Melissa Yuan

Biography

Melissa Yuan-Innes is an emergency room doctor and writer who lives with her husband, one son, one daughter, two cows, and too many mosquitoes outside of Montreal, Canada.

She writes thrillers and science fiction/fantasy under Melissa Yuan-Innes, mysteries under the name Melissa Yi, romance under Melissa Yin, and children's/YA under Melissa Yuan.

"Mixing mystery in with sheer humanity and splendid characterization, Yuan-Innes's story is a delight."
--Alicia Curtis, A&E Editor, The Stormy Petrel

"Melissa Yuan-Innes delivers a Bradburyian shocker"
--Paul Di Filippo, Asimov's

"Yuan-Innes employs a fresh use of language to spin a storyline that is at once universally familiar and intriguingly original."
--Brian Agincourt Massey, judge of the 2008 Innermoonlit Award for Best First Chapter of a Novel, in awarding first prize to _The Popcorn Girl Meets Darwin Jones_

Where to find Melissa Yuan online


Books

The Popcorn Prophecies
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,230. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Everyone knows girls can't tell the future. Everyone, that is, except Julia Sharpe. She starts fortunetelling with popcorn kernels (it's like using tea leaves, only it's, um, popcorn)--and kinds of ends up saving herself, her clan, and all the other supposedly untalented girls on the planet.
Popcorn Girl in Like
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,120. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Julia Sharpe can tell the future using popcorn. That's right, popcorn. It's like using tea leaves, only cooler. But the cute new kid, Darwin Jones, makes all the fortunetellers sick. How can Julia save the day and get Darwin to fall in like with her at the same time? Winner of the InnermoonLit Award for Best First Chapter of a Novel (2008)
Lucky Now and Zen
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Luke Gallagher rules the world as the luckiest guy on the planet. Well, not literally. But he gets the grades, the girls, and the goals ever since he rubbed the belly of the Laughing Buddha statue in Chinatown. His luck drops in the crapper on the first day of university. Now Luke's got to shovel his way out and maybe, just maybe, find true love...plus a little Zen Buddhism and real magic.

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