Melissa de la Cruz
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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.

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Best Sellers

    • Isle of the Lost

    • A Descendants Prequel
    • By: Melissa De La Cruz
    • Narrated by: Sophia Carson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 757
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 647
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 638

    Twenty years ago all the evil villains were banished from the kingdom of Auradon and made to live in virtual imprisonment on the Isle of the Lost....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best book ever

    • By Charlotte Hart Hubbs on 05-11-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Alex and Eliza

    • The Alex & Eliza Trilogy
    • By: Melissa de la Cruz
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 182
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 170

    From best-selling author Melissa de la Cruz comes the love story of young Alexander Hamilton and Eliza Schuyler....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Meh...

    • By adh on 10-24-18

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Return to the Isle of the Lost

    • A Descendants Novel
    • By: Melissa de la Cruz
    • Narrated by: Sophia Carson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 381
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 307
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 301

    Mal's an expert at intimidating her enemies, but she's broken the habit since leaving her villainous roots behind....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • wow another please

    • By danielle on 05-29-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Blue Bloods

    • Blue Bloods, Book 1
    • By: Melissa de la Cruz
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 430
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 289
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 290

    Blue Bloods introduces Schuyler Van Alen to the ancient world of the undead. Schuyler is an outcast at her prestigious private high school filled with fashionable upper-class socialites....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Spoiled rich kids are vampires... no wait, angels

    • By Bex on 10-04-10

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Rise of the Isle of the Lost

    • By: Melissa de la Cruz
    • Narrated by: Sofia Carson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 237
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 200
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 197

    Mal, Evie, Carlos, and Jay face their biggest challenge yet as a rotten villain from their past returns. They'll have to do everything in their power - good and evil - to keep Auradon safe....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Uma!

    • By Megan R Fike on 11-07-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Witches of East End

    • By: Melissa de la Cruz
    • Narrated by: Katie Schorr
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 576
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 500
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 500

    From the author of the highly addictive and best-selling Blue Bloods series comes a new novel, Melissa de la Cruz’s first for adults, featuring a family of formidable and beguiling witches....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Actually a nice, light listen

    • By Theodore on 03-15-12

    Regular price: $25.09

    • The Van Alen Legacy

    • Blue Bloods, Book 4
    • By: Melissa de la Cruz
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 270
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164

    As confrontation with the Silver Bloods escalates to even deadlier levels, Schuyler and her peers watch as their glamorous New York lifestyle turns into a battle for survival....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • This should have been book 3

    • By Bex on 10-05-10

    Regular price: $20.26

    • The Serpent's Kiss

    • By: Melissa De La Cruz
    • Narrated by: Katie R. Schorr
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 248
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 229
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 228

    Everything is going smoothly in North Hampton now that Joanna and her daughters, Ingrid and Freya, are allowed to perform magic again. But chaos erupts with the arrival of Freya’s twin brother....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • good story

    • By Merlyns Daughter on 10-12-12

    Regular price: $20.26

    • Misguided Angel

    • Blue Bloods, Book 5
    • By: Melissa de la Cruz
    • Narrated by: Christina Morre
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 233
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148

    After the death of her grandfather, half-blooded Schuyler fled to Europe with her human Conduit Oliver. But it was Jack, a Blue Bloods vampire, who ultimately won Schuyler’s heart....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • What just happened?

    • By Jodie on 01-12-11

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Surviving High School

    • A Novel
    • By: Lele Pons, Melissa de la Cruz
    • Narrated by: Ashley Clements, Lele Pons - introduction
    • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 54

    Filled with the zany enthusiasm that has made Lele into Vine's most viewed star, this charming novel is proof that high school is a trip....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome

    • By Timir on 08-12-16

    Regular price: $17.00

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