The Lunar Chronicles

12 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 29,737 ratings

Cinder Publisher's Summary

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.

©2012 Marissa Meyer (P)2012 Macmillan Audio
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  • Book 1

    • Cinder

    • Book One of the Lunar Chronicles
    • By: Marissa Meyer
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Soler
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,402
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,512
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,534

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Surpised by how much I enjoyed it

    • By Staaj on 01-17-12
    • Book One of the Lunar Chronicles
    • By: Marissa Meyer
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Soler
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Release date: 01-03-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 9,402 ratings

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Cinder

    • The Lunar Chronicles, Book 1
    • By: Marissa Meyer
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Soler
    • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    A forbidden romance. A deadly plague. Earth's fate hinges on one girl.... Cinder, a gifted mechanic in New Beijing, is also a cyborg. She's reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister's sudden illness. 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 temptation.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Predictable but fun

    • By Asian reviwer on 05-22-18

    Regular price: $29.84

  • Book 2

    • Scarlet

    • The Lunar Chronicles, Book 2
    • By: Marissa Meyer
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Soler
    • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,386
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,749
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,758

    Cinder, the cyborg mechanic, returns in the second thrilling installment of the best-selling Lunar Chronicles. She's trying to break out of prison - even though if she succeeds, she'll be the Commonwealth's most wanted fugitive. Halfway around the world, Scarlet Benoit's grandmother is missing. It turns out there are many things Scarlet doesn't know about her grandmother or the grave danger she has lived in her whole life.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not sure if fault lies in performance or story

    • By Jennifer on 02-08-13
    • The Lunar Chronicles, Book 2
    • By: Marissa Meyer
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Soler
    • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
    • Release date: 02-05-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 6,386 ratings

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Scarlet

    • The Lunar Chronicles, Book 2
    • By: Marissa Meyer
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Soler
    • Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    The second thrilling audiobook in the best-selling Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer. 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 the Commonwealth's most wanted fugitive - when she breaks out of prison to stay one step ahead of vicious Queen Levana.

    Regular price: $29.84

  • Book 3

    • Cress

    • The Lunar Chronicles
    • By: Marissa Meyer
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Soler
    • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,955
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,393
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,390

    In this third audiobook in the bestselling Lunar Chronicles series, Cinder and Captain Thorne are fugitives on the run, now with Scarlet and Wolf in tow. Together, they're plotting to overthrow Queen Levana and prevent her army from invading Earth. Their best hope lies with Cress, a girl trapped on a satellite since childhood who's only ever had her netscreens as company. All that screen time has made Cress an excellent hacker. Unfortunately, she's being forced to work for Queen Levana, and she's just received orders to track down Cinder and her handsome accomplice.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Electrifying Continuation

    • By kathleen on 02-09-14
    • The Lunar Chronicles
    • By: Marissa Meyer
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Soler
    • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
    • Release date: 02-04-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 5,955 ratings

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Cress

    • The Lunar Chronicles, Book 3
    • By: Marissa Meyer
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Soler
    • Length: 15 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    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 netscreens 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. But little does Levana know that those she seeks, and the man she loves, are plotting her downfall.... As paths cross and the price of freedom rises, happily ever after has never seemed further away for Cress, Scarlet and Cinder.

    • The Lunar Chronicles, Book 3
    • By: Marissa Meyer
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Soler
    • Length: 15 hrs and 49 mins
    • Release date: 03-06-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3 ratings

    Regular price: $29.84

  • Book 3.5

    • Fairest

    • The Lunar Chronicles - Levana's Story
    • By: Marissa Meyer
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Soler
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,883
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,711
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,706

    Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all? Fans of the Lunar Chronicles know Queen Levana as a ruler who uses her "glamour" to gain power. But long before she crossed paths with Cinder, Scarlet, and Cress, Levana lived a very different story - a story that has never been told - until now. Marissa Meyer spins yet another unforgettable tale about love and war, deceit and death.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not as sexual as other reviews imply

    • By Claudia H on 07-02-15
    • The Lunar Chronicles - Levana's Story
    • By: Marissa Meyer
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Soler
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Release date: 01-27-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,883 ratings

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Fairest: Levana's Story

    • The Lunar Chronicles, Book 3.5
    • By: Marissa Meyer
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Soler
    • Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Fans of The Lunar Chronicles will not want to miss this never-before-told short story of the evil Queen Levana.... Mirror, mirror, on the wall. Who is the Fairest of them all? Pure evil has a name, hides behind a mask of deceit, and uses her 'glamour' to gain power. But who is Queen Levana? Long before she crossed paths with Cinder, Scarlet and Cress in The Lunar Chronicles, Levana lived a very different story - a story that has never been told...until now.

    Regular price: $29.84

  • Book 4

    • Winter

    • By: Marissa Meyer
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Soler
    • Length: 23 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,889
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,498
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,500

    Princess Winter is admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, and despite the scars that mar her face, her beauty is said to be even more breathtaking than that of her stepmother, Queen Levana. Winter despises her stepmother and knows Levana won't approve of her feelings for her childhood friend - the handsome palace guard, Jacin. But Winter isn't as weak as Levana believes her to be, and she's been undermining her stepmother's wishes for years.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • love it

    • By JoAnne Smead on 12-23-15

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Winter

    • The Lunar Chronicles, Book 4
    • By: Marissa Meyer
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Soler
    • Length: 23 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Don't miss the thrilling fourth chapter of Marissa Meyer's Lunar Chronicles series. 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. But there are stirrings against the Queen across the land.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant!!

    • By rebecca wheeler on 08-21-17
    • The Lunar Chronicles, Book 4
    • By: Marissa Meyer
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Soler
    • Length: 23 hrs and 41 mins
    • Release date: 05-08-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 5 ratings

    Regular price: $37.30

    • Stars Above

    • A Lunar Chronicles Collection
    • By: Marissa Meyer
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Soler
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,197
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,095
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,094

    The universe of the Lunar Chronicles holds stories - and secrets - that are wondrous, vicious, and romantic. How did Cinder first arrive in New Beijing? How did the brooding soldier Wolf transform from young man to killer? When did Princess Winter and the palace guard Jacin realize their destinies?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Shorts from Lunar.

    • By Teresa on 03-02-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Stars Above

    • A Lunar Chronicles Collection
    • By: Marissa Meyer
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Soler
    • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    The enchantment continues...nine short stories from the beloved The Lunar Chronicles. The universe of The Lunar Chronicles holds stories - and secrets - that are wondrous, vicious and romantic. How did Cinder first arrive in New Beijing? How did the brooding soldier Wolf transform from young man to killer? When did Princess Winter and the palace guard Jacin realise their destinies? With nine stories to explore, Stars Above is essential for fans of the best-selling and beloved Lunar Chronicles.

    Regular price: $28.91