Melissa Marr

Melissa Marr (born July 25, 1972) is an American author of young adult/urban fantasy novels.

Melissa Marr
Marr at the 2018 Phoenix Comic Fest
Marr at the 2018 Phoenix Comic Fest
Born (1972-07-25) July 25, 1972 (age 48)[1]
OccupationWriter
LanguageEnglish
NationalityAmerican
GenreYoung adult/Urban fantasy
Notable worksWicked Lovely
Children3[2]
Website
melissa-marr.com

BiographyEdit

Marr, a former university English teacher, currently resides in Arizona.[3][4] Her first novel was published in 2007, the New York Times bestseller Wicked Lovely. Along with four more books in that series, which were also New York Times bestsellers, she has also written an adult novel, Graveminder which won the 2011 Goodreads Readers Choice Award for "Best Horror" and was a "Top Pick Fantasy" with VOYA. She has written other young adult, adult, and children's fiction. She is also a frequent contributor of short fiction to anthologies and has edited one anthology with Kelley Armstrong, with whom she also wrote the series Loki's Wolves, published under the name M.A. Marr.[5]

BibliographyEdit

Young Adult NovelsEdit

Wicked Lovely seriesEdit

Other Young Adult NovelsEdit

  • Untamed City (Marr novel)|Untamed City: Carnival of Secrets (2012)
  • 'Made For You (2013)
  • 'Seven Black Diamonds (2016)
  • 'One Blood Ruby (2017)

Middle Grade NovelsEdit

  • The Hidden Knife, (Spring 2021)

Adult NovelsEdit

Wicked Lovely Adult seriesEdit

  • Cold Iron Heart (2020)

Faery Bargains Adult seriesEdit

  • The Wicked & The Dead (2020)

Picture BooksEdit

  • Bunny Roo, I Love You (2015)
  • Baby Dragon (2019)
  • Bunny Roo and Duckling Too (2021)

Faery Bargains Adult seriesEdit

Picture BooksEdit

Graphic NovelsEdit

Wicked Lovely: Desert Tales seriesEdit

  • Volume 1: Sanctuary (2009)
  • Volume 2: Challenge (2010)
  • Volume 3: Resolve (2011)

Short FictionEdit

CollectionsEdit

  • Faery Tales and Nightmares (2011)
  • Tales of Folk and Fey (2019)

Anthologies EditedEdit

Anthologies Contributed ToEdit

  • Enthralled: Paranormal Diversions
  • Teeth: Vampire Tales
  • Love Is Hell
  • Naked City
  • Home Improvement: Undead Edition
  • Unbound

NonFiction Anthologies Contributed ToEdit

  • Life Inside My Mind
  • Things We Haven't Said

Awards and honorsEdit

Wicked LovelyEdit

  • New York Public Library's Books for the Teen Age 2008[6]
  • Amazon's Best Books of 2007: Top 10 Editor's Picks: Teens[7]
  • IRA Notable Books 2008: Young Adult Fiction [8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Title, short story, & stuff". Archived from the original on 2009-07-30. The shoot was today, & tomorrow is my birthday so my son was pretty adamant that a trip to NY was OUT CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Melissa Marr is on a Wicked, Lovely Roll". Publishers Weekly. August 2, 2010. Retrieved March 2, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Melissa Marr - Biographies". Epic Reads. Retrieved March 2, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Frequently Asked Questions". Official Website of Melissa Marr. Archived from the original on May 4, 2013. Retrieved March 2, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Gearing Up for Spring Picks From Children's Booksellers". Publishers Weekly. February 25, 2013. Retrieved March 3, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ New York Public Library's Books for the Teen Age 2008 Archived 2009-03-20 at the Wayback Machine, page 7
  7. ^ Amazon's Best Books of 2007: Top 10 Editor's Picks: Teens
  8. ^ 2008 IRA Book Awards and Notable Books Archived 2009-07-11 at the Wayback Machine

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