The Lunar Chronicles Books in Order: The Complete Guide to the Popular Series

Discover all the books in The Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Mey in this complete guide to the popular young adult fantasy romance series.

Below you will find all The Lunar Chronicles books in order (including a novella, graphic novels, and extra books!) plus frequently asked questions about the series.

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The Lunar Chronicles Books in Order:

The Lunar Chronicles Extra Books:

The Lunar Chronicles Extended World Graphic Novels

The Lunar Chronicles Books in Order With Publisher Descriptions:

Cinder is book one in The Lunar Chronicles. Check out all The Lunar Chronicles books in order on She Reads Romance Books.

Cinder
by Marissa Meyer

The Lunar Chronicles Book 1

Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A life-ending 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.

Scarlet is book two in The Lunar Chronicles. Check out all The Lunar Chronicles books in order on She Reads Romance Books.

Scarlet
by Marissa Meyer

The Lunar Chronicles Book 2

Scarlet Benoit’s grandmother is missing. The police have closed her case.

The only person Scarlet can turn to is Wolf, a street fighter she does not trust, but they are drawn to each other.

Meanwhile, in New Beijing, Cinder will become the Commonwealth’s most wanted fugitive – when she breaks out of prison to stay one step ahead of vicious Queen Levana.

As Scarlet and Wolf expose one mystery, they encounter Cinder and a new one unravels.

Together they must challenge the evil queen, who will stop at nothing to make Prince Kai her husband, her king, her prisoner . . .

Cress is book three in The Lunar Chronicles. Check out all The Lunar Chronicles books in order on She Reads Romance Books.

Cress
by Marissa Meyer

The Lunar Chronicles Book 3

Incarcerated in a satellite, an expert hacker and out to save the world – Cress isn’t your usual damsel in distress.

Cress grew-up as a prisoner. With only netscreens for company she’s forced to do the bidding of the evil Queen Levana.

Now that means tracking down Cinder and her handsome accomplice Emperor Kai. But little does Levana know that those she seeks, and the man she loves, are plotting her downfall . . .

As paths cross and the price of freedom rises, happily ever after has never seemed further away for Cress, Scarlet and Cinder.

Fairest is book 3.5 in The Lunar Chronicles. Check out all The Lunar Chronicles books in order on She Reads Romance Books.

Fairest
by Marissa Meyer

The Lunar Chronicles Book 3.5

Mirror, mirror, on the wall.

Who is the Fairest of them all?

Pure evil has a name, hides behind a mask of deceit, and uses her “glamour” to gain power. But who is Queen Levana?

Long before she crossed paths with Cinder, Scarlet, and Cress in The Lunar Chronicles, Levana lived a very different story—a story that has never been told . . . until now.

Winter is book four in The Lunar Chronicles. Check out all The Lunar Chronicles books in order on She Reads Romance Books.

Winter
by Marissa Meyer

The Lunar Chronicles Book 4

Princess Winter is admired for her grace, kindness and beauty, despite the scars on her face. She’s said to be even more breath-taking than her stepmother, Queen Levana…

When Winter develops feelings for the handsome palace guard, Jacin, she fears the evil Queen will crush their romance before it has a chance to begin.

But there are stirrings against the Queen across the land. Together with the cyborg mechanic, Cinder, and her allies, Winter might even find the power to launch a revolution and win a war that’s been raging for far too long.

Can Cinder, Scarlet, Cress, and Winter claim their happily ever afters by defeating Levana once and for all?

Stars Above is book 4.5 in The Lunar Chronicles. Check out all The Lunar Chronicles books in order on She Reads Romance Books.

Stars Above
by Marissa Meyer

The Lunar Chronicles Book 4.5

The universe of the Lunar Chronicles holds stories – and secrets – that are wondrous, vicious, and romantic.

How did Cinder first arrive in New Beijing? How did the brooding soldier Wolf transform from young man to killer?

When did Princess Winter and the palace guard Jacin realize their destinies?

The Lunar Chronicles Extra Books:

Cinder's Adventure: Get Me to the Wedding is an extra book in The Lunar Chronicles. Check out all The Lunar Chronicles books in order on She Reads Romance Books.

Cinder’s Adventures Get Me to the Wedding!
by Marissa Meyer

Cinder, the star of the Lunar Chronicles, is getting married! She and Emperor Kai have made it to their big day – now all Cinder has to do is show up and say “I do.”

But it’s not so easy when there are twists and turns and obstacles along the way, and you, the reader, are in control of her fate, along with the many friends and strangers she meets on this adventure.

Can you and Cinder make it to happily ever after?

The Lunar Chronicles is a compilation in The Lunar Chronicles. Check out all The Lunar Chronicles books in order on She Reads Romance Books.

The Lunar Chronicles Box Set

Once upon a time, in the future . . . .

The Lunar Chronicles are futuristic retellings of classic fairy tales.

In Cinder, a teenage cyborg (half human, half machine) must deal with a wicked stepmother, start a rebellion against the evil Queen Levana, and decide how she feels about a handsome prince.

As the series continues, Cinder forges alliances with Scarlet, a spaceship pilot who is determined to solve the mystery of a missing loved one—with the help of a magnetic street fighter named Wolf; Cress, a computer hacker who is imprisoned by Queen Levana; and Winter, a princess who’s in love with a commoner, and who discovers that Cinder, Scarlet, and Cress may hold the key to saving her kingdom—and the world.

The Lunar Chronicles Coloring book is in The Lunar Chronicles. Check out all The Lunar Chronicles books in order on She Reads Romance Books.

The Lunar Chronicles Coloring Book
by Marissa Meyer

People,places, and scenes from Marissa Meyer’s bestselling and beloved intergalactic adventure come to life in this enchanting coloring book.

Castles, costumes, and characters inspired by fairy tales are detailed with intricate and decorative drawings perfect for coloring.

Along with new text from the author,including never-before-published commentary about the series, this is a volume that Lunartics (old fans and new) will want to own.

The Lunar Chronicles Extended World Graphic Novels

Wires and Nerve is a spin-off graphic novel in The Lunar Chronicles series. Check out all the books in the Lunar Chronicles series on She Reads Romance Books.

Wires and Nerve Volume 1
by Marissa Meyer
Illustrated by Doug Holgate

When rogue packs of wolf-hybrid soldiers threaten the tenuous peace alliance between Earth and Luna, Iko takes it upon herself to hunt down the soldiers’ leader.

She is soon working with a handsome royal guard who forces her to question everything she knows about love, loyalty, and her own humanity.

Wires and Nerve Gone Rogue is a spin-off graphic novel in The Lunar Chronicles series. Check out all the books in the Lunar Chronicles series on She Reads Romance Books.

Wires and Nerve Volume 2: Gone Rogue
by Marissa Meyer
Illustrated by Stephen Gilpin

Iko—an audacious android and best friend to the Lunar Queen Cinder—has been tasked with hunting down Alpha Lysander Steele, the leader of a rogue band of bioengineered wolf-soldiers who threaten to undo the tenuous peace agreement between Earth and Luna.

Unless Cinder can reverse the mutations that were forced on them years before, Steele and his soldiers plan to satisfy their monstrous appetites with a massacre of the innocent people of Earth.

And to show he’s serious, Steele is taking hostages.

Frequently Asked Questions About The Lunar Chronicles:

What is The Lunar Chronicles Reading Order?

The Lunar Chronicles series includes six books and are recommended to be read in the following order: Cinder, Scarlet, Cress, Fairest, Winter, and Stars Above.

What is The Lunar Chronicles Age Rating?

Beautiful Creatures has an age rating of 12 and up.

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