Mockingjay: The Hunger Games Trilogy

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From newspapers, to reviews, to fan-views online – The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins seems to be all the rage.

In this latest installment, we follow our heroine Katniss in a territory that was vaguely mentioned in Catching FireDistrict 13, which will prove to be the setting and basis for the story. Reader’s may expect the same emotional tribulation, [at times] fast-paced character development, and suspense-filled action sequences that have filled the previous novels, and made it’s fan-base grow, and become hungry for more. The pages fly by with each new development in the story, and there’s never a dull moment.

Yet, what is the cause of it’s popularity, if this is simply a children’s series?

The answer lies in the substance, relatability, and complex plot structure throughout. In this, it captures the attention of all ages – all appeals in genre. It has it’s own mix of Star Wars Sci-fi, Alex Rider gadgets, and war-torn worlds that one might find in WWII-based historical fiction.



About Zechariah Barrett

Greetings! Jambo! Hola ! 你好 ! Bonjour ! Hallo ! Привет ! Buongiorno ! こんにちは ! Thanks for checking out my profile. I'm Zechariah, an author, photographer, graphics designer, language learner, techie... I'll stop there for now. One more thing. I'm also a Christian. Depending on your life experience, that may mean different things to you. I want to assure you, however, that I don't subscribe to all the prevailing views. I don't subscribe to hate. I don't engage in party politics. I both care about a robust economy as well as the environment and social issues. I want to truly live my life by the Spirit of Christ, and that entails loving others and caring for this world. That's how I'm different. I'm not here to cast judgmental glances or make you feel like trash. My heart is to help others, and I hope that shows in all that I do. I also want to have a discussion. Not a debate, not an argument. I want to engage with my readers and viewers regardless of our differences, and then start a conversation. Let's make this world a better place. Together.

Posted on 10/01/2010, in All-Things-Reviews, Book Reviews, Literary Focus, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. thesocratesofsnails

    I’m on chapter 9 right now. Trying to take it in small portions rather than all at once. For far, it’s great.

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