marissa meyer

  • tumblr:I wish there was more media with female protagonists
  • me:You know there's a great series called The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer
  • tumblr:I wish more sci-fi was marketed towards women
  • me:Well, the Lunar chronicles-
  • tumblr:I wish there was more media like Sailor Moon
  • me:The Lunar Chronicles are actually very inspired by-
  • tumblr:I wish there was more media with mixed-race couples
  • me:The main couple in the Lunar Chron-
  • tumblr:I wish that we had more woc princesses!
  • me:The princesses in the Lunar chronicles are-
  • tumblr:But, wait, get this. Cinderella...but with an amputee!
  • me:*throws the Lunar Chronicles at you* THIS IS FAVORITE BOOK AND YOU DON'T EVEN KNOW IT

Really?” she drawled. “You’d rather take your chances with her?
At least I know when she’s manipulating me.”
News flash: I have never manipulated you. And I hope I never have to. But you aren’t the only one with responsibilities and an entire country of people who are relying on you. So I’m sorry, your majesty, but you are coming with me, and you’re just going to have to figure out whether or not you can trust me when we’re not so pressed for time.
Then she raised her hand and shot him.
- The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer


favorite fictional boys: Captain Carswell Thorne [The Lunar Chronicles]

“Is there a certain type of drama you like?”

Carswell tapped his stylus against the side of his mouth. “Adventure stories, I guess. With lots of exotic places and daring escapades … and swashbuckling space pirates, naturally.” He followed this up with a wink.


the lunar chronicles as animated characters part 2 (insp)
(part 1 - cinder & kai elevator scene)

Rapunzel (Tangled) as Cress
Flynn Rider (Tangled) as Thorne
Mary Katherine (Epic) as Cinder

Suddenly, overwhelming panic clawed up Cress’s throat. With a squeak, she ducked out of view of the camera and scrambled beneath the desk.
“Wha-where’d she go?” Thorne’s voice came to her through the screen.
“Honestly, Thorne.” A girl. Linh Cinder? “Do you ever think before you speak?”
“What? What did I say?”
“’Is that all hair?’”
“Did you see it? It was like a cross between a magpie nest and ball of yarn after it’s been mauled by a cheetah.”
A beat. Then, “A cheetah?”
“It was the first big cat that came to mind.”

this post is dedicated to this anon as well as everyone else who enjoyed part 1! :) thank you for the kind words/compliments!