Lunarthon: Ten must-reads for Lunar Chronicles fans + SCARLET giveaway


If you’ve already sped through Stars Above and you’re looking for something similar to The Lunar Chronicles to tide you over until Wires and Nerve hits the shelves later this year, look no further! We’ve rounded up a list of ten must-read series for fans of The Lunar Chronicles. Whether you love the series for its diverse ensemble cast, its fairy tale origins, or its blend of scifi and romance, there’s something here for everyone.

Plus, to celebrate the end of our Scarlet readalong, we’re giving away a paperback copy of Scarlet along with 10 Lunar Chronicles shimmer tattoo sheets!

across the universe beth revisThe Across the Universe trilogy by Beth Revis
Publisher: Razorbill
Release date: January 11th 2011
Amy boards Godspeed and expects to awaken on a new planet, three hundred years in the future. But her slumber comes to an end fifty years too soon when someone – one of the inhabitants of the spaceship – tries to kill her.

ash malinda loThe Ash Duology by Malinda Lo
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: September 1st 2009
In the wake of her father’s death, Ash is left at the mercy of her cruel stepmother. The day that Ash meets Kaisa, the King’s Huntress, her heart begins to change. Kaisa reawakens Ash’s capacity for love. But she must make a choice between fairy tale dreams and true love.

daughter of smoke and bone laini taylorThe Daughter of Smoke and Bone series by Laini Taylor
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: September 27th 2011
Around the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers. And in Prague, a young art student named Karou is about to be caught up in a brutal otherwordly war.

Eon Allison GoodmanThe Eon Duology by Alison Goodman
Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers
Release date: December 26th 2008
Eon has a dangerous secret. He is actually Eona, a girl who has been masquerading as a boy for the chance to become a Dragoneye. Females are forbidden to use Dragon Magic; if anyone discovers she has been hiding in plain sight, her death is assured.

Graceling Kristin CashoreThe Graceling Realm trilogy by Kristin Cashore
Publisher: Harcourt
Release date: October 1st 2008
Katsa has been able to kill a man with her bare hands since she was eight – she’s a Graceling, one of the rare people in her land born with an extreme skill. When she meets Prince Po, she learns a new truth about her own Grace – and discovers a terrible secret.

unspoken sarah rees brennanThe Lynburn Legacy trilogy by Sarah Rees Brennan
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Release date: September 11th 2012
Kami Glass loves someone she’s never met . . . a boy she’s talked to in her head ever since she was born. Kami is not one to shy away from the unknown, but now that her imaginary friend has become a real boy, does she still love him? Does she hate him? Can she trust him?

angelfall susan eeThe Penryn and the End of Days trilogy by Susan Ee
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Release date: May 23rd 2013
It’s been six weeks since angels of the apocalypse descended to demolish the modern world. Street gangs rule the day while fear and superstition rule the night. When warrior angels fly away with a helpless little girl, her seventeen-year-old sister Penryn will do anything to get her back.

partials dan wellsThe Partials Sequence by Dan Wells
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: February 28th 2012
Humanity is all but extinguished after a war with Partials—engineered organic beings identical to humans. But Kira is determined to find a solution. The survival of both humans and Partials rests in her attempts to answer questions about the war’s origin that she never knew to ask.

these broken stars amie kaufman meagan spoonerThe Starbound trilogy by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: December 10th 2013
When luxury spaceliner Icarus suddenly plummets from hyperspace into the nearest planet, Lilac (the daughter of the richest man in the universe) and Tarver (a cynical war hero) are the only survivors. Everything changes when they uncover the truth.

under the never sky veronica rossiThe Under the Never Sky trilogy by Veronica Rossi
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: January 3rd 2012
Aria has lived her whole life in the protected dome of Reverie. Her entire world confined to its spaces, she’s never thought to dream of what lies beyond its doors. Then Aria meets an outsider named Perry. Both are searching for answers.

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Lucy Nisbet

Lucy is an English teacher-in-training and a self-confessed book nerd. She often buys more books than she can reasonably afford or possibly have time to read. Her Hogwarts letter is now several years too late, but she’s sure it’s just gotten lost in the post.

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