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Origins (The Vampire Diaries: Stefan's Diaries Series #1)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

14 out of 15 people found this review helpful.

BookwormLCN Obviously didn't read the "author" on the cover...

This book was NOT written to go with the storyline of L.J. Smith's books. This is a prequel to the SERIES on the CW written by the authors of the SHOW...

You feel silly now don'tcha?

Excellent one at that too. Katherine is the ultimate villain but in the book you ...
This book was NOT written to go with the storyline of L.J. Smith's books. This is a prequel to the SERIES on the CW written by the authors of the SHOW...

You feel silly now don'tcha?

Excellent one at that too. Katherine is the ultimate villain but in the book you may find yourself seeing her in an unexpected light. It really fleshes out some of the things I was confused about in the flashbacks in the series. A wonderful companion to the TV show for any die hard TVD fan. Expertly written and very well done.

posted by AlexHarlow on December 18, 2010

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Most Helpful Critical Review

4 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

Disappointed with the discrepancies

Why is the town called Fell's Church in the original books, but Mystic Falls in Stefan's Diaries. I know the town is called Mystic Falls in the TV series, but I feel like L.J. Smith is jumping the shark by changing this in the books. Also, in the original books Stefan a...
Why is the town called Fell's Church in the original books, but Mystic Falls in Stefan's Diaries. I know the town is called Mystic Falls in the TV series, but I feel like L.J. Smith is jumping the shark by changing this in the books. Also, in the original books Stefan and Damon were from Italy and were much older than 180 or so years old. These discrepancies made it very difficult for me to keep the story line straight, if there even IS a story line anymore. I was very disappointed in this book, and I wish I had not bought or read it.

posted by BookwormLCN on December 5, 2010

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 8, 2013

    Hotty

    Its all about Elana/Katherine, Bonnie, and the other girls are hot too!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 10, 2013

    I say team stephen even though he has Amneshia he is sssssssssssssssooooooooooooooo hhhhoott

    Stephen is sssssssssssssssssssssssssooooooooooooooooooooooooo hhhhhhhhoooooooooottttttttttttttttttt!!!!!!!!!!!!


    TEAM STEPHEN TEAM STEPHEN!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 5, 2013

    Yummy

    Damon and stefen r so hot

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 14, 2013

    A must read book!

    This book is amazing cant wait to read next ones and The Vampire Diaries series!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 21, 2013

    Love it

    I love that they decided to go off from the show now too

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 4, 2013

    Team Damon

    Just as addicting as the show!! LOVED IT<3

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 27, 2013

    This book I have wanted for sooooooooooooo long

    This is a AWESOME if you read this you will be AMASED

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 7, 2013

    LOVED

    Definitely goona read all the books in the series! These are amazing books!!(also love the show:D)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 8, 2012

    Read it

    Thi book is amazing u have to read it !!!!!!!!!¿3!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 16, 2012

    Team damon

    He hot!! I would love to show him my wild side any day lol

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 7, 2012

    Caroline's reveiw

    I am Caroline. Hey just like in the t v

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 10, 2012

    Team stefan

    Absolutely love these books! Im on the third one right now. Since i saw the show first i didnt like the original books but these books follow the flash backs in the show and these are some of my favorite books especially the first two
    TEAM STEFAN FOR LIFE

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 30, 2012

    LOVED IT!!!

    Love Vampire Diaries!!! The only setback with this series is the story of how he died is different, but well worth the read!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 16, 2012

    Vamp/diaries luv

    Best book ever!team damon

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2012

    Love this series

    Loved reading this series. Told the background of the brothers before they were turned. If u watch the tv show the books r so different. This series was a great short read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2012

    Damon and Stefan Salvator

    Damon,sweet and charming and pertective. Stefan,kind pertective,but at the end of the day Damon is the one that keeps Elena alive.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 6, 2012

    This book

    I just LOVE this book.I mean,who doesent love DAMON?
    Even though stefan has always been more gentle,Damon just seems hotter

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 2, 2012

    Team damon

    Damon is better than stephan who eve dont think so is lame

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 14, 2011

    It%27s+amazing%21

    I+love+this+book+like+crazy%21+I+love+when+my+mom+gets+the+movies+on+netflix+so+we+can+watch+it%21+I%27m+only+nine+though+so+my+mom+has+to+cover+my+eyes+when+stefan+and+elena+kiss...+but+she+let+me+read+this%21+It%27s+just+amazing%21+P.S+I+turn+ten+August+thirty-first%21+Last+day+of+the+month%21

    0 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 21, 2011

    great

    i lovedit and read it in two nights it follows the show but its a great book just as LJs original writings are.

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