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THE HUNGER GAMES

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Katniss Everdeen is a survivor. She has to be; she's representing her District, number 12, in the 74th Hunger Games in the Capitol, the heart of Panem, a new land that rose from the ruins of a post-apocalyptic North America. To punish citizens for an early rebellion, the rulers require each district to provide one girl and one boy, 24 in all, to fight like gladiators in a futuristic arena. The ... Read full review

Review: The Hunger Games

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Brian Farrey

In my Teenreads.com review of THE SILENCED by James DeVita, I noted that we have a love of dystopian novels. I think it's because we, as humans, like to be right. We like to be able to make correlations between the conditions we see in the world and possible scenarios about how those conditions could achieve Worse Case Scenario status. It's frightening, really, that we should want to be right ... Read full review

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I remember when this trilogy first came out. I about 11 years old and I remember some of my classmates talking about it. It was not until my teenage years that I decided to purchase and read The Hunger Games part 1. I was intrigued by the setup of the story and how detailed it explained the future. As every chapter ended in a cliffhanger I continued on page by page. The author did a phenomenal job in describing the characters very detailed and their stories became very memorable. I like how well thought out the scenes were depicted and described. We witnessed what occurred in Panem and how the tributes were selected and sent out to participate for their individual district. We see how the war, a game of survival and strategic, is brought upon such a young group of teens. Characters begin to show favoritism within the elaborate layers the author has left. The horrors of corruption are undeniably captured. The older students can read this fantastic story and enjoy the feelings that the characters are captured in. The book cover definitely makes sense when you are through with the book and realize it has a special and unique meaning.  

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I really enjoyed this book because I liked the characters' personalities and I really liked the intensity of the hunger games. I also liked it because there was emotion in it and it wasn't all just fighting. My favourite part was part 2: the games. I liked it because that was the most exciting part, it had the most significant events and there was some humour too. I would recommend this to anyone from year five up. 

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I hate what happens they treat the people who fights in the arena but it does show what will happen if we don't respect others cuase it will leed to vilonce.

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so ccooooooooooooooooooooooooool

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I love this book its amazing and I strongly recommend this for anybody. My rating for this book is a 5 because its an action packed book.

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Crappy

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i am going to read the hunger games books and they are good like the movies i hope?

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This book is a bit lengthy as the plot is distributed unevenly on the length of the book.But still the Author has done a Good job in showcasing the lifelike Emotions of the Girl Katniss Everdeen.
The book Focuses on the Themes such as : Love,Friendship and Sacrifice.
The description of the Scenes are amazing and Genuine.Would definitely recommend to anyone who haven't read before.
Overall a Good Book.Worth the time you spend.
 

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