It’s been a few years since I’ve found a book that I couldn’t put down. Since starting The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, I have found myself so wrapped up in the life of protagonist, Katniss Everdeen, that I feel this book is beginning to consume my life. I was so anxious to read the continuation of Katniss’ tale that I zipped right through the second book in the trilogy, Catching Fire, and am now eagerly awaiting the arrival of the final book, Mockingjay, from Amazon.
The Hunger Games is the story of 16-year-old Katniss Everdeen who lives in the future of North America, a country called Panem. It is divided into a powerful Capitol and 12 districts weakened by drought, famine and cruelty from the Capital. Each year, two representatives from each district between the ages of 12 and 18 are selected by lottery to partake in the Hunger Games, a fight to the death in which there is only one victor. The games are broadcasted throughout Panem, and all citizens, including the friends and families of those “tributes” chosen for the games, are forced to watch. When Katniss’ younger sister, Prim, is chosen as a tribute for the games, Katniss volunteers to take her place. She and her male counterpart, Peeta, must defy all odds by eliminating their much stronger competition one by one.
If you’re looking for a fantastic read, check out The Hunger Games. The movie comes out on March 23rd, and the trailer looks fantastic. Happy reading!
Lizzy is a Merchandise Product Development major at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising L.A. She is highly influenced by J. Crew, Ralph Lauren and Michael Kors and hopes to one day be designing and marketing fantastic fashions just like her icons.
Lizzy S. has 64 post(s) on RTR On Campus