Cinder

Rating: 4 Stars

Author: Marissa Meyer

Cinder is the first book of the Lunar Chronicles in which Meyer does a fantastic job of merging the futuristic technology of New-Bejing with some minor elements of the classic Cinderella. Cinder, the main character, is a cyborg mechanic who finds herself caught between interplanetary politics and her evil adoptive mother. Cinder was a quick and fun read that kept my interest until the final page. The plot twist is predictable, but I didn’t find that to be unsettling. The predictability felt right. I cannot wait to see what happens in Scarlet, the second installment.

SAM Munich

Milwaukee native trying to make sense of adult life with books and food.

Subscribe to

Get the latest posts delivered right to your inbox.

or subscribe via RSS with Feedly!