Cinder is a retelling of the age old fairy tale of Cinderella with a futuristic twist. In this version, New Beijing is threatened by a number of calamities, including plague and an inevitable war between Earth and the Moon kingdom, Luna. Cinder, a cyborg, is living life as a mechanic with her two stepsisters and legal guardian and although she isn’t happy, she dreams of a better life for herself in the future. Exciting and terrible events are put into motion when Prince Kai of the Eastern Common Wealth drops off his android to Cinder to be fixed. This book is thoughtful and engaging. The author makes an old story new again. A great read for anyone with in interest in sci fi or fairy tales.
A review from Molly