July 03, 2012

The Hunger Games Have Arrived




 They actually arrived late last week, on the 28th to be exact. I mentioned in an earlier post that The Hunger Games trilogy were on sale for $11.99 with free shipping. I just couldn't pass up on such a great deal, so I bought them. Ever since they arrived, I can't put the book(s) down. I finished the first one the day I got it and am currently savoring the second. I like, don't want to finish all three in less than a week, so I'm allowing myself about a hundred pages a day... lol or at least a sitting. I found myself reading on the patio at Rich's and reading while we were at the park. I'm wondering why I didn't read these earlier!

P.S. That $129.27 invoice? Totally untrue, thank goodness! It was a system glitch and fortunately I was only charged $12.59!

5 comments:

  1. I'm confused by your pic of the invoice! Is that really what you paid? Ouch on the shipping. I read the first one and loved it! But I heard the rest were so-so which is why I never picked them up. Let us know if the rest of the trilogy is as good as the original!

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  2. @K Whoops! K, that's not how much I paid. :) It must have been absurdly late when I made this post and I completely forgot to mention how shocked I was to see that invoice! I immediately did a follow up and was told it was a glitch in the system and that I was charged $12.59- which I was when I checked my statement! Phew! $60.57 for shipping? No, thanks!

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  3. @K Oh, and I forgot to say, (apparently I'm super forgetful today) that I'm nearly done the second book and although it's not as super exciting and attention grabbing as the first, it's still very good. If The Hunger Games were a 9/10, Catching Fire would be a high 7/10. :)

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  4. It's about time you got these. Definitely worth it for $11.99! The first book was definitely the most exciting, in my opinion. The second one was good, but not as gripping. And the third one was too long and drawn out... A solid trilogy, though!

    The Maze Runner trilogy was phenomenal, though, you should really look into that one. It's more of a thriller/suspense dystopian series, and even more addictive than Hunger Games. :) My favourite book that I've read this year is probably Divergent by Veronica Roth, and the second book, Insurgent, just came out, which was also amazing. But I don't know if you wanna start that one until the third/final book comes out (tentatively next fall). :P

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  5. @Denise I'll definitely be looking into the books you mentioned! I've got a $50 Chapters GC burning a hole in my wallet. :)

    PS. I want two of your "empties" if you've still got them and don't want em!

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