Richelle Mead was born in Michigan in 1976 and is currently residing in Kirkland, Washington at he the age of 36. Mead has three degrees, and she was stated to say that they led her to become a writer. Mead got her Liberal Arts degree from the University of Michigan, a Master in Comparative Religion from West Michigan University, and a Master of Teaching from the University of Washington. After she achieved in get her last degree, she went on to become an 8th grade teacher in Seattle and began writing in her free time. After her first novel was published, Mead quit her job and started writing full-time as her career. Her other books quickly came out after that.
Mead always wanted to write for her entire life. She loved to read about mythology and folklore. When she was younger, Mead even designed some of her own picture books. As she grew up, she tried to write some short stories. During college, after she ended up getting degrees in other she started writing a book as a hobby. Nothing ever came of it, but gave her the initiative to write her first book. (Mead
Meads first novel, Succubus Blues, is the first book in the Georgina Kinclaid series. Kensington Publishing Corp published it on March 1st, 2007. The series follows the story of a young succubus, an alluring, shape-shifting demon who seduces mortal men, named Georgina as she deals with the trouble of Seattle demon underground and falling for a mortal writer, which is strictly forbidden.
audience entertained. It probably has just enough romance to entertain plenty of adults too.” (Love Vampires). Though Meads first books were a big hit, her most popular novel is Vampire Academy. Vampire Academy is a young adult novel about a boarding school, called St. Vladimir’s Academy, where vampires are taught the ways of magic and half-human teenagers train to protect them. Rose Hathaway, a half-human, half-vampire hybrid known to her world as a dhampir, is training to become a...
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