Friday, February 12, 2010

Novel Notes and Teen News: Your Source for Teen Book Information and Other Teen News 2/12/10

3rd Hunger Games Book Title Revealed


Mockingjay (Hunger Games, #3)

Although it will still be a while before we can order the anticipated 3rd volume in this series, we finally know what the 3rd Hunger Games book by Suzanne Collins will be called. The third book in this trilogy featuring Hunger Games and Catching Fire will be titled Mockingjay a title that refers to the symbolic bird discussed in the series. For more information check out this PW article:

http://www.publishersweekly.com/article/CA6718651.html?nid=2788&source=link&rid=18736271

And for Those of Us Who Can’t Get Enough Hunger GamesHunger Games Movie Anyone???

The Hunger Games (Hunger Games, #1)

Yes it is true! Lionsgate has purchased the rights to turn Hunger Games into a movie. And the best news is that the author, Suzanne Collins, is writing the screenplay! To find out more read this article from Reuters:

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE52H0LK20090318

Not familiar with the Hunger Games trilogy or why this news has fans so excited? Check out this editorial from Poptimal:

http://poptimal.com/politics/2010-popeds/hungry-for-the-next-big-thing-in-tween-movies/



While We Are Talking Movies: The Lightning Thief in Theaters Today

Fans of Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson can now rejoice! The much anticipated movie of this terrific series is released in theaters today. Here is a review of this movie by School Library Journal:

http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6718650.html

If you can’t go to the movie though, come to the library and check out the book!

More Movie News:  Meyer's Breaking Dawn will be made into Two Movies

Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)

Being the longest in the series it is hardly surprising that the final installment in the Twilight series would end up as two movies.  I only hope they find a good stopping place!  For more info, check out this link:

http://www.deadline.com/hollywood/exclusive-twilight-sagas-final-book-breaking-dawn-will-be-made-into-2-movies/

Radiant Shadows the Newest Book in the Wicked Lovely Series Will be Released Soon

Are you a fan of the Wicked Lovely series? The new book is due out on April 20, 2010. Check out author Melissa Marr’s blog for more information on this popular series, and snippets from the new book.

http://melissa-writing.livejournal.com/



Talk Back: How do you think the Hunger Games trilogy is going to end? Post your comments here!

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