Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins...

Mockingjay (Hunger Games, #3)Series: The Hunger Games (Book #3)
Published: August 25th 2010 by Scholastic
Pages: 455
Rating: 4 stars
Age Recommendation: -
My name is Katniss Everdeen. Why am I not dead? I should be dead.

Katniss Everdeen, girl on fire, has survived, even though her home has been destroyed. Gale has escaped. Katniss's family is safe. Peeta has been captured by the Capitol. District 13 really does exist. There are rebels. There are new leaders. A revolution is unfolding.

It is by design that Katniss was rescued from the arena in the cruel and haunting Quarter Quell, and it is by design that she has long been part of the revolution without knowing it. District 13 has come out of the shadows and is plotting to overthrow the Capitol. Everyone, it seems, has had a hand in the carefully laid plans -- except Katniss.

The success of the rebellion hinges on Katniss's willingness to be a pawn, to accept responsibility for countless lives, and to change the course of the future of Panem. To do this, she must put aside her feelings of anger and distrust. She must become the rebels' Mockingjay -- no matter what the personal cost.
I had very high expectations for this book after loving The Hunger Games and Catching Fire, but I am sad to say that the story didn't hold up to those expectations. Now thats not to say the the book wasn't good, I did infact really enjoy it I just thought that the plot was lacking in my oppinion. Overall I still thought this book was amazing and I thought it was a fantastic end to a fantastic series.

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