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  • Read the latest news about the upcoming The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Movie. Find information about the cast, crew, story, trailer and release date here. The Mortal Instruments is a bestselling book series by Cassandra Clare that features Clary Fray, a teenager whose world turns upside down when her mother is attacked by a demon. Clary is rescued by Jace Wayland, a gorgeous and mysterious “Shadowhunter.” Absolutely no spoilers here! City of Bones The first book and film in the Mortal Instruments Series Since this is a no-spoiler page, there will be no details given here but you can...

    The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Movie

    Read the latest news about the upcoming The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Movie. Find information about the cast, crew, story, trailer and release date here. The Mortal Instruments is a bestselling book series by Cassandra Clare that features Clary Fray, a teenager whose world turns upside down when her mother is attacked by a demon. Clary is rescued by Jace Wayland, a gorgeous and mysterious “Shadowhunter.” Absolutely no spoilers here! City of Bones The first book and film in the Mortal Instruments Series Since this is a no-spoiler page, there will be no details given here but you can...

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  • The Hunger Games trilogy dwells upon genetic modification. With genetically engineered animals such as the jabberjay, mockingjay, tracker jacker and wolf mutts, monkey mutts and even genetically engineered roses, the trilogy explores the ethics and consequences of toying with Nature. The Hunger Games looks at the use of technology by those in power, to create fear and control the masses. Tracker jackers are genetically modified wasps, developed by the Capitol and placed around the districts. They have gold colored bodies and live in huge swarms high among the trees. Their venom is potent enough to kill most people in a...

    Hunger Games Story Theme: Genetic Modification

    The Hunger Games trilogy dwells upon genetic modification. With genetically engineered animals such as the jabberjay, mockingjay, tracker jacker and wolf mutts, monkey mutts and even genetically engineered roses, the trilogy explores the ethics and consequences of toying with Nature. The Hunger Games looks at the use of technology by those in power, to create fear and control the masses. Tracker jackers are genetically modified wasps, developed by the Capitol and placed around the districts. They have gold colored bodies and live in huge swarms high among the trees. Their venom is potent enough to kill most people in a...

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  • The Hunger Games series is different from most other young adult literature. It’s not a love story that ends in the main characters living happily ever after. It is gritty, violent and dark. If anything, it is a story about the costs of conflict. Its lesson is that war affects everyone, most of all, those who are fighting in it. There is no glory for the heroes of a war, and they are as badly affected by it as anyone else. In Mockingjay, war breaks out between Capitol and the rebel districts. The Capitol has already launched air strikes and...

    Extinction and War Themes in Mockingjay

    The Hunger Games series is different from most other young adult literature. It’s not a love story that ends in the main characters living happily ever after. It is gritty, violent and dark. If anything, it is a story about the costs of conflict. Its lesson is that war affects everyone, most of all, those who are fighting in it. There is no glory for the heroes of a war, and they are as badly affected by it as anyone else. In Mockingjay, war breaks out between Capitol and the rebel districts. The Capitol has already launched air strikes and...

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  • After the release of the best-selling series The Hunger Games book trilogy, many reading enthusiasts were clamoring for more books like the Hunger Games. The Hunger Games had such an interesting plot of political unrest, dissent, and violence that ultimately instigated the “games” that led mere children fighting to the point of death until only one remained–all for the purpose of keeping the whole state of Panem in check. These themes and protagonists are quick to spark an interest in readers since they can somehow reflect the depravity of human society and how bad the violence can become. For the...

    Books Like the Hunger Games

    After the release of the best-selling series The Hunger Games book trilogy, many reading enthusiasts were clamoring for more books like the Hunger Games. The Hunger Games had such an interesting plot of political unrest, dissent, and violence that ultimately instigated the “games” that led mere children fighting to the point of death until only one remained–all for the purpose of keeping the whole state of Panem in check. These themes and protagonists are quick to spark an interest in readers since they can somehow reflect the depravity of human society and how bad the violence can become. For the...

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  • The question for a movie based on a great book is how good can the movie get? However, many critics are asking whether the movie will be able to surpass the book. Mockingjay is considered one of the weaker books in the series with many negative reviews on the ending. Hopefully Mockingjay try to redeem the flaws in the final book. One of the fan’s biggest gripes about Mockingjay is Katniss’s breakdown that began at the end of book two, and endured through half of the next one. Even when she got back on her feet, so to speak, she...

    Will the Movie Be True to the Book?

    The question for a movie based on a great book is how good can the movie get? However, many critics are asking whether the movie will be able to surpass the book. Mockingjay is considered one of the weaker books in the series with many negative reviews on the ending. Hopefully Mockingjay try to redeem the flaws in the final book. One of the fan’s biggest gripes about Mockingjay is Katniss’s breakdown that began at the end of book two, and endured through half of the next one. Even when she got back on her feet, so to speak, she...

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  • The last book in the epic fantasy series Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan is here. At long last A Memory of Light is now ready for fans to read and review. So did Brandon Sanderson do a good job? What happened to our favorite characters like Rand, Mat, Perrin, Egwene, Nynaeve and Elayne? Was the ending satisfying? Read more to find out! No spoilers here and please no spoiler comments since most fans have not yet read the book. Non-Spoiler Review of A Memory of Light Alright, the first question on your mind right now is probably: how good...

    A Memory of Light Review

    The last book in the epic fantasy series Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan is here. At long last A Memory of Light is now ready for fans to read and review. So did Brandon Sanderson do a good job? What happened to our favorite characters like Rand, Mat, Perrin, Egwene, Nynaeve and Elayne? Was the ending satisfying? Read more to find out! No spoilers here and please no spoiler comments since most fans have not yet read the book. Non-Spoiler Review of A Memory of Light Alright, the first question on your mind right now is probably: how good...

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  • The ending of Mockingjay spoilers here! Tough love is the phrase of the day by the end of Mockingjay. Suzanne Collins ended the war within her books with huge, fiery explosions, death traps and gunfire, that claimed the lives of many of her friends. Is this overkill? Some readers said yes, stating that for the rest of the book the ending was overly harsh. Such is war. But will that be in the film? Even with five hours (Mockingjay will be split into two movies) there are plenty of things that will be left out of it. And one can...

    Fans Are Divided Over the Ending of Mockingjay

    The ending of Mockingjay spoilers here! Tough love is the phrase of the day by the end of Mockingjay. Suzanne Collins ended the war within her books with huge, fiery explosions, death traps and gunfire, that claimed the lives of many of her friends. Is this overkill? Some readers said yes, stating that for the rest of the book the ending was overly harsh. Such is war. But will that be in the film? Even with five hours (Mockingjay will be split into two movies) there are plenty of things that will be left out of it. And one can...

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