November 10th saw the end of Marissa Meyer’s Lunar Chronicles with the release of Winter. However, #CyborgMonday delivered the BIGGEST news in the universe!
Surprise! The Lunar Chronicles series continues with the announcement of the February 2, 2016 release of Stars Above. This 9 story compilation revolves around the Lunar Chronicles Series and includes 5 new stories (which are indicated by asterisks below).
*The Keeper: A prequel to the Lunar Chronicles, showing a young Scarlet and how Princess Selene came into the care of Michelle Benoit.
Glitches: In this prequel to Cinder, we see the results of the plague play out, and the emotional toll it takes on Cinder. Something that may, or may not, be a glitch….
The Queen’s Army: In this prequel to Scarlet, we’re introduced to the army Queen Levana is building, and one soldier in particular who will do anything to keep from becoming the monster they want him to be.
Carswell’s Guide to Being Lucky: Thirteen-year-old Carswell Thorne has big plans involving a Rampion spaceship and a no-return trip out of Los Angeles.
*After Sunshine Passes By: In this prequel to Cress, we see how a nine-year-old Cress ended up alone on a satellite, spying on Earth for Luna.
*The Princess and the Guard: In this prequel to Winter, we see a young Winter and Jacin playing a game called the Princess and the Guard…
The Little Android: A retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid,” set in the world of The Lunar Chronicles.
*The Mechanic: In this prequel to Cinder, we see Kai and Cinder’s first meeting from Kai’s perspective.
*Something Old, Something New: In this epilogue to Winter, friends gather for the wedding of the century…
The second most important announcement yesterday was that Marissa Miller is going on tour in late January/early February (dare we call it Winter?). She will be celebrating the week of Stars Above release in the following cities:
- Feb. 2, 2016 University Bookstore Seattle, WA
- Feb. 3, 2016 The King’s English Bookshop Salt Lake City, UT
- Feb. 4, 2016 Powell’s Books Beaverton, OR
- Feb. 5, 2016 Changing Hands Bookstore Tempe, AZ
- Feb. 6, 2016 Irving Public Library Irving, TX
- Feb. 7, 2016 Joseph-Beth Booksellers Cincinnati, OH
- Feb. 8, 2016 Barnes & Noble Bensalem, PA
- Feb. 9, 2016 Livestream!!!!!!!! ANYWHERE
- Feb. 9, 2016 Books & Books Coral Gables, FL