Thanks for all your warm welcomes!!! I'm still not done visiting everyone, so sorry if I haven't dropped by your blog yet! Anyhow, here's one of the first reviews I wrote after I announced my hiatus, and it's also the only one that held the honour of being posted on Facebook prior my return. Without further ado (I know I'm ridiculously late >_<), THE HUUUNNNGER GA~MES!!!
Title: The Hunger Games
Author: Suzanne Collins
Publication: 2008, Scholastic Inc.
Summary: In the ruins of a place
once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol
surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel
and keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to send one boy and
one girl between the ages of twelve and eighteen to participate in the
annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on live TV...read more
Appetizer: "a breathlessly exhilarating ride...blunt but clever"
This book whisked me onto a breathlessly exhilarating ride without a
brief moment of true rest! Addicting and highly entertaining, "The
Hunger Games" stretched to a vast span of literal settings and themes,
all meticulously tied to the vicious core of the Games.
confidently lure out our imaginations as the blunt but clever writing
sweeps dramatically to reveal a constant and mesmerizing show of scenes,
each and every one feverishly brilliant in vividness. With a plot drawn
out with effective pacing, readers are ensured a hooked and driven
journey that maintains a satisfying amount of pages and well-coordinated
action that guarantees the story to never grow stale. "
Games" boasts an incredibly memorable cast as well; the characters each
flicker and brighten in turn from the very start. They are skillfully
and faithfully created and bring many touches of both sweet and tragic
emotional stirring to the sharp sting of the ruthless massacre in the
With that additional yet fundamental puzzle piece, "The
Hunger Games" has been successfully brought to life and will dazzle
countless readers and result in the ignition of a fantastically
Rating: ✰✰✰✰ 4 Epic Hoots
Final Notes: Thanks, Natasha, for lending me the books to read! If I had been waiting for that library hold to come around, I'd
probably be waiting for another 3 years, haha! This book was just plain epic, and I'm sure almost every one of you would probably agree!
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