29 April 2012

In My Mailbox (14)

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Hey everyone!

Last weekend hubby and I went to see 'The Hunger Games' movie in the cinema. 
Guess what? Even though the theme of this trilogy never appealed to me -despite its many lyrical reviews and despite my liking the occasional dystopian novel- I was hooked instantly! Ask me and I'll go see the movie again, it's that bad! There were so many details I would love to explore further. 

And Katniss... she really got under my skin. Jennifer Lawrence is a damn fine actress in my opinion. She convincingly made me believe Katniss was human, not a flat character. She's such a strong and wise girl, with a good heart. Righteous, standing up for her beliefs, self-sacrificial, but still filled with insecurity. I need to get to know her better, find out what her true feelings towards Peeta and Gale are. I need to know she'll be okay. 

Which is why I ordered the 'The Hunger Games' Trilogy. And yesterday the mailman delivered it. I was hooked after reading the first few sentences already! Which is a compliment because I normally strongly dislike books written in the present tense (and lately the first person gets on my nerves as well). However, the prose was so beautiful I hardly noticed. 

So, did the mailman spoil you too this week? Do share with a comment, and I'll come and stop by your mailbox as well!

Happy reading! :)


  1. The Hunger Games is a wonderful series! I know what you mean, sometimes when something is so hyped up you can be a bit skeptical as to whether or not it will be worth it. I'm glad your enjoying it!

    My IMM for the week:

    Happy Reading!

  2. Ooowh! Like your books :D And of course I know you got these books, but that doesn't mean that I don't drop by to comment on your IMM :D Happy reading girl!! Hope you enjoyed them as much as the movie :D


  3. I saw the Hunger Games last week, but the book arrived this week, and like you I was desperate to get my hands on the book so I could better explore the world. Hope you enjoy reading them.

  4. The Hunger Games are ones that I will have to check them out! Enjoy! My IMM Post

  5. You really have a treat in front of you! I hope you'll love the Hunger Games as much as I did!

  6. I loved Hunger Games. Catching Fire and Mockingjay were harder to read but the ending was totally worth it. Will be interested to see what you think when you get deeper in!

    Happy Reading
    Doodle @ Doodle Bugs Bookshelf

  7. Yay for the Hunger Games! Aren't they awesome?? I hope you enjoy all you got :)

    Here's my IMM!

  8. The Hunger Games is great, I especially loooved the film! I also love those versions of the covers. Great post, and you have a new follower as well. :)

    I would love it if you could check mine out!
    Michelle @ The Bookish Poodle

  9. New follower. I've only read the first book, but loved it. Great haul. Come visit me if you get a chance.


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