Backlist Blast

backlist blast

This weekly meme was created by Milana @A Couple Reads and Flavia @Flavia the Bibliphile to feature and discuss backlist books (books that were published six months ago or earlier) that are on your TBR and you have yet to read. Another purpose is for readers to find out about awesome backlist books that they might have never heard of before! For more information on the meme, and for optional themes, please see the info page here.

Note: They have created banners which you can find on their blogs to use for this meme, but I have created my own. Feel free to use the ones they created, mine, or create your own!

Make sure to tag the original creators (see above) and comment on their Backlist Blast posts to let them know you’re participating!

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Title: Cinder
Author: Marissa Meyer
Publisher: Feiwel and Friends
Publication Date: January 3, 2012

A forbidden romance.

A deadly plague.

Earth’s fate hinges on one girl . . .

CINDER, a gifted mechanic in New Beijing, is also a cyborg. She’s reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s sudden illness. But when her life becomes entwined with the handsome Prince Kai’s, she finds herself at the centre of a violent struggle between the desires of an evil queen – and a dangerous temptation.

Cinder is caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal. Now she must uncover secrets about her mysterious past in order to protect Earth’s future.

This is not the fairytale you remember. But it’s one you won’t forget.divider_line (1)
Not going to lie, this was a total bookstagram buy for me. I kept seeing it all over and then saw it was a fairytale retelling and here we are. The problem is that I have a love-hate relationship with sci-fi so it might take me a while to get to this one. I hear great things, but those are from people that rave about the genre all the time. Books set in space don’t exactly float my boat, but maybe this book is a game changer? Who knows!

Have you read this series? Which genre is your least favourite? Let me know in the comments!

9 thoughts on “Backlist Blast

  1. Flavia says:

    Ahhhh I absolutely LOVED Cinder! And the other books in the series too 🙂 I’m actually audiobooking Winter (the fourth book) as I’m writing this comment hahaha


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