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The first book in the #1 New York Times- and USA Today-Bestselling Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer! See where the futuristic YA fairytale saga all began, with the tale of a teenage cyborg who must fight for Earth's survival against villains from outer space. "An interesting mash up of fairy

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Author Marissa Meyer

Pages 390

Publisher Macmillan

Published Date 2013-01-08

ISBN 1250007208 9781250007209

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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "Very good read, definitely a chilling read too!"

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nikki_nienhaus shared a tip "I loved this whole series! It’s so creative and engaging."

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BrokeBookBuyer shared a tip "⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️"

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bookworm68372 shared a tip "All of the ships ❤️💖"

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fantasygrl shared a tip "This was such a great book!"

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emma_geiler shared a tip "Started: Nov. 26 | Finished: Dec. 6 | Pages: 387"

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avery_755 shared a tip "Loved this book. Cliffhanger at the end is the best"

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isabella_faggioli shared a tip "I read this right as Covid started and it scared the s#@$ out of me. But I still really liked the book."

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vanillla_bean_asmr shared a tip "So boring lol."

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dana_bruno shared a tip "One of my favorite books!!"

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eric_gwinn shared a tip "This series is amazing it literally has everything, best young adult sci-fi romance ever written."

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lindyy shared a tip "Yay!!! I live the series"

sandra_mccormack shared a tip "Good series."

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Vicki_S_WolfsDen shared a tip "#scifi #youngadult #romance #fairytale #remix #adaptations #cyborg"

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shayla_smith_5679 shared a tip "I love this book. There is a cliffhanger sort of, but that's okay since there is the next book out already."

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faebae shared a tip "i loved it!! so excited for the adaptation"

saturn_glazener shared a tip "i love urban fantasy and this book is an amazing example"

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cecilyjoywilliams shared a tip "Scifi retelling of Cinderella with a moon wars, AIs, and cyborg main character"

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sarah_elzabet shared a tip "currently reading “I know your secret” it’s rlly good! You should check it out"

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LidiaLou shared a tip "It’s really good!"

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lexi_raye_ shared a tip "I read this in three days (I would have read it in 2, but I was busy) it's a great book if you love Cinderella themed stories"

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brooklyn_swarey shared a tip "is Cinder worth reading?"

sam_lavarin shared a tip "Definitely: A touch of Darkness"

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hailey_sutherland shared a tip "One of the best fairy tale rewrite series"

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madelyn_pena shared a tip "My debut into young adult novels"

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cindy_miller_9168 shared a tip "Such and interesting concept. Loved reading this."

yahaira_r shared a tip "I loved the sci-fi spin on a classic tale."

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kayjzz shared a tip "was literally obsessed with this series in middle school"

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ava_foley_5505 shared a tip "Very good twisted fairytale with an interesting storyline and exciting events"

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alaina_j. shared a tip "Is this book good? I got it over the weekend, and I’ve heard good things about it, and I’ve wanted to read it for forever."

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chris_franklin_1500 shared a tip "Love this series!!"

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stephanie_dumais_779 shared a tip "Yes! I have read the entire series multiple times! It’s got fairly tales, cyborgs, dystopian societies, ugh love it so much! Lol"

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ugly_frog shared a tip "Is this book fantasy of sci-fi?!?"

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its__limmie shared a tip "Really good book."

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jaden_gilroy shared a tip "I just finished Scarlet and am reading Cress, the second and third books in the series, they're good too!"

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p_b_355 shared a tip "Definately addicting"

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book_lover_9767 shared a tip "Love the plot twist!"

rachel_smith_4371 shared a tip "ABSOLUTELY LOVE THIS SERIES. It’s Disney worries with a twist."

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leighla_sisson shared a tip "I read the whole series in highschool! They’re really good reads!"

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kaw shared a tip "One of favorite books!"

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kiriaky_dallas shared a tip "Couldn’t love anything more!"

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khorren_mickler shared a tip "The whole series is AMAZING"

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ur_mum_5310 shared a tip "PERIOD THIS IS GOOD"

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lauren_ruby shared a tip "I recommend the whole series! Love it so much!"

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sara_talavera_ shared a tip "Absolutely loved this series!"

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becca_owens_5676 shared a tip "Crest I think is mine"

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hannah_reis_2627 shared a tip "Can we get more lunar chronicles love? 🥺❤️"

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tiktok_mashups_1498 shared a tip "This was awesome! Love the plot twist of this book. I TOTALLY recommend, it's such a good novel. Romance. Teen novel. Fantasy."

eileen_lestrange shared a tip "Great detail"

ashley_jentink_3444 shared a tip "Loved, loved, loved!"

alanna_hamm shared a tip "The series is so difficult to put down"

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maria_ali shared a tip "Scarlet. I read it twice. Lol. I also like the prequel Fairest. It's pretty good."

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artisticfacade shared a tip "read the whole series and LOVED it all!"

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natalie_learning shared a tip "i really like this book but it was very predictable"

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hailey_bentivegna shared a tip "Loved the book and the rest of the series!"

