- Title: Catching Fire
- Author: Suzanne Collins
- Series: The Hunger Games #2
- Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Dystopian
- Format: eBook
- Source: Own Copy
- Reviewer: Soo
- Rating: 4 out of 5
Description: Sparks are igniting, flames are spreading and the Capitol wants revenge.
Against all odds, Katniss has won the Hunger Games. She and fellow District 12 tribute Peeta Mellark are miraculously still alive. Katniss should be relieved, happy even. After all, she has returned to her family and longtime friend, Gale. Yet nothing is the way Katniss wishes it to be. Gale holds her at an icy distance. Peeta has turned his back on her completely. And there are whispers of a rebellion against the Capitol – a rebellion that Katniss and Peeta may have helped create.
Much to her shock, Katniss has fueled an unrest she’s afraid she cannot stop. And what scares her even more is that she’s not entirely convinced she should try. As time draws near for Katniss and Peeta to visit the districts on the Capitol’s cruel Victory Tour, the stakes are higher than ever. If they can’t prove, without a shadow of a doubt, that they are lost in their love for each other, the consequences will be horrifying.
In Catching Fire, the second novel of the Hunger Games trilogy, Suzanne Collins continues the story of Katniss Everdeen, testing her more than ever before…and surprising readers at every turn.
Review: The emotional impact in book two of the trilogy is much more affective. The action is so-so, Katniss hasn’t quite ‘become’ anyone yet, and the long prelude to what could be a lot of action is finally set up to unfold! I’m going to go find out what happens in the last book. I’m hoping the end will be awesome but I’m guessing that the only thing that will satisfy me will be the emotional draw of the story. Yah, that’s a sad way to look at it.