Of Roses and Kings

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In this dark, skewed take on Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Alice is now the Red Queen, and her maid must tread the fine line between favor and blame in this strange world.

Melissa Marr is a former university literature instructor who writes fiction for adults, teens, and children. She is best known for the Wicked Lovely series for teens, the Graveminder for adults, and her debut picturebook Bunny Roo, I Love You.

Her books have been translated into twenty-eight languages and been bestsellers internationally as well as domestically (NY Times, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal).

Accolades include starred reviews on numerous books, YALSA Popular Paperbacks, IRA Notable Book Pick, Book Sense Pick (YA and adult), Good Morning America Summer Pick for Teens, Scottish Book Trust, Red Maple finalist (in both Ontario and Manitoba), and Goodreads Good Choice Award (Horror), RWA RITA award (YA).

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Melissa Marr American writer, teen literature. She was born on July 27 in the USA. Wicked Lovely is her first book, and in June 2009 it was announced that Melissa had signed with HarperCollins for a two-book series for adults. The first novel will be titled Graveminder and will be released in 2011. Melissa does not like to tell specific facts of her biography - how old is she, where she grew up, what her family does, where she studied, etc. But he is willing to share his hobbies and preferences, leads LiveJournal. She grew up believing in fairies, ghosts, and other supernatural creatures. In the 6th grade, Melissa realized that she wanted to be a writer - she spent a lot of time in the library and began to study writing from a book suggested by her teacher. After graduating from college, Melissa taught literature for about 12 years. At one time, she combined teaching with work at the counter in bars. Melissa loves tattoos, but the desire to appear in open dresses at the ope...

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Melissa Marr American writer, teen literature. She was born on July 27 in the USA. Wicked Lovely is her first book, and in June 2009 it was announced that Melissa had signed with HarperCollins for a two-book series for adults. The first novel will be titled Graveminder and will be released in 2011. Melissa does not like to tell specific facts of her biography - how old is she, where she grew up, what her family does, where she studied, etc. But he is willing to share his hobbies and preferences, leads LiveJournal. She grew up believing in fairies, ghosts, and other supernatural creatures. In the 6th grade, Melissa realized that she wanted to be a writer - she spent a lot of time in the library and began to study writing from a book suggested by her teacher. After graduating from college, Melissa taught literature for about 12 years. At one time, she combined teaching with work at the counter in bars. Melissa loves tattoos, but the desire to appear in open dresses at the opera more or less regulates their number. She also loves to travel. Melissa is married, she has two children - a daughter and a son, she lives in Washington, works on her books, travels, actively communicates with readers on the Internet and still believes in fairies and ghosts.  Interesting facts Melissa believes that our essence is reflected in the little things, and this is what she can tell about herself: Music: any acoustic music, traditional Irish and Scottish music, old blues ( best of all - live performances in bars), old punk, rock, reggae. She has not yet found a genre that she would not like.  Playlist : Jem, Sugarcult, Ramones, Damien Rice, Tegan & amp; Sara, Linkin Park, Poe, Sex Pistols, AFI, Marilyn Manson, The Used, Shivaree.  Writers: William Faulkner, Christina Rossetti, Robert Browning, Rainer Rilke, Charles Baudelaire, Keith Chopin. Impressive books: Wislaw Szymborska (translated), the novel Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson. Re-read books: The Waste Land (Thomas Eliot), Heart of Darkness (Joseph Conrad), The Writing Life (Annie Dillard), Browning`s Dramatic Monologues, Shakespeare`s Comedies and Tragedies, Chaucer`s Canterbury Tales, and the list is growing.  About books in general : Melissa reads a medium-sized novel in a few hours, and she has stacks of paperback books scattered throughout the house. You can find anything on the shelves, from a biography of Lewis “The Honor” Puller to detective stories and fairy tales. She reads almost everything she can get to, except for works in the spirit of "help yourself."  Dessert : tiramisu, chocolate brownies with nuts, raspberry pie.  Food : freshly baked bread, beef stew, green peas, fresh cucumbers, potatoes, clementines. Melissa can eat the same dish for days, and when she gets tired of it, switch to something new.  Places: beaches at low tide, deserted beaches, Mojave (desert in the southwestern United States), ghost towns, abandoned buildings, ruins, museums, small dying cities. Business districts of cities on Sundays, when you can wander near tall buildings almost alone.  Flowers / plants : weeping willow, tree yucca, ivy, calla lilies, irises, wild flowers, cacti. Plants that can survive in difficult conditions. Flowers with such a rich aroma that you can practically taste the air around them.  Titles, awards and prizes Wicked Lovely 1. New York Public Library`s Books for the Teen Age 2008 2. Summer 2007 Book Sense Children`s Pick 3. Amazon`s Best Books of 2007: Top 10 Editor`s Picks: Teens 4. IRA Notable Books 2008: Young Adult Fiction LiveLib , Wikipedia , Melissa Marr & # 039 ; s Website .  Bibliography Wicked Lovely 2007 - Wicked Lovely 2008 - Ink Exchange 2009 - Fragile Eternity 2010 - Radiant Shadows 2011 - Wicked Lovely book 5 Wicked Lovely: Desert Tales (manga) 2009 - 1 Sanctuary 2010 - 2. Challenge Omnibus 2009 - Unbound (with Jeaniene Frost, Kim Harrison and Vicki Pettersson) Collections 2008 - Love Is Hell (with Justine Larbalestier, Laurie Faria Stolarz , Scott Westerfeld and Gabrielle Zevin)