Title: The Hunger Games Author: Suzanne Collins Publisher: Scholastic Press Number Of Pages: 374
Summary From Jacket Flap: Could you survive on your own, in the wild, with every one out to make sure you don’t live to see the morning? 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 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. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives alone with her mother and younger sister, regards it as a death sentence when she steps forward to take her sister’s place in the Games. But Katniss has been close to dead before-and survival, for her, is second nature. Without really meaning to she becomes a contender. But if she is to win, she will have to start making choices that weigh survival against humanity and life against love. Acclaimed writer SUZANNE COLLINS author of the New York Times bestselling Underland Chronicle, delivers equal parts suspense and philosophy, adventure and romance, in this searing novel set in a future with unsettling parallels to our present.
Review: The Hunger Games is absolutely amazing! I finished it yesterday because I was sick and couldn’t do anything but read and sleep. I loved the whole book. I almost cried and if you have read it or you are going to read it you will know what part I am talking about. I think it is one of my favorite books of all time. It was funny, heartbreaking, and altogether wonderful. If you don’t already own this book I suggest you go to the bookstore and buy it.
I recommend this book if you like adventure, romance, young adult novels, and wonderful books!