Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

Mockingjay is the last book in the Hunger Games trilogy. I very much enjoyed the first novel, The Hunger Games, and its sequel, Catching Fire, was also quite good, but not up to the standard set in the first novel. Mockingjay, unfortunately, continues the downward trend and while it completes the trilogy and delivers a good story, it’s nowhere near as enjoyable to read. Continue reading “Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins”

Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

Catching Fire is the sequel to The Hunger Games, a book I thoroughly enjoyed, and the second part of the Hunger Games trilogy. After putting down the first book I jumped straight into this one, desperately wanting to know where the story went and what happened to the characters, and especially the relationship between Katniss and Peeta. The Hunger Games is a very hard book to follow, and while Catching Fire was good, it didn’t quite live up to the expectations I had of it. Continue reading “Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins”

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

I think I may have been one of the few that hadn’t heard anything about the Hunger Games trilogy before this year. I didn’t know what it was about, what sort of reaction it had garnered or even that a film was in development when I picked up the first in the series. Of course, that has now all changed, but I’m very pleased I came to the series cold, able to read it for what it was without being tainted by all the hype. But that doesn’t change the fact that the book is one of the most enjoyable page-turners I’ve had the pleasure to read in quite a while. Continue reading “The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins”