A first edition signed copy of The Hunger Games has been donated to be sold at Library fundraiser next week.
The donor of the invaluable book is either very generous or VERY absent minded — because the book was found in the middle of an box filled with books to be given away.
The beautiful Suzanne Collins signed book will be on display/sale at 3 Trades Lane,
District 12 Newtown CT., July 14-18.
All the richass Katniss lovers will have the chance to take the book home for just $2,500.
That's not a bad price… especially if you're from the Capital!
[Image via CT Library]
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As you all probably know, Lionsgate is on the hunt for a new director to helm the sequel to The Hunger Games.
Critically acclaimed filmmakers David Cronenberg, Alfonso Cuaron, and Alejandro González Iñárritu were named as potential candidates to direct Catching Fire, but now the studio has named two more possibilities.
Sources report that
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Don't hate The Games!
American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom has announced that The Hunger Games trilogy is among the most controversial books for schools.
This means of all the books in America this year, Suzanne Collins' three young adult novels have received the most formal, written complaints filed with a library or school requesting it be restricted or removed.
Most of the objectors say the books are "sexually explicit" and "unsuited to age group and violence."
Collins response to these complaints:
"That's not unreasonable. They are violent. It's a war trilogy."
Well, she's got a point!
Duh! Of course the book has violence, HOWEVER one of the series' most obvious themes is anti-violence.
What do U think? Should The Hunger Games should be allowed in schools?
[Image via WENN.]
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That would be awesome!
Since Gary Ross has officially abandoned the sequel to The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, Lionsgate is scrambling to find another director. So far the studio has a list of "seven or eight names" that they and author Suzanne Collins would be interested in working with.
One of those names is David Cronenberg, the guy behind
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Not so fast!
Reports circulated yesterday that Gary Ross, who directed the smash Hunger Games, had officially decided to step away from the film adaptation's follow-up, Catching Fire, but apparently, according to sources close to the production that nothing is, in fact, formalized - in fact, he's on a family vacation right now and hasn't made any decisions regarding his involvement!
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People just can't get enough of The Hunger Games and neither can we!
We already know the franchise has become a phenomenon, with the first film opening to the humongous sum of $155 million. But what may be surprising to some is how well The Hunger Games Trilogy books have fared.
Ch-ch-check out these numbers of the young adult books in print in the U.S. alone to date:
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The Hunger Games, starring Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson and Elizabeth Banks, is set to open this Friday.
The movie has already sold one million tickets and is poised to become one of the most successful blockbusters of all time!
Plus, we just L-O-V-E that Jennifer Lawrence!
The buzz for this flick is huuuuuge and we are so flippin' pumped for this movie!
Ch-ch-check out this clip above and another two clips …AFTER THE JUMP!
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