Melissa Stacy

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in Cincinnati, Ohio, The United States
May 02, 1980

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I live in Durango, Colorado. I like to spend my time doing Really Important Things, like eating cheese and wishing I had a pet hedgehog. I write fiction. I have self-published five novels.

No One to Blame But Myself… and Maybe Franz Kafka

A few years ago, after I started penning chapters for the story that became Kinned to the Sea, a critique partner gave me some advice at a meeting. As I do with all of my feedback, I wrote down the words, and I quote my writing partner now —

“You just don’t know how to write fantasy, Melissa. Why don’t you write something you actually know about? Like your own life. Why don’t you write about t...

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Published on February 06, 2018 18:59
Average rating: 4.07 · 55 ratings · 32 reviews · 5 distinct works
The Etiquette of Wolves

4.31 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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Love and Student Loans and ...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Mark of the Pterren: Book 1

4.11 avg rating — 9 ratings3 editions
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Bloodshade of the Goddess

3.80 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2017 — 3 editions
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Kinned to the Sea

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Entwined by Heather Dixon Wallwork
Melissa Stacy and 22 other people liked Samantha's review of Entwined:
Entwined by Heather Dixon Wallwork
"*3.5 stars*

I read this as an audiobook, and recommend that medium if you aren't sure about reading this.

There were some areas where this book shined and others where it faltered.

First off, this is great for fans of family dynamics. This focuses..." Read more of this review »
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Entwined by Heather Dixon Wallwork
"This book has been on my shelves for around five years and I have no idea what I was thinking not picking this up sooner.
I read "Entwined" in a matter of hours and fell head over heels in love with it.

This is a retelling of one of my favourite fai..." Read more of this review »
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Wanda is on page 40 of 440 of Into the Drowning Deep: Okay, this is definitely NOT the Little Mermaid. This is creepy. One of my "to read only during daylight hours" books.
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The Candle and the Flame by Nafiza Azad
The Candle and the Flame
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Wicked Saints by Emily A. Duncan
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Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi
" Wow, that cover is very different from the first one. This book looks like it will be a lot darker, based on that image. "
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The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf
The Beauty Myth
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First published in 1991, I didn't read Naomi Wolf's stunning nonfiction book, "The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women," until April 2019.

This book remains as insightful, important, and valid as the year it was published.

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The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory
" P. wrote: "There are good romance novels out there, but it sounds like The Wedding Date is just another paint-by-numbers entry into the genre."

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Oscar Wilde
“Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.”
Oscar Wilde

Isaac Asimov
“Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.”
Isaac Asimov, Foundation

J.K. Rowling
“We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already.”
J.K. Rowling

Oscar Wilde
“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
Oscar Wilde

Anne Frank
“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”
Anne Frank, Anne Frank's Tales from the Secret Annex: A Collection of Her Short Stories, Fables, and Lesser-Known Writings, Revised Edition




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Melissa Stacy Vibur wrote: "Hey, Melissa! Thanks for accepting my friendvite! Looking forward to talking about books :)

Also, have a wonderful New Year!"


Thanks for reaching out to me, Vibur! Hope you have a wonderful New Year as well! ^.^


message 3: by Vibur [hiatus] (last edited Dec 29, 2018 02:06AM)

Vibur [hiatus] Hey, Melissa! Thanks for accepting my friendvite! Looking forward to talking about books :)

Also, have a wonderful New Year!


Melissa Stacy Hello! :D


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