Suzanne Collins – Catching Fire (The Hunger Games book 2)


The Hunger Games is book 2 in author Suzanne Collin’s popular trilogy, The Hunger Games.  Katniss and Peeta have won the 74th Hunger Games but the Capitol is not quite done with them just yet.  Every quarter century the Capitol has something special planned for the Hunger Games.  And for the 75th Hunger Games, this years Quell Quest will see the return of The Victors, past Hunger Games winners.

So Peeta and Katniss return to the arena one more time.  This time Katniss is no longer determined to stay alive and win; her sole purpose in this years games is to keep Peeta alive and make him the winner.  Let the games begin.

If you enjoyed book 1, The Hunger Games, you will definitely enjoy book 2 because, well, it’s basically the same book.  If it wasn’t obvious enough how book 1 was going to end, it should be pretty clear in book 2.  The only person who doesn’t actually seem to have a clue about what is going on is Katniss.  Maybe that is just good writing by the author.

Because book 2 was basically like book 1, it took me a fair bit longer to read as there was nothing I was anxiously anticipating, since I had a good idea what was going to happen.  Still, there is no reason to stop reading now.

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