I had heard many people talk about their love of this series and now I see why. It is a page turner and kept me wanting to keep reading each night past my bedtime. The fact that you know it is a retelling of the fairy tale Cinderella does little to kill the suspense since this includes cyborgs and Lunars. Cinder is discovering her own history as you are weaving the two stories together. Really enjoyable start to a YA series.