What's the Difference between The Vampire Diaries the Book and The Vampire Diaries the TV Show?


The Vampire Diaries

Released: 1991
Author: L.J. Smith

The Vampire Diaries

Released: 2009
Creator: Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec
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In the Book In the TV Show
Elena Gilbert
Elena Gilbert
Portrayed by: Nina Dobrev
Stefan Salvatore
Stefan Salvatore
Portrayed by: Paul Wesley
Damon Salvatore
Damon Salvatore
Portrayed by: Ian Somerhalder
This Character does not appear.
Jeremy Gilbert
Portrayed by: Steven R. McQueen
Bonnie McCullough
Bonnie Bennett
Portrayed by: Katerina Graham
Katherine von Swartzchild
Katherine Petrova/Pierce
Portrayed by: Nina Dobrev
Margaret Gilbert
This Character does not appear.
Mrs. Flowers
This Character does not appear.
Matt Honeycutt
Matt Donovan
Portrayed by: Zach Roerig
Tyler Smallwood
Tyler Lockwood
Portrayed by: Michael Trevino
Caroline Forbes
Caroline Forbes
Portrayed by: Candice Accola
Meredith Sules
This Character does not appear.
Judith Maxwell
Jenna Sommers
Portrayed by: Sara Canning
The Vampire Diaries Book vs TV Show
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This Spoils the Ending
In the Book In the TV Show
   Elena has blue eyes Elena has brown eyes.
   Tyler kills a girl named sue carson to awaken the werewolf gene inside of him. It happens at Meredith 18th birthday party. Tyler accidently kills a girl named sarah, when he tries to fend of her attack. This happened at the Masquerade party in season 2, episode 7.
   In the book, Damon and Stefan have their last showdown against Katerine in the cementery, Plus Elena is there to help, when she knocks Katerine into the sunlight, and kills her. Damon and Stefan have their showdown against Katherine at the Masquerade party in season 2 episode 7. Plus Elena isn't with them intil later in the episode. Plus to get rid of katerine she get locked up in a tomb for a while.
   In the book, Caroline who is Elena's rival,(instead of friend,unlike in the show) Plan to read her diary at the founder's day ceremony, and tell everybody Stefan is a vampire. Plus it is held on November 30. In the show the founder's day plot is different where the vampires from the tomb decide to kill the dwellers during the fireworks. But John Gilbert plot a scheme to destroy them. Plus instead of November, it happens in late February. In season 1 season finale episode Founder's day.
   In the books Caroline is pregnant by Tyler, and the baby turns her into a werewolf. In the show, Caroline doesn't get pregnant, and Katherine turns her into a vampire in season 2.
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