Melissa de la Cruz

Melissa de la Cruz

Melissa de la Cruz is the #1 New York Times, #1 Publishers Weekly and #1 IndieBound bestselling author of Isle of the Lost and Return to the Isle of the Lost as well as many critically acclaimed and award-winning novels for readers of all ages. Her books have also topped the USA TODAY, Wall Street Journal and Los Angeles Times bestseller lists and have been published in more than twenty countries.

A former fashion and beauty editor, Melissa has written for the New York Times, Marie Claire,Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Allure, the San Francisco Chronicle,McSweeney’s, Teen Vogue, CosmoGirl! and Seventeen. She has also appeared as an expert on fashion, trends and fame for CNN, E! and Fox News.

Melissa grew up in Manila and moved to San Francisco with her family, where she graduated high school salutatorian from the Convent of the Sacred Heart. At Columbia University, she majored in art history and English. Today she lives in Los Angeles and Palm Springs with her husband and daughter.

Updated March 29, 2021
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Books by Melissa de la Cruz
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Series by Melissa de la Cruz

Blue Bloods (11 books)
- Wolf Pact (5 books)
The Beauchamp Family (4 books)
Heart of Dread (3 books)
The New Blue Bloods Coven (2 books)
The Ring and the Crown (2 books)
Descendants (4 books)
The League
The Chronicles of Never After (4 books)
The Queen's Assassin (2 books)

Speculative Fiction Books

(Blue Bloods #10 / 10)
2024 | fantasy, young adult | Release date TBA
(The Chronicles of Never After #5 / 5)
2024 | fantasy, young adult | Release date December 3, 2024
(The League #1 / 1)
2024 | fantasy, young adult, adventure | Release date 2024
(The Chronicles of Never After #4 / 5)
2023 | fantasy, young adult
(Blue Bloods #9 / 10)
2023 | fantasy, young adult
(The Chronicles of Never After #3 / 5)
2022 | fantasy, young adult
(Blue Bloods #8 / 10)
2022 | fantasy, young adult
(The Chronicles of Never After #2 / 5)
2022 | fantasy, young adult
(The Queen's Assassin #2 / 2)
2021 | fantasy, high fantasy, young adult
(The Chronicles of Never After #1 / 5)
2020 | fantasy, young adult
(The Queen's Assassin #1 / 2)
2020 | fantasy, high fantasy, young adult
(Descendants #4 / 4)
2019 | fantasy, young adult
(The New Blue Bloods Coven #2 / 2)
2017 | fantasy
(The Ring and the Crown #2 / 2)
2017 | fantasy, young adult
(Descendants #3 / 4)
2017 | fantasy, young adult
(Descendants #2 / 4)
2016 | fantasy, young adult
(Heart of Dread #3 / 3)
2016 | fantasy, young adult
(The Beauchamp Family)
2015 | fantasy, young adult
(Descendants #1 / 4)
2015 | fantasy, young adult
(Heart of Dread #2 / 3)
2014 | fantasy, young adult
(The New Blue Bloods Coven #1 / 2)
2014 | fantasy
(The Ring and the Crown #1 / 2)
2014 | fantasy, young adult
(Heart of Dread #1 / 3)
2013 | fantasy, young adult
(The Beauchamp Family #3 / 3)
2013 | fantasy
(Blue Bloods #7 / 10)
2013 | fantasy, young adult
(Wolf Pact)
2012 | fantasy, collection, young adult
(The Beauchamp Family #2 / 3)
2012 | fantasy
(Wolf Pact #4 / 4)
2012 | fantasy, young adult
(Wolf Pact #3 / 4)
2012 | fantasy, young adult
(Wolf Pact #2 / 4)
2012 | fantasy, young adult
(Wolf Pact #1 / 4)
2012 | fantasy, young adult
(Blue Bloods #6 / 10)
2011 | fantasy, young adult
(The Beauchamp Family #1 / 3)
2011 | fantasy
(Blue Bloods #5.5 / 10)
2010 | fantasy, young adult
(Blue Bloods #5 / 10)
2010 | fantasy, young adult
(Blue Bloods #4.5 / 10)
2010 | fantasy, short stories, young adult
(Blue Bloods #4 / 10)
2009 | fantasy, young adult
(Blue Bloods #3 / 10)
2008 | fantasy, young adult
(Blue Bloods #2 / 10)
2007 | fantasy, young adult
(Blue Bloods #1 / 10)
2006 | fantasy, young adult

Fictions and Others

2018 | mainstream