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Scorpio Richelle Mead is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of urban fantasy books for both adults and teens. Originally from Michigan, Richelle now lives in Seattle, Washington where she works on her three series full-time: Georgina Kincaid, Dark Swan, and Vampire Academy.

A life-long reader, Richelle has always loved mythology and folklore. When she can actually tear herself away from books (either reading or writing them), she enjoys bad reality TV, traveling, trying interesting cocktails, and shopping for dresses. She's a self-professed coffee addict and has a passion for all things wacky and humorous.

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Richelle Mead I know what I'll be working on next, but it hasn't been announced yet! I'm hoping to be able to tell everyone in a couple more months. Sorry for the…moreI know what I'll be working on next, but it hasn't been announced yet! I'm hoping to be able to tell everyone in a couple more months. Sorry for the suspense! :)(less)
Richelle Mead Aw, you're sweet. I honestly think the problem was that a lot of the VA fan base is teens--who don't have the means to raise money like adults. (The…moreAw, you're sweet. I honestly think the problem was that a lot of the VA fan base is teens--who don't have the means to raise money like adults. (The Veronica Mars fan base was people my age--with jobs!). I don't know if there's anything that can be done to make the sequel. It's not something I'm a part of, but I know the producers are really passionate, and if there's a way to do it, they'll find it! From the very beginning, they've had a lot of obstacles to work against since so many investors think vampires are "over." It's been an uphill battle, with a lot of work behind the scenes that fans aren't aware of. Keep your fingers crossed! :)(less)
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“You can't force love, I realized. It's there or it isn't. If it's not there, you've got to be able to admit it. If it is there, you've got to do whatever it takes to protect the ones you love.”
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“I’d said it before and meant it: Alive or undead, the love of my life was a badass.”
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Which February New Release would you like to read in April?

Books were randomly chosen from Goodreads' "Most Popular Books Published In February" list.

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The Diabolical Miss Hyde (Electric Empire, #1) by Viola Carr
The Diabolical Miss Hyde by Viola Carr
(Electric Empire #1)
 
  3 votes, 37.5%

The Ruby Circle (Bloodlines, #6) by Richelle Mead
The Ruby Circle by Richelle Mead
(Bloodlines, #6)
 
  2 votes, 25.0%

A Darker Shade of Magic (A Darker Shade of Magic, #1) by V.E. Schwab
A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab
(A Darker Shade of Magic, #1)
 
  1 vote, 12.5%

Red Queen (Red Queen, #1) by Victoria Aveyard
Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
(Red Queen, #1)
 
  1 vote, 12.5%

Shadow Study by Maria V. Snyder (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 12.5%

Soulbound (Darkest London, #6) by Kristen Callihan
Soulbound by Kristen Callihan
(Darkest London, #6)
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Hollow City (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, #2) by Ransom Riggs
Hollow City by Ransom Riggs
(Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, #2)
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Grave Matters (Night Owls, #2) by Lauren M. Roy
Grave Matters by Lauren M. Roy
(Night Owls #2)
 
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Armageddon Rules (Grimm Agency, #2) by J.C. Nelson
Armageddon Rules by J.C. Nelson
(Grimm Agency #2)
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

The Sin Eater’s Daughter (The Sin Eater’s Daughter, #1) by Melinda Salisbury
The Sin Eater’s Daughter by Melinda Salisbury
(The Sin Eater's Daughter, #1)
 
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