Hunger Games

3 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 128,000 ratings

The Hunger Games Publisher's Summary

Could you survive on your own, in the wild, with everyone out to make sure you don't live to see the morning?

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by 12 outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to send one boy and one girl between the ages of 12 and 18 to participate in the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on live TV.

Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives alone with her mother and younger sister, regards it as a death sentence when she steps forward to take her sister's place in the Games. But Katniss has been close to dead before - and survival, for her, is second nature. Without really meaning to, she becomes a contender. But if she is to win, she will have to start making choices that weigh survival against humanity and life against love.

©2008 Suzanne Collins (P)2008 Scholastic Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • The Hunger Games

    • By: Suzanne Collins
    • Narrated by: Carolyn McCormick
    • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49,123
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38,564
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39,003

    Could you survive on your own, in the wild, with everyone out to make sure you don't live to see the morning? In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by 12 outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to send one boy and one girl between the ages of 12 and 18 to participate in the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on live TV.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great story. Absolutely grating narrator.

    • By tcp100 on 12-27-11

    Regular price: $27.97

  • Book 2

    • Catching Fire

    • Hunger Games, Book 2
    • By: Suzanne Collins
    • Narrated by: Carolyn McCormick
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40,750
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32,606
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32,813

    Katniss Everdeen continues to struggle to protect herself and her family from the Capitol in this second novel from the best-selling Hunger Games trilogy.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Dissent Rules

    • By FanB14 on 07-06-12

    Regular price: $27.97

  • Book 3

    • Mockingjay

    • The Final Book of The Hunger Games
    • By: Suzanne Collins
    • Narrated by: Carolyn McCormick
    • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38,127
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30,826
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31,080

    Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice. But now that she's made it out of the bloody arena live, she's still not safe. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Conflicting Emotions

    • By Sumit G. on 08-28-10

    Regular price: $19.58