'Twilight' fans bitten by the vampire bug
Stephenie Meyer’s series has infected readers with undying thirst for dark, romantic creations
By Rich Copley email@example.com
Readers such as Bobbi Rightmyer, 46, came to the series with a love of fanged lit. She began reading vampire books when she picked up Stephen King's Salem's Lot at age 11.
”It really took the vampire legend in a different direction,“ says Rightmyer, secretary at Harrodsburg's United Presbyterian Church. ”They can go out in the daytime, lead normal lives, and there's the idea of vegetarian vampires.“
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