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PH - A list. A sci-fi twist on Cinderella tale. Cinder is a cyborg and a super mechanic. A plague is devastating earth while the evil queen of the moon plots to take over. Exciting. Fun. Nice re-visioning of a fairy tale. Gr 5+ TD-agree completely

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Deftly twining series plot threads with those introduced in Cress, Marissa Meyer has managed to create another thrilling blend of science fantasy, romance, and fairy tale adventure.

from BOOK RIOT

Riot Recommendation: New Takes on Fairy Tales

Get this from a library! Scarlet. [Marissa Meyer] -- Scarlet Benoit and Wolf, a street fighter who may have information about her missing grandmother, join forces with Cinder as they try to stay one step ahead of the vicious Lunar Queen Levana in this ...

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The Lunar Chronicles' Marissa Meyer Talks Feminism in Fairy Tales, Inside Info on the Series Finale

Heartless, by Marissa Meyer (2016) is a Fairy Tale fantasy. "In this prequel to Alice in Wonderland, Cath would rather open a bakery and marry for love than accept a proposal from the King of Hearts, especially after meeting the handsome and mysterious court jester."

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Do you like Young Adult with strong female characters? Amanda recommends that you check out Scarlet, the 2nd book from the Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer - "It’s an interesting twist on classic fairy tales, set in a futuristic world with cyborgs and androids. It’s full of strong female characters that don’t wait around to be rescued. I love trying to figure out how the author is going to alter the traditional Red Riding Hood fairy tale."

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from io9

The Most Interesting Fairy-Tale Adaptation of the Year

This is the year of the fairy-tale adaptation, from dueling Snow White movies to Grimm and Once Upon a Time. But quite possibly the most memorable take on fairy-tale archetypes isn't on any screen yet — it's Cinder, the cyborg Cinderella story by new author Marissa Meyer.

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Not the fairytale story of Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf you grew up with. This is an awesome retelling set in a futuristic France in which a young girl sets out to rescue her kidnapped grandmother with the help of a reclusive street fighter known only as Wolf. Review and content notes.

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from BookBub Blog

20 Magical Fairy Tale Retellings for Adult Readers

This is the last book in The Lunar Chronicles!  I've have it on hold at the library for awhile so I was super stoked to get it!  It's a good thing I've been ahead on my 1 book a week challenge because this one was so long that it took me about a week and…

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from popsugar.com

30 Modern Twists on the Fairy Tales You Know and Love

Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles Book - Kindle edition by Marissa Meyer. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles Book

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