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The Girl Who Was on Fire - Movie Edition

Your Favorite Authors on Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games Trilogy

Edited by Leah Wilson

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Katniss Everdeen’s adventures may have come to an end, but her story continues to blaze in the hearts of millions worldwide.

In The Girl Who Was on Fire - Movie Edition, sixteen YA authors take you back to Panem with moving, dark, and funny pieces on Katniss, the Games, Gale and Peeta, reality TV, survival, and more.

  • How does the way the Games affect the brain explain Haymitch’s drinking, Annie’s distraction, and Wiress’ speech problems?
  • What does the rebellion have in common with the War on Terror?
  • Why isn’t the answer to “Peeta or Gale?” as interesting as the question itself?
  • What should Panem have learned from the fates of other hedonistic societies throughout history—and what can we?

The Girl Who Was On Fire covers all three books in the Hunger Games trilogy.

E-Book Version Only: Get access to special movie content from our writers right after the release of The Hunger Games end of March!

Already have the original edition? Get just the new content (including the special movie extra!) with the Booster Pack: for Kindle, Nook, or iBooks.

Want even more Hunger Games? The Panem Companion

"Are We Katniss . . . Or Are We the Capitol?"

Philadelphia Hunger Games Symposium Presentation by Leah Wilson

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The Girl Who Was on Fire – Movie Edition
Posted December 15th

Why are we putting out a Movie Edition of The Girl Who Was on Fire?

Well, book publishers love new editions. (It gives bookstores a reason to take a fresh look at an old book.) And who am I to resist an excuse to jump back into the Hunger Games series and have a few new writers write a few more great essays?

For our new edition, we drafted Brent Hartinger, Jackson Pearce, and Diana Peterfreund to write essays for us: on mixed opinions of Mockingjay; why we shouldn’t forget about...

Our Hunger Games Talk for One Book Sarasota
Posted March 4th

A few weeks ago, we asked you all to help us out by answering some Hunger Games poll questions. More than 200 of you were kind enough to comply (many of you without even entering to win one of the books we were offering as thanks)!

As I mentioned then, the reason for those poll questions was a presentation I was putting together on the Hunger Games for One Book Sarasota. And I promised I’d share that presentation when I returned.

So with the help of Keynote, Quicktime, and YouTube—and with thanks...

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Posted July 4th

It’s July again, and that means one thing around here at Smart Pop: frantically finishing up packing for San Diego Comic-Con. Click/scroll onward to see where you can find us in the convention center this year, what we’ll be up to, and what we’re giving away.

Jump to: Location, Signings, Panels, Free Stuff (With Bonus Prize Wheel!), Scan and Win


Location (#4300 – Exhibit Hall, Entrance F)

We’re sharing booth space again with Friend of Smart Pop Jamie Chambers and his Signal Fire Studios, which means we’ll be back front and audience-left-of-center in...

What People Are Saying

If you enjoy a good dissection and have read “The Hunger Games” trilogy, I highly recommend that you pick up The Girl Who Was On Fire.

— Marissa at Nerds in Babeland

These essays are well thought out, deeply written and compelling to read...These 16 authors went above and beyond, bringing these thoughts to life, giving them depth. Doing the research that we never thought to do. [The Girl Who Was on Fire - Movie Edition] is a fun, interesting way to feed the obsession, one that could be read in groups to discuss.

— Jessica Naki at ScienceFiction.com

If you are a super fan of The Hunger Games and like analyzing and discussing aspects of your readings, then you may find that The Girl Who Was On Fire will enrich your experience of the series.

— Aylee at Recovering Potter Addict

This book would be a great companion for teaching this text or for a book club. I highly recommend it to fans of the series as it adds another dimension to an already amazing series.

— Sara at Eve's Fan Garden

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