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Authors Unite in Full Page NY Times Ad Against Amazon - Posted August 11, 2014
More than 900 authors including Stephen King, Malcolm Gladwell and Suzanne Collins... [GalleyCat]

Thailand Protesters Adopt the Three-Finger Salute From 'The Hunger Games' - Posted June 5, 2014
Protesters who oppose the recent military coup in Thailand have adopted the three-finger salute that originated from ... [GalleyCat]

'The Hunger Games Exclusive' Website Offers Fans First Look at 'Mockingjay Part 1' Film - Posted May 16, 2014
Lionsgate has launched TheHungerGamesExclusive.com to give fans their first look at the next installment of The Hunger Games film franchise, Mockingjay Part 1. The Fac... [GalleyCat]

Jennifer Lawrence Stars in Comic Book - Posted February 4, 2014
Bluewater Productions has released a comic book biography profiling Hunger Games film star Jennifer Lawrence. Writer Michael Troy... [GalleyCat]

eBook Discounting Takes Off This Holiday Season - Posted December 12, 2013
On Cyber Monday Open Road Integrated Media offered eBooks for up to 80 percent off. The publisher is not alone in offering such major discounts on eBooks this holiday season. Many of the big retailers are offering huge discounts on bestselling eBooks. For instance, Mockingjay (The Final Book of The Hunger Games)... [GalleyCat]

The Hunger Games is Making Archery Popular Among Young Women - Posted November 27, 2013
Katniss Everdeen looks pretty cool operating her bow and arrow in The Hunger Games and young women in the U.S. have taken notice. In fact, Suzanne Collins' series is leading to a resurgence in archery among young adults in the U.S., e... [GalleyCat]

Harry Potter Alliance Launches 'Hunger Games'-Themed Social Justice Campaign - Posted November 25, 2013
The Harry Potter Alliance has launched a Hunger Games-themed social justice campaign called "Odds In Our Favor." This nonprofit organization has created a video called "The Hunger... [AllTwitter]

Sesame Street Parodies 'Catching Fire' - Posted November 19, 2013
The Sesame Street gang stars in a parody of the Catching Fire film adaptation called "The Hungry Games: Catching Fur." Cookie Monster plays Cookieness Evereat; he is joined by a cast of friends that include "Finnicky, Tick Tock Lady, and Pita." We've embedded the short film above--what do you think? ... [GalleyCat]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You Mariah Carey's New Single - Posted November 14, 2013
Facebook Weekly Highlights... [AllFacebook]

'The Harvard Lampoon' Parodies 'The Hobbit' - Posted November 7, 2013
The Harvard Lampoon has written a Hobbit parody entitled The Wobbit. Simon & Schuster's Touchstone imprint will release the book in paperback format on November 26th. A reading event for this title will take place on December 12th at the Harvard Coop. Here's more from the press release: "When Aaron Sorkinshiel... [GalleyCat]

'The Hunger Games' Examined in the 'Anatomy of Panem' Infographic - Posted November 5, 2013
AMC Theatres has created a Hunger Games-themed infographic called "The Anatomy of Panem." It offers a look at the twelve districts within th... [GalleyCat]

Coldplay Writes Song for 'Catching Fire' Soundtrack - Posted August 12, 2013
Seven-time Grammy Award-winning band Coldplay (pictured, via) will release ... [GalleyCat]

New 'Catching Fire' Trailer Released - Posted July 22, 2013
Lionsgate has released a new trailer for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire film adaptation. We've embedded the video above-what do you think? The trailer offers fans glimpses of Panem's rebellious uprisings and a first look at some of ... [GalleyCat]

What Does Dystopian YA Teach Readers About Marriage? - Posted July 18, 2013
As she prepared for her own wedding, former Bookish YA editor Margaret Bristol shared matrimonial wisdom that she picked up from ... [semanticweb.com]

Julianne Moore May Join 'The Hunger Games' Film Cast - Posted July 2, 2013
Deadline reports that filmmaker Francis Lawrence is hoping to cast Academy Award-nominated actress Julianne Moore for ... [GalleyCat]

