Meg Cabot (Photo Credit: Ali Smith)
Meg Cabot is an American author who writes romance, paranormal romance, mystery and chick lit for adults, young adults and children. Meg has also written under the pen names Patricia Cabot (for romance novels) and Jenny Carroll (for YA novels) Meg is best known for her Princess Diaries series, but has several other series, including The Mediator, 1-800-WHERE-R-U, Allie Finkle’s Rules for Girls and the Heather Wells Mysteries series. Her novel The Princess Diaries was adapted to film by Walt Disney Pictures in 2001, starring Anne Hathaway and Julie Andrews.

Meg Cabot started out writing romance novels as Patricia Cabot, which started with Where the Roses Grow Wild in 1998. She abandoned this pseudonym in 2002, following Kiss the Bride. Her first novel under her real name was The Princess Diaries, published in 2000. It is her best known novel thus far in her career and is a New York Times bestseller. As mentioned above, the novel was adapted for the big screen, and also spawned a sequel (which wasn’t based on any of the novels). Below is a list of Meg Cabot’s books in order of when they were first published:

Publication Order of Princess Diaries Books


The Princess Diaries(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Princess in the Spotlight(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Princess in Love(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Princess in Waiting(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Princess Lessons(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Project Princess(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Princess in Pink(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Princess in Training(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Princess Present(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Party Princess(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Princess on the Brink(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Princess Mia(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Forever Princess(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Royal Wedding(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Princess Diaries Companion Books


Guide to Life(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Princess Lessons(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Secret Princess Diaries(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mia's Christmas(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Perfect Princess(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Princess Files(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Guide to Christmas(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Holiday Princess(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Valentine Princess(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Mediator Books


Shadowland(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ninth Key(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Reunion(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Darkest Hour(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Haunted(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Twilight(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Remembrance(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Proposal(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of 1-800-Where-R-You Books


When Lightning Strikes(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Code Name Cassandra(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Safe House(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sanctuary(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Missing You(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Boy Books


The Boy Next Door(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Boy Meets Girl(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Every Boy's Got One(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Boy is Back(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of All-American Girl Books


All-American Girl(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ready or Not(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Heather Wells Books


Size 12 is Not Fat(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Size 14 is Not Fat Either(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Big Boned(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Size 12 and Ready to Rock(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Size 12 is the New Black(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Queen Of Babble Books


Queen of Babble(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Queen of Babble in the Big City(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Queen of Babble Gets Hitched(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Avalon High Books


Avalon High(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Merlin Prophecy(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Homecoming(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hunter's Moon(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Allie Finkle’s Rules For Girls Books


Moving Day(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The New Girl(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Best Friends and Drama Queens(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stage Fright(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Glitter Girls and the Great Fake Out(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blast From the Past(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Airhead Books


Airhead(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Being Nikki(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Runaway(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Insatiable Books


Insatiable(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Overbite(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Abandon Trilogy Books


Abandon(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Underworld(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Awaken(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of From The Notebooks Of A Middle-School Princess Books


From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Royal Wedding Disaster(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Royal Day Out(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Royal Crush(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Where the Roses Grow Wild(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Portrait of My Heart(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
An Improper Proposal(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Little Scandal(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Educating Caroline(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lady of Skye(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
She Went All the Way(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kiss the Bride(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nicola and the Viscount(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Victoria and the Rogue(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Teen Idol(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
How to Be Popular(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pants on Fire(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jinx(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ransom My Heart(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections


Shining On: A Collection of Stories in Aid of the Teen Cancer Trust(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Prom Nights from Hell(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Midnight Feast: Warchild(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cosmo's Sexiest Stories Ever: Three Naughty Tales(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


Everything I Needed to Know About Being a Girl I Learned from Judy Blume(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: Princess in the Spotlight was also published as Take Two. Princess in Love is also known as Third Time Lucky. Princess in Waiting is also titled Mia Goes Fourth. Princess in Pink was also published as Give Me Five. Princess in Training is also known as Sixsational. Party Princess is also known as Seventh Heaven. Princess on the Brink is also known as After Eight. Princess Mia was also published as To the Nines. Forever Princess is also titled Ten Out of Ten.

The first four Mediator novels (up to Darkest Hour) were originally written as Jenny Carroll. Shadowland is also known as Love You to Death. Ninth Key was also published as High Stakes. Reunion is also titled Mean Spirits. Darkest Hour was also published as Young Blood. Haunted is also known as Grave Doubts. Twilight is also titled Heaven Sent.

All standalone novels up to Lady of Skye, plus Kiss the Bride were written using the pseudonym of Patricia Cabot. All 1-800-Where-R-You novels, except for Missing You, were originally written using the pen name Jenny Carroll. The Boy Next Door was also published as The Guy Next Door. Big Boned is also known as Size Doesn’t Matter. Glitter Girls and the Great Fake Out was also known as Glitter Girls. Pants on Fire is also known as Tommy Sullivan is a Freak.

Shining On also contains stories by Malorie Blackman, Melvin Burgess, Anne Fine, Cathy Hopkins, Sue Limb, Celia Rees, Meg Rosoff, Rosie Rushton and Jacqueline Wilson. Prom Nights from Hell also includes stories by Kim Harrison, Michele Jaffe, Stephenie Meyer and Lauren Myracle. Midnight Feast: Warchild also includes stories by Eoin Colfer, Anthony Horowitz, Garth Nix, Louise Rennison and Darren Shan. Cosmo’s Sexiest Stories Ever also contains stories by Jane Green and Jennifer Weiner. Everything I Needed to Know About Being a Girl I Learned from Judy Blume also contains contributions by Beth Kendrick, Julie Kenner, Cara Lockwood and Jennifer O’Connell.

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Meg Cabot Synopses: Prom Nights from Hell is a collection of paranormal stories that, besides Meg Cabot, also contains stories by Stephenie Meyer, Kim Harrison, Lauren Myracle and Michele Jeffe. These authors take prom mishaps to the next level. It doesn’t matter how you look when your date is the Grim Reaper.

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