Melanie Rawn


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in The United States
June 12, 1954

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Melanie Rawn received a BA in history from Scripps College and worked as a teacher and editor before becoming a writer.

She has been nominated for a Locus award on three separate occasions: in 1989 for Dragon Prince (in the first novel category), in 1994 for Skybowl (in the fantasy novel category), and again in 1995 for Ruins of Ambrai (in the fantasy novel category).


Average rating: 4.01 · 89,692 ratings · 1,950 reviews · 41 distinct worksSimilar authors
Dragon Prince (Dragon Princ...

3.95 avg rating — 15,504 ratings — published 1988 — 24 editions
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Stronghold (Dragon Star, #1)

4.03 avg rating — 11,706 ratings — published 1991 — 12 editions
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Skybowl (Dragon Star, #3)

4.09 avg rating — 9,987 ratings — published 1993 — 7 editions
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The Ruins of Ambrai (Exiles...

4.07 avg rating — 8,977 ratings — published 1994 — 5 editions
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The Star Scroll (Dragon Pri...

4.08 avg rating — 9,089 ratings — published 1989 — 21 editions
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Sunrunner's Fire (Dragon Pr...

4.10 avg rating — 8,685 ratings — published 1990 — 19 editions
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The Mageborn Traitor (Exile...

4.16 avg rating — 6,840 ratings — published 1997 — 6 editions
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The Dragon Token (Dragon St...

4.11 avg rating — 6,491 ratings — published 1992 — 8 editions
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The Golden Key

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3.82 avg rating — 3,575 ratings — published 1996 — 10 editions
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Spellbinder (Spellbinder, #1)

3.14 avg rating — 1,030 ratings — published 2006 — 4 editions
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More books by Melanie Rawn…
Dragon Prince The Star Scroll Sunrunner's Fire
(3 books)
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4.03 avg rating — 33,509 ratings

Stronghold The Dragon Token Skybowl
(3 books)
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4.07 avg rating — 28,181 ratings

The Ruins of Ambrai The Mageborn Traitor
(3 books)
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4.10 avg rating — 16,029 ratings

The Diviner The Golden Key
(2 books)
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3.79 avg rating — 3,974 ratings

Touchstone Elsewhens Thornlost Window Wall Playing to the Gods
(5 books)
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3.68 avg rating — 1,913 ratings

More series by Melanie Rawn…
“Nothing is written stone, child. Even if it were, the stones can be shattered”
Melanie Rawn, Dragon Prince

“Affection isn't so plentiful in this life that any of us can afford to reject it when it's offered, whatever its source.”
Melanie Rawn, The Star Scroll

“If she could find a man who could feel and laugh as well as desire, she might even think about thinking about marriage.”
Melanie Rawn, The Ruins of Ambrai

Polls

SERIES DISCUSSION: This poll determines which two series will move on to the run-off poll for our second official Beyond Reality Series Discussion!

The Wars of Light and Shadow - Janny Wurts
 
  14 votes, 29.8%

Chronicles of Amber - Roger Zelazny
 
  10 votes, 21.3%

Book of the New Sun - Gene Wolfe
 
  6 votes, 12.8%

The Chanur series - C.J. Cherryh
 
  4 votes, 8.5%

Saga of Pliocene Exile / Intervention / Galactic Milieu - Julian May
 
  3 votes, 6.4%

Chronicles of the Cheysuli - Jennifer Roberson
 
  2 votes, 4.3%

The Dragaeran Books - Steven Brust
 
  2 votes, 4.3%

The Shadowmarch series - Tad Williams
 
  2 votes, 4.3%

The Recluce Saga - L.E. Modesitt Jr.
 
  1 vote, 2.1%

Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever - Stephen R. Donaldson
 
  1 vote, 2.1%

The Garrett, PI series - Glen Cook
 
  1 vote, 2.1%

The Alvin Maker series - Orson Scott Card
 
  1 vote, 2.1%

The Dragon Prince & Dragon Spawn trilogies - Melanie Rawn
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

The Emberverse series - S.M. Stirling
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

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