Love The Hunger Games? Consider One Of These Books

Check out one of these great reads from the Northbrook Public Library for fans of Suzanne Collins bestseller-turned movie.

Are you a fan of Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games? With the film version of the book debuting this weekend, The Hunger Games Trilogy is as hot as ever! Whether you’re on Team Gale, Team Peeta, or Team Katniss, these fiction picks are perfect for fans of all ages! Call the at 847-272-2958 or use the online catalog at www.northbrook.info to place a hold today.

Divergent by Veronica Roth
Set in a future Chicago, Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life. Her life and decision gets complicated when she realizes that she does not fit into any one group. With a strong female main character, this is a great read for fans of Katniss Everdeen. Science Fiction 

The Gone-Away World by Nick Harkaway
The Jorgmund Pipe, a vital protection from the bandits, monsters, and nightmares left in the wake of the Go-Away War, is the backbone of the world, and it's on fire. Gonzo Lubitsch and his friends are hired to put it out--and to save humankind in the process. This hilarious, action-packed tale combines a touching tale of friendship, a thrilling war story, and an all out kung-fu infused mission to save the world. Wicked fun. Apocalyptic Fiction

Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi
Set in America's Gulf Coast region in the future, teenager Nailer scavenges copper wiring from grounded oil tankers for a living. But when he finds a beached clipper ship with a girl in the wreckage, he has to decide if he should strip the ship for its wealth or rescue the girl. This multi-award winning novel builds an amazing and brilliantly imagine world that does not seem so far from today. Science Fiction

Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
Just before their sixteenth birthdays, when they will  be transformed into beauties whose only job is to have a great time, Tally's best friend runs away and Tally must find her and turn her in, or never become pretty at all. This first entry in a series is compulsively readable and you will be desperate to find out what happens to Tally next. Science Fiction

Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn
Ella Minnow Pea is a girl living happily on the fictional island of Nollop off the coast of South Carolina. Along with her fellow island citizens, she finds that she must rely on all her ingenuity to communicate in an increasingly limited language when the government progressively bans letters from the alphabet. This playful, epistolary tale is a unique take on dystopia and a great read for lovers of language. Epistolary Novel


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