book coverLast month I discovered (thanks to Paula) the name of the sequel to The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (being Catching Fire) and reported that we’d be ordering it soon (it’s due for publication in September this year). Well, it’s now been ordered and I suggest you reserve it, because it is going to be good, I’m very sure. In the interest of not having a Stephenie Meyer happen the publishers are being quite tight lipped about what will actually happen in Catching Fire; their blurb for the new book doesn’t tell you anything you didn’t already know (basically):

“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.” (