Tag: The Hunger Games
My Rating: 3 stars I walked into the theater with very high (very unrealistic) expectations for this movie. I guess had these high expectations because, well, the Hunger Games books themselves are one of the best young adult novels ever written, I expected its movie to be as mind-blowing as the book. Now, don’t me [...]
In the post-apocalyptic world of the country of Panem, where the countries of North America once existed, a highly advanced metropolis, the Capitol, holds absolute power over the poorer districts of the nation. The former thirteenth district had acted out in rebellion, so the Hunger Games, an annual event, was created as a punishment. The [...]
Besides a dog, a book can be man’s best friend. Books provide an escape from reality, a break from our thoughts and our everyday lives. We read books to our children, before we go to bed, during lunch breaks and on the beach. But what is the purpose of a book? What makes a book [...]
Posted: February 24th, 2012 under "Bad Books".
Tags: Bad Books, Harry Potter, Hate List, It's Kind of a Funny Story, Jennifer Brown, Ned Vizzini, opinion, Suzanne Collins, teen, The Hunger Games, The Hunger Games Trilogy
My Rating: 5 stars This remarkable book tells the story of sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives in District 12 of the country Panem, which lies where North American used to be. Every year, the middle city of Panem, called the Capitol, hold the Hunger Games. There is a boy and a girl selected from each [...]