Winter, the fourth and FINAL book in The Lunar Chronicles, was released last month. To celebrate, we created a menu inspired by all four books in the series by Marissa Meyer. Host a book club party with your friends to discuss the books and make these recipes! ENJOY!
Tea-boiled eggs are a common street food in the Eastern Commonwealth. In Cinder, shoppers snack on these eggs. Marissa Meyer herself recommended these in her own Cinder book club here!
Scarlet serves Wolf a croque monsieur sandwich in the second book in The Lunar Chronicles. This traditional french sandwich is delicious and will impress all of your friends!
Cress often twisted elaborate braids into her hair when she was a child. Make this braided challah bread in honor of Cress and…
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We had the lovely pleasure of seeing Marissa Meyer speak on her Fairest book tour this week! We learned a few fun facts about The Lunar Chronicles, Marissa Meyer, and her upcoming projects. ENJOY!
1. Marissa Meyer was obsessed with The Little Mermaid (the Disney version, not the Hans Christian Andersen one).
2. Marissa wrote Fairest in NINE days. She says it just poured out of her. (Originally it was going to be a shorter promotional novela, but she had too much to say so she turned it into a book!)
3. Cinder is based on Cinderella, Scarlet is based on Little Red Riding Hood, and Cress is based on Rapunzel. Cress and Rapunzel are both types of salad greens, hence the connection.
4. The Lunar Chronicles were inspired by Sailor Moon and science-…
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WAHOO! Fairest by Marissa Meyer was just released today. Are you going to read it? Let us know in the comments below!
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The story takes place about twenty years before the start of Cinder, when Levana is fifteen years old. It starts on the day of her parents' funeral. Her parents have been murdered by a Lunar assassin who was not happy with their rule. As a result of their death, Levana's older sister Channary is about to be crowned the new queen of Luna. From there, the story goes through about ten years of Levana's life. It gives insight into what has made Levana into the person we see later, her relationships with Channary and her niece Selene, how she became the stepmother of Winter and what exactly lies beneath Levana's glamour.