Fun Facts Friday: The Hunger Games
Fun Facts Friday , Latest Posts / March 23, 2012

 The Hunger Games movie comes out today. I thought it would be fun to bring up some fun facts for all the fans. Check out this blog tomorrow for my thoughts on the novel. Buy The Hunger Games Trilogy Set More Books by Suzanne Collins 1 ) Author Suzanne Collins (website) said she got the idea for The Hunger Games while surfing channels and seeing people competing on a reality show and footage of the invasion of Iraq. The two blurred and an idea was formed. 2 ) The Hunger Games’ initial print was 200,000, bumped up from 50,000 3 ) The book has been translated to 26 different languages 4 ) Suzanne Collins is the first children’s or YA author to sell over a million Kindle eBooks and, as of March 2012, Collins is the best selling Kindle author of all times. 5 ) The Hunger Games can also claim 29 of the 100 most highlighted passages in Kindle eBooks and, at the time of this post, Collins has written 17 of the top 20 most highlighted passages. 6 ) The novel ranks fifth on the American Library Association of most banned books for 2010 for being “sexually explicit,…

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