Suzanne Collins’ Most Underrated Series

Suzanne Collins’ Most Underrated Series

Before The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins wrote another series, The Underland Chronicles. The series was published between 2003-2007, and it tells the story of a boy named Gregor and his adventures in the Underland (located literally under New York City). Image via Amazon Gregor starts off the series as a middle schooler who discovers the Underland when his little sister, Boots, falls down a laundry shoot and he follows after her. Of course, with an interesting new place comes interesting new people… and creatures. The creatures consist of bugs, rats and bats, some humans even inhabit the underland, and they have …

Suzanne Collins Praises ‘Hunger Games’ Filmmakers in Open Letter

Suzanne Collins Praises ‘Hunger Games’ Filmmakers in Open Letter

The release of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 marks the end of more than just a film series. It also means that it’s time for author Suzanne Collins to move on to other projects. Collins marked the occasion with an open letter thanking the many people responsible for crafting the Hunger Games movie series. On Our Minds, the blog run by publisher Scholastic, published the touching letter. In particular, Collins thanks director Francis Lawrence (who directed the final three films of the four-film franchise), actress Jennifer Lawrence (who played heroine Katniss Everdeen), producers Nina Jacobson and Jon Kilik, and the …