10 Best Books Like Cinder Update 05/2022

Books Like Cinder

The Selection (The Selection, #1) by Kiera Cass

The Selection (The Selection, #1) by Kiera Cass

 

The Selection is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for 35 girls. The chance to break free from the life they’ve been living since birth. Getting lost in a sea of glistening gowns and priceless gems. To be a princess and compete for the affections of Prince Maxon, a handsome prince.

Being Selected, on the other hand, is a nightmare for America Singer. As a result, she will have to give up her secret love for Aspen, a member of a lower caste. Leaving her home to compete for a crown she doesn’t want in a fierce competition. It’s not easy to live in a palace under constant threat of violent rebel attack.

Prince Maxon is introduced to America. All of her plans for the future are put into question as she realizes that the life she had always imagined may not be as fulfilling as she thought it would be.

Red Queen (Red Queen, #1) by Victoria Aveyard

The color of one’s blood makes all the difference in the world. The Silver elite rule over the Reds because they have god-like superpowers. Moreover, nothing seems to change for Mare Barrow, the seventeen-year-old Red girl from the impoverished Stilts. That is, until she gets a job at the Silver Palace and finds herself stuck there. While surrounded by the people she despises the most, Mare discovers a deadly power of her own. One that has the potential to upset the delicate equilibrium of power. Because the Silvers are afraid of Mare, they hide her in plain sight, proclaiming her to be a long-lost Silver princess who is currently en route to marrying a Silver prince. A militant resistance group, the Red Guard, relies on Mare’s help to overthrow the Silver regime, despite the fact that she knows she could be killed if she makes a single mistake. Although this is an evil and treacherous world, Mare has entered a dangerous dance with her own heart and her own red and silver bloodlines.

Matched (Matched, #1) by Ally Condie

The Society’s leaders make the final call. Loved one(s). Describe the place where you are employed. When you’re gone, you’ll be gone forever.

When it comes to their decisions, Cassia has always put her faith in them. It’s a small price to pay for a long life, a fulfilling career, and a life partner who shares your values. Cassia knows with absolute certainty that he is the one when her best friend appears on the Matching screen. until the screen fades to black and she sees another face for a split second. Now Cassia must choose between Xander and Ky, between the only life she’s ever known and a path no one else has dared to take—between perfection and passion.

When it comes to storytelling, Matched has the timeless resonance of a classic.

The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1) by Rick Riordan

The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1) by Rick Riordan

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In spite of his good character, Percy Jackson struggles academically and emotionally. With each passing day spent away from home, Percy’s pre-algebra teacher seems to turn into an evil monster and attempt to kill him. He must know where he came from and go to a safe place when Percy’s mother learns of his situation, she decides. The sea god Poseidon is revealed to be Percy’s father at Camp Half Blood, a demigod summer camp (on Long Island). A mystery soon emerges, and Percy, along with his friends—one a satyr and the other the demigod daughter of Athena—set out on a journey across the United States in order to prevent a catastrophic war between the gods.

Divergent (Divergent, #1) by Veronica Roth

There are five groups in Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago: Candor (honesty), Abnegation (selflessness), Dauntless (bravery), Amity (peacefulness), and Erudite (intellectualism) (the intelligent). Those who are 16 at the time must choose a faction for the rest of their lives on a specific day each year. Beatrice must choose between staying with her family and being true to herself—she cannot have it both ways. Everyone is surprised—including herself—by the outcome of her decision thus far.

Beatrice renames herself Tris and joins her fellow initiates in their struggle to live out the decision they have made. Together, they are put through a series of grueling physical and mental challenges, some of which could have life-threatening consequences. During her initiation, Tris must figure out who her true friends are—and how a romance with a sometimes fascinating, sometimes frustrating boy fits into the life she’s chosen for herself in this moment. Because she knows it could lead to her death, Tris keeps her secret a secret from the rest of the world. Moreover, she learns that her secret may help her save those she cares about, or it may bring her down if she doesn’t keep it a secret any longer.

