The Hunger Games Book 2 * Catching Fire * Suzanne Collins

I’ve read all three Hunger Games books but I just realised, I forgot to talk about the second in the series. Here are the reviews for the other 2: The Hunger Games Book 1 * Suzanne Collins The Hunger Games Book 3 * Mockingjay * Suzanne Collins After winning the brutal Hunger Games, Katniss EverdeenContinue reading “The Hunger Games Book 2 * Catching Fire * Suzanne Collins”

The Hunger Games Book 3 * Mockingjay * Suzanne Collins

I haven’t enjoyed this one as much as The Hunger Games to be honest. While the first book was fast-paced and written well and to the point, the Mockingjay offers a pale hero version of Katniss, lifeless and placid. One that’s sick and tiring easily, one that has to negotiate with the political leaders ofContinue reading “The Hunger Games Book 3 * Mockingjay * Suzanne Collins”

The Mockingjay returns for a disappointing finale

It is finally done. The Hunger Games saga ends with the Mockingjay Part2 which I managed to grab a seat for last night. It was fully booked! Since its release early this week, cinemas have been heaving with people trying to grab a seat and watch the grand finale of “The Mockingjay: Killing president Snow”.Continue reading “The Mockingjay returns for a disappointing finale”

The Giver – Lois Lowry Book Review

Older than The Hunger Games and the Divergent series, Lois Lowry’s The Giver (Quartet) is a beautiful masterpiece of emotion and yearning set in a post-apocalyptic world. This is the story of twelve year old Jonas who lives in a dystopian future where there is no war, pain, fear – and no color or emotion.  Jonas’s rebelsContinue reading “The Giver – Lois Lowry Book Review”

I am Legend * Robert Matheson

Something black and of the night had come crawling out of the Middle Ages. Something with no framework or credulity, something that had been consigned, fact and figure, to the pages of imaginative literature. Vampires were passé… or were they?

The Hanging Tree (Hunger Games / Mockingjay Arrangement)

In the Hunger Games movie (Mockingjay Part 1), the rebels from District 2 sing “The Hanging Tree” while they’re mobilizing towards the hydroelectric dam — which it supports the power in The Capitol — started by Katniss. Beetee, supposed that it may inspire other rebels to fight against The Capitol, broadcasts the song throughout allContinue reading “The Hanging Tree (Hunger Games / Mockingjay Arrangement)”