Series: The Lunar Chronicles #3.5
Publisher: Feiwel and Friends (2015)
Hardcover (222 pages)
Also by this author: Cinder, Scarlet, Cress
Also in this series: Cinder, Scarlet, Cress
Reading Challenges: 2015 Fairytale Retelling, Read 2015
In this stunning bridge book between Cress and Winter in the bestselling Lunar Chronicles, Queen Levana’s story is finally told.
Mirror, mirror on the wall,
Who is the fairest of them all?
Fans of the Lunar Chronicles know Queen Levana as a ruler who uses her “glamour” to gain power. But long before she crossed paths with Cinder, Scarlet, and Cress, Levana lived a very different story – a story that has never been told . . . until now.
Marissa Meyer spins yet another unforgettable tale about love and war, deceit and death.
Levana really is evil. The way she sees the world is so very twisted. She honestly thinks she is doing the best for Luna even when quite a few other people are against her. She really doesn’t get why people are afraid of her. She doesn’t realize how completely and utterly crazy she is.
One would think that after everything Levana put up with from Channary, she wouldn’t be so bad. But that, sadly, is not the case. It just seemed to make her worse.
Speaking of Channary, wow! The other books in the series rarely mention Channary except to say that she is Levana’s older sister, previous queen of Luna, and mother of Princess Selene. I guess I had the impression Channary was a better queen than Levana. Well, no. I actually feel sorry for the Lunar who have survived under their parents, Channary, and now Levana. At least Princess Selene can’t be any worse than the past few.
Poor Winter. No wonder she is slightly messed up after what Levana did to her father and Little Princess Selene. I feel so sorry for the poor girl having grown up with Levana as a stepmother. shivers
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