The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air, #1) by Holly Black

Without a doubt, I aspire to achieve the same level of success as them. Beautiful as if forged from divine fire, they’re like a pair of swiss army knives. They’ll be around for a long time.

And then there’s Cardan, who is even more stunning than the others. There are no other people I despise more than him. Because of how much I despise him, I can’t breathe when I look at him.

When Jude’s parents were assassinated, she and her two sisters were kidnapped and forced to live in the dangerous High Court of Faerie. Jude still longs to be a part of it ten years later, despite the fact that she knows she will die there. However, many of the fey despise human beings themselves. Particularly the High King’s youngest and most evil son, Prince Cardan.

She must defy him in order to get a seat on the Court–and deal with the consequences.

It is only as Jude’s involvement in the palace intrigue and deception deepens that she comes to understand her own capacity for deception and violence. Jude will have to risk her life in a dangerous alliance to save her sisters and Faerie itself from the ravages of betrayal.

City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1) by Cassandra Clare

City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1) by Cassandra Clare

When Clary Fray, a fifteen-year-old New Yorker, goes to the Pandemonium Club, she has no idea that she will witness a murder, much less one carried out by three other teens brandishing strange weapons and covered in tattoos. After that, it’s as if the body just vanished. When the murderers are invisible to everyone else and there is no evidence of a boy’s death, it is difficult to call the police. Alternatively, was the man a child?

Clary’s first encounter with the Shadowhunters, a group of warriors whose mission is to exterminate demons from the world. The Shadowhunter Jace, who has the appearance of an angel but acts more like a jerk, is also her first encounter. When Clary’s mother vanishes and she is attacked by a demon within 24 hours, she is sucked into Jace’s world with a vengeance. But why would demons care about people like Clary and her mother, who are just like them in every way? And just how did Clary acquire the Sight all of a sudden? The Shadowhunters have a burning desire to know the answer to this question.

The Elite (The Selection, #2) by Kiera Cass

Initially, there were 35 girls in the running. The battle for Prince Maxon’s affections has intensified now that the field has been reduced to six Elite—and America is still unsure of where her heart truly belongs. Does Maxon have what it takes to make her life a storybook? Or is it with Aspen, the man she adored as a child?

The United States is in desperate need of additional time. America has a choice, but the rest of the Elite know what they want, and it’s about to expire.

Shadow and Bone (The Shadow and Bone Trilogy, #1) by Leigh Bardugo

Shadow and Bone (The Shadow and Bone Trilogy, #1) by Leigh Bardugo

It’s no wonder that Ravka has been torn apart by the Shadow Fold, an area of near-impermeable darkness crawling with monsters who feast on human flesh. The nation of Ravka, once great, is now surrounded by enemies. A single refugee may be the only one who can save the world.

Alina Starkov has never excelled in anything. It’s only when an attack hits her unit in the Fold that Alina discovers a previously hidden power that she can save the life of her best friend and use to free her war-torn country. With nothing left to lose, Alina is taken away from her family and friends to be trained as a Grisha, one of the magical elite led by the mysterious Darkling.

However, nothing in this opulent world is as it first appears. The Grisha’s secrets and the secrets of Alina’s heart will have to be confronted as darkness falls and her untamed power is put to the test for the kingdom’s sake.

A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1) by Sarah J. Maas

During the long winters, the forest where Feyre lives is a cold and desolate place, and her survival depends on her skill as a hunter and killer. So when she spots a deer being chased by a wolf in the forest, she can’t help but take on the predator for its meat. But in order to do so, she must kill the predator, and killing something so valuable comes at a high price…….

Her captor’s jewelled mask conceals far more than Feyre expected when she was taken to a magical kingdom for a fae murder trial, where she discovers he is hiding far more than his piercing green eyes would suggest. Her feelings for Feyre begin to change from hostility to passion as she learns why he is so closely guarded at the court, and the faerie lands become even more dangerous. Feyre risks losing him forever if she doesn’t break an ancient curse.

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