Archive for the 'Books' Category

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

Saw the movie last night and was a bit disappointed… Positive first: the filming was so much better than the first movie. The wild camera movements in ‘The Hunger Games’ made me feel dizzy at some points. It was probably done to hide the bloody details and still show some action, but ‘Catching Fire’ – […]

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The Hunger Games Movie

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD!!! We bought the DVD yesterday and – of course – had to see it immediately. I have to admit, I was a bit reluctant, as I saw some snippets and wasn’t too happy with some of the characters. One of the joys of reading is that you see the characters in your […]

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The Hunger Games *****

Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

How I managed to ignore the success of the Hunger Games series, I’m not sure, but I did. Until the movie came out and I saw book #1 on a prominent spot in the bookstore (and at a discount, so that’s always a good thing :D). I could hit myself for not reading the book […]

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Ahhh, my preciousssssss

Friday, April 9th, 2010

It arrived – DOUBLE YAY! Read more about the book here Ever since I saw the musical in London, I’ve been looking for this book. It was for sale at Amazon, but the sellers wouldn’t ship to Holland, because of the size of the book. Checked other sites and learned that it was out of […]

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Friday, June 19th, 2009

I read three books in three days. I postponed it as long as I could, as I don’t like vampires. The thought of them frighten me. In fact, I stay far away from any story that includes monsters, snakes, ghosts, weird creatures, etc. etc. It’s really amazing that Harry Potter swept me off my feet […]

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