I was SO right not to read this sequel to The Hunger Games until the third and final installment was released! The second is just as good as the first and I can’t wait to see how the whole thing ends. I literally just finished the last page and paused only long enough to post this little blurb before I walk to the bookshelf and crack Mockingjay open. Seriously, if you haven’t read the Hunger Games trilogy it is well worth reading. Yes, it is a young adult series but that just means it reads fast. The Hunger Games happen once a year in Panem to remind the Districts that the Capitol is still in charge and can still make them pay for any disobedience 75 years after the civil war. Each of the twelve Districts must send one male and one female between the ages of 12 and 18 to the games to fight each other until there is only one left alive. Yes, it is a book – well, three actually – about kids killing each other but it is not gory enough to be considered horror and it is gripping to hear the story from the first person point of view of one of the “Tributes” inside the arena. I can’t say any more without including spoilers so just trust me and go read them!
September 30, 2010
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
Writer; wife, mother, survivor, and impulsive bitch rarely capable of saying no. Fueled by coffee, yoga and sarcasm. (She/Her) View all posts by terraluft
This entry was posted on Thursday, September 30th, 2010 at 11:03 am and posted in Book Reviews. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.
This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.
- Follow Terra Luft – View From the Crystal Ball on WordPress.com
Current ProjectsNovel 4 First Draft (Near-Future SciFi)
Novel 4 Revisions (Near-Future SciFi)
Categories30-Day Blog Challenge Adult College Adventures Alternative Medicine Appearances Author Interviews Awards Back to Fit Book Reviews Books Contests and Challenges Editing Editors Events Everyday Life Goals Grief Guest Posts Healthy Lifestyle horror Injury Kidney Disease Looking Ahead LTUE Making a difference National Novel Writing Month Original Fiction Overachiever Parenting Pregnancy Publishing Ragnar Random or philosophical thoughts Ranting and Ravings Revision Running Secret Door Society Society The Novel Project This Time Last Year Uncategorized Utah Fantasy Authors Writing Writing Conferences Year In Review Yoga
- 5,938 visitors
Goodreads – Currently Reading
Tags2019 Adrienne Monson Amy Banks appreciating life art author interview author interviews birthdays blog tour book list Book Lists book reviews Books business of writing charity Christine Haggerty Coming Soon cover reveal Crimson Edge Publishing diabetes editing editor finding balance first time author flash fiction friends ghost hunting goals Griffin Publishers guests interview It Came From the Great Salt Lake JDRF Joshua Robertson Kathy Jones kidney disease League of Utah Writers lessons learned life events live a life you love Live the life you love Looking Ahead LUW2016 Melkorka NaNoWriMo new release original work overachiever paranormal activity parenting Pretty Things priorities Publishing Read in 2014 Reading research saying no Secrets & Doors short fiction short stories SNHU someday stress T1D Terra Luft The Secret Door Society tiaras time management tips World Horror; Horror; Conventions writer writing Writing Conferences writing tips Year In Review