Vampire Academy is the first book in the Vampire Academy series by the American author Richelle Mead. It was listed on the list of Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers. It was also recommended by booklist, teenbookstoo.com, and VOYA. Vampire Academy was also voted number 4 after Eclipse, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, and Diary of a Wimpy Kid on ALA's teens top ten. The Vampire Academy series was also one of the New York Times Bestseller top ten in the children's books series division.
This book chronicles the life of 17 year old Rosemarie Hathaway, commonly known as Rose, a dhampir and her Moroi best friend Vasilisa "Lissa" Dragomir after being brought back to their school "St Vladimir's Academy" afer being on the run for two years.