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Suzanne Collins

Getting Away with Murder: A Guest Post by Stephen Hunt

We are delighted to share with you a guest post from Stephen Hunt, author of the forthcoming Foul Tide’s Turning (in bookshops and online Thursday) about . . . well, getting away with ficitonal murder. Are any characters safe? Stephen Hunt discusses the problem of whether to kill or not kill your fictional characters.  One […]

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Friday Reads: Mockingjay

My sprint through The Hunger Games novels comes to an end with Mockingjay. A little bit of research online suggests that this is the book which disappointed many of Collins’ readers the most. As with my previous Friday readers there are spoilers ahead, so please read on with care! I can see why fans didn’t […]

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Friday Reads: Catching Fire

Last week I blogged about the first of The Hunger Games novels and I was, I admitted, not convinced when I started and somewhat addicted to it – flaws and a few misgivings aside – by the end. So much so, that I dived straight into Catching Fire. Here, from the beginning, were things I […]

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Related Categories: Friday Reads, Science Fiction, Young Adult

Friday Reads: The Hunger Games

It’s Friday and I’m reading . . . The Hunger Games. I’m slow, I know, to come to this series – not least because I received a free promotional copy from the publisher almost eighteen months ago. I’ve also missed the film, and not even the excitement about the archery prompted me to pick it […]

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Why the world should be watching

I read a lot of YA. Perhaps too much YA. But, for me, The Hunger Games was a book ‘I’ll get around to eventually’. Until I saw this: That trailer had me hooked from the first scene to the creepy ending music. But, I had a hard time getting into The Hunger Games. Something about […]

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Related Categories: Fantasy, Young Adult

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