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A Guide to Lunar Chronicles Character Traits

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I’ve been getting lots of questions lately about what my characters look like—even down to specifics, like how tall they are. For ease of use and to encourage all ye fanartists (and maybe inspire some of you for the Design … Continue reading


Inside the Black Folders: Cinder

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Last month I wrote a blog post for “A Week of Rapunzel” hosted by Bonnie at A Backwards Story. In the post, I revealed for the first time the contents of one of my black folders—the folders where I’ve been … Continue reading



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Join the mission to #SaveCress and enter the Lunar Chronicles sweepstakes! By some technological magic, every like, share, tweet, tumble, and download is currently being monitored and tracked (by satellite-imprisoned hackers, perhaps?) – and every time we reach a benchmark, … Continue reading


The Little Android: A New Lunar Chronicles Companion Story

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  My newest short story, “The Little Android,” was released yesterday on WattPad! It was inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid” and is set in the world of The Lunar Chronicles.   (It also features a cameo from a much-beloved cyborg!) … Continue reading


Lunar Insignia Grand Prize Winners and Honorable Mentions

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Confession: I HATE choosing contest winners. There are always SO MANY that I love, and I want to reward everyone for their effort and creativity, and I want to hug all of you for participating. But! Winners must be chosen … Continue reading


Lunar Chronicles Yumminess for Book Club Meetings

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I was thrilled to hear last year that CINDER was on GoodReads list for books most frequently chosen for book clubs, and it’s delighted me this year to hear how many book clubs continued on with Scarlet when it came … Continue reading


Celebrating Audiobooks with a Giveaway!

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June is National Audiobook Month and today I’m celebrating by hosting a giveaway for TWO Scarlet audiobooks! You can celebrate by listening to the below excerpts, entering the giveaway, or tweeting about your audiobook appreciation using the hashtag #listenlit. Now, … Continue reading


“The Glamour” by Besos Digitales

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You guys. You guys. You guys. Queen Levana has a theme song!! Besos Digitales, an “acid house” music band in my hometown of Tacoma, WA, has just put out a song inspired by Cinder. Or, specifically, The Lunars. CHECK IT … Continue reading


Places to Follow for Lunartic Love

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There was a time when I posted everything on this blog. Every piece of fanart, every new foreign cover, every bit of book news. But lately there’s become so much stuff happening all the time that I’ve had to pick … Continue reading


Which Lunar Chronicles Hero Is Right For You? Enter “The Best Quiz Ever” Giveaway to find out!

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A few months ago I learned that Justine Magazine would be running a Lunar Chronicles feature in their Feb/March issue. And not just any feature – A QUIZ! And not just any quiz – A MEN OF THE LUNAR CHRONICLES … Continue reading


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