HUNGER GAMES Author Suzanne Collins Sells Over a Million Kindle eBooks

| Jun 6 | 0 Comments

Suzanne Collins, author of The Hunger Games trilogy, has become the first children’s author to sell over one million Kindle ebooks. Amazon announced today that she’s the sixth author to join the “Kindle Million Club,” which recognizes authors who have sold over 1 million paid units in the Kindle store. “What a lovely and unexpected honor to be in such wonderful company and see my […]

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Books Into Movies News: THE HUNGER GAMES, MORTAL INSTRUMENTS, and More

| Jan 28 | 9 Comments

There are a ton of movie adaptations of books in the works right now, and a few of them have been in the headlines this week. Here’s a roundup of some of the big stories: The Hunger Games movie gets a release date – Lionsgate has announced that The Hunger Games will hit theaters on March 23, 2012, just in time for spring break. Filming […]

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Giveaway: Daemon’s Books Favorite Things of 2010

Daemon's Books Favorite Things of 2010

GIVEAWAY OVER   Congratulations to: Daniel V. _______________________________________ Oprah is not the only one who has favorite things. And so this year, to celebrate the Holidays, Daemon’s Books is giving away a prize pack full of our favorite books from 2010. The books included in the prize pack are: – (1) Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins (Review) – (1) Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith […]

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Kristen’s Favorite Books of 2010

| Dec 22 | 3 Comments

I always have fun reading through end of the year “Best of” lists, so I thought I’d create one of my own. You won’t find any of these books on The New York Times Best Books of 2010, but whatever. These are the books I enjoyed reading the most this year, and I highly recommend them to you too. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins The third […]

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Powell’s Books Wins Scholastic’s HUNGER GAMES Bookstore Contest

| Oct 22 | 0 Comments

Powell’s Books in Portland, Oregon, has won a store visit from Suzanne Collins, the bestselling author of The Hunger Games trilogy. Scholastic held a contest in conjunction with the release of Mockingjay, and asked bookstores to create a display that reflects the look and spirit of the book. Powell’s Books was selected as the winner “based on the overall creativity and style of their submission.” […]

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The Hunger Games – What Kind of Tribute Are You?

| Sep 29 | 7 Comments

Your standing in an enclosed arena with 23 other people. Only one of you can live. The horn sounds and everyone begins to run, you have entered The Hunger Games. Thanks to the awesome recommendation by Kristen and Jose, I have finally finished the heart pounding, science fiction trilogy by Suzanne Collins. Now I find myself asking the inevitable question, what kind of tribute would […]

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MOCKINGJAY Sells 450,000 Copies in One Week

| Sep 8 | 4 Comments

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

Scholastic has announced that they sold more than 450,000 copies (hardcover and ebook) of Suzanne Collins’ Mockingjay, the final book in The Hunger Games trilogy, in its first week on sale. It debuted at number one on both the USA Today and NY Times bestseller lists. You can read our spoiler-free review of Mockinjay here or join our spoiler-filled discussion of the book here. Scholastic […]

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MOCKINGJAY Discussion and Spoilers

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

SPOILER ALERT: Warning! Major spoilers for Mockingjay ahead! This post is intended to be a place to discuss everything that happened in Mockingjay. If you haven’t yet read Mockingjay, check out our spoiler-free review. So now that we’ve finished Mockingjay we’re (Jose and Kristen) dying to talk about it! Let’s start with our general thoughts about the book and then move on to some of […]

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MOCKINGJAY by Suzanne Collins [Review]

| Aug 26 | 1 Comment

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

  SPOILER ALERT: This review contains minor spoilers for Mockingjay and major spoilers for The Hunger Games and Catching Fire since I assume you’ve already read the first two books in the trilogy. If you haven’t, start by reading my review of The Hunger Games. The Hunger Games may be over, but in Mockingjay Katniss is still fighting for her life and the lives of […]

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MOCKINGJAY Leak Causes Outrage

| Aug 16 | 22 Comments

Andrew Sims' twitpic of Mockingjay

Mockingjay, the third book in the Hunger Games trilogy, won’t be released until August 24th, and Scholastic has the book under a strict embargo until then. That means no one is supposed to see the book—not the media, not bookstore employees, no one—until the 24th. Well, somehow Andrew Sims, administrator of the popular Harry Potter fansite mugglenet.com, got his hands on a copy. He tweeted […]

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