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Carolyn Meyer is as versatile a writer as you will find. Along with historical fiction and realistic novels for young adults she has written nonfiction for young adults and books for younger readers on topics as diverse as the Amish, the Irish, Japanese, Yup'ik Eskimos, a rock band, rock tumbling, bread baking, and coconuts. And ten of her books have been chosen as Best Books for Young Adults by the American Library Association. In her most recent historical novels she has dealt with the young lives of Mary Tudor, Princess Elizabeth, Anastasia, and Isabel of Castilla, Spain.


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Carolyn Meyer Two new novels are scheduled for April 2015: ANASTASIA AND HER SISTERS, a fresh look at the doomed Grand Duchess of Russia; and DIARY OF A WAITRESS:…moreTwo new novels are scheduled for April 2015: ANASTASIA AND HER SISTERS, a fresh look at the doomed Grand Duchess of Russia; and DIARY OF A WAITRESS: THE NOT-SO-GLAMOROUS LIFE OF A HARVEY GIRL, set in the 1920s in the Southwest. But no Young Royals are in the works for now.(less)
Carolyn Meyer Read a lot. Write a lot. Pay attention to boring stuff, like grammar and spelling.
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Mary, Bloody Mary (Young Ro...
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The Bad Queen: Rules and In...
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“If I must die, then I will die boldly, as I have lived.”
Carolyn Meyer, Doomed Queen Anne

“In difficult times bring to mind my words and the sound of my voice. In that way, I shall always be present for you.”
Carolyn Meyer, Patience, Princess Catherine

“He was so much in love with me that I could have asked him for the moon and stars, and he would have gathered them for me.”
Carolyn Meyer, Doomed Queen Anne




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