Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday #58

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine.

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. In this thrilling debut young adult novel, the first of a quartet, Marissa Meyer introduces readers to an unforgettable heroine and a masterfully crafted new world that’s enthralling. [from goodreads]

A futuristic world where Cinderella is a cyborg? Now THAT is a unique concept! I'm very curious to see how that works exactly...for now, though, I'll have to be content with Cinder's synopsis (it teases me!) and its epic cover. o.o

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