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
Forbes yesterday released a list of World’s Top-Earning Authors of 2013. 16 authors have made the list including James Patterson, Nora Roberts, Rick Riordan, J.K. Rowling, George R. R. Martin and more. The Hunger Games author Suzanne Collins landed on #3 spot with a whopping $55 million. Writing thrillers or romances for adults is good; even better is writing fantasy fiction for young adults that spills … Continue reading Suzanne Collins makes World's Top-Earning Authors of 2013 Forbes list
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County’s On the Same Page reading program are hosting an epic concept this year, where you get to learn how to “survive the Hunger Games”. Spend Saturday learning how to survive “The Hunger Games,” just like the characters do in the Suzanne Collins book, which this year’s selection for the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County’s On the … Continue reading Fans in Cincinnati: Learn How To Survive 'The Hunger Games'
In an influx of movie related articles about The Hunger Games, here’s one from StarPulse that questions whether Hunger Games will be able to give competition to Twilight. Everyone is wondering what movie is going to topple Twilight as the next young adult hit. Industry insiders are pointing to a New York Times Best Selling book titled The Hunger Games, which has just been optioned … Continue reading Can 'Hunger Games' Movie Topple 'Twilight'?
Goodreads now has an official page for Mockingjay up here. It includes the official description for the book: Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice. But now that she’s made it out of the bloody arena alive, she’s still not safe. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge. Who do they think should pay for the unrest? Katniss. And what’s … Continue reading Official 'Mockingjay' Description
USA Today’s Pop Five segment recently ran an article on female protaganists. The spunky Katniss Everdeen landed the fifth position on the list! The Pop Five is a series of Pop Candy readers’ top five lists. Today’s contribution comes from Katie (apronk) in Pittsburgh: I was quite the awkward girl growing up. As a result, I found myself constantly looking to strong female figures in … Continue reading Katniss Everdeen: One of Pop Five's Top Female Protaganists
Attention all Hunger Games fans! HGN’s merchandise shop is finally online, where you can buy clothes and other accessories sporting designs inspired by the Hunger Games trilogy! The shop, right now, hold five designs as we’re just beginning! Check a few products out below: We’ll be waiting for feedback and then expand the shope with full cutomization. We’ve more designs saved up our sleeves, and … Continue reading Merchandise Shop Now Online!
John Granger, the Harry Potter expert who TIME magazine’s book reviewer calls “the Dean of Harry Potter scholars,” has turned his attention to Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games Trilogy. He has written up an article with tonnes of theories for the trilogy’s end, some of them quite convincing and some, just a bit far-fetched. As Hunger Games fans, I’m sure all of you would be very … Continue reading Undersee Theories and New Layout!
Let’s get down to analyzing the covers now that the trilogy is finally complete! The three covers’ have actually imparted the book’s theme – whether knowingly or unknowingly – now that we critically see them. The lone mockingjays have symbolized the rebels and the rebellion. Hunger Games’s cover is black: there’s no hope. Catching Fire’s cover is fiery red: rebellion rises. Mockingjay’s cover is pale … Continue reading Thursday Thoery: Peace to Prevail Finally?
Little update from Tri Cities (an informal term to name the three adjacent suburbs), British Columbia, Canada: the local epic battle based on books’ trivia has included the Hunger Games this year! Every year, middle schools across the Tri-Cities face off in an epic battle of book-based trivia. Teams of students compete to see who knows the most about six excellent teen titles chosen by … Continue reading Local BC Trivia Quiz Includes Hunger Games