Illustrate the First Chapter of Suzanne Collins' 'Catching Fire' - Posted June 13, 2013
Are you inspired by Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games trilogy? The series' official Facebook page features a contest encouraging fans to illustrate ... [GalleyCat]

CoverGirl to Release Hunger Games-Inspired Make-Up Line - Posted May 23, 2013
CoverGirl has created a Hunger Games-inspired makeup line called the "Capitol Collection." Lionsgate struck a sponsorship deal for the Catching Fire adapta... [GalleyCat]

'Catching Fire' First Official Trailer Released - Posted April 15, 2013
During last night's Movie Awards show, MTV revealed the first teaser trailer for Catching Fire, the second installment of The Hunger Games film franchise. We've embedded the video above--what do you think? ... [GalleyCat]

Suzanne Collins Rules Most Read Books List on Facebook - Posted December 18, 2012
Suzanne Collins and The Hunger Games dominated Facebook this year, her trilogy taking the first, second and third spots on Fa... [GalleyCat]

Facebook Releases 2012 Year In Review, Allows Users To Follow Suit - Posted December 12, 2012
With 2012 drawing to a close, Wednesday was year in review ti... [AllFacebook]

Suzanne Collins To Publish Picture Book in September 2013 - Posted November 29, 2012
Scholastic will publish an autobiographical picture book by Suzanne Collins called Year of the Jungle. The book will hit stores in September. The book is abou... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King Leads List of Hollywood's Most Powerful Authors - Posted November 28, 2012
The Hollywood Reporter has picked the top 25 Most Powerful Authors in Hollywood. The top five writers on the list are all literary band names. Stephen King, El... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King Leads List of Hollywood's Most Powerful Authors - Posted November 28, 2012
The Hollywood Reporter has picked the top 25 Most Powerful Authors in Hollywood. The top five writers on the list are all literary band names. Stephen King, El... [semanticweb.com]

Sylvia Day Sells 100,000 Trade Paperbacks in a Week - Posted November 2, 2012
Formerly self-published romance novelist Sylvia Day has sold 100,000 trade paperback copies of Reflected in You in a single week. The eBook was released in October and has already sold 450,000 copies. According to Amazon's new Auth... [GalleyCat]

J.K. Rowling Breaks Goodreads Record - Posted October 1, 2012
The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling set a Goodreads record for the all-time biggest "started reading" day. Currently, more than 40,000 people have marked the book "to-read." The book unseated Mockingjay by Suza... [GalleyCat]

Suzanne Collins Hits Bestseller List with 8 Year Old Book - Posted August 29, 2012
Author Suzanne Collins has grabbed the #11 spot on the USA Today's bestseller list with a book she published eight years ago. The Hunger Games novelist hit the chart with her 2004 release, Gregor the Overlander: Underland Chr... [GalleyCat]

Sam Claflin to Play Finnick Odair in Catching Fire Adaptation - Posted August 22, 2012
Snow White & the Huntsman actor Sam Claflin has landed the role of Finnick Odair in The Hunger Games sequel, Catching Fire. In the first hour after Lionsgate made ... [GalleyCat]

The Hunger Games Trilogy Is Bestselling Series Ever on Amazon.com - Posted August 17, 2012
Without revealing sales figures, Amazon announced today that The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins is the bestselling book series of all time on Amazon.com. The seven-book Harry Potter series was previously held this record, calculate... [GalleyCat]

James Patterson Leads World's Top-Earning Authors List - Posted August 9, 2012
Forbes has just released its annual list of the World's Top-Earning Authors. We've listed the top five writers below, along with their income--... [semanticweb.com]

James Patterson Leads World's Top-Earning Authors List - Posted August 9, 2012
Forbes has just released its annual list of the World's Top-Earning Authors. We've listed the top five writers below, along with their income--... [GalleyCat]

