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Mockingjay Reminder & A Message from Suzanne Collins

Hey everyone! Don't forget today is your last day to enter the Mockingjay 13 District Blog Tour here at GreenBeanTeenQueen. If you haven't already entered, be sure to do so so you have a chance to win an awesome Mockingjay hoodie!

Also, I wanted to share this very important message from Suzanne Collins, author of The Hunger Games.

One of the most important things to me is that everyone in the world is going to be able to experience the final book of The Hunger Games all at the same time, and be able to discover what happens in the book without hearing about it elsewhere first. Word will certainly travel fast, but I urge you – before or immediately after August 24th – to please respect the other Hunger Games fans worldwide and avoid sharing any spoilers, so that the conclusion of Katniss’s story can unfold for each reader the way it was meant to unfold.


I can only echo the plea for spoiler free conversations and reviews-and I mention this from experience. I've been burned by spoilers before, so please don't let that happen to someone else! Be careful what you post and what you say. We're all excited to share in the final chapter of Katniss's story so please take Ms. Collins advice and be careful of spoilers.

Comments

  1. Interesting comments given that there has been absolutely no love for international readers in any of the prerelease hype!

    Hopefully the book will start appearing on our store shelves not too long after official release day.

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Hello! My name is Sarah and I am a Youth Services Manager who works with kids, tweens and teens. I love being asked about great books to read! I started my blog in 2008 as a way to keep track of what I've been reading and to use a reference tool for reader's advisory and it's grown into much more than I could have ever anticipated. In addition to book reviews, I also enjoy posting audiobook reviews, booklists and my adventures in being a librarian. 2017 Library Journal Mover and Shaker Committees: 2021 Newbery Committee 2018 Odyssey Committee 2016 Caldecott Award 2013 Michael L. Printz Committee- Fabulous Films Committee I have also served on the Cybils, Missouri State Library Association Readers Selection Lists, and as an Audies judge. Presentations :  I have offered various presentations at local, state and national libraries and conferences. Topics have included:  What's New in Children's & Teen Literature Engaging Teens in Reader's Advisory Gee