Ravings of a Book Junkie

An avid reader, if books were sustenance I'd be fat as a hog. I mainly read dark urban fantasies, but like to mix things up book-wise, just never enough time to read all the books I want to read!

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games  - Suzanne  Collins A dark YA read with difficult themes of poverty, political machinations and brutality. The writer introduces you to a society that pits children against each other in a televised, mortal combat, for the winner and their family, a life of ease, for the rest - a dead child. You meet Katniss, 16, a tough, unsentimental, young woman from District 12 and the sole food provider of her small family comprised of her, her mother and 12 year old sister, Primrose. When the yearly drawing is held and Primrose's name is drawn Katniss volunteers in her place and immediately begins mentally gearing herself up for the Hunger Games. Also from District 12 the son of the town baker's name is called, Peeta you read weet, lovable character named Rue then has