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Friday, July 29, 2011

Book Review: The Hunger Games

Over vacation I read the first two books of The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins. I left the third book at home because I figured there was no way I would finish all three on vacation then I started reading. I read the first two books in about a day each. Then I had a week before I could get my hands on the third one. It was  torture!
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The books follow the story of a young heroine who is made a tribute in the Hunger Games. That means that she has to fight to the death in an arena that can throw anything at her at any time. What follows is one of the most exciting and exhilarating reads I have experienced in a long time. I basically did not want to put the books down once I had picked them up. The action started pretty near the beginning and carried through the whole book. 

In fact, when I was reading the last book, I stopped for the night in the middle of the action. I should have kept reading, because I was so curious about how everything was going to end that I couldn't sleep. If you are looking for a series to read, then I recommend The Hunger Games.

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4 comments:

  1. I've heard a lot of good things about The Hunger Games. I need to get them and read them.

    I'm a visiting Company Girl. I hope you have a good weekend!

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  2. Thanks for the review and suggestion!

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  3. I heard good things about the books too. I'll have to add them to my list. I love when I can just zip through a book because it's that good.

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  4. These sound like something my daughters and I might like! Thanks for the review! Have a great weekend!

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