Melissa Marr Books

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Melissa Marr, author of urban fantasy and young adult novels, was born on 25 July 1972. Before she became an author, Marr served as an English teacher. She currently resides in Virginia. Marr’s very first novel was published in the year 2007 and instantly became a New York Times bestseller. Currently, there are five books in that series. Marr has also penned down Graveminder, an adult novel. Melissa Marr is also a frequent contributor to several anthologies. Together with Kelly Armstrong, she has edited an anthology.

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Order of Wicked Lovely Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Wicked Lovely 2007 Description / Buy
2 Ink Exchange 2008 Description / Buy
3 Fragile Eternity 2009 Description / Buy
4 Radiant Shadows 2010 Description / Buy
5 Stopping Time 2010 Description / Buy
6 Darkest Mercy 2011 Description / Buy
7 Old Habits 2011 Description / Buy
8 Faery Tales & Nightmares 2012 Description / Buy
9 Desert Tales 2013 Description / Buy
10 Tales of Folk & Fey 2019 Description / Buy
11 Dark Court Faery Tales 2019 Description / Buy
12 Love Hurts (Short Story) 2019 Description / Buy
13 Cold Iron Heart 2020 Description / Buy
14 Summer Bound (Short Story) 2020 Description / Buy
15 Winter Dreams 2020 Description / Buy
16 Wicked Mercy 2022 Description / Buy
17 Dark Sun 2022 Description / Buy

Order of Wicked Lovely: Desert Tales Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Sanctuary 2009 Description / Buy
2 Challenge 2010 Description / Buy
3 Resolve 2011 Description / Buy

Order of Blackwell Pages Series with K.L. Armstrong, with as M.A. Marr

# Read Title Published Details
1 Loki's Wolves 2013 Description / Buy
2 Odin's Ravens 2014 Description / Buy
3 Thor's Serpents 2015 Description / Buy

Order of Course in Magic Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Remedial Magic 2024 Description / Buy

Order of Faery Bargains Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Wicked & The Dead 2020 Description / Buy
2 The Kiss & The Killer 2021 Description / Buy
3 Blood Martinis & Mistletoe (Short Story) 2021 Description / Buy
4 Champagne & Commitments 2021 Description / Buy
5 The Hexed & The Hunted 2022 Description / Buy

Order of Faery Bargains Collections

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Fanged and The Fae 2022 Description / Buy

Order of Graveminder Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Graveminder 2011 Description / Buy
2 Guns for the Dead 2014 Description / Buy
3 Bullets for the Dead (Short Story) 2019 Description / Buy
4 Stronger Spirits (Short Story) 2019 Description / Buy
5 Cursed by Death 2020 Description / Buy

Order of Knights In Black Leather Series as Ronnie Douglas

# Read Title Published Details
1 Undaunted 2015 Description / Buy
2 Unruly 2016 Description / Buy

Order of Seven Black Diamonds Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Seven Black Diamonds 2016 Description / Buy
2 One Blood Ruby 2017 Description / Buy

Order of Unfiltered Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Unfiltered & Unlawful 2014 Description / Buy

Order of Untamed City Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Carnival of Souls / Untamed City 2012 Description / Buy
2 Carnival of Lies 2014 Description / Buy

Order of Melissa Marr Standalone Novels

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Arrivals 2013 Description / Buy
2 Made for You 2014 Description / Buy
3 Sugar (As: Ronnie Douglas) 2019 Description / Buy
4 The Faery Queen's Daughter 2019 Description / Buy
5 Pretty Broken Things 2020 Description / Buy
6 The Hidden Knife 2021 Description / Buy
7 The Hidden Dragon 2023 Description / Buy
8 The Strange Case of Harleen and Harley 2024 Description / Buy

Order of Melissa Marr Short Stories/Novellas

# Read Title Published Details
1 Love Struck 2011 Description / Buy
2 Two Lines 2011 Description / Buy
3 The Strength Inside (Short Story) 2012 Description / Buy
4 The Maiden Thief 2016 Description / Buy

Order of Melissa Marr Short Story Collections

# Read Title Published Details
1 This Fond Madness 2017 Description / Buy
2 Of Roses and Kings (Short Story) 2020 Description / Buy
3 Of Maidens & Swords 2021 Description / Buy

Order of Melissa Marr Picture Books

# Read Title Published Details
1 Bunny Roo, I Love You 2015 Description / Buy
2 Baby Dragon, Baby Dragon! (Short Story) 2019 Description / Buy
3 Bunny Roo and Duckling Too (Short Story) 2020 Description / Buy
4 Wild Horses (Short Story) 2022 Description / Buy

