Book Review

Mini(bot) Rants: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

Like any Hunger Games fan, I was super excited when I heard we’d be getting another book set in the universe. I was less excited when I found out it centered around the teen years of President Snow. The last of my excitement died about a third of the way through the book. Womp.

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Judging A Book

Judging A Book By Its Cover: The Hunger Games

This is my weekly post where I choose to appreciate a book for its cover art or overall design – to me, a well-designed book is like a piece of art. We all judge book covers to some extent. Personally, it’s usually a title/cover combination that pulls me in when I’m browsing in a bookstore. I can’t say that I’ve ever decided against a book with terrible cover art if I liked the sound of the plot, but I have purchased special editions of books or multiple editions of books based on their cover art. If book covers didn’t matter, publishers (looking at you, Penguin!) wouldn’t put out so many beautiful editions!

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