Reflections and Review on Mockingjay

Mockingjay

(SPOILER alert—> in case you haven’t already guessed, this article  contains spoilers for the The Hunger Games trilogy.)

Wow.  I’m not even sure where to begin.  This series of novels is one that only seems to get better the farther along you get.  Collins’ characters start out seeming “very teenage” (and thus hard to relate to as an adult,) despite the weighty backdrop of a dystopic society where their everyday life is hard and wanting, and their lives are considered as forfeit by the ruling Capitol.   Continue reading

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Recipe for The Hunger Games

Start with one C of The Running Man               

Add one C Battle Royale 

stir in 1/2 C The Long Walk

and sprinkle generously with The Lord of the Flies

Lastly, garnish with a hint of Twilight

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