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Post Apocalyptic Themes Take Over Young Adult Shelves

Hannah Smith, Staff Writer

May 1, 2012

You’ve read the books, seen the movie, (some more than once). What’s next? It’s difficult to find a book that’s of equivalent excitement as your last. There’s a void that needs to be filled and the vampire love triangles won’t fill it. The growing number of young adults reading dystopian,...

Movie draws Rider students out late at night, totally worth it

April 5, 2012

There were countdowns on Facebook, people reading aloud to each other in their seats, fights over who was marrying which male character, then, at 12.01, everything went silent. The lights dimmed. The Games began. The Hunger Games centers around Katniss Everdeen, the first volunteer Tribute from District...

Adult reviewers misunderstand major plot points of popular young adult trilogy

November 4, 2011

For the past three years The Hunger Games trilogy has been the victim of several misinformed reviewers. There are so many reviews that have been published, and that have completely missed the point of the books. The Hunger Games was published in September 2008. One review by Stephen King, published...

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