The Hunger Games
A heart-stopping, page-turning first novel of a new YA trilogy from the author of the New York Times bestselling Underland Chronicles series.Format: 9 CDs, UnabridgedKatniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used... show more
A heart-stopping, page-turning first novel of a new YA trilogy from the author of the New York Times bestselling Underland Chronicles series.Format: 9 CDs, UnabridgedKatniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used be the United States. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms, each district agreed to send one boy and one girl to appear in an annual televised event called, "The Hunger Games." The terrain, rules, and level of audience participation may change but one thing is constant: kill or be killed. When Kat's sister is chosen by lottery, Kat steps up to go in her place.NARRATED by Carolyn McCormick
Publish date: 2008-10
Publisher: Scholastic Audio Books
Edition language: English
Series: The Hunger Games (#1)
There's not much to say about a book that has been reviewed, probably many here on BookLikes, that hasn't already been said. I'm mostly reading them and comparing the movies to the books and Suzanne Collins must have worked hard to get the movie really close to the book. It's been years since I've r...
Audience: Young Adult Format: Audiobook Library Copy When I wake up, the other side of the bed is cold. - first sentence This is a re-read for me. I watched the movies during a marathon over the holiday break and was inspired to read the books again. This time I decided to go with the audiob...
I love every part of this book. There's never a dull moment.I love the characters (yes, I cry when Rue dies, the strategy aspect of the book (the outfits Cinna and Portia design, the way Haymitch and Katniss communicate during the Games, how Katniss performs for the cameras in order to encourage spo...
"The hunger games" by Suzanne Collins is a thrilling book about a girl named Katniss Everdeen who lives in a futuristic world. In this world, she lives in a country with 12 districts. Each one focuses on a different aspect. For example, Katniss's district is a coal mining district that is very poor....
Meine Meinung: Bei den vielen schon existierenden Rezensionen spare ich mir eine Inhaltsangabe und Coveranalyse. Ich denke, dazu gibt es genügend schon Geschriebenes. Deswegen beschränke ich mich darauf, was ich beim Lesen einfach empfunden habe. Natürlich ist mir die Thematik schon bekannt, kenne i...