Waiting on Wednesday: CINDER by Marissa Meyer

Lunar Chronicles Book One
by Marissa Meyer
ISBN-13: 978-0312641894
Feiwel & Friends

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. In this thrilling debut young adult novel, the first of a quartet, Marissa Meyer introduces readers to an unforgettable heroine and a masterfully crafted new world that’s enthralling.

Why my WOW? Just look at this cover, it is interesting and a red shoe is displayed (cover love!) so it has piqued my interest. Then I read the synopsis provided and I knew I had to read it because it is normally not a subject that I am interested in but I want to broaden my reading horizon.


  1. oh my gosh. My eyes grew wide when I saw the cover! It's so haunting! Not to mention the summary is absolutely mind boggling. A steampunk-esque rendition of a classic fairytale! Brilliant!

  2. This does look mighty interesting! Love the cover!

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  3. I can't wait for this one either! It sounds really different (which I love). The whole idea really has me intrigued ^-^


  4. Ooh I can't wait for this book too. It's a freaking retell of Cinderella as a robot. How awesome is that!

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