Aylea Stephens


Dependable, Young Adult, Marissa Meyer, Friendship, Weddings, Backstory, Short Stories

Document Type

Book Review


The characters in the Lunar Chronicles have more stories to tell than the ones in the original series. In this short story collection, it answers questions and goes into more details about the lives of the original characters. Stories cover different topics from different parts of the character’s lives. In The Little Android, it talks about Cinder becoming a cyborg. In Glitches, the reader learns about Cinder’s first introduction to her new family. In The Queen’s Army, it discusses how Wolf joins the Queen’s Army. Carswell’s Guide to Being Lucky tells the story of thirteen-year-old Thorne wanting to get a Rampion spaceship. The Keeper tells the story of how Scarlet and Selene were cared for my Michelle Benoit. Another story, After Sunshine Passes By, tells the story of how Cress ends up on a satellite, and the Princess and the Guard talks about Winter and Jacin’s relationship. In The Mechanic, readers will see Kai and Cinder’s meeting from Kai’s perspective, and finally in Something Old, Something New, the friends get together for an important wedding.