Jennifer Lawrence to Earn $10 Million for Catching Fire - Posted August 8, 2012
Hunger Games actress Jennifer Lawrence will earn $10 million for starring in the sequel, Catching Fire. Lawrence only earned $500,000 (plus bonuses) for her performance in the first Hunger Games movie. Here's more from ... [GalleyCat]

50 Million Copies of Hunger Games Trilogy in Print - Posted July 19, 2012
Scholastic has over 50 million digital and print copies of the books in The Hunger Games trilogy in print. The publisher broke down those figures for the individual books in Suzanne Collins' series as well: 23 million copies of The Hunger Games; 14 million copie... [GalleyCat]

Robert Pattinson Will Not Be Cast in 'Catching Fire' - Posted May 29, 2012
Hunger Games fans have already started to speculate who will play the new characters that will be introduced in Catching Fire. Rumors flew that Twilight... [GalleyCat]

Francis Lawrence to Direct 'Catching Fire' - Posted May 7, 2012
The New York Times reports that filmmaker Francis Lawrence has come on board as the director for the next installment of The Hunger Games movie series,... [GalleyCat]

Most Frequently Challenged Library Books of 2011 - Posted April 9, 2012
The American Library Association (ALA) has released its annual list of the most frequently challenged library books of the year. We've linked to free samples of all the books on the list--follow the links below to read these controversial books yourself. During the past year, the ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom received... [GalleyCat]

10 Most Frequently Challenged Library Books of 2011 - Posted April 8, 2012
The American Library Association (ALA) has released its annual list of the most frequently challenged library books of the year. We've linked to free samples of all the books on the list--follow the links below to read these controversial books yourself. During the past year, the ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom received... [AllTwitter]

The Hunger Games & Revolution - Posted March 22, 2012
The Hunger Games will open in theaters around the country tomorrow and the movie will undoubtedly send readers scrambling for the sequel--a timely book that could help the younger generati... [GalleyCat]

Jennifer Lawrence & Josh Hutcherson Visit Barnes & Noble - Posted March 21, 2012
Promoting The Hunger Games adaptation, actors Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson (pictured) visited New York City's Barnes & Noble Union Square. Fans camped out 24-hours be... [GalleyCat]

Suzanne Collins Is Best-Selling Kindle Author of All Time - Posted March 19, 2012
Hunger Games trilogy author Suzanne Collins is the best-selling Kindle author of all time, according to Amazon. Over at Salon, Laura Miller took ... [GalleyCat]

Free Customized 'Go Away, I'm Reading' Book Covers - Posted March 12, 2012
Wish you could tune out the world while reading your favorite book? The free "Go Away, I'm Reading" book covers will send a blunt message, customized for your book. Erin Bow... [GalleyCat]

Josh Hutcherson & Stanley Tucci Star in 'Hunger Games' Clip - Posted March 12, 2012
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Suzanne Collins Praises The Hunger Games Film - Posted March 5, 2012
Novelist Suzanne Collins has given her official blessing to the upcoming adaptation of her book, The Hunger Games. In a Facebook note to fans, she wrote: "I feel like the book and the film are individual yet complementary pieces that enhance one anot... [AllTwitter]

Suzanne Collins Praises The Hunger Games Film - Posted March 2, 2012
Novelist Suzanne Collins has given her official blessing to the upcoming adaptation of her book, The Hunger Games. In a Facebook note to fans, she wrote: "I feel like the book and the film are individual yet complementary pieces that enhance one anot... [GalleyCat]

The Hunger Games Gets Lana Del Rey Parody - Posted February 9, 2012
The parody video (embedded above) mixes a catchy Lana Del Rey song with the mega-bestselling book series. Follow this link to watch the original song by Lana Del Rey--what do you think? The song was written and performed by comedian Holly Laurent with some extra... [GalleyCat]

Hunger Games Trailer for Super Bowl - Posted February 2, 2012
Sunday Super Bowl commercials will include a movie trailer for The Hunger Games, a film based on a book about a much more dangerous sport. We've embedded the new video above--what do you think? The new trailer gives a g... [GalleyCat]

