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Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
  

Catching Fire

Part of the Hunger Games Trilogy Series
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***Limited Foiled Collector's Edition of Catching Fire.

Hot on the heals of the adrenaline rush that was Hunger Games comes the equally excellent and relentles sequel Catching Fire. Katniss's hopes of an easy life after she was top dog in the leathal game show are short-lived after she becomes embroiled in a rebellion against the Capitol.

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The second book in the ground-breaking Hunger Games trilogy.

The Hunger Games

Catching Fire

Mockingjay

If you like Suzanne Collins you might also like to read books by Dana Stabenow, Sandra Newman and Susan Ee.

Reader Reviews

A review of The Hunger Games written by one of our Lovereading Review Panel, Amrit Bunet, age 14.

This roaring tale filled with love, action and darkness is one that has constant suspense. From start to finish you will not be able to put this book down.

Suzanne Collins has written this amazing story in a unique way making sure that you won't be able to take your eyes off this novel for a moment.

Katniss is a simple girl providing food for her family after her father died, but she sees death before her when she is thrown into the arena to face the terrifying Hunger Games. By making a promise to her little sister to return home she sees herself falling in love with her opponent, one that either she will have to kill or be killed by him.

But wait...once reaching the ending of the book that leaves you on edge there are two more books to go. Yes! The Hunger Games is part of an amazing trilogy that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

Suzanne Collins is an amazing author and writer; she has a writing technique that makes one feel that they are part of the Hunger Games. When finishing this book you would have been Katniss fighting for your life against your opponents. It's now up to you. "May the odds be ever in your favour."

Synopsis

Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

Second in the ground-breaking Hunger Games trilogy, this new foiled edition of Catching Fire is available for a limited period of time.

After winning the brutal Hunger Games, Katniss and Peeta return to their district, hoping for a peaceful future. But their victory has caused rebellion to break out ...and the Capitol has decided that someone must pay. As Katniss and Peeta are forced to visit the districts on the Capitol's Victory Tour, the stakes are higher than ever. Unless they can convince the world that they are still lost in their love for each other, the consequences will be horrifying. Then comes the cruellest twist: the contestants for the next Hunger Games are announced, and Katniss and Peeta are forced into the arena once more.

For more information on these Hunger Games books and films, with news, downloads and games visit www.hungergames.co.uk

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Reviews

Praise for the Hunger Games Books

“I couldn’t stop reading... Addictive” Stephen King

“Rip-roaring, bare-knuckle adventure of the best kind... absorbing and morally challenging” The Times

“Brilliantly imagined” Daily Telegraph

“Terrifying, exhilarating and unexpectedly thought-provoking” Sunday Telegraph

“Gripping and at times terrifying” Independent on Sunday

“The stunning action sequences and the cleverness of concept and execution give this a haunting philosophical complexity and make it my book of the year” The Times

“A fine entry into the canon of post-apocalyptic brutality fiction, strongly but not overwhelmingly satirical” Financial Times

“Outstanding... Challenging as it is compelling” The Lady

About the Author

Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins has had a successful and prolific career writing for children's television. For preschool viewers, she penned multiple stories for the Emmy-nominated Little Bear and Oswald. She has worked on several Nickelodeon shows, including the Emmy-nominated hit Clarissa Explains it All and The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo. She received a Writer's Guild of America nomination for co-writing the critically acclaimed Rankin/Bass Christmas special, Santa, Baby! and most recently she was the head writer for Clifford’s Puppy Days.

Suzanne made her mark in children's literature with the New York Times–bestselling Underland Chronicles, which started with the acclaimed book Gregor the Overlander. In The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins continues to explore the effect of violence on those coming of age. She was inspired to write The Hunger Games when an idea formed whilst she flicked between television channels broadcasting real war coverage and reality television programmes.

Film rights for The Hunger Games have been acquired by Nina Jacobson's Color Force production company - and Lionsgate has obtained worldwide film distribution rights. Suzanne is currently working on the screenplay.

Suzanne lives with her family in Connecticut.

NEWS UPDATE: Hunger Games publisher Scholastic have created a fabulous free newpaper for teens featuring a variety of their fantastic teen titles. Click here to have a read.

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Publication date

1st October 2015

Author

Suzanne Collins

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Publisher

Scholastic

Format

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448 pages

Categories

NewGen - YA Fiction
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ISBN

9781407157870

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