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Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

Today I read ‘Mockingjay’ by Suzanne Collins, the third book of the Hunger Games trilogy.  This final installment sees Katniss become a Mockingjay leading all the Districts in a rebellion against the Capitol.  Like with ‘Catching Fire’, I have slightly mixed feelings about ‘Mockingjay’.  I think this was because I didn’t really feel sucked in to the story even though this was the grand finale of the series.  For me, this was because Katniss was a pawn rather than an active participant in the war so I think it dragged a bit for that reason.  As for the Katniss-Gale-Peeta triangle, it seems like Collins has been trying so hard to avoid the obvious clichés that she forgot to develop the male characters properly which is something that has bothered me since the beginning because as a reader, I didn’t really care who she ended up with.   Continue reading


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