Okay, an up-front confession here. I haven’t read The Hunger Games trilogy yet. There, I said it.
I have all of the books. They’re in my towering to-read pile. I just haven’t gotten to them yet. So when I received a copy of the new The Hunger Games Companion in the mail, I wouldn’t read it. I don’t want any spoilers—I’m trying to ignore all the movie buzz for the same reason. I know I’m going to like these books….just not yet. So…I’m passing it on to one of you.
I will read far enough to tell you what is in the Table of Contents, though, so here are the chapter titles:
1—The Hunger Games Trilogy: Surviving the End of the World
2—Repressive Regimes and Rebellions: Could the Hunger Games Really Happen?
3—Hunger: Starving in the Districts
4—Tributes: Gladiators in the Arena
5—Weapons: How Tributes Survive
6—Torture and Execution: What a Way to Go
7—The Nature of Evil: President Snow and His Cronies
8—Killer Kids: How Responsible Are They?
9—Hype Over Substance: A Mirror of Modern Times
10—Theseus and the Minotaur: Parallels
11—Survival Instincts and Strategies: Does Katniss Know What She’s Doing?
12—Medicines and Poisons: Simple and Complex
13—Muttations and Other Hybrids: Birds, Beasts, and Roses
14—More Weird Science: A Brief Roundup
It’s all Greek to me. Want to win a copy of The Hunger Games Companion? You know the routine: just comment to enter. Earn a second entry for blog follow, another for Twitter follow @Suzanne_Johnson, and another for Tweet or Retweet or a share on Facebook—total of four entries possible! What do you like about this series? (Or not like?)