Growing up I never thought of Snow White’s stepmother as one of the big baddies in fairy tale literature. With the new version of her in Fairest, I’m beginning to reconsider.
Fairest, the 4th book in Marissa Meyer’s The Lunar Chronicles, comes out in 6 hours. Excuse me while I go over here in a corner and have a little fangirl moment. You can see my reviews of the first 3 books in this series here: Book 1: Cinder Book 2: Scarlet Book 3: Cress Continue reading
BEST. RESCUE. SCENE. EVER.
If you have no other reason to read Cress, this scene would justify it. A damsel in distress is held prisoner by a crazed wolf-man, a hero rushes through the hallway shouting her name, and then—
I laughed so hard I fell over.
If that isn’t the most clever marketing phrase to promote Marissa Meyer’s cyborg Cinderella series, which began with Cinder. And I will freely help promote it, for this sci fi fairy tale universe is rapidly becoming one of my favorites. It’s a metallic jambalaya, a mechanic’s box of spare parts from fairy tales. And watching … Continue reading
The Lunar Chronicles, Book 1 Marissa Meyer Sci fi/Fairy tale Whether you take to Marissa Meyer’s book Cinder depends in part on how well you can tolerate a few loose wires sticking out of your Disney princesses. I found this story about a cyborg Cinderella rather amenable. But then, I am a sci fi geek, … Continue reading