10 Bestselling Books with More Than 80 One-Star Reviews - Posted January 23, 2012
Do negative reviews stop people from reading your books? Over at her blog, novelist Shiloh Walker disputed that claim in a passionate essay. Check it out... [semanticweb.com]

5 Literary Adaptations to Look Forward to Next Year - Posted December 30, 2011
Hollywood has lots of new literary movies scheduled for 2012. Here are five upcoming literary movies to look forward to in the new year. Walt Disney Animation Studios will rerelease Beauty and the Beast in 3D. The film's story comes from Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont's version of the fairy tale called... [10,000 Words]

Taylor Swift, Arcade Fire & The Decemberists Record Songs for Hunger Games Album - Posted December 28, 2011
Lionsgate has unveiled a new Taylor Swift song for The Hunger Games called "Safe and Sound;" the ballad features musical-duo The Civil Wars. Above, we've embedded a video that contains the full track--what do you think? ... [semanticweb.com]

'The Hunger Games' First Official Trailer Released - Posted November 14, 2011
The first full trailer for The Hunger Games film debuted on Good Morning America in New York City's Times Square today. We've embedded the video above. ... [GalleyCat]

Kindle Owners' Lending Library Unveiled - Posted November 3, 2011
Today Amazon opened the Kindle Owners' Lending Library, allowing Amazon Prime members to rent up to one digital book per month with no due date. The library includes 5,000 titles, ranging from three books... [semanticweb.com]

The Hunger Games Parody to Be Published - Posted October 31, 2011
As fangirls prepare to dress up in their Katniss Everdeen costumes for Halloween, a Hunger Games spoof will be published on November 15th. The video embedded above features the book trailer for The Hunger But Mainly Death Games--what do you think? ... [GalleyCat]

Six Promotions at Scholastic - Posted October 14, 2011
Scholastic has made six promotions within its trade publishing division. In the editorial department, Maria Dominguez has been named executive editor and manager and David Levithan has been promoted to VP, publisher and editorial director. Dominguez has been with the imprint Scholasti... [GalleyCat]

Suzanne Collins Stars in Biographical Comic - Posted September 1, 2011
Hunger Games novelist Suzanne Collins will star in her own comic book in November as Bluewater Productions publishes "Fame: Suzanne Collins." The 40-page comic was written ... [GalleyCat]

Forbes Unveils Highest Paid Authors List - Posted August 17, 2011
This week Forbes published their annual list of the highest paid writers. Novelist James Patterson leads the pack with $84 million--a $14 million increase from ... [GalleyCat]

Janet Evanovich & Kathryn Stockett Sell One Million Kindle eBooks - Posted August 16, 2011
Authors Janet Evanovich and Kathryn Stockett have each sold more than a million Kindle books, joining what Amazon has termed the "Kindle Million Club." The authors join the likes of Stieg Larsson, James Patterson, Nora Roberts... [GalleyCat]

Hunger Games Set Photos Released - Posted August 4, 2011
Lionsgate has released photos from the set of The Hunger Games adaptation. The photo embedded above shows actors Jennifer Lawrence and Liam Hemsworth in the adaptation. Director Gary Ross ... [GalleyCat]

T Bone Burnett & Danny Elfman to Create Music for 'The Hunger Games' - Posted June 30, 2011
Oscar-winner T Bone Burnett and Grammy-winner Danny Elfman will create the music for The Hunger Games film adaptation. According to the release, this project is "an unprecedented film music collaboration." The two composers will work together on the film score. ... [GalleyCat]

Self-Published Author Sells 1 Million Kindle eBooks - Posted June 20, 2011
John Locke has become the first self-published author to join the Kindle Million Club--the eighth author to sell one million eBooks through Amazon. Follow this link to read free samples of his novels. Locke ... [semanticweb.com]

Self-Published Author Sells 1 Million Kindle eBooks - Posted June 20, 2011
John Locke has become the first self-published author to join the Kindle Million Club--the eighth author to sell one million eBooks through Amazon. Follow this link to read free samples of his novels. Locke ... [GalleyCat]

