Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday: Scarlet

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine and spotlights upcoming novels we can't wait to read. This week’s choice is:

scarlet2Title: Scarlet (Lunar Chronicles #2) by Marissa Meyer
Publisher: Feiwel and Friends
Publish Date: Feb. 5, 2013
Genre: Science Fiction

Goodreads Summary: This book will feature Cinder and Little Red Riding Hood and will take place in France.

Cinder returns in the second thrilling installment of the New York Times-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 and 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 has no choice but to trust him, though he clearly has a few dark secrets of his own.

As Scarlet and Wolf work to unravel one mystery, they find another when they cross paths with Cinder. Together, they must stay one step ahead of the vicious Lunar Queen who will do anything to make Prince Kai her husband, her king, her prisoner.

Why am I waiting on Scarlet? Cinder, the first book in the Lunar Chronicles series, is a must read for anyone who likes fairytale retellings (especially ones with a sci-fi twist!). I loved it and cannot wait to read Meyer’s take on Little Red Riding Hood. What books are you waiting on?


Valerie StuckInBooks said...

Haven't started this series but I want to. Thanks for sharing.

Here's my version of WoW


Hannah said...

I LOVED Cinder so I'm very excited for this book as well! Fab pick! Check out My WOW?

sarabara081 @ Forever 17 Books said...

I haven't read my copy of Cinder yet but I am looknig forward to it and this next one! :)
My W.O.W.

Dani Chapman said...

This does sound interesting!
Thanks for sharing,

Bookworm1858 said...

I'm really excited for this one too-loved Cinder and want to know more!

Patricia Eimer said...

I loved Cinder (so did my daughter) so I can't wait for this to come out.

Sandra @ Waiting For Wentworth said...

I loved Cinder, and I can't wait to see how the story plays out in Scarlet. Great choice this week. Thanks for sharing.

Meg @ A Bookish Affair said...

OMG, I just read Cinder last week and fell in love. I'm sad I have to wait so long for Scarlet!


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