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by Marissa Meyer

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.

12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Interest Level
Grades 7 - 12
Guided Reading
Number of Pages
Fantasy, Science Fiction

About the Author

Marissa Meyer Marissa Meyer lives in Tacoma, Washington, with her fiancé and their two cats. She's a fan of most things geeky (Sailor Moon, Firefly, color-coordinating her bookshelf...) and will take any excuse to put on a costume.

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