Lisa Jane Smith is an American novelist of horror, sci-fi, fantasy and romance for young adults. The common theme of her novels is a battle of darkness against the light. Her series include The Vampire Diaries, the Night World series, Secret Circle series, Forbidden Game series, Dark Visions series and Wild World series. She took a decade-long hiatus as an author during the first ten years of the 2000s.

L.J. Smith became a published author in 1987 with The Night of the Solstice. Below is a list of L.J. Smith’s books in order of when they were originally released (and in chronological order):

Publication Order of Dark Visions Books

The Strange Power (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Possessed (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Passion (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The Forbidden Game Books

The Hunter (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Chase (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Kill (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Night World Books

Secret Vampire (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Daughters of Darkness (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spellbinder (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dark Angel (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Chosen (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Soulmate (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Huntress (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Black Dawn (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Witchlight (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The Secret Circle Books

The Initiation (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Captive (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Power (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Divide (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hunt (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Temptation (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Wildworld Books

The Night of the Solstice (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Heart of Valor (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The Vampire Diaries Books

The Awakening (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Struggle (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fury (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dark Reunion (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The Vampire Diaries: The Return Books

Nightfall (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadow Souls (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Midnight (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The Vampire Diaries: The Salvation Books

Unseen (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Unspoken (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Unmasked (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The Vampire Diaries: Stefan's Diaries Books

(with Julie Plec)

Origins (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bloodlust (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Craving (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ripper (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Asylum (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Compelled (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The Vampire Diaries: The Hunters Books

Phantom (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Moonsong (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Destiny Rising (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Point Horror Books

Avalanche (By:Arthur J. Roth) (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blind Date (By:R.L. Stine) (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Twisted (By:R.L. Stine) (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spaceballs (By:R.L. Stine) (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Nightmare Man (By:Tessa Krailing) (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lifeguard (By:Richie Tankersley Cusick) (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Beach House (By:R.L. Stine) (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Party Line (By:A. Bates) (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Prom Dress (By:Lael Littke) (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Baby-Sitter (By:R.L. Stine) (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Trick or Treat (By:Richie Tankersley Cusick) (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
My Secret Admirer (By:Carol Ellis) (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Beach Party (By:R.L. Stine) (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Teacher's Pet (By:Richie Tankersley Cusick) (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
April Fools (By:Richie Tankersley Cusick) (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Final Exam (By:A. Bates) (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Funhouse (By:Diane Hoh) (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Boyfriend (By:R.L. Stine) (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Foggiest (By:David Belbin) (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Baby-Sitter II (By:R.L. Stine) (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Snowman (By:R.L. Stine) (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Accident (By:Diane Hoh) (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thirteen Tales of Horror (By:R.L. Stine,,Lael Littke,Christopher Pike,Caroline B. Cooney,,Carol Ellis,Diane Hoh,A. Bates,D.E. Athkins,Sinclair Smith) (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mother's Helper (By:A. Bates) (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sister Dearest (By:D.E. Athkins) (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Girlfriend (By:R.L. Stine) (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Perfume (By:Caroline B. Cooney) (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Window (By:Carol Ellis) (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fatal Secrets (By:Richie Tankersley Cusick) (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Freeze Tag (By:Caroline B. Cooney) (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Invitation (By:Diane Hoh) (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mirror, Mirror (By:D.E. Athkins) (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fever (By:Diane Hoh) (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hit And Run (By:R.L. Stine) (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Train (By:Diane Hoh) (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ripper (By:D.E. Athkins) (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mall (By:Richie Tankersley Cusick) (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Waitress (By:Sinclair Smith) (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Cheerleader (By:Caroline B. Cooney) (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Halloween Night (By:R.L. Stine) (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dream Date (By:Sinclair Smith) (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dead Game (By:A. Bates) (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Baby-Sitter 3 (By:R.L. Stine) (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dead Girlfriend (By:R.L. Stine) (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hitchhiker (By:R.L. Stine) (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Phantom (By:Barbara Steiner) (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Help Wanted (By:Richie Tankersley Cusick) (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Stranger (By:Caroline B. Cooney) (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Yearbook (By:Peter Lerangis) (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Twins (By:Caroline B. Cooney) (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hunter (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Chase (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Halloween Night II (By:R.L. Stine) (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Silent Witness (By:Carol Ellis) (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Call Waiting (By:R.L. Stine) (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Watcher (By:Lael Littke) (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thirteen More Tales of Horror (By:Graham Masterton,Philip Pullman,Colin Greenland,Stan Nicholls,David Belbin,,Diane Hoh) (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Diary (By:Sinclair Smith) (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I Saw You That Night! (By:R.L. Stine) (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Witness (By:R.L. Stine) (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Kill (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Driver's Dead (By:Peter Lerangis) (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Camp Fear (By:Carol Ellis) (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Night School (By:Caroline B. Cooney) (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Babysitter IV (By:R.L. Stine) (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Boy Next Door (By:Sinclair Smith) (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Body (By:Carol Ellis) (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mummy (By:Barbara Steiner) (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Surfer (By:Linda Cargill) (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thirteen Again (By:,Graham Masterton,Colin Greenland,Stan Nicholls,,David Belbin) (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hide and Seek (By:Jane McFann) (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood Curse (By:Janice Harrell) (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood Spell (By:Janice Harrell) (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Claw (By:Carmen Adams) (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Amnesia (By:Sinclair Smith) (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spring Break (By:Barbara Steiner) (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Stalker (By:Carol Ellis) (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Prom Date (By:Diane Hoh) (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Bride (By:D.E. Athkins) (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Krazy 4 U (By:A. Bates) (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sweet Sixteen (By:Francesca Jeffries) (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Double Date (By:Sinclair Smith) (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Second Sight (By:Sinclair Smith) (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Unseen: It Begins (By:Richie Tankersley Cusick) (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
X Isle (By:Peter Lerangis) (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Demon (By:R.L. Stine) (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dark 2 (By:Linda Cargill) (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Demon II (By:SamanthaLee) (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Unseen Part 2: Rest In Peace (By:Richie Tankersley Cusick) (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Return to X-Isle (By:Peter Lerangis) (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sin and Salvation (By:Richie Tankersley Cusick) (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Unseen Part 3: Blood Brothers (By:Richie Tankersley Cusick) (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Demon III (By:R.L. Stine) (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Defriended (By:Ruth Baron) (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Identity Theft (By:Anna Davies) (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Followers (By:Anna Davies) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wickedpedia (By:Chris Van Etten) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dark: v. 1 (By:Linda Cargill) (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Point Horror Series may be missing books or out of order because every online source for these lists these books in a different order and varies on the books included. In no other listing are the books numbered. Compilations and Short Story Collections are listed at the bottom.Point Horror Unleashed & Mutant Point Horror & Nightmare Hall are spinoffs of this series

Notes: Spellbinder is also known as Enchantress. The Vampire Hunters sub-series The Hunters and Stefan’s Diaries series are purportedly written by ghostwriters. The Vampire Hunters: Salvation is written by Aubrey Clark based on the work on L.J. Smith.

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