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Book Review: Mockingjay, by Suzanne Collins

Rating: Center Centaur
Rating: Center Centaur

I finally got to reading Mockingjay, the third book in the Hunger Games trilogy. If you’re looking for the fast version of my take on it: I’d say it’s pretty good. It’s not awesome like the first one was, but it’s still a good story. The ending is actually really cool, and the ending is why I am giving it a Center Centaur rating rather than a Grumbling Gargoyle. So, that’s the quick assessment. Here’s why and where I am coming from on it: Continue reading Book Review: Mockingjay, by Suzanne Collins

Book Review: The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins

Rating: Epic Dragon

Book Review: The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins

Let me start by saying, “Wow.” I will follow that up by saying, “Holy crap and just, wow again.” What an awesome book. I have not sat down to a novel that compelled me to finish it in less than a day for years. I just don’t read novels like that anymore. I read them for two hours here and three hours there during the week, spending other reading time on articles, marketing stuff, or various research content. Add in reading my own writing for revisions, and, well, I just don’t crank out a book a day like I used to.

But I did with this one. (Just look how long it’s been since I posted the last review—one day!) Continue reading Book Review: The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins