I like the show, too.... but only because of Damon.
He's super awesome.
His brother is a cry baby, and there is no chance in hell that a real Elena would ever pick him.
The books are okay, but nothing spectacular.
I do not kill with my gun. He who kills with his gun has forgotten the face of his father. I kill with my heart. —The Gunslinger's Creed, The Dark Tower
It was a nice day ... AND THEN EVIL CAME!— The Collected Works of Stephen King, condensed version