Melissa de la Cruz is the #1 New York Times, #1 Publisher’s Weekly and #1 IndieBound bestselling author of many critically acclaimed and award-winning novels for readers of all ages. Her books have topped USA Today, Wall Street Journal and Los Angeles Times bestseller lists and been published in more than twenty countries. She is best-known for her Blue Bloods series (with more than three million copies in print), The Descendants books based on the Disney Channel films, and the Witches of East End novels, which were turned into a two-season drama series on Lifetime Television. Melissa de la Cruz lives in West Hollywood with her husband and daughter.
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Biggest Books of the Decade: 2017
2017. To put it simply? It was the year of Fyre Festival. But hey, at least we got some great books. Welcome to your 2017 blast from the past! Biggest Books of 2017! Turtles All the Way Down by John Green Aza Holmes never intended to pursue the disappearance of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but … ContinuedSee More
Your Historical Fiction TBR
If you’re always on the lookout for that special book that transports to an older world the second you turn the page, we have a few recommendations you’ll definitely want on your list! Orphan Monster Spy by Matt Killeen This is the fast-paced immersive thriller read you need to spice up your historical fiction list. … ContinuedSee More
Every Book Hitting Shelves in February!
February is here and so are these AMAZING READS! 2/4: The Queen’s Assassin by Melissa de la Cruz – Perfect for fans of Sarah J. Maas and Red Queen, this is the first novel in a sweeping YA fantasy-romance duet about a deadly assassin, his mysterious apprentice, and the country they are sworn to protect from #1 NYT bestselling author … ContinuedSee More
Every Book Hitting Shelves in January!
New year, new you, and NEW BOOKS TOO! 1/7: All the Days Past, All the Days to Come by Mildred D. Taylor – The saga of the Logan family–made famous in the Newbery Medal-winning Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry–concludes in a long-awaited and deeply fulfilling story. 1/7: Flowers in the Gutter by K.R. Gaddy – The true story of the Edelweiss Pirates, … ContinuedSee More
Holiday Gift Tags for the Book Lover in Your Life
Have a booklover in your life? Holiday shopping stressing you out? We’ve got recommendations that might help. Namely, adorable pre-order gift tags! The Conference of the Birds by Ransom Riggs Miss Peregrine fans REJOICE! The fifth installment of Ransom Riggs’s Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children is coming January 14th! “Do you trust me?” Now, with … ContinuedSee More
Penguin Teen on Tour!
Not one, not two, but THREE internationally bestselling authors are coming together for the book tour of a lifetime! From historical fantasy, to royal intrigue, to dystopian survival, authors Marie Lu, Melissa de la Cruz, and Astrid Scholte are ready to celebrate some of 2020’s biggest books, and you’re invited! Check below to see if they’re coming … ContinuedSee More
A book lover’s holiday gift guide!
Presenting: the holiday gift guide you should give to the friends & family of all book lovers. If your reader loves FANTASY… Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte Seventeen-year-old Keralie Corrington may seem harmless, but she’s, in fact, one of Quadara’s most skilled thieves and a liar. Varin, on the other hand, is an … ContinuedSee More
Excerpt Alert: The Queen’s Assassin
Happy #FridayReads! This week’s, we’re reading The Queen’s Assassin by Melissa de la Cruz (and drooling over the cover!) Get ready for the the first novel in a sweeping YA fantasy-romance duet about a deadly assassin, his mysterious apprentice, and the country they are sworn to protect. Scroll down to read an excerpt! Chapter One Shadow Something … ContinuedSee More