefan will do whatever it takes to protect Damon from himself—but there is another villain present. A vampire that seeks revenge for a death the Salvatores are responsible for. Stefan and Damon will have to work together to fight the greatest evil yet.

Full of dark shadows and surprising twists, the third book in the New York Times bestselling Stefan’s Diaries series raises the stakes for the Salvatore brothers as they face new loves, old treacheries, and unimaginable threats. Fans of L. J. Smith’s New York Times bestselling Vampire Diaries series as well as the hit television show won’t be able to put the latest Salvatore adventure down.


L. J. Smith has written over two dozen books for young adults, includingThe Vampire Diaries, now a hit TV show. She has also written the bestselling Night World series and The Forbidden Game, as well as the #1New York Timesbestselling Dark Visions. She loves to walk the trails and beaches in Point Reyes, California, daydreaming about h...
Title:The Vampire Diaries: Stefan's Diaries #3: The Craving: Stefan's Diaries #3: The CravingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.58 inPublished:May 3, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:006200395X

ISBN - 13:9780062003959

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Wow I am so sad that it ended like this but good storyline.
Date published: 2017-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good book This is a great book loving the whole series
Date published: 2016-11-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love it and own it I got this and really love it
Date published: 2016-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! I absolutely loved this book! I fell in love with the whole series and I though this one was a great addition! I loved all the action and suspense and I think everyone would enjoy it!
Date published: 2012-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good, better than original series I have to say, if you liked the first 2 books you'll certainly like this one. This trilogy prequel flows very much like the TV show and is less confusing than the more recent VPD novels. In this book we really start to see how evil Daemon is becoming and the boys have their first brush with Klaus. Stefan's character is developing more into what we know and Daemon too. Lexi plays a big role in this book like the last but there are a few inconsistencies with this and the TV show. Considering the people who write the TV show are also writing this they should be better about it. For instance (spoilers ahead) Stefan begins to suspect Katerina is still alive, and Lexi and Daemon are civil. And of course Klaus, But beyond that it's very good and a must read for any fan.
Date published: 2011-05-29