Waiting On Wednesday #2: ‘Cinder’ by Marissa Meyer

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“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, Hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.


Marissa Meyer

Publication Date:
January 3rd, 2012

Feiwel & Friends

Lunar Chronicles

Hardcover, 400 pages

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.


I’ve requested this on NetGalley, but haven’t gotten a reply back as of yet. I’ve heard such wonderful things about this book. I mean come on, Cinderella as a cyborg?? Sweetttt..


  1. Giselle

    December 15, 2011 at 12:45 AM

    I’ve heard amazing reviews about this one so far I’m really curious about it! Awesome pick!

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  2. Samual

    December 7, 2011 at 4:24 PM

    I’ve seen this book a few times. It sounds very interesting. The cover looks unique. Great pick! Thank you for sharing!

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  3. Christa @ Hooked on Books

    December 7, 2011 at 4:04 PM

    CINDER! I am so excited for this one. Sci-fi+fairy tales sounds like an amazing combination!

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