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Carolyn Meyer

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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 Catherine the Great! Hers is a fascinating story, and I think she'd make a fascinating subject. I also love writing about Russia.
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)
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Anastasia: The Last Grand D...

3.90 avg rating — 8,325 ratings — published 2000 — 20 editions
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Mary, Bloody Mary (Young Ro...

3.78 avg rating — 6,747 ratings — published 1999 — 13 editions
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Isabel: Jewel of Castilla, ...

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Beware, Princess Elizabeth ...

3.88 avg rating — 4,642 ratings — published 2001 — 19 editions
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Doomed Queen Anne (Young Ro...

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Kristina: The Girl King

3.69 avg rating — 3,233 ratings — published 2003 — 3 editions
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Patience, Princess Catherin...

3.79 avg rating — 2,385 ratings — published 2004 — 13 editions
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The Bad Queen: Rules and In...

3.95 avg rating — 1,852 ratings — published 2010 — 6 editions
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Duchessina: A Novel of Cath...

3.68 avg rating — 1,477 ratings — published 2007 — 5 editions
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Loving Will Shakespeare

3.47 avg rating — 1,392 ratings — published 2006 — 3 editions
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What I'm Working on Now

I haven't written in this journal for almost 21 months. My excuse is that I've been too busy writing. GIRL WITH A CAMERA came out earlier this month, but long before that I had begun work on the next project, a novel based on the life of the American painter, Georgia O'Keeffe.

But that's not all I've been doing. I've been coming up with ideas and having them shot down almost as fast as I put th... Read more of this blog post »
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" The general editor works on the shape of the novel, character development, voice--the larger issues. Then it goes to the copyeditor, who checks gramma ...more "
" Hi Nick - Go right ahead and edit that section! We all need editors. And - sorry, I can't resist - it's "spit-shined," not "spit-shinned." Happens to ...more "
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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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