The Hunger Games
First in the ground-breaking HUNGER GAMES trilogy. Set in a dark vision of the near future, a terrifying reality TV show is taking place. Twelve boys and twelve girls are forced to appear in a live event called The Hunger Games. There is only one rule: kill or be killed. When sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen steps forward to take her younger sister's place in the games, she sees it as a death sentence. But Katniss has been close to death before. For her, survival is second nature.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jrg1316 - www.librarything.com
Collins creates a brutal world where the children of the poor are thrown into a life and death game for the entertainment of the rich. A great beginning to an interesting trilogy. I'm very excited to read the rest of it. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - readingover50 - www.librarything.com
I read the first two chapters. I thought the writing style seemed a little juvenile, even though I knew this was a young adult book. I then waited a couple of days before picking the book up again ... Read full review