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Katniss Gets a Reality Check in New 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Clip

Mentor Haymitch Abernathy slaps a tearful Katniss Everdeen with an honest wake-up call in the fresh <i>Hunger Games: Catching Fire</i> video, below.<p>The …

11 YA Books to Fill Your 'Catching Fire' Void

The good news: <i>Catching Fire</i> is almost here! The bad news: As soon as the credits roll, there won't be another <i>Hunger Games</i> film for a whole year.<p>To …

Entertainment Tonight: New 'Catching Fire' Blu-ray: JLaw & Josh Outtakes

One of last year's most anticipated blockbusters was The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and now fans of the popular action series can soon experience …

Why 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Is in IMAX But 'Mockingjay' Won't Be

When Katniss Everdeen rises from an underground elevator into the arena in <i>Hunger Games: Catching Fire</i>, IMAX viewers will see the film's visuals …

The Early Axe: 5 Successful YA Book Series That Never Made It Past Book No. 1 on the Big Screen

It used to be that young adult fiction was considered nothing more than a step between children’s books and regular fiction. Now, it’s practically a …

Tumblr launches book club. Watch out, 'Today' show

Not to be outdone by the "Today" show, which splashily launched its first book club last month with "The Bone Season" by newcomer Samantha Shannon,<p>Tumblr's new Reblog Book Club debuted Tuesday.<p>If what makes a book club work are enthusiastic participants (and, possibly, wine, but only for those over …

8 Classic YA Books That Will Screw You Up For Life

Over at The Hairpin, yesterday, an essayist complained that <i>Sweet Valley High</i> had utterly screwed up her expectations of high school. I hear that, …

Books

In Honor Of Banned Books Week, Here's Some Of The Most-Challenged YA Books In Recent Memory

Our poor pal Rainbow Rowell: “Fangirl” comes out, and at the same time, her previous YA novel, “Eleanor & Park,” gets challenged in Minnesota. Some fussbudget parents claimed the book was too sexy and profane to be taught in schools, and kicked off a big old to-do at the thought of it taking up …

Books

5 YA Fantasy Picks For The Holidays (Or Whenever)

Speaking of the war on Christmas, it has come to my attention that some people are in need of present purchasing recommendations, and when it comes to books, I am always happy to oblige. (So is your local independent bookstore, which will be more than happy to offer personalized recommendations!)<p>In …

Books

My Favorite YA Books Of 2013

What a year this has been for us here in Young Adult Education. By us, of course, I mean me and you, the reader. It’s not like there’s a team of …

The Director of Catching Fire Reveals What's Coming in Mockingjay

<i>The Hunger Games: Catching Fire</i> opened over the weekend with a new director, Francis Lawrence, at the helm of the popular movie franchise. He's now …

How Catching Fire Fixed All the Worst Mistakes The Hunger Games Made

<i>The Hunger Games: Catching Fire</i> made all the money this weekend, raking in a record-topping $161.1 million. But that's not all this YA sequel did for …

Movies

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire ignites the UK box office

Despite competition from Doctor Who, the fantasy saga's latest instalment enjoyed the third biggest UK opening of 2013<p>• More on the UK box office • Donald Sutherland: 'I want Hunger Games to stir up a revolution' • Mark Kermode reviews The Hunger Games: Catching Fire<p>The winner<p>It always looked to be …

Honourable Mention

Having been out for a couple of weeks now, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has picked up a hefty box office return, as well as dazzling fans and …

Box Office

Designing Catching Fire's Retro-Dystopian Future

Dissecting the sets, costumes, and weapons in the latest Hunger Games film<p>When <i>The Hunger Games</i> was released in 2012, as design critics we found its Francophile fashion, its Frank Gehry-inspired architecture, and its streamlined technology difficult to ignore—or admire. If this was the future, why …

Box Office: Catching Fire, Frozen Lead Thanksgiving Weekend

I loved “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” and I guess everyone else did, too. The second film in the franchise scored $110 million at the box …

'Catching Fire' Tops Friday's Box Office with $7.7 Million!

• <i>The Hunger Games: Catching Fire</i> beats out <i>Frozen</i> to top Friday’s box office- Entertainment Weekly<br>• What are 25 things you don’t know about <b>Wendy …

Jennifer Lawrence's 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Premiere Style

Jennifer Lawrence has the girl next door thing downif she weren't Oscar winning, uncommonly beautiful and more often than not outfitted in Dior. Here, we chart the actress' looks for her 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' press tour.<p>Jennifer Lawrence has the girl next door thing down—if she weren't …

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New 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Trailer Cranks Up the Heat

Lionsgate is on a (promotional) roll this week. The entertainment company first whipped out its series of Quarter Quell wetsuit posters for <i>Hunger</i> …