The book is so much better than the movie. The thoughts and feelings that the characters endure can't be explained as well in movie format. I didn't like the filming format of the movie which made me so glad I read the book. Even the clothing choices in the movie weren't up to my mind's expectations. so definitely read the book.
Part entertainment, part brutal
intimidation of the subjugated districts, the televised games are
broadcasted throughout Panem as the 24 participants are forced to
eliminate their competitors, literally, with all citizens required to
When 16-year-old Katniss's young sister, Prim, is selected as the
mining district's female representative, Katniss volunteers to take her
place. She and her male counterpart, Peeta, the son of the town baker
who seems to have all the fighting skills of a lump of bread dough, will
be pitted against bigger, stronger representatives, some who have trained for
this their whole lives.