Suzanne Collins to Fans: No MOCKINGJAY Spoilers!

| Aug 11 | 0 Comments

Suzanne Collins is gearing up for the highly anticipated released of Mockingjay, the third book in The Hunger Games trilogy, and she has a message for her fans: No spoilers! She released a statement on the official Hunger Games Facebook page asking fans to avoid sharing spoilers before or immediately after the August 24th release date. Here is her statement in full: Dear Readers, I […]


New Book Releases August 2010

| Aug 1 | 1 Comment

The upcoming August book releases are a mix of blockbusters, beach reads, and, toward the end of the month, a few heavier books that signal the transition into fall. The highly anticipated third book in the Hunger Games trilogy, Mockingjay, is out this month, as well as new books from Charlaine Harris and James Patterson. So take a look that the August releases I think […]


Depressing Books: It’s a Cruel, Cruel Summer

| Jul 28 | 1 Comment

The Passage by Justin Cronin and Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

Emily St. John Mandel over at The Millions observes that post-apocalyptic fiction seems to be everywhere this summer, and I couldn’t agree more. The two books I was looking forward to reading the most this summer—The Passage by Justin Cronin and Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins—both fall into the dystopian/post-apocalyptic genre. This is actually something new for me because I didn’t always like these types of […]



| Jul 27 | 0 Comments

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

Scholastic recently released the official book trailer for Mockingjay, the third book in Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games trilogy. Before you get too excited, let me just warn you that the trailer is pretty underwhelming. I’m dying for new information about Mockingjay, but they don’t give away anything in the trailer. As you’ll see when you watch it, the trailer poses the question “Will Katniss Everdeen […]


Summer Books 2010 Preview

| May 19 | 1 Comment

Some of the most highly anticipated books of the year are coming this summer and I can’t wait to get my hands on them. Here’s a list of the blockbuster books that you will want to take to the beach with you this summer: Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris Available May 4, 2010 (Order on Amazon) From the publisher: After enduring torture and […]


The Cover of the Third Hunger Games Book Revealed

| Feb 12 | 0 Comments

Big news for fans of Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games trilogy: the third book will be called Mockingjay and is scheduled for release on August 24, 2010. I just recently read the first two books, The Hunger Games and Catching Fire, and I can’t wait to get my hands on Mockingjay. I’m talking Harry Potter levels of anticipation here! If you haven’t read the books, they […]


CATCHING FIRE by Suzanne Collins [Review]

Catching Fire, Suzanne Collins’ follow up to her 2008 hit, The Hunger Games (read my review here), continues to follow Katniss as she returns to life back home in District 12. Unfortunately for her, life becomes anything but normal. As a Hunger Games victor she lives in a new home with her mother and sister, and her much publicized “romance” with Peeta during the Hunger […]


THE HUNGER GAMES by Suzanne Collins [Review]

The Hunger Games are part Richard Connell’s “The Most Dangerous Game”, part Stephen King’s “The Running Man”, and part CBS’ Survivor reality TV show. It is set in the future, where the country of Panem now occupies a large portion of North America. Panem is comprised of the Capitol City (apparently located in the Rockies) and twelve Districts, which are similar to states. Originally there […]