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The Hunger Games

by Suzanne Collins

Author: Suzanne Collins

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Language: English

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Could you survive on your own, in the wild, with every one out to make sure you don't live to see the morning?

Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen, 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 will weigh survival against humanity and life against love.

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...forces. Peeta Mellark and I stand in silence as the train speeds along. The tunnel goes on and on and I think of the tons of rock separating me from the sky, and my chest tightens. I hate being encased in stone this way. It reminds me of the mines and my father, trapped, unable to reach sunlight, buried forever in the darkness. The train finally begins to slow and suddenly bright light floods the compartment. We can...

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25 Oct 2012 22:47:37

The Hunger games
This book wait I don't even know where to start this book is the best book I have ever read. couldn't put it down. I love all the Characters especially Peeta. Its all my favourite generas packed into one book it was amazing. Read is more than 5 times no joke After this book I wanted to read all the books It took me less than a week to finish the whole series.I'd wished Suzanne Colllins would write more but oh well guess I'll have to wait till all the movies co

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10 Oct 2012 09:38:19

The Hunger Games
This is an almost perfect adventure novel. With action, adventure, science fiction and romance all in one. The post apocalypse setting and the cruel capitol in the nation of Panem. This is so far one of the best books I've ever read. The Hunger Games is incredible.

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08 Apr 2012 22:28:20

On the first page i was sucked into katniss's world. I felt like i was her trough out the entire series. My heart wouldn't stop racing while i rad it. Nobody could get my attention. I cried when Rue diead., then I cried when the people in CATCHING FIRE died, then I cried some when Finnick, Boggs, And Prim died. THE HUNGER GAMES TRILOGY is an exciting, and amazing series. :) ;)

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07 Apr 2012 22:50:08

Ausome book, I want to see the movie but I'm not allowed. My mom and dad did and they said it was good,1,000,000,000 out of 1,000,000,000 stars!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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01 Apr 2012 19:51:17

I couldnt put this book down at all! I read it because I heard it was great and I wanted to read before I go and watch the movie! Now I cant wait!
This book will keep you on your toes for the entire reading. I found myself feeling anxious and excited to find out what will happen.
Its not a love story per se but it sure has that element, which is great.

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26 Mar 2012 18:59:14

The Hunger Games Review
Honestly, i never thought i would really get into the book because the movie previews didnt seem all too interesting but i read the first few pages of the book after i watched the movie (speaking of which, i cried through) & i couldnt stop reading.

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09 Dec 2015 19:13:19

I love the book

09 Dec 2015 19:13:18

I love the book


23 Nov 2012 02:11:07

great book


25 Oct 2012 22:37:40

" may the odds be ever in your favour"
by Effie Trinket


25 Oct 2012 22:35:53

josh hutcherson plays Peeta Mellark


25 Oct 2012 22:35:16

who has watched the movie

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I feel some of the pressure in my chest lighten at his words


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“Really, really try. I swear it,” I say. And I know, because of Prim, I’ll have to


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Only there were still several weeks to go


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throwing an arm around my shoulders

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