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Ranking Author Marissa Meyer’s Best Books (A Bibliography Countdown)

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“What are Marissa Meyer’s Best Books?” We looked at all of Meyer’s authored bibliography and ranked them against one another to answer that very question!

We took all of the books written by Marissa Meyer and looked at their Goodreads, Amazon, and LibraryThing scores, ranking them against one another to see which books came out on top. The books are ranked in our list below based on which titles have the highest overall score between all 3 review sites in comparison with all of the other books by the same author. The process isn’t super scientific and in reality, most books aren’t “better” than other books as much as they are just different. That being said, we do enjoy seeing where our favorites landed, and if you aren’t familiar with the author at all, the rankings can help you see what books might be best to start with.

The full ranking chart is also included below the countdown on the bottom of the page.

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The Top Book’s Of Marissa Meyer



12 ) Glitches

 Glitches Review Website Ranks:

  • Goodreads: 12
  • Amazon: 12
  • LibraryThing: 10

Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She’s a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s illness. In Glitches, a short prequel story to Cinder, we see the results of that illness play out, and the emotional toll that takes on Cinder. Something that may, or may not, be a glitch…

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11 ) Renegades

 Renegades Review Website Ranks:

  • Goodreads: 9
  • Amazon: 10
  • LibraryThing: 12

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.

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10 ) Fairest

 Fairest Review Website Ranks:

  • Goodreads: 11
  • Amazon: 10
  • LibraryThing: 9

Pure evil has a name, hides behind a mask of deceit, and uses her “glamour” to gain power. But who isQueen Levana? Long before she crossed paths with Cinder, Scarlet, and Cress in The Lunar Chronicles, Levana lived a very different story―a story that has never been told . . . until now.

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9 ) Heartless

 Heartless Review Website Ranks:

  • Goodreads: 10
  • Amazon: 7
  • LibraryThing: 8

Catherine may be one of the most desired girls in Wonderland, and a favorite of the unmarried King of Hearts, but her interests lie elsewhere. A talented baker, 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.

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8 ) Archenemies

 Archenemies Review Website Ranks:

  • Goodreads: 3
  • Amazon: 7
  • LibraryThing: 11

The Renegades Trilogy continues, in this fiercely awaited second installment after the New York Times-bestselling Renegades by Marissa Meyer, author of the Lunar Chronicles.

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7 ) Wires and Nerve, Volume 1

 Wires and Nerve, Volume 1 Review Website Ranks:

  • Goodreads: 7
  • Amazon: 7
  • LibraryThing: 5

In her first graphic novel, bestselling author Marissa Meyer extends the world of the Lunar Chronicles with a brand-new,action-packed story about Iko, the android with a heart of (mechanized) gold.When rogue packs of wolf-hybrid soldiers threaten the tenuous peace alliance between Earth and Luna, Iko takes it upon herself to hunt down the soldiers’ leader. She is soon working with a handsome royal guard who forces her to question everything she knows about love, loyalty, and her own humanity. With appearances by Cinder, Cress, Scarlet, Winter, and the rest of the Rampion crew, this is a must-have for fans of the bestselling series.

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6 ) Cinder

 Cinder Review Website Ranks:

  • Goodreads: 8
  • Amazon: 6
  • LibraryThing: 4

Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth’s fate hinges on one girl. . . .

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5 ) Wires and Nerve, Volume 2: Gone Rogue

 Wires and Nerve, Volume 2: Gone Rogue Review Website Ranks:

  • Goodreads: 6
  • Amazon: 3
  • LibraryThing: 7

The world of the Lunar Chronicles comes alive in this thrilling continuation of Wires and Nerve. Iko―an audacious android and best friend to the Lunar Queen Cinder―has been tasked with hunting down Alpha Lysander Steele, the leader of a rogue band of bioengineered wolf-soldiers who threaten to undo the tenuous peace agreement between Earth and Luna. Unless Cinder can reverse the mutations that were forced on them years before, Steele and his soldiers plan to satisfy their monstrous appetites with a massacre of the innocent people of Earth.

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4 ) Stars Above

 Stars Above Review Website Ranks:

  • Goodreads: 5
  • Amazon: 3
  • LibraryThing: 6

“The 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 novel, Heartless, about the Queen of Hearts from Alice in Wonderland, Stars Above is essential for fans of the bestselling and beloved Lunar Chronicles.”

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3 ) Scarlet

 Scarlet Review Website Ranks:

  • Goodreads: 4
  • Amazon: 3
  • LibraryThing: 3

Cinder, the cyborg mechanic, returns in the second thrilling installment of the bestselling Lunar Chronicles. She’s trying to break out of prison–even though if she succeeds, she’ll be the Commonwealth’s most wanted fugitive.

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1 ) Cress

 Cress Review Website Ranks:

  • Goodreads: 2
  • Amazon: 1
  • LibraryThing: 1

In this third book in Marissa Meyer’s bestselling Lunar Chronicles series, Cinder and Captain Thorne are fugitives on the run, now with Scarlet and Wolf in tow. Together, they’re plotting to overthrow Queen Levana and prevent her army from invading Earth.

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1 ) Winter

 Winter Review Website Ranks:

  • Goodreads: 1
  • Amazon: 1
  • LibraryThing: 2

Winter despises her stepmother, and knows Levana won’t approve of her feelings for her childhood friend–the handsome palace guard, Jacin. But Winter isn’t as weak as Levana believes her to be and she’s been undermining her stepmother’s wishes for years. Together with the cyborg mechanic, Cinder, and her allies, Winter might even have the power to launch a revolution and win a war that’s been raging for far too long.

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Marissa Meyer’s Best Books



Marissa Meyer Review Website Bibliography Rankings

BookGoodreadsAmazonLibraryThingOveral Rank
Cress 211 1
Winter 112 1
Scarlet 433 3
Stars Above 536 4
Wires and Nerve, Volume 2: Gone Rogue 637 5
Cinder 864 6
Wires and Nerve, Volume 1 775 7
Archenemies 3711 8
Heartless 1078 9
Fairest 11109 10
Renegades 91012 11
Glitches 121210 12

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