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keira_potts shared a tip "I loved this book, and the whole series."

astrid_salazar shared a tip "Hooked me from the start! Such a great book, can't wait to finish the series!"

razan_mohamed shared a tip "The bookish life of Nina hill is really good!"

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adaora_olisa shared a tip "Loved this book! Would highly recommend the series!"

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onyinye_ofunwa shared a tip "The plot, the characters, just everything!!!"

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julie_dishon shared a tip "One of the best series on a very different take on the fairy tale!!"

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meghan_chickos shared a tip "I loved it"

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samantha_3414 shared a tip "I love this series. I’ve reread it a few times. I may do another reread soon!"

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zara_sarfraz shared a tip "Omg I am literally in love with this book"

christa_scott shared a tip "red queen series or shatter me. (kinda basic, ik, but definitely staples)"

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gabrielle_robertson shared a tip "The whole lunar chronicles series is a wonderful read"

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chroniclesdanni143 shared a tip "I do. I like this author a lot."

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janell_anderson shared a tip "The first was my favorite too. It hooked me, and I think I finished all four books in one week!"

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brianna_marie_5978 shared a tip "interesting plot, slowburn, all charactors are complex, not just mc. well written."

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hailey_tweter shared a tip "Fairytale meets sci-fi. Your inner disney princess loving child will love this but the young adult you will still like it a lot ❤"

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raye_ash shared a tip "Honestly a really good read I finished it all in a day. It really kept me interested."

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kaitlyn_comer shared a tip "Such a new and inventive retelling. The world building and characters growth are amazing!"

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natasha_tomes shared a tip "I'm not sure. I enjoyed it as a whole"

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carl_murphy shared a tip "Love the sci-fi twist on a childhood classic, enjoyed this book."

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remei_smith shared a tip "Characters are all amazing, great plot, romance is great 💕"

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kennidy_denis shared a tip "The unwind series is really good and falls into the same genre as the lunar chronicles"

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amandaa_b shared a tip "Amazing series to get into"

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libni_gal shared a tip "Absolutely, yes."

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cora_reagan shared a tip "Personally right now loving the crave series by tracy wolffe, they are addicting books."

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anna_g._miller shared a tip "I really like how the after takes an old school fairy tale and transforms it into a Acton packed Scifi futuristic masterpiece"

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alexis_williams_9793 shared a tip "probably queen lavana and torin, did u read it, who were your least favorite?"

olivia_ewers shared a tip "OMG SO GOOD 5 STARS!"

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ella_lizzie shared a tip "This whole series is probably my favorites I’ve read this year It’s SO good"

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char_lysy shared a tip "100%! Marissa Meyer does a great job of world building to kickoff the Lunar Chronicles with this book. So easy to get lost in"

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anna_stone_9046 shared a tip "You should read the hazelwood high trilogy. I'm reading the second one and it is amazing so far."

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erin_torok shared a tip "Ofc"

saphira_grace shared a tip "An excellent twist on the Cinderella story!! Highly recommend, and I intend to read the rest of the Lunar Chronicles as well"

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ligia_cushman shared a tip "🤎🤎"

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autumn_794 shared a tip "Amazing"

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tavimusic shared a tip "Ohhh I love it I definitely recommend it!!"

mallory_webb shared a tip "It’s not just another Cinderella story."

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charity_whitaker shared a tip "Cress is my favorite, probably bc thorne. Hbu?"

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aubrey_czaja shared a tip "Yes I've read the whole series"

lydia_bucher shared a tip "I was glued to the book! Very entertaining! I can’t wait to read the rest of the series!"

aurora_hans shared a tip "My favorite, personally, is Scarlet. I like the character arc that Wolf has, and Scarlet is my favorite character."

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ruby_hart shared a tip "You want a twist on the classic fairytales you grew up with? Start with Cinder then read the rest of you like it!"

priyanka_kale shared a tip "I really like the way she wrote this series for sure. But I haven't really read anything else by her."

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patricca_zyski shared a tip "Well it's a series. So I love all of them."

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kami_cross shared a tip "Cinder by far 😁"

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brenda_ramrez shared a tip "I enjoyed it having cyborgs instead off being the typical princess movie."

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shine_account shared a tip "It's a very good book and i really liked it when i was younger.#fantasy #fairy_tales_and_folklore"

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sofia_galvan_7558 shared a tip "Great mix between Science fiction, dystopian, and romance. Love the characters great series."

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mollie_bade shared a tip "It gives a twist to your ordinary fairy tales!! Love the Lunar Chronicals series!!"

nicole_9712 shared a tip "It's a tie for me. Cinder and Winter were my faves."

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elena_ray shared a tip "I think the ending was the perfect about of tense and enigmatic that made me want to find the next book and continue the series."

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emily_eleanor shared a tip "I liked how interesting the world building was"

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jocelyn_sailas shared a tip "I don't think I could ever pick. This is my favorite book of the whole series, but the the whole series is amazing."

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valeria_chavez shared a tip "It was a really good book in general, and a really good retelling. Kept me entertained all throughout."

zoe_wedel shared a tip "Really good book for people who like a bit of everything"

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megan_varcoe shared a tip "I don't know what it is about this series, but I love it."

