Protesters in Thailand Adopt Hunger Games Salute

Fans of the popular book and film franchise The Hunger Games will recognize the hand signal instantly: the middle three fingers of the hand, raised to the sky. A gesture of resistance against the repressive government in the fictional world of Panem, it has now become a very real symbol of protest in Thailand at demonstrations against the junta that took power after the May 22 coup d'etat. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2014-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Boosted by Hunger Games Prequel, Unit Sales Rose 5.5% Last Week

Led by 'The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,' Suzanne Collins’ prequel to her blockbuster Hunger Games series, unit sales of print books rose 5.5% last week over the week ended May 16 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic builds anticipation online for Hunger Games prequel

Scholastic has been building anticipation online for Suzanne Collins' eagerly awaited prequel to the Hunger Games series, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 18:28:18 UTC ]
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Scholastic creates Hunger Games prequel campaign for coronavirus-hit indies

Scholastic UK has created a pre-order campaign for Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games prequel that it says could drive trade to indie bookshops during the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-19 08:56:22 UTC ]
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‘Hunger Games’ fans are rage-tweeting about the President Snow prequel

Suzanne Collins’s upcoming fourth book in her bestselling series is not exactly what fans were hoping for. The minds behind The Hunger Games are catching fire from fans of the books upset that President Snow is going to be the subject of a prequel entitled The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes,... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-01-22 12:20:56 UTC ]
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New Hunger Games book title and cover revealed by Scholastic

Scholastic has announced the next instalment in Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games series will be called The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-03 15:14:24 UTC ]
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Scholastic to publish Hunger Games prequel

Scholastic will next year publish a prequel to Suzanne Collins’ bestselling The Hunger Games series in the UK, US, Canada, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-17 11:57:14 UTC ]
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'Mockingjay -- Part 2' logs $101-million opening, lowest in 'Hunger Games' franchise

Katniss Everdeen may have come out on top of the weekend box office with an estimated $101 million in domestic ticket sales, but the new "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 2" fell short of industry expectations and, unlike the "Twilight" and "Harry Potter" young-adult juggernauts, her "Hunger... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Movie Alert: 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2'

The dystopian YA franchise that has made an indelible mark on popular culture has reached its final chapter with the release of Lionsgate's 'Mockingjay Part 2' on November 20. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hunger Games to be London theatre show

Entertainment company Lionsgate is teaming with Dutch media company Imagine Nation and US based Triangular Entertainment to adapt Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games series (Scholastic) for the stage. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1' trailer shows a lot of action

'Mockingjay' is an adaptation of part of the final book in Suzanne Collins's trilogy. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How do they protest in Thailand? By reading in public

In Thailand, various protestors are gathering in public places to silently read books like '1984' and 'Unarmed Insurrection' to convey how they feel about the country's political situation. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How do they protest in Thailand? By reading in public (+video)

In Thailand, various protestors are gathering in public places to silently read books like '1984' and 'Unarmed Insurrection' to convey how they feel about the country's political situation. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Boost for Scholastic from new 'Hunger Games' film

The release of the latest Hunger Games film, backlist titles such as Harry Potter and success... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

The Hunger Games books and films come to fill a psychic void left by the Twilight series. For whatever reason, it seems our culture right now needs a mega-selling YA franchise built around a beautiful, stubborn teen heroine who waffles endlessly between two inexplicably patient lovers as she... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2013-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Hunger Games' author Suzanne Collins, in rare interview, muses on war and the cycle of violence

Suzanne Collins says she 'sort of completed' a goal of hers this fall by releasing her children's book 'Year of the Jungle,' which examines war from a child's point of view. Collins wants to write a book about war for every child age group, she says. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Interactive Books!? Hunger Games Camp, Audiobook Powered Vibrator

The idea of interactive books is being taken to a new level with the new Hunger Games Summer Camp and a vibrator that wirelessly syncs to erotic audiobooks. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Surveying Ebook Adoption in Korea, Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia

Recent reports from Korea, Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia indicate growth in indigenous ebook development and dealmaking across the region. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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'The Hunger Games' trilogy drives juvenile fiction sales up 13.1 percent for 2012

According to a new report by the Association of American Publishers, children's and young adult books experienced a sales jump driven by hardcover sales of Suzanne Collins' trilogy. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Hunger Games' author Suzanne Collins will release a picture book

Collins' book, which will be based around her own experiences with a father in the military, will be released this fall. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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