In the first book of The Lunar Chronicles, Cinder is a cyborg mechanic living in New Beijing. She’s reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s disappearance. But when she tries to save a young girl named Linh from being kidnapped, she discovers that she may be more than just a mechanic. Cybugs — monstrous creatures hatched from the fallout of nuclear warfare — are wrecking havoc on Earth, and Cinder may be the only one who can stop them…
For who is this book for ?
Cinder is a thrilling futuristic story of self-discovery and adventure that’s perfect for any reader who loves young adult science fiction. Set in a world where cyborgs and aliens are common, this riveting audiobook will keep listeners on the edge of their seats as they follow Cinder on her quest to save humanity. With its strong heroine and exciting plot, Cinder is sure to become a favorite among readers everywhere.
- The characters are relatable and interesting
- The plot is exciting and fast paced
- It’s a great story for young adults
- The book may be too violent or dark for younger children.
- The ending may be unsatisfying or confusing to some readers.
- Some readers may not like the science fiction setting and premise of the story.
Learn more about the author
Marissa Meyer is the author of The Lunar Chronicles. She lives in Tacoma, Washington, with her husband and three cats.
“This is an excellent book! The author’s writing style pulls you right into the story, and the characters are well-developed. I definitely recommend it!”
“This futuristic retelling of Cinderella is a fast-paced, captivating read with an irresistible heroine.”
“If you’re a fan of sci-fi and fairy tales, then this book is for you! Meyer has combined the two genres perfectly to create an exciting, futuristic world that still feels familiar. Cinder is a strong heroine who will keep you hooked until the very end.”
“The futuristic setting and diverse cast of characters are captivating, and Meyer’s writing is lively and accessible.”