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February 16, 2009 posted by Ivy

Catching Fire Synopsis


This is the official summary of the ever anticipated book 2 of the Hunger Games series, Catching Fire:

Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark. But it was a victory won by defiance of the Capitol and their harsh rules. Katniss and Peeta should be happy. After all, they have just won for themselves and their families a life of safety and plenty. But there are rumors of rebellion among the subjects, and Katniss and Peeta, to their horror, are the faces of that rebellion. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge.

The book will be published on September 8, 2009.

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  • I can’t WAIT for this. Sigh.

  • Holy damn, sounds SO interesting.

    I am dying to see Gale’s reaction to her return.

  • does anyone know how i can get an advanced reading copy of this?

  • oomg soo excited! :)
    hunger games is one of my favorites! omg so pumped to read catching fire! AGH =) cant wait!

  • If you are between the ages of twelve and seventeen, you probably won’t have to wait much longer to read Catching Fire, unlike some people. I’m too old. Any who, just go to http://www.scholastic.com/thehungergames/contest/index.htm to find out the details.

  • I Think It’s Sweet When Katniss Describes The Kiss Between Gale And Her And About the President Knowing About The Kiss

  • THIS BOOK R SUCH FAILLURRZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ. TURNS INTO FUKIN TQILIGHT AT THE END OMGWTFBBQ

    • Why do you have to say that? If you didnt like it, then just keep your fuckin comments to your self, asshole

    • Well ok joe BIGDICK if you really think people are going to take your opinion seriously when you call yourself stuff like that then just wow. these books are amazing and 8000000000x better than twilight because stephanie meyer cant write. the peeta gale katniss love triangle was important to the storyline and if they didnt have it the 2nd and 3rd books would have no plot because the rebellion would have never happened if peeta and katniss didnt pull the stunt in the first book.i understand why your saying this but i dont agree at all. i guess i cant change your opinion.

  • i liked the book.

  • where did u got catching fire???? im dying to read it… plz plz plz
    want katniss with peeta…… ^^

  • does katniss sleep with peeta

    • Get your mind out of the gutters.

    • Aryakës seriously thank you.

  • OMGshh!! i cant wait for gales reacction after all he saw with katniss and peeta… then again was he really in love with katniss??
    i cant wait to read it!!

  • ok im not gay and yes im a guy but this book was sweet
    and im baked

  • i love it..it’s a very futuristic story.. can’t why for the movie..i really liked it!!one of a kind book!!xoxo

    • We have some similar thhoguts on this one! I loved the first two in the series but this one was so different for me that it just left me feeling somewhat disappointed. I think it was real in the way that war changes people and so the characterizations here were understandable to a point. It was just so excessive and extreme. I would have enjoyed it much more if the changes were more subtle and reflective. I also had issues with the pacing and the end. But I won’t ramble on too much or you might ban me from commenting ever again, haha.Michelleb4s last [type] ..

  • THE HUNGER GAMES WWERE AMZIN I CANT WAIT TO READ THE 2nd book i wonder how gale reacts!

  • i dont like Katniss being in love with Gale…Peeta’s so much nicer :(

  • i love Katniss with Gale!!! <3 he is soo much better than Peeta! I mean Peeta's all right, but Gale and Katniss have soo much history together! they DESERVE to be together! I have nothing against Peeta, but personally i like Gale better…

  • no katniss does not have sex with peeta or gale or anyone… at least not in this book.

  • My God. I read The Hunger Games like in just 5 hours. LITERALLY! I can not wait to get my hands on this book!

  • i hated how the hunger games ended! i cant wait to read catching fire!!

  • the love story part got boring but i liked finnicks trident stabing people with it after he caught them in his net. :)

  • Omg I don’t know what it is but I really don’t like peeta. There’s something about him I don’t like. Idk maybe I’m crazy

  • im a guy this and the hunger games AND nockingjay were great but gale stabs peeta! haha oops spoiler alert

  • Peeta dies

    • No he doesnt!!!!!!!……. ‘×’ i hope

  • i dont think katniss should compete in the hunger games again…. once was too much they should just make a new main charactet or something

  • HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA I’m done with the WHOLE series :) IT WAS SOOOOOOOO GOOOOODD I WANT MORE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • I am so angry little Prim died. Spoiler! She did not deserve to die.

  • Does anyone have any good book series suggestions. I really need a new series to read.

    • Read the Gone series so good and a lot like the hunger games. new favorite series. hope it helped.

  • OMG just read the book it is sooo awesome and i cant wait till i read Mockingjay it sounds sooooooo good!

  • Omg i love this book why was there only three?????:(

  • wooooooooooooooooot i love this book

  • Mockingjay was a brilliant conclusion to the trilogy. I can only compare it to “Ender’s Game” – and that is extremely high praise, indeed.

    When I first closed the book last night, I felt shattered, empty, and drained. This book is my favorite of the series, hands-down.

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