Richelle Mead
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Richelle Mead

Richelle Mead is an international bestselling author of over twenty-five books for both adults and teens. Her Georgina Kincaid and Dark Swan series take a witty but edgy look at the paranormal while her sci-fi Age of X series shows us a future with no religion. Over on the young adult side, Richelle has written the much-acclaimed Vampire Academy series and its spin-off, Bloodlines, about a secret society keeping the vampire world hidden from humans. Her latest project, The Glittering Court, takes place in a fantasy world inspired by colonial America, following the adventures of three impoverished girls trained up to be "ladies" who can make advantageous marriages in a dangerous new world across the sea.

Richelle's books have been on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists and received honors from the American Library Association. Her books have been translated into over two dozen languages, as well as adapted into graphic novels. In 2014, Vampire Academy was made into a feature film. A lifelong reader, Richelle loves mythology and wacky humor. When not writing, she can be found spending time with her family, buying dresses, and watching bad reality TV. More at: www.richellemead.com

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Best Sellers

    • Vampire Academy

    • By: Richelle Mead
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Wolf
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    St. Vladimir’s Academy isn’t just any boarding school - it’s a hidden place where vampires are educated in the ways of magic, and half-human teens train to protect them....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Love the book. Horrible narrator

    • By Elysia on 04-18-18

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Emerald Sea

    • The Glittering Court Series, Book 3
    • By: Richelle Mead
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Knowelden
    • Length: 17 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 75

    Tamsin Wright is unstoppable. She must become the Glittering Court's diamond: the girl with the highest test scores, the most glamorous wardrobe, and the greatest opportunities to match with an elite suitor in the New World....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved it. can't wait for a group follow up!

    • By michelle on 07-04-18

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Blood Promise

    • Vampire Academy, Book 4
    • By: Richelle Mead
    • Narrated by: Emily Shaffer
    • Length: 13 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,024
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,529
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,542

    The recent Strigoi attack at St. Vladimir’s Academy was the deadliest ever in the school’s history, claiming the lives of Moroi students, teachers, and guardians alike....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Narrator Makes This Book Work.

    • By Mitch on 01-26-13

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Frostbite

    • Vampire Academy, Book 2
    • By: Richelle Mead
    • Narrated by: Khristine Hvam
    • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,790
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,049
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,069

    When three friends run away in an offensive move against the deadly Strigoi, Rose must join forces with Christian to rescue them. But heroism rarely comes without a price....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book, Not So Great Narration.

    • By Kelly on 04-16-09

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Glittering Court: The Glittering Court, Book 1

    • By: Richelle Mead
    • Narrated by: Kristen Sieh
    • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 976
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 900
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 902

    The Glittering Court tells the story of Adelaide, an Osfridian countess who poses as her servant to escape an arranged marriage and start a new life in Adoria, the New World....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Okay plot, but a lot of loose ends and barely likable characters

    • By Maya on 05-29-16

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Spirit Bound

    • Vampire Academy, Book 5
    • By: Richelle Mead
    • Narrated by: Emily Shaffer
    • Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,005
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,474
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,486

    After a long and heartbreaking journey to Dimitri’s birthplace in Siberia, Rose Hathaway has finally returned to St. Vladimir’s—and to her best friend, Lissa....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The gang is back together

    • By Natalia on 05-27-10

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Shadow Kiss

    • Vampire Academy, Book 3
    • By: Richelle Mead
    • Narrated by: Khristine Hvam
    • Length: 12 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,455
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,777
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,805

    Since Mason's death, Rose hasn't been feeling quite right. She has flashbacks, can't concentrate, and has terrifying dreams about Lissa. But Rose has an even bigger secret....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This Series Keeps Getting Better

    • By Mitch on 01-19-13

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Last Sacrifice

    • A Vampire Academy Novel, Book 6
    • By: Richelle Mead
    • Narrated by: Emily Shaffer
    • Length: 17 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,142
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,623
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,632

    Murder. Love. Jealousy. And the ultimate betrayal...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Ending

    • By Mitch on 07-26-12

    Regular price: $45.50

    • Bloodlines

    • By: Richelle Mead
    • Narrated by: Emily Shaffer
    • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,662
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,474
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,469

    The first book in Richelle Mead's brand-new teen fiction series - set in the same world as Vampire Academy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • VA fans will be thrilled!

    • By Felicity Fairchild on 08-30-11

    Regular price: $42.00

    • The Golden Lily

    • Bloodlines, Book 2
    • By: Richelle Mead
    • Narrated by: Emily Shaffer
    • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,565
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,395
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,403

    Tough, brainy alchemist Sydney Sage and doe-eyed Moroi princess Jill Dragomir are in hiding at a human boarding school in the sunny, glamorous world of Palm Springs, California....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Excellent Sequel!

    • By Felicity Fairchild on 06-15-12

    Regular price: $42.00

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