Top 5 Tuesday: Dystopian

Hey, guys!
It’s Tuesday, that means it’s time for a bookish favorites posts. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Shanah Bionic Book Worm and is quite simple: check out the topic and write a post with your picks.
Today, we’ll talk about dystopian books. Let’s go!

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

I remember seeing the trailer for the adaptation of this book and thinking that I need to get my hands on the novel. Devoured is the accurate description of me going through the entire series.
Although I am not sure I would still as infatuated with the story now as I’m not a teenager anymore.
Actually, the review for The Hunger Games was one of the first things I ever posted on this very blog!

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Although the book had always been famous, it certainly gained new popularity when the TV show aired (we’re currently on season 3 on that front). The Handmaid’s Tale is chilling and extremely thought-provoking, so if you haven’t already, make sure to give this one a go!

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Stranger Things Book Tag

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Hello Guys!
I haven’t done a Tag-post in ages so when I came across the Stranger Things Book Tag, I got really excited! As you know, I recently finished watching the show and now I don’t know what to do with my life anymore 😛
However, I found this awesome Tag over at Kat’s blog Life and Other Disasters (and also the cool graphics). Since she told everyone to consider themselves tagged, I take the chance – here we go!

 

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THE FIRST BOOK IN A SERIES THAT LEFT YOU INTRIGUED AND SLIGHTLY CONFUSED

A Game of Thrones - CoverFor this question I’ll go with A Game of Thrones, the first book in George R. R. Martin’s series A Song of Ice and Fire. The book is a masterpiece but there are so many characters and plot strings, you will most definitely end up confused.
To be honest, it took me the entire first two books to completely figure out who’s who and what’s going on.
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Book vs. Movie: Mockingjay Part1

It’s been quite a while since I read the book but I finally found the time to hit the cinema and watch Mockingjay. The final book of Suzanne Collins’ trilogy is split up in two movies, the second one coming out next year.

 

 

The Plot:

Katniss has been saved after the Quarter Quell but this is only where the real battle begins. She’s supposed to become “the mockingjay”, the face of the revolution that’s been going on in District 13. In the Capitol President Snow has no need to become nervous – he still has a way to control Katniss: Peta is a hostage. Continue reading

Book vs Movie: The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games is a series that consists of three books, written by Suzanne Collins. The books were published between 2008 and 2010.
The first part was adapted for the screen in 2012 the other two parts will follow in 2013 and 2014.

What is it about?

The Hunger Games takes part in a not too far away post-apocalyptical future. After North-America was destroyed by wars and natural disasters the nation Panem was build from the ruins. It consists of 13 districts and the capitol where the rich people and the government live. When there had been uprisings, the 13th district was destroyed. In memory and to prevent this happening again the annual Hunger Games take place. One boy and one girl (the tributes) between the 12 and 18 years from each district are forced to battle each other in an arena until only one is left. Continue reading

Time to talk about Books: The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins

Hey guys 🙂may the odds be ever in your favor

Today we’re gonna talk about “The Hunger Games Trilogy” by Suzanne Collins. The books take place in Panem which consists of 12 districts. A long time ago there had been 13 districts but after an uprising, the 13th district had been destroyed. To remember everybody who lives in Panem of their power the Capitol holds “The Hunger Games” annually. In these Games two people from each district (a man and a woman) have to fight and kill each other. In the end, there are 23 dead people and one winner.

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