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fitzwilliam_darcy shared a tip "The Lunar Chronicles: retells Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, and Snow White in the same sci-fi world."

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catherine_grace_6333 shared a tip "Fantastic, Fun, and Adventurous! I recommend it to everyone!"

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jeff_oien shared a tip "The Aurora Cycle was my other favorite, along with the rest of the book in this series. I'm in need of more books myself."

julia_6661 shared a tip "Great world to get lost in and the characters will keep you laughing and crying."

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kathleen_matulionis shared a tip "Nice blend of science fiction and fantasy @"

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soulinmilk shared a tip "Interesting and has good detail. Cool take on an over done story."

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the_citali shared a tip "It's a true page turner."

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madison_helms shared a tip "It is a great scfi fantasy book. It's the first book in the series. Definitely recommend. Gonna buy the next book for sure"

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kasey_christiansen shared a tip "Incredible plot! Read the whole series!"

aneleise_bland shared a tip "YES YES YES DEFINITELY READ BEST SERIES EVER"

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becky_fry shared a tip "Loved the whole series!"

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jessie-g shared a tip "If you like YA SciFi I would definitely suggest Crownchasers, Warcross and Starsight!"

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jovvonna shared a tip "LOOOOVVEEEEEEE"

sophia_viscarello shared a tip "LOVE"

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kelly_erin shared a tip "I thought I would dislike this series, this book, yet I ended up hooked and lost in this world the author created"

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nancy_neria shared a tip "yes actually right now im reading Thunderhead by Neal S."

maddie_9514 shared a tip "good, clean ya dystopian"

kadie_8376 shared a tip "It was great!"

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bishop_vierne shared a tip "My kind of book"

elf_9494 shared a tip "It's good fun. The whole series and the side stories are great. And the graphic novels too"

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simrah_q shared a tip "Amazing series!! I loved it. The beginning starts off a little slow but trust me it gets better!"

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abigail_earl shared a tip "The first half of the book was trash, I'm obsessed with the rest of the series!"

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laira_larson shared a tip "Just finished "They Both Die at the End." True to it's word, it was such a good book, but definitely made me cry a little. :)"

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lynnettemorales shared a tip "3*"

elanor_copes shared a tip "Very creative, and an amazing dystopian take on the Cinderella fairytale"

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mis_leah shared a tip "The entire series was a wonderful retelling of classics! Loved!"

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gracie_grant_5345 shared a tip "It’s boring at first but once you read through the entire series you’ll want to read it over and over again"

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lilajazzmeoutside shared a tip "Great series!couldn't put it down. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐"

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cass_johnson_2785 shared a tip "Its so good! Same writer has other stories too based on other fairy tells and I want to read them also."

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bai_collins shared a tip "Yes!! The whole series is amazing and there's even a graphic novel!! Highly recommend"

isa_s shared a tip "loved the characters and the plot (even if it was a little predictable)"

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anna_nyeste shared a tip "One of my favorite fantasy series of all time!"

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trinity_hardgrave shared a tip "An amazing retelling of Cinderella!!"

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hannah_moore_3119 shared a tip "I love when she first went into the doctors for the first time and she was stoped by the prince"

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mars_ramos shared a tip "Slightly Cliché but you get attached to the characters so quickly, I love them sm."

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tahi_feinga shared a tip "great story line and character development"

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abby_barben shared a tip "I really liked the part when Dr. Erland tells her who she really is, and she is shocked. My mouth dropped while reading that.😂"

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brooke_b._wallace shared a tip "I love what Mayer did with the Cinderella story!"

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anemu_101 shared a tip "Good story and buildup of characters"

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rithika_parupalli shared a tip "It’s probably this book actually"

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ha_ shared a tip "not really, I loved all of it"

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rebekah_foderaro shared a tip "Definitely worth it. This is one of my favorite book series. It’s so well written!"

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jessica_welch_8779 shared a tip "Finished this so quickly! Loved it, can’t wait to continue the series"

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b1zarre shared a tip "Really good dystopian/sci-fi read, 1/4 in Lunar Chronicles"

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kimberly_trine shared a tip "Great series!"

megan_fayard shared a tip "I love the Cinderella remake."

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clare_v_9191 shared a tip "It was a very unique take on the classic Cinderella story and I loved the beautiful incorporation of science fiction"

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taylor_rose_4791 shared a tip "i started reading this in 7th grade. i’m now a freshman and decided to pick up the series again i can’t get enough of it (:"

katy_gates_5696 shared a tip "Fairy tale"

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alyx_beauchamp shared a tip "Oh I completely forgot about these!!! I LOVED them ! Thank you for reminding me :)"

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mackenzie_josephson shared a tip "My favorite book series of all time!!! 🥰🥰😍😍"

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megan_humble_2909 shared a tip "Loved the whole series."

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nightfairy19 shared a tip "I loved the characters and the story that ties into fairy tails."

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sara_rowe_2664 shared a tip "It’s sooooo good! You’ll love it but hate how some of the characters are treated. That’s how invested you’ll be!"

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