Date of publication
February 2, 2016
Print (hardcover), e-book, audiobook
is a collection of short stories set in the world of Stars Above the Lunar Chronicles, before and after the main 4 books. The collection was released on February 2, 2016 by Feiwel & Friends.
The enchantment continues...
universe of the Lunar Chronicles holds stories—and secrets—that are wondrous, vicious, and romantic. How did Cinder first arrive in New Beijing? How did the brooding soldier Wolf transform from young man to killer? When did Princess Winter and the palace guard Jacin realize their destinies?
With nine stories—five of which have never before been published—and an exclusive never-before-seen excerpt from Marissa Meyer’s upcoming novel, Heartless, about the Queen of Hearts from Alice in Wonderland, Stars Above is essential for fans of the bestselling and beloved Lunar Chronicles.
The collection contains the following stories:
" ": A prequel to The Keeper the Lunar Chronicles, showing a young Scarlet and how Princess Selene came into the care of Michelle Benoit.
" ": A prequel to Glitches , detailing Cinder Linh Cinder's first weeks after her cyborg surgery and her introduction to her new stepfamily.
" ": A prequel to The Queen's Army , telling the story of Scarlet one soldier in Levana's army who is determined not to become the monster everyone expects him to be.
" ": A prequel to Carswell's Guide to Being Lucky , expanding on some of Cress Carswell Thorne's exploits when he was a young man with big dreams.
" ": In this prequel to After Sunshine Passes By Cress, we see how a nine-year-old Cress ended up alone on a satellite, spying on Earth for Luna.
" ": A never-before-released prequel to The Princess and the Guard , chronicling the friendship between Winter Princess Winter and Jacin and answering some frequently asked questions about Winter, her insanity, and her scars.
" ": A prequel to The Little Android Cinder. Also, a retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's " The Little Mermaid," in which an android falls in love with a human boy.
" ": In this prequel to Cinder, we see Kai and Cinder’s first meeting from The Mechanic Kai’s perspective.
" ": In this epilogue to Something Old, Something New , friends gather for the wedding of the century…
Stars Above also includes a sneak peek at Marissa Meyer first non-Lunar Chronicles novel, Heartless.
Foreign editions Edit
Stars Above is translated and published in the following countries:
Hvězdy nad hlavou
Alle sterren (Netherlands)