Brooke Jackman Foundation Launches Summer Reading List - Posted June 14, 2011
Celebrating the memory of a victim of the terrorist attacks on 9-11, the Brooke Jackman Foundation has launched its first annual summer reading list. Below, we've listed all the books selected by the foundation's advisory committee. The comm... [GalleyCat]

Britney Spears & The Hunger Games - Posted June 13, 2011
In the video embedded above, Luke Conard and Whitney Milam mashed up the Britney Spears' "I Wanna Go" with the plot of Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games in... [GalleyCat]

Donald Sutherland Cast in The Hunger Games - Posted May 31, 2011
Golden Globe-winner Donald Sutherland (pictured, via) has been cast as President Coriolanus Snow in The Hunger Games film adaptation. Sutherland has acted in literary adaptations including Pride & Prejudice and The... [GalleyCat]

Lenny Kravitz Cast in The Hunger Games - Posted May 24, 2011
Grammy award winning musician Lenny Kravitz will play fashion stylist Cinna in The Hunger Games film adaptation. As an actor, Kravitz (pictured, ... [GalleyCat]

Woody Harrelson Cast in The Hunger Games - Posted May 11, 2011
Two-time Oscar nominee Woody Harrelson (pictured, via) will play Haymitch Abernathy in The Hunger Games m... [GalleyCat]

Stanley Tucci Cast in The Hunger Games - Posted May 9, 2011
Stanley Tucci will play Caesar Flickerman in the upcoming adaptation of Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games. Tucci has played key roles in many adaptations, including Julie & Julia, The Devil Wears Prada, and The Lovely Bones. In the YouTube video embedded above, the star discussed one of his theat... [GalleyCat]

Veteran Reporter Leaves WJZ for Government Post - Posted April 28, 2011
Reporter Suzanne Collins, who has been with Baltimore's WJZ since 1984, is leaving the CBS O&O to become chief of staff for Nancy Jacobs, the minority leader of the Maryl... [TVSpy]

Suzanne Collins Writing 'Most Autobiographical Work to Date' - Posted April 11, 2011
Bestselling author Suzanne Collins (pictured, via) is writing a new picture book. According to The New York Times, the untitled project will be her "most ... [semanticweb.com]

Josh Hutcherson & Liam Hemsworth Cast in The Hunger Games - Posted April 4, 2011
After months of speculation, two key roles have been filled in the adaptation of Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games. Actor Josh Hutcherson (from The Kids Are Alright) will play Peeta Mellark and ... [GalleyCat]

BookLending.com Now Has a Most Popular eBook List - Posted March 30, 2011
Every month, the digital library vendor Overdrive releases a most requested eBook list. The list is drawn from all the eBooks requested by all its library partners. One eBook lending site, BookLending.co... [FishbowlDC]

Children's Choice Book Awards Finalists Unveiled - Posted March 24, 2011
The 2011 finalists for the Children's Choice Book Awards have been revealed. Kids can vote from March 14th to April 29th, and the winners will be announced live at the C... [GalleyCat]

Suzanne Collins Endorses Jennifer Lawrence - Posted March 23, 2011
Entertainment Weekly has posted a message from The Hunger Games author Suzanne Collins (pictured, via) giving actress ... [GalleyCat]

Hunger Games Director Defends Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen Pick - Posted March 18, 2011
Inside Movies got interviewed The Hunger Games director Gary Ross. He explained why he cast Jennifer Lawrence as K... [GalleyCat]

Jennifer Lawrence To Play Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games Adaptation - Posted March 17, 2011
Winter's Bone actress Jennifer Lawrence will play Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games film ad... [AllTwitter]

Jennifer Lawrence To Play Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games Adaptation - Posted March 17, 2011
Winter's Bone actress Jennifer Lawrence will play Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games film ad... [GalleyCat]

