Book Review – Glitches (Lunar Chronicles #0.5)

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Title: Glitches (Lunar Chronicles #0.4)

Author: Marissa Meyer

Synopsis: 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. In Glitches, a short prequel story to Cinder, we see the results of that illness play out, and the emotional toll that takes on Cinder. Something that may, or may not, be a glitch…

Rating: 4 and a half stars

Review: I started this short story with a little trepidation, since I wasn’t sure how good it would be in comparison to the actual Lunar Chronicles books, but by the time I finished it, I was thirsty for more.

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It opens with little Cinder coming to the Commonwealth with Garan, her new adoptive father. However, when they get home, there are mixed reactions to her presence.

I absolutely adored seeing little Peony and little Cinder bonding, and having fun together – even if it did make me sad, since I know Peony’s fate. I really wanted to see more of Peony, and more of Garan who seemed to be a genuinely nice person.

I fully recommend you read this BEFORE you read ‘Cinder’ because this gives you the perfect little snapshot into the world of cyborgs and Lunars. Read it and love it. I dare you.

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Happy reading!

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2 thoughts on “Book Review – Glitches (Lunar Chronicles #0.5)

  1. Ale

    *spoilers*
    I loved it too! It was so nice to get to know this background story of Cinder and how she was “introduced” to her new family. I had this emotional moments when Peony and Cinder were together(since I know what happens to Poeny in ‘Cinder’), but I just loved it, and also a part that I felt so much was when Adri cries for Garan(at the end). That part was really touching because you can see how much she really loved him.
    So yes, in general I was very satisfied with this story, and like you said, I totally recommend to all the ones interested to read this, you’ll surely enjoy it.

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