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The Hunger Games

Summary:

Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the Capital of the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Sixteen year old Katniss Everdeen volunteers in her younger sister’s place and must rely upon her sharp instincts when she’s pitted against highly trained Tributes who have prepared their entire lives.

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From Amy Biancolli at San Francisco Chronicle:

This is better than any of the “Twilights.” It features a functioning creative imagination and lots of honest-to-goodness acting by its star, Jennifer Lawrence. Full Review

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