Teens’ Top Ten 2010: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

August 16, 2010

Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins is one of the Teens’ Top Ten Nominations for 2010.

In Catching Fire, the sequel to The Hunger Games, teens Katniss and Peeta are celebrated by the Districts.  They won the Hunger Games by breaking all of the established rules.  On their victory tour, it becomes clear that their defiance of the Capitol’s rules has encouraged people of other Districts to begin breaking the rules.  Unknowingly, Katniss and Peeta have sparked a rebellion.  To keep the rebellion from fully igniting, Katniss and Peeta must pretend that they are in love with one another, even though they are not. Read the rest of this entry »


Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

November 4, 2009

So I realize I haven’t posted anything in a while: I have been UBER busy with my first year of high school. Who knew that one actually had to study every night to get good grades? I also joined a lot of clubs, which keeps me even more packed then usual. In all of this, I am sad to say, that I completely forgot about this blog. And I apologize. So now I will review a book. Let’s see, the last book I read was Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins…

**WARNING: SPOILERS FOR BOTH BOOKS (Hunger Games and Catching Fire)

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Hunger Games Contest!

March 16, 2009

hunger-gamesDid you love Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games as much as I did?  Enter this contest to win lunch with the author in New York City!

From Publishers’ Weekly website:

“Scholastic is also launching a writing contest to promote Catching Fire(the sequel). From March 16 to May 15, readers ages 12 to 17 can submit an essay describing how they would survive the fight-to-the-death games chronicled in The Hunger Games. The winner will receive a lunch with Collins and her editors at Scholastic in New York City; the winner and 100 runners-up will also get an ARC of Catching Fireand a mockingjay pin (the bird featured on the books’ covers). Details and official rules are available at Scholastic’s Hunger Games Web site. “

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