Waiting on Wednesday #51

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly post hosted by Breaking the Spine @ breakingthespine.blogspot.com where we book bloggers talk about a book that isn’t released yet that we are excited about.

My Pick this Week is………

25689074Stars Above by Marissa Meyer

A Lunar Chronicles Collection of Short Stories

Genre: Young Adult Sci-fi

Release Date: February 2, 2016

Summary from Goodreads:

The enchantment continues….

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?

With nine stories—five of which have never before been published—and an exclusive never-before-seen excerpt from Marissa Meyer’s upcoming novel, Heartless, about the Queen of Hearts from Alice in Wonderland, Stars Above is essential for fans of the bestselling and beloved Lunar Chronicles.


The Little Android: A retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid,” set in the world of The Lunar Chronicles.
Glitches: In this prequel to Cinder, we see the results of the plague play out, and the emotional toll it takes on Cinder. Something that may, or may not, be a glitch….
The Queen’s Army: In this prequel to Scarlet, we’re introduced to the army Queen Levana is building, and one soldier in particular who will do anything to keep from becoming the monster they want him to be.
Carswell’s Guide to Being Lucky: Thirteen-year-old Carswell Thorne has big plans involving a Rampion spaceship and a no-return trip out of Los Angeles.
The Keeper: A prequel to the Lunar Chronicles, showing a young Scarlet and how Princess Selene came into the care of Michelle Benoit.
After Sunshine Passes By: In this prequel to Cress, we see how a nine-year-old Cress ended up alone on a satellite, spying on Earth for Luna.
The Princess and the Guard: In this prequel to Winter, we see a game called The Princess
The Mechanic: In this prequel to Cinder, we see Kai and Cinder’s first meeting from Kai’s perspective.
Something Old, Something New: In this epilogue to Winter, friends gather for the wedding of the century…

Why I am Excited

After finishing Winter last month I can’t wait for more about these characters. I have only read two of these stories(Glitches and The Queen’s Army) and loved them. I can’t wait to get my hands on this baby. I am most excited for Something Old, Something New. I can’t wait to see the characters after the end of Winter plus who isn’t looking forward to Kai’s perspective of his first meeting with Cinder in The Mechanic. I have a feeling I am going to be laughing so hard at Carswell’s Guide to Being Lucky and might shed a tear over The Little Android. So happy this comes out in only a few weeks.

What book are you excited to get your hands on?

Your’s in Rebellion,

The Reading Rebel

 

 

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