Suzanne Collins talks ‘The Hunger Games’ books, Katniss’s family, Peeta and Gale, and lots more

The Hunger Games fandom knows it’s not every day we hear from Suzanne Collins, and so every interview, every appearance is a day to cherish. As it is the tenth anniversary year of The Hunger Games‘s first publication, here is one such day: the author sat down with publisher David Levithan for New York Times to talk about the books and the movies. The interview is an … Continue reading Suzanne Collins talks ‘The Hunger Games’ books, Katniss’s family, Peeta and Gale, and lots more

Authors talk The Hunger Games and Katniss Everdeen’s impact on YA literature

In an essay on the tenth anniversary year of The Hunger Games, YA author Sabaa Tahir (An Ember in the Ashes) discusses her hero, Katniss Everdeen, and the altered YA landscape in the wake of the series’s success. Along with Tahir, Dhonielle Clayton (The Belles) and Leigh Bardugo (Six of Crows), too, contributed to what made Katniss and the books a phenomenon. Read excerpts from the essay … Continue reading Authors talk The Hunger Games and Katniss Everdeen’s impact on YA literature

Orphan Black’s Tatiana Maslany narrating ‘The Hunger Games’ special edition audiobook

As The Hunger Games turned 10 this year, Scholastic is releasing a special anniversary edition audiobook, narrated by Orphan Black star Tatiana Maslany. The audiobook will feature a bonus track Q&A with Maslany. In addition, the CD is packaged with an insert that contains the exclusive content included in the Hunger Games Special Edition print book: an in-depth interview with Collins about the origins of the series, and an engaging … Continue reading Orphan Black’s Tatiana Maslany narrating ‘The Hunger Games’ special edition audiobook

Happy birthday, Katniss Everdeen!

Today, May 8th, is the birthday of the Mockingjay – Katniss Everdeen! I kept telling myself if I could only hold out until May, just May 8th, I would turn twelve and be able to sign up for the tesserae… Katniss, hailing from District 12, made her first appearance in front of Panem as a Tribute in the 74th Annual Hunger Games, and went on to … Continue reading Happy birthday, Katniss Everdeen!

First look at ‘The Hunger Games’ coloring book!

With the onslaught of coloring books based on popular shows and books, Game of Thrones included, it was about time someone came up with one based on The Hunger Games. Entertainment Weekly has an exclusive first look at The World of The Hunger Games. The book features characters and scenes from all four of the box office hits: Fans can color Effie Trinket’s wild style to their own liking and … Continue reading First look at ‘The Hunger Games’ coloring book!

‘Mockingjay: Part 2’ nominated for Best Movie and Best Actress at KCA 2016

The Hunger Games‘ final run at Nickelodeon’s Kids Choice Awards is here at last. Mockingjay: Part 2 is nominated in two main categories, along with the books nominated for the Favorite Book Series. Best Movie – Ant-Man Avengers: Age of Ultron Cinderella Daddy’s Home Jurassic World Pitch Perfect 2 Star Wars: The Force Awakens The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 Best Actress – Anna Kendrick – … Continue reading ‘Mockingjay: Part 2’ nominated for Best Movie and Best Actress at KCA 2016

Suzanne Collins Writes a Thank You Letter to the Hunger Games Film Team

Suzanne Collins posted a thank you letter to the Hunger Games film team thanking them for all the work they have done on the Hunger Games movies. You can read her letter below: A Thank You to The Hunger Games Film Team Having spent the last decade in Panem, it’s time to move on to other lands. But before I do, I’d like to say … Continue reading Suzanne Collins Writes a Thank You Letter to the Hunger Games Film Team

First look: FLAMING EDITIONS of ‘The Hunger Games’ trilogy coming in October

The official UK website for The Hunger Games has revealed the upcoming “flaming” editions of the books. The new edition, available in paperback, will release on October 1, each costing £7.99. You can pre-order the books on Amazon: The Hunger Games Catching Fire Mockingjay The set will be available after its release across the UK. Continue reading First look: FLAMING EDITIONS of ‘The Hunger Games’ trilogy coming in October

Happy 5th anniversary to ‘Mockingjay’!

Five years ago, on this day, the final book of The Hunger Games trilogy was released in the US. August 24 in 2010 was a grand day for Tributes who’d waited for so long for Mockingjay after that cliffhanger in Catching Fire! Here’s wishing a happy book birthday to Suzanne Collins who gave us this incredible and powerful story. From the book’s release to the final movie of the franchise, it’s … Continue reading Happy 5th anniversary to ‘Mockingjay’!

YA authors share how ‘The Hunger Games’ inspired them

Today, August 10, is the 53rd birthday of author Suzanne Collins. To mark the occasion, MTV asked 9 YA authors to share how The Hunger Games has inspired them and their writing. Rae Carson, The Girl of Fire and Thorns “Although it was written for teens, ’The Hunger Games’ is fearless in its portrayal of the consequences of war. It inspired me to honor the sacrifices of friends … Continue reading YA authors share how ‘The Hunger Games’ inspired them