Monday, June 28, 2010

28 June - a little . . . okay, a LOT obsessed

For those of you who haven't read The Hunger Games, you're missing out. This series is my new favorite - I absolutely love it! I shied away from it for a long time after hearing it was about teenagers battling it out to the death (sounded pretty gruesome), but after all the reviews, I had to try it out. I'm so glad I did! I am officially obsessed with the series. It was well written, & sent me on a huge rollcoaster ride of emotions - excitement, anger, joy, anxiety, sadness, frustration. It reminded me in many ways of Lord of the Flies & The Lottery (a particular favorite short story that I remember from high school - showing a community's way of keeping "peace" through horrendous means). I highly recommend this! It's a trilogy - book 2: Catching Fire, & book 3 (coming out at the end of August): Mockingjay. They're also making a movie of the first book, due out sometime in 2011.


  1. Samuel and I are reading this together and it's a tortuurous experience...I so want to read ahead! I too remember "The Lottery", and it still gives me chills!

  2. I looooved them too and can't wait for the 3rd book! I really hope they make movies out of them and I hope they aren't rated r! :)


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