Series: The Lunar Chronicles
Author: Marissa Meyer
Cinder, the cyborg mechanic, returns in the second thrilling installment of the bestselling 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. When Scarlet encounters Wolf, a street fighter who may have information as to her grandmother’s whereabouts, she is loath to trust this stranger, but is inexplicably drawn to him, and he to her. As Scarlet and Wolf unravel one mystery, they encounter another when they meet Cinder. Now, all of them must stay one step ahead of the vicious Lunar Queen Levana, who will do anything for the handsome Prince Kai to become her husband, her king, her prisoner.
The awesome continues in the second installment of The Lunar Chronicles! This story just gets more and more interesting! So we've met Cinder who is the mechanic/cyborg. She's been a very busy girl! Going up against that pesky queen, Levana. and now on the run. Now we are taken to France and get to meet Scarlet who is looking for her missing grandmother. Somehow she connects with a mysterious young man named Wolf. I know, Wolf! Who has a name like Wolf? But somehow it fits him. Wolf agrees to help Scarlet find her grandmother and they end up getting into a lot more shenanigans than one would think.
So many secrets are slowly being revealed. With every character that's introduced more information comes to light, but it also seems like things are getting even more convoluted! Seriously! With everything going on it's hard to find someone to trust but somehow a team is made. Cinder, Thorne, Scarlet, and Wolf make up this unlikely team, but even though they have put temporary trust in each other it looks like it 's only out of necessity, and some might still be keeping secrets. Each one of them has a strength that they bring to the team, and are able to help each other out in different ways.
While they are trying to figure out how the heck to save earth, Emperor Kai is trying to figure out how to tame Queen Levana. She is insane! and evil! and a total witch! Everything is building up for what looks like is going to be an epic showdown and I couldn't be any more excited! The Lunars are being their usual smug selves, and will possibly being running rampant around earth soon. So much fear! So much change! So much excitement! The next book Cress is bound to have me jumping up and down in utter delight! Scarlet is a thrilling read! This series is a must read series! Drop what you are doing and read this series now!