Marissa Meyer Books in Order (Lunar Chronicles, Renegades, Heartless…)

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Marissa Meyer Books in Order

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Who is Marissa Meyer?

Born on February 19, 1984, in Tacoma, Washington, Marissa Meyer is an American writer of Young adult fantasy and science fiction romance.

She attended Pacific Lutheran University, where she received a degree in creative writing and worked as a book editor before beginning her career as a writer.

She wrote Sailor Moon fan fiction under the pen name of Alicia Blade and wrote her first futuristic retelling of a classic fairy tale during the 2008 National Novel Writing Month. It inspired her to writer Cinder, the first book in the Lunar Chronicle Series, published in 2012. It was a New York Times bestseller.

In addition to writing, Marissa hosts The Happy Writer podcast. She lives near Tacoma, Washington, with her husband and twin daughters.

Marissa Meyer Books in Order:

The Lunar Chronicles

The Lunar Chronicles are futuristic retellings of classic fairy tales. The story takes place in a world where earthens, cyborgs, androids, and a race of moon colonists all coexist. For more details and other reading order options, go to the Lunar Chronicles reading order.

  1. Cinder (2011)
  2. Scarlet (2013)
  3. Cress (2014)
  4. Fairest (2015) – prequel
  5. Winter (2015)
  6. Stars Above (2016) – anthology
  7. Wires and Nerve (2017) – graphic novel, illustrated by Douglas Holgate.
  8. Wires and Nerve, Volume 2: Gone Rogue (2018) – graphic novel, illustrated by Stephen Gilpin

Renegades Trilogy

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  1. Renegades (2017) – The Renegades are a syndicate of prodigies — humans with extraordinary abilities — who emerged from the ruins of a crumbled society and established peace and order where chaos reigned. As champions of justice, they remain a symbol of hope and courage to everyone…except the villains they once overthrew. Nova has a reason to hate the Renegades, and she is on a mission for vengeance. As she gets closer to her target, she meets Adrian, a Renegade boy who believes in justice — and in Nova. But Nova’s allegiance is to a villain who has the power to end them both
  2. Archenemies (2018) – The Anarchists still have a secret weapon, one that Nova believes will protect her. The Renegades also have a strategy for overpowering the Anarchists, but both Nova and Adrian understand that it could mean the end of Gatlon City – and the world – as they know it
  3. Supernova (2019) – Nova and Adrian are struggling to keep their secret identities concealed while the battle rages on between their alter egos, their allies, and their greatest fears come to life. Secrets, lies, and betrayals are revealed as anarchy once again threatens to reclaim Gatlon City.

Standalone novels

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  1. Heartless (2016) – Long before she was the terror of Wonderland—the infamous Queen of Hearts—she was just a girl who wanted to fall in love.  Catherine may be one of the most desired girls in Wonderland, but all she wants is to open a shop with her best friend. But according to her mother, such a goal is unthinkable for the young woman who could be the next queen. Cath is determined to define her own destiny and fall in love on her terms. But in a land thriving with magic, madness, and monsters, fate has other plans.
  2. Instant Karma (2020) – Chronic overachiever Prudence Barnett wakes up with the sudden ability to cast instant karma on those around her. Her newfound karmic insights will reveal how thin the line is between virtue and vanity, generosity and greed…love and hate…and fate.
  3. Gilded (2021) – A retelling of Rumpelstiltskin. Cursed by the god of lies, a miller’s daughter has developed a talent for storytelling – but are all of her tales as false as they appear? When one of Serilda’s stories draws the attention of the devastating Erlking, she finds herself swept away into a world of enchantment, where ghouls prowl the earth, and ravens track her every move. The king locks Serilda in a castle dungeon and orders her to spin straw into gold, or be killed for lying. In despair, Serilda unwittingly summons a mysterious young man to her aid. And he agrees to help her, for a price. But love wasn’t meant to be part of the bargain.

Anthologies edited 

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  1. Serendipity (2022) – An anthology of stories inspired by romantic tropes and edited by Marissa Meyer.

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