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Book Review of Catching Fire (Hunger Games, Bk 2)

Catching Fire (Hunger Games, Bk 2)
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Not bad. I've heard a lot of bad things about this book and I don't think it deserves all that.

It is definitely an easy read, I breezed through a good 40-50 pages per sitting without noticing the time pass. For me personally, I don't care about Katniss's dilemma between Gale and Peeta as much as the action during the Games, so the first half was a bit boring. It picks up during the second half though, so I was glad about that. A lot of interesting characters to root for and follow, as well as the puzzles from the arena itself.

Whereas the first book had a definitive ending to it, this one definitely leaves off at a cliffhanger that will make you want to pick up the third book at once.

I'd rate Catching Fire below the first book, but only slightly. Here's hoping that the third book will have a satisfying action-packed read throughout its entirety.