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Cress

by Marissa Meyer

Square Fish | January 27, 2015 | Trade Paperback |

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Cinder and Captain Thorne are fugitives on the run, with Scarlet and Wolf in tow. Together they're plotting to overthrow Queen Levana and her army.

Their best hope lies with Cress, who has been trapped on a satellite since childhood with only her netscreens as company. All that screen time has made Cress an excellent hacker; unfortunately, she's just received orders from Levana to track down Cinder and her handsome accomplice.

When a daring rescue goes awry, the group is separated. Cress finally has her freedom, but it comes at a high price. Meanwhile, Queen Levana will let nothing stop her marriage to Emperor Kai. Cress, Scarlet, and Cinder may not have signed up to save the world, but they may be the only ones who can.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 576 Pages, 5.12 × 7.87 × 0.39 in

Published: January 27, 2015

Publisher: Square Fish

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1250007224

ISBN - 13: 9781250007223

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Cress

Cress

by Marissa Meyer

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 576 Pages, 5.12 × 7.87 × 0.39 in

Published: January 27, 2015

Publisher: Square Fish

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1250007224

ISBN - 13: 9781250007223

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One     Her satellite made one full orbit around planet Earth every sixteen hours. It was a prison that came with an endlessly breathtaking view—vast blue oceans and swirling clouds and sunrises that set half the world on fire. When she was first imprisoned, she had loved nothing more than to stack her pillows on top of the desk that was built into the walls and drape her bed linens over the screens, making a small alcove for herself. She would pretend that she was not on a satellite at all, but in a podship en route to the blue planet. Soon she would land and step out onto real dirt, feel real sunshine, smell real oxygen. She would stare at the continents for hours and hours, imagining what that must be like. Her view of Luna, however, was always to be avoided. Some days her satellite passed so close that the moon took up the entire view and she could make out the enormous glinting domes on its surface and the sparkling cities where the Lunars lived. Where she, too, had lived. Years ago. Before she’d been banished. As a child, Cress had hidden from the moon during those achingly long hours. Sometimes she would escape to the small washroom and distract herself by twisting elaborate braids into her hair. Or she would scramble beneath her desk and sing lullabies until she fell asleep. Or she would dream up a mother and a father, and imagine how they would play make-believe with her and read her adventure stories and brush her hair lovingly off her brow, un
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Cinder and Captain Thorne are fugitives on the run, with Scarlet and Wolf in tow. Together they're plotting to overthrow Queen Levana and her army.

Their best hope lies with Cress, who has been trapped on a satellite since childhood with only her netscreens as company. All that screen time has made Cress an excellent hacker; unfortunately, she's just received orders from Levana to track down Cinder and her handsome accomplice.

When a daring rescue goes awry, the group is separated. Cress finally has her freedom, but it comes at a high price. Meanwhile, Queen Levana will let nothing stop her marriage to Emperor Kai. Cress, Scarlet, and Cinder may not have signed up to save the world, but they may be the only ones who can.

About the Author

Marissa Meyer's first and second books in the Lunar Chronicles series, Cinder and Scarlet, both debuted on the New York Times bestseller list. She lives in Tacoma, Washington, with her husband and their three cats.

Editorial Reviews

Praise for Cress : * "Meyer continues to show off her storytelling prowess, keeping readers engaged in a wide cast of characters while unfolding a layered plot that involves warring governments and a fast-spreading plague. The momentum Meyer built in the first two books continues to accelerate as the stakes grow higher for Cinder and her friends. The next installment cannot come fast enough." — Publishers Weekly , starred review "Once again, Meyer offers up a science fiction fantasy page-turner that salutes women’s intelligence and empowerment. . . . Old and new romances, unfinished story lines, and the prognostication of wartime horrors all pave the way for Meyer’s much anticipated next installment, Winter , expected in 2015." — Booklist   Praise for Cinder : A New York Times Bestseller An Indie Next Kids’ Top Ten Title "Prince Charming among the cyborgs." — The Wall Street Journal * "Unfolds with the magic of a fairy tale and the breakneck excitement of dystopian fiction." — Publishers Weekly , starred review Praise for Scarlet : A New York Times Bestseller An Indie Next Kids’ Top Ten Title * "It’s another Marissa Meyer roller coaster ride, part science fiction/fantasy, part political machination with a hint of romance." — Booklist , starred review * "Returning fans of Meyer’s Cinder will gladly sink their teeth into this ambitious, wholly satisfying sequel. . . . Meyer portrays each scene with precisi
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