Melissa Marr Anthologies

# Read Title Published Details
1 Love is Hell 2008 Description / Buy
2 Unbound 2009 Description / Buy
3 Half-Minute Horrors 2009 Description / Buy
4 Naked City: Tales of Urban Fantasy 2011 Description / Buy
5 Teeth: Vampire Tales 2011 Description / Buy
6 Home Improvement: Undead Edition 2011 Description / Buy
7 Enthralled 2011 Description / Buy
8 Rags & Bones 2013 Description / Buy
9 Shards and Ashes 2013 Description / Buy
10 Some of the Best from, 2016 Edition 2017 Description / Buy
11 Life Inside My Mind 2018 Description / Buy
12 Nevertheless, We Persisted 2018 Description / Buy
13 Once Upon A Ghost 2020 Description / Buy
14 Under a Winter Sky 2020 Description / Buy
15 Some of the Best from 2020 Edition 2021 Description / Buy
16 Hex on the Beach 2021 Description / Buy
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Melissa Mar Awards

Melissa Mar has not yet received any major literary award.

Melissa Marr Books into Movies

None of the books by Melissa Marr have been adapted for screenplay.

Best Melissa Marr Books

Wicked Lovely: This is the first installment in the Wicked Lovely book series by Melissa Marr. In this book, the author introduces the reader to one, Aislinn. Aislinn has always been keen on following the rules. Ever since she was young, Asian grandmother has constantly drilled them into her. She knows that it is not only wrong to stare at the invisible faeries but to also speak to them as well. She also knows that it is wrong to attract the attention of the faeries. Faeries come in different sizes and shapes, and she has seen all of them. Aislinn has seen them in their disguise that they normally use to appear as human beings. She even can pick a faerie in the crowd without even struggling. Irrespective of what they do, Aislinn has never been surprised. However, when they start breaking the rules, Aislinn becomes worried.

One of the things that Faeries do not like is steel. Steel not only makes causes them pain, but it also makes them the extremely week. Due to this fact, Aislinn’s safe harbor has always been Seth’s house. Seth is Aislinn’s longtime friend who resides in a converted train car. Aislinn has always believed that if she was going to make it in Seth’s converted house, then she was always going to have peace because the faeries would not be able to follow her there. However, Aislinn notices that something has changed. The faeries are not only creeping closer, but they are also paying more attention to her. Furthermore, they have been gathering in front of Seth’s house. Aislinn becomes really worried when two of the faeries, Donia and Keenan, get close to her and even speak to her directly.

After the two faeries, speak to her, Aislinn senses danger and decides to get away. From time to time, she overhears the fairies asking whether she is the one. Aislinn is more than determined to find out what exactly the faeries want. Since she is all grown up, she will have to break the rules. Apart from Aislinn, Melissa Marr introduces the reader to Keenan. Keenan is referred to as the Summer King while his mother is referred to as the Winter Queen. Keenan’s mother has restricted his powers. Everything begins to get cold and soon the entire kingdom is going to be covered with ice. However, the only individual who can save the kingdom is Keenan. He must be able to find a suitable spouse as soon as possible. Keenan’s spouse will be referred to as the summer queen. Keenan and his spouse are going to have the power of overcoming the effects of the Winter Queen, Kenan’s mother.

However, Keenan faces one challenge; Aislinn does not want to become the summer queen at all. The Winter Queen does all she can to ensure that her son does not attain enough powers to overthrow her. Because Aislinn’s friendship is more than just friendship, becoming the Summer Queen would mean that she would have to give up on their friendship and live an eternity with Keenan. With that said, Melissa Marr has penned down an exceedingly interesting and inventive story, which incorporates the actual quotes from the original faeries books written during the 1800’s. The writer’s ability to keep an exceedingly complicated story with numerous important characters crystal clear to the readers is quite phenomenal. The relationship that Marr creates between Seth and Aislinn is heartwarming, thus making the reader fall in love with these characters from the word go.

Whether you a fan of the faerie stories or not, you may want to try this series. The blending of the faerie world and the real world has been masterfully done. You may end up believing that fairies are all around us.

When Does The Next Melissa Marr book come out?

The next book by Melissa Marr is The Strange Case of Harleen and Harley and will be released on October, 1st 2024.

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