The Lunar Chronicles: Scarlet
The second book in The Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer. This is not the fairytale you remember. But it's one you won't forget.SCARLET BENOIT'S grandmother is missing. The police have closed her case. The only person Scarlet can turn to is Wolf, a street fighter she does not trust, but... show more
The second book in The Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer. This is not the fairytale you remember. But it's one you won't forget.SCARLET BENOIT'S grandmother is missing. The police have closed her case. The only person Scarlet can turn to is Wolf, a street fighter she does not trust, but they are drawn to each other.Meanwhile, in New Beijing, Cinder will become the Commonwealth's most wanted fugitive - when she breaks out of prison to stay one step ahead of vicious Queen Levana.As Scarlet and Wolf expose one mystery, they encounter Cinder and a new one unravels. Together they must challenge the evil queen, who will stop at nothing to make Prince Kai her husband, her king, her prisoner . . .***Red Riding Hood-meets-Percy Jackson in a thrilling new spin on Grimm by Marissa Meyer, the author of Cinder.***
Publish date: February 7th 2013
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
Series: The Lunar Chronicles (#2)
Another re-read as part of my Lunar Chronicles reread (I am trying to read all books before the end of the year). I already posted about this book when I first read it in 2015, you can find here my opinion on the first 3 books in the series. I liked it beter than the first time I read it though. A...
Cinder is back and trying to break out of prison—even though she'll be the Commonwealth's most wanted fugitive if she does—in this second installment from Marissa Meyer. Halfway around the world, Scarlet Benoit's grandmother is missing. It turns out there are many things Scarlet doesn't know about h...
I've read a lot of fairy tale retellings. There aren't a lot of rewrites of Little Red Riding Hood that I've come across though there are a few. Most of them are just meh. This one is fabulous. I've re-read it every year since I first read it in 2013. The entire Lunar Chronicles series is A-mazing.
Solid second entry. I was thrown by the first chapter introducing a new character/POV to the series, but it was clever the way the author wove the threads of Little Red Riding Hood into the narrative. Still excellent, deep worldbuilding introducing additional locations, but as a middle book in a ser...