One title on her list:
Interview With the Vampire by Anne Rice (Ballantine, $15).Read about another book on Resnick's list.
Long before Stephenie Meyers’ Twilight series, Rice’s 1976 novel made vampires sensual and desirable. I was so thoroughly frightened by some of the passages, I had to stop and switch on every light in the house. I’ve been trying to meet a vampire ever since.