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Cinder (Lunar Chronicles, #1) - Marissa Meyer, Rebecca Soler
Cinder (Lunar Chronicles, #1)
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A wicked mash-up of fairy tale and Terminator—set in a Star Wars kind of world—Marissa Meyer's Cinder is a fresh and fiercely ingenious futuristic retelling of Cinderella Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless... show more
A wicked mash-up of fairy tale and Terminator—set in a Star Wars kind of world—Marissa Meyer's Cinder is a fresh and fiercely ingenious futuristic retelling of Cinderella Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth’s fate hinges on one girl. . . . Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She’s a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s illness. But when her life becomes intertwined with the handsome Prince Kai’s, she suddenly finds herself at the center of an intergalactic struggle, and a forbidden attraction. Caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal, she must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect her world’s future.
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Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9781427215000 (1427215006)
ASIN: 1427215006
Publisher: Macmillan Young Listeners
Minutes: 10
Edition language: English
Series: The Lunar Chronicles (#1)
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Line Bookaholic
Line Bookaholic rated it
4.0 #55 - Cinder by Marissa Meyer (reread)
I decided to re-read the Lunar Chronicles because it is one of my favourite series ever. And I still love it as much as the first time I read it. I fell in love with this story and its characters all over again. If you have never read this series I totally recommend it to you. If you love sci-fi a...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
3.0 Pretty but problematic
I'm divided on this one. I liked the writing. I liked the stab at representation and consent issues. New takes of old tales are always an interest to me, and the sci-fi slant is just more win. I could not get over Earland. On his own, he undermines most of the good bits about body-autonomy, cons...
Books + Glasses
Books + Glasses rated it
4.0 Cinder: The Princess of the Future
First things first, the concept is pure genius. Turning the childhood classic tale of Cinderella into a modern-age, futuristic story that not just young teens might enjoy, but by everyone, too. Putting that big of a twist on such a simple story, Marissa Meyer definitely did a great job. Can’t wait t...
Book Guide for the Recently Deceased
Book Guide for the Recently Deceased rated it
5.0 [Book Review] Cinder by Marissa Meyer - The *actually* Good Sci-Fi Revamp
The Lunar Chronicles have become very popular as of late, and I finally picked up Cinder, and boy was I impressed. I have seen a few novels that mix-up the classic tale, the real one, like In a Glass Grimly, which is a very good book, but a book for younger kids. I've also seem some that change the ...
Yessdfkhgougvlhu
Yessdfkhgougvlhu rated it
5.0
Takeout me up all night
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