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Melissa de la Cruz

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Melissa de la Cruz is the New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of many critically acclaimed and award-winning novels for teens including The Au Pairs series, the Blue Bloods series, the Ashleys series, the Angels on Sunset Boulevard series and the semi-autobiographical novel Fresh off the Boat.

Her books for adults include the novel Cat’s Meow, the anthology Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys and the tongue-in-chic handbooks How to Become Famous in Two Weeks or Less and The Fashionista Files: Adventures in Four-inch heels and Faux-Pas.

She has worked as a fashion and beauty editor and has written for many publications including The New York Times, Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Allure, The San Francisco

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Average rating: 3.82 · 616,599 ratings · 33,578 reviews · 99 distinct worksSimilar authors
Blue Bloods (Blue Bloods, #1)

3.69 avg rating — 127,693 ratings — published 2006 — 51 editions
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Masquerade (Blue Bloods, #2)

3.92 avg rating — 83,344 ratings — published 2007 — 40 editions
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Revelations (Blue Bloods, #3)

3.90 avg rating — 73,197 ratings — published 2008 — 35 editions
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The Van Alen Legacy (Blue B...

3.95 avg rating — 63,512 ratings — published 2009 — 35 editions
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Misguided Angel (Blue Blood...

3.93 avg rating — 37,158 ratings — published 2010 — 26 editions
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Lost in Time (Blue Bloods, #6)

4.05 avg rating — 25,637 ratings — published 2011 — 17 editions
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Bloody Valentine (Blue Bloo...

3.98 avg rating — 22,009 ratings — published 2010 — 21 editions
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The Isle of the Lost (Desce...

3.85 avg rating — 19,098 ratings — published 2015 — 47 editions
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Witches of East End (The Be...

3.52 avg rating — 18,385 ratings — published 2011 — 34 editions
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Gates of Paradise (Blue Blo...

4.09 avg rating — 12,711 ratings — published 2013 — 14 editions
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Blue Bloods Masquerade Revelations The Van Alen Legacy Misguided Angel Lost in Time Gates of Paradise
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3.87 avg rating — 463,990 ratings

The Isle of the Lost Return to the Isle of the Lost Rise of the Isle of the Lost Escape from the Isle of the...
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3.91 avg rating — 29,190 ratings

Witches of East End Serpent's Kiss Winds of Salem
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3.54 avg rating — 31,292 ratings

The Au Pairs Skinny-Dipping Sun-Kissed Crazy Hot
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3.77 avg rating — 15,646 ratings

Alex and Eliza Love & War All For One
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3.69 avg rating — 14,560 ratings

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The Queen's Assassin by Melissa de la Cruz
"I'll admit that I read this first look just because the author was Melissa De la Cruz. I have read many of her books before and have not been disappointed. The Queen's Assassin begins with the back story of a country embattled over magic. I love t..." Read more of this review »
The Queen's Assassin by Melissa de la Cruz
"Wow. I wasn't too sure at first on the book but once more started happening I got into. The ending really has me excited and curious as to what will happen next. I won this ARC from Goodreads :) "
The Queen's Assassin by Melissa de la Cruz
YA fantasy-romance? a deadly assassin? a mysterious apprentice? okay, fine, I'm ready to be swoon away by this book.
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"From the blurb: "... and the country they are sworn to protect from #1 NYT bestselling author Melissa de la Cruz."
You know an author is prolific when people are sworn to protect the public from her. :-)"
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It's a trilogy there will be one more book! :)
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This is the sequel Hope you guys like it! Let Mel know OK?
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“Black is the color of night. White is the true color of death”
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“You cannot be with someone just because you don’t want to hurt him. You have your own happiness to think about.”
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“we laughed until we had to cry, we loved until we said goodbye.”
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Deborah was wondering if you are going to continue the series for "The Ring and the Crown"? Iniside the book it says it is a series but here on your site it says 1 book?

Sumney Melissa,
I really enjoyed The Ashleys series and the blue bloods series! Thanks for being my friend. =)
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