Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins

Last week the last installment of The Hunger Games, Mockingjay, came out and sold over 450,000 copies. For those of you not familiar with the Young Adult series, the games is a distopian series told from the perspective of a 16-year-old girl who is chosen to participate in government enforced game to the death. Beautifully written, suspenseful, and impossible to put down, this series has taken both the Young Adult and the Adult literary world by storm.  Check out these interviews and trailers, and pick up your copies ASAP!





Hunger Games
Paperback
$8.99


Catching Fire
Hardcover
$17.99


Mockingjay
Hardcover
$17.99

The Prince of Mist – Carlos Ruiz Zafón

I got really excited about Carlos Ruiz Zafón’s young-adult fiction because he is just the sort of writer I would have loved to read when I was growing up. I craved dark, mysterious tales of the unexplained, which of course exist in abundance — but I wanted them to take place in this one particular antique era, in this one particular faraway land. I had to wait until I was in my 20s to discover Zafón, chronicler of the imaginary happenings of wartime Spain (and official conquerer, after the fact, of my adventure-craving adolescent heart).