Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Book Recommendation: The Hunger Games

I just read a great book over the weekend. It was perfect timing because I needed something to take my mind off things. This one was recommended by my friend Jules. Typically, I don't go in for young adult fiction, unless you count the Harry Potter series.
The book is The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. It was a well-written and intriguing story from the start. Original and just full of enough surprises to make it interesting. My librarian called it "disturbing, but good". My friend Jena's daughter who is voracious for books just finished it too. I will have to ask her what her thoughts are being she fits into the author's target audience.

There is much posted on the internet on this one, so I am not even going to give you a plot summary. It reminded me of "Lord of the Flies" meets "Survivor" only more inventive. Since it is a trilogy, I immediately requested the next book from the library, as well as the third one which is coming out next week! And yes, I saw in wikipedia that it has already been purchased by a studio.

Leave me a comment if you have read it! I really did enjoy it and hope my requested copies come in soon!!!

Sorry I didn't give it more of a review. It's early and I have not had any coffee....yet and I need to get started on my day! It is going to be a busy one!

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