ISBN: 0312641893 (ISBN13: 9780312641894)
Other books in the series: Cinder (2012), Scarlet (2013), Cress (2014), Winter (2015)
Additional books in the series: Fairest (2015), Stars Above (2016), Wires and Nerve: Volume 1, The Lunar Chronicles Coloring Book
The Keeper: This tells of how Michelle Benoit received and protected Selene for eight years
Glitches: This is about Cinder coming to live with her new family at age 11
The Queen’s Army: This covers Wolf and his brother Ran’s past before Scarlet.
Carswell’s Guide to Being Lucky: This tells the backstory of the ‘Kate Fallow incident’ mentioned in Cress
After Sunshine Passes By: This tells of 9-year-old Cress being moved from the dormitories to the Satellite
The Princess and The Guard: This is about Winter and Jacin’s friendship during childhood
The Little Android: This is a retelling of the fairy tale “The Little Mermaid”
The Mechanic: This is simply chapter 1 of ‘Cinder’ as told from Kai’s perspective
Something Old, Something New: This short story is set about 2 years after Winter, and tells the lives of the friends during Scarlet’s Wedding
Other books by the author: Heartless
Literary Awards: Kalbacher Klapperschlange for Altersgruppe 7. – 9. Klasse (2015), Pennsylvania Young Readers’ Choice Award Nominee for Young Adults (2014), Abraham Lincoln Award Nominee (2014), Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Best Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction (2012), Premio El Templo de las Mil Puertas Nominee for Mejor novela extranjera perteneciente a saga (2012)
Adaptation: CINDER is based on Cinderella. Scarlet is based on Little Red Riding Hood. Cress is based on Rapunzel. Winter is based on Snow White. Fairest is a prequel to the other books in the series, telling the backstory and past of Queen Levana and is based on the Evil Queen from Snow White.
Series Introduction: The Lunar Chronicles is a tetralogy of young adult fantasy novels written by American author Marissa Meyer. Each book entails a new take on an old fairy tale, including Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel and Snow White. The story takes place in a futuristic world where humans, cyborgs, androids and a race of moon colonists all coexist.
Find the review for Cinder here.