The Lunar Chronicles : Cinder by Marissa Meyer
  

The Lunar Chronicles : Cinder

Written by Marissa Meyer

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Cinder is caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal. Now she must uncover secrets about her mysterious past in order to protect Earth's future. This is not the fairytale you remember, but it's one you won't forget.

The next three books in the series will also take a futuristic sci-fi twist on classic tales: Scarlet is inspired by Little Red Riding Hood, Cress is a take on Rapunzel and Winter is Meyer's version of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.

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The Lunar Chronicles : Cinder by Marissa Meyer

A forbidden romance. A deadly plague. Earth's fate hinges on one girl... CINDER, a gifted mechanic in New Beijing, is also a cyborg. She's reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister's sudden illness. But when her life becomes entwined with the handsome Prince Kai's, she finds herself at the centre of a violent struggle between the desires of an evil queen - and a dangerous temptation.

Reviews

'..this series opener and debut offers a high coolness factor by rewriting Cinderella as a kickass mechanic in a plague-ridden future.' Kirkus Reviews

'Meyer’s writing has all of the charm of a traditional fairy tale with the extra zap! of technology and wonderful characters to give it pizazz.' Almost Grown-Up blog

About the Author

Marissa Meyer

Marissa Meyer is the New York Times-bestselling author of The Lunar Chronicles. She lives in Tacoma, Washington, with her husband and three demanding cats. She's a fan of most things geeky (Sailor Moon, Firefly, any occasion that requires a costume), and has been in love with fairy tales since she was a child.

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Paperback
384 pages

Author

Marissa Meyer
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Author's Website

www.marissameyer.com/

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Publisher

Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

5th January 2012

ISBN

9780141340135

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