Tag: hunger games

2019 Locus Award Winners and Other Bookish News

Missed this series? Don’t worry, I’ve got lots of bookish news to share this week! -The 2019 Locus Award Winners have been announced! Click here to see the list. –9 New Books coming out in July. –Elizabeth Acevedo wins the Carnegie Medal, becomes the first writer of color to win the award. Acevedo is Dominican-American and won for her children’s book, The Poet X. -Fresh … Read More 2019 Locus Award Winners and Other Bookish News

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Kick-Ass Heroines

As always, TTT is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s topic is top ten favorite kick-ass heroines. This one was super fun. 1. Lisbeth Salander (Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) -“She hates men who hate women”. 2. Gemma Doyle  (A Great and Terrible Beauty) -I loved this entire series, but Gemma made it awesome. 3. Hermoine Granger (Harry Potter) -Being smart … Read More Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Kick-Ass Heroines

Matched

Matched by Allie Condie Cassia has always trusted the Society to make the right choices for her: what to read, what to watch, what to believe. So when Xander’s face appears on-screen at her Matching ceremony, Cassia knows he is her ideal mate . . . until she sees Ky Markham’s face flash for an instant before the screen fades to black. The Society … Read More Matched

Series Spotlight: The Hunger Games Trilogy

The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins. At the risk of sounding redundant, I’m going to discuss The Hunger Games. Everyone on Earth is discussing these books. When they’re not discussing Twilight. Not that I’m categorizing, just that the same crowd seems pretty down with both series. But then they like Harry Potter too, so maybe they have more good judgment than bad. (I … Read More Series Spotlight: The Hunger Games Trilogy