Books by Melissa de la Cruz

Witches of East End may be a spinoff of Blue Bloods, the popular young adult series about vampires in New York, but longtime fans of Melissa de la Cruz likely can’t outgrow this lust-filled series about a coven of Hamptons witches trying to keep their magical powers under wraps.With her first foray into adult fantasy about to hit the shelves, de la Cruz talks about the new series, her fans and her own “cult obsession” in this interview. Photo credit: Denise Bovee


THE RING AND THE CROWN by Melissa de la Cruz
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 1, 2014

"Readers captivated by the setting may enjoy this novel-length setup; they will hope for more plot in the next installment. (Historical fantasy. 14 & up)"
The lives of five teens intersect in turn-of-the-20th-century London, the capital of the Franco-British Empire. Read full book review >
FROZEN by Melissa de la Cruz
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"Lots of fun and tons better than the average dystopian romance. (Dystopian romance. 14 & up)"
A high-stakes chase through a dystopian future in search of a hidden land called "the Blue." Read full book review >
WINDS OF SALEM by Melissa de la Cruz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 13, 2013

"Some readers may struggle to pay attention."
In the third installment of de la Cruz's Witches of East End series, the Beauchamp family must rescue one of their number from being hanged as a witch—again. Read full book review >
SERPENT'S KISS by Melissa de la Cruz
Released: June 12, 2012

Second in de la Cruz's increasingly convoluted mélange of witchcraft and Norse mythology, set in fictional North Hampton, Long Island. Read full book review >
WITCHES OF EAST END by Melissa de la Cruz
THRILLERS
Released: June 1, 2011

"Fantasy for well-read adults."
First in de la Cruz's debut adult series about the adventures of a family of Long Island witches. Read full book review >
GIRL STAYS IN THE PICTURE by Melissa de la Cruz
FICTION
Released: June 2, 2009

Better-than-average teen fluff from a reigning queen of the genre. Read full book review >

MASQUERADE by Melissa de la Cruz
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: May 1, 2007

Sexy vampires in Coco Chanel glam up Manhattan in the continuing web of intrigue. Read full book review >

ANGELS ON SUNSET BOULEVARD by Melissa de la Cruz
FICTION
Released: March 6, 2007

Sex, drugs and rock-'n'-roll, combined with a popular internet cult, dominate this mystery about the dark side of finding fame in Los Angeles. Read full book review >

BLUE BLOODS by Melissa de la Cruz
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: May 1, 2006

A juicy, voyeuristic peek into the lives of rich Manhattanites—who happen to be vampires. Read full book review >

FRESH OFF THE BOAT by Melissa de la Cruz
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 2005

A lonely girl "fresh off the boat" tries to fit in with the cool crowd until she learns the importance of being herself in this witty, trendy, coming-of-age story. Read full book review >

THE AU PAIRS by Melissa de la Cruz
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2004

For three very different teen strangers, a live-in job in the Hamptons is a ticket to fun in the sun, all-night parties, and high society trolling for boys. Read full book review >

CAT’S MEOW by Melissa de la Cruz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

Imagine the contents of an Entertainment Channel hostess's mind turned into print. Voilà this fiction debut! Read full book review >