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“What they [readers] do not know until they begin turning the pages of this fable-turned-dystopian-science-fiction novel, is that Meyer’s embellishments create a spellbinding story of their own.”–VOYA
"First in the Lunar Chronicles series, this futuristic twist on Cinderella retains just enough of the original that readers will enjoy spotting the subtle similarities. But debut author Meyer’s brilliance is in sending the story into an entirely new, utterly thrilling dimension. –Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
“Fairy tales are becoming all the rage, with the TV shows Once Upon a Time and Grimm spinning them through a modern filter. The 26-year-old Meyer's debut novel Cinder, though, combines a classic folk tale with hints of The Terminator and Star Wars in the first book of The Lunar Chronicles young-adult series due out Jan. 3.” –USAToday.com
“Cinderella is a cyborg in this futuristic take on the fairy tale, the first book in Ms. Meyer's planned ‘Lunar Chronicles’ series.” –Wall Street Journal, in a round-up called “After Harry Potter: The Search for the Magic Formula”
“…this series opener and debut offers a high coolness factor by rewriting Cinderella as a kickass mechanic in a plague-ridden future.” –Kirkus
“There’s a lot of moving parts in this fresh spin on “Cinderella,” the first in a four-book series.” –Booklist
Great twists, AWESOME characters, interesting story, and of course the ending to get you to read the next book!
The writing is great, the characters are all unique and well developed, and the story in itself pulls you in and it was hard to put this book down.
An exciting debut by Marissa Meyer, Cinder will leave you enchanted with its very original retelling of the Cinderella fairy tale.
In a futuristic society of Beijing, China Cinder struggles to fit in. Being a cyborg isn't really the most popular trait to have. Read morePublished 1 hour ago by Makayla Marie
Marissa captured my interest and held it with her original characters and her fun writing style. By the end of the book I couldn't put it down. Read morePublished 6 hours ago by Toni Lansing
I loved this book. I was referred to this book by a friend and it did not disappoint. Loved the tech refresh on a classic. Can't wait to read the next book.Published 14 hours ago by Amazon Customer
it was a really good book and I am excited to read the next one! I already have it now!Published 2 days ago by Kindle Customer
Try to explain this book to someone and you'll sound a bit silly.
"It's kind of a re-telling of Cinderella, but set in the future and the main character is a... Read more
There are a good number of things I appreciated about this book, most importantly that the old rescue model was not employed. Read morePublished 3 days ago by BrianandWyattsmom
This book is so amazing, and the author is incredibly talented. I just wish it hadn't been cut short at the end like it did. Overall, an amazing piece of work.Published 4 days ago by Renee A. Rooks