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Melissa Marr is a bestselling author primarily known for her fantasy books. Her first book and first young adult fantasy novel, Wicked Lovely (2007) was a monster breakout hit. The Wicked Lovely series quickly becoming a bestseller and earning her a legion of fans hungry for more of her fantastic character and world building. The Wicked Lovely series has been translated into dozens of languages, spawned a number of standalone books, graphic novels, as well as entering production plans for a film adaption.

Her adult horror novel, Graveminder (2011), won the 2011 Goodreads Readers Choice Award for Best Horror book. This was followed by The Arrivals (2013), a “Weird West” genre novel for adults that USA Today called “just too fascinating to ignore”.

Melissa has also written a number of Middle Grade novels, picture books for young readers, as well as writing short stories and contributing to a number of fantasy anthologies. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program where Amazon will pay us a commission for linking to products on and affiliated sites. Copyright and publishing rights for Marr’s books may vary by region.