Book of the Week: Winter
Just in time for Christmas the final edition of Marissa Meyer's Lunar Chronicles series, Winter, has been published.
The Lunar Chronicles is a must-read young adult series, especially for those readers who enjoy novels based on classic fairy tales with a modern day twist. The first novel received great reviews with Publisher's Weekly stating “it unfolds with the magic of a fairy tale and the breakneck excitement of dystopian fiction”.
Winter is loosely based on the classic fairy tale Snow White, and follows the story of the beautiful Princess Winter as she battles the evil Queen to fight for her love and land - will she ever get her happily ever after?
Discover the whole series below:
The Lunar Chronicles Series
A forbidden romance. A deadly plague. Earth's fate hinges on one girl ...CINDER, a gifted mechanic in New Beijing, is also a cyborg. But when her life becomes entwined with the handsome Prince Kai's, she finds herself at the centre of a violent struggle between the desires of an evil queen - and a dangerous temptation.View Book
Scarlet Benoit's grandmother is missing. The police have closed her case. The only person Scarlet can turn to is Wolf, a street fighter she does not trust, but they are drawn to each other. Meanwhile, in New Beijing, Cinder will become Commonwealth's wanted fugitive - when she breaks out of prison to stay one step ahead of vicious Queen Levana.View Book
Incarcerated in a satellite, an expert hacker and out to save the world - Cress isn't your usual damsel in distress. Cress grew-up as a prisoner. With only net screens for company she's forced to do the bidding of the evil Queen Levana. Now that means tracking down Cinder and her handsome accomplice Emperor Kai.View Book
Princess Winter is admired for her grace, kindness and beauty, despite the scars on her face. She's said to be even more breath-taking than her stepmother, Queen Levana... When Winter develops feelings for the handsome palace guard, Jacin, she fears the evil Queen will crush their romance before it has a chance to begin.View Book