Catching Fire. Suzanne Collins. 2009. [September 2009] Scholastic. 400 pages.
I clasp the flask between my hands even though the warmth from the tea has long since reached into the frozen air. My muscles are clenched tight against the cold. If a pack of wild dogs were to appear at this moment, the odds of scaling a tree before they attacked are not in my favor. I should get up, move around, and work the stiffness from my limbs. But instead I sit, as motionless as the rock beneath me, while the dawn begins to lighten the woods. I can't fight the sun. I can only watch helplessly as it drags me into a day I've been dreading for months.What has Katniss been dreading? Going on tour. With Peeta. As the two survivors of the Hunger Games, these two are set to tour the twelve districts. Something doesn't feel right about it though. Celebrating the insanity of the game with extravagance and waste while so many in the districts are in desperate need.
Her uneasiness grows even more when she receives an unexpected visit from President Snow right before the tour. What he tells her changes everything...it leads to Katniss questioning everything.
This one is the sequel to The Hunger Games. I wasn't disappointed with this one! I thought it had danger, adventure, and plenty of thrills. I thought it had some unexpected (at least unexpected-to-me) twists to it. And I liked meeting the new characters. Finnick especially.
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