Hunger Games Fans Fill YouTube with Homemade Movie Trailers - Posted February 19, 2011
While the upcoming adaptation of Suzanne Collins' bestselling The Hunger Games is still assembling a cast, fans of the YA series have filled YouTube with homemade trailers--earning hundreds of thousands of views in the process. We've embedded our favorite short v... [AllTwitter]

Hunger Games Fans Fill YouTube with Homemade Movie Trailers - Posted February 18, 2011
While the upcoming adaptation of Suzanne Collins' bestselling The Hunger Games is still assembling a cast, fans of the YA series have filled YouTube with homemade trailers--earning hundreds of thousands of views in the process. We've embedded our favorite short v... [GalleyCat]

Suzanne Collins on Drafting 'The Hunger Games' Script - Posted December 15, 2010
In a recent interview, Suzanne Collins gave readers a peek at the process of adapting The Hunger Games for the screen--recognizing that changes are usually a necessary evil in the adaptation process. ... [GalleyCat]

The Hunger Games Budget Set at $60 Million - Posted November 30, 2010
The first Hunger Games' film adaptation will have a budget of $60 million. The question now becomes: 'Is that enough?' Shelf-Life observed that the ... [GalleyCat]

Should Tyra Banks Review Books in a Post-Oprah World? - Posted October 26, 2010
Plenty of celebrities--from Kristen Bell to Elizabeth Ba... [GalleyCat]

How to Get Boys to Read - Posted October 22, 2010
How do you get young boys to read? Some theorize that limiting video game and Internet usage will help. The Wall Street Journal reported on a study by Denison University psychology professor, Dr. ... [GalleyCat]

Powell's Books Wins a Visit from Suzanne Collins - Posted October 22, 2010
Powell's Books has won Scholastic's Mockingjay in-store display contest. The bookstore constructed a 17-foot cornucopia to beat out the rest of the competition. Their prize? A visit from ... [GalleyCat]

A Peek at The Hunger Games Script - Posted October 21, 2010
When Suzanne Collins wrote the initial adaptation of The Hunger Games, screenwriter ... [GalleyCat]

Suzanne Collins' Life-Changing Series - Posted October 18, 2010
Author Suzanne Collins' life was only recently changed with the release of Mockingjay, the final book in the Hunger Games trilogy. Although sales for The Hunger Games and Catching Fire... [GalleyCat]

Suzanne Collins' Mockingjay Reviewed - Posted August 25, 2010
Did anyone finish Mockingjay yet? Several reviewers have, and the Huffington Post rounded ... [GalleyCat]

Mockingjay Embargo Broken in LA Times Review - Posted August 23, 2010
The LA Times has broken an embargo on Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins, publishing a review ... [GalleyCat]

Hunger Games Final Book Leaked to Harry Potter Site Administrator - Posted August 12, 2010
One of the most anticipated YA literature releases for the summer has been leaked, despite a strict embargo. Mockingjay, the final book in Suzanne Collins' popular Hunger Games series has found itself in the hands of MuggleNet.com administrator, ... [GalleyCat]

Best YA Books for Adults - Posted July 29, 2010
Ever since Harry Potter, adults have been dipping into the YA bookshelf. Counting on our readers' collective knowledge of books, ... [GalleyCat]

James Patterson Wins Author of the Year Award at the Children's Choice Book Awards - Posted May 12, 2010
Last night the Children's Book Council unveiled the winners of the Children's Choice Book Awards. Young readers around the country cast 115,000 votes for the third annual award ceremony. Little, Brown had a big night as James... [GalleyCat]

2010 Indies Choice Book Awards Winners - Posted April 9, 2010
Honoring "the spirit of independent bookstores nationwide," the American Booksellers Association (ABA) revealed the winners of the 2010 Indies Choice Book Awards. New Yorker staff writer David Grann (pictured, ... [GalleyCat]

Cover and Title Unveiled for Book 3 of The Hunger Games - Posted February 11, 2010
Today Scholastic unveiled the cover and title of the third book in the popular The Hunger Games series. The book is scheduled to launch August 24th. The next book in Suzanne Collins... [GalleyCat]

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