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Mockingjay Pin Give-Away Winners!

27 Jul

Congratulations to Amy and Simone for winning the first two Mockingjay pins! If you didn’t win this time, no worries – just make sure you check back for more give-aways during the Summer of Hunger Games.

See you tributes on Friday at noon for our first Hunger Games discussion!

Summer of Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pin Give-Away!

26 Jul

So begins the Summer of Hunger Games!

If you have not started reading already, get on it. We will being discussing parts I and II on Friday. And to get your hunger going, we are going to kick things off today by giving away two Mockingjay Pins. Yay! These pins are exclusive to Scholastic Book Clubs so they are pretty rare. To enter, just comment on this post and be sure to include this phrase in your comment: “I want a Book Clubs Mockingjay pin!”

In addition to the pin, each of the two winners will receive a paperback copy of the Hunger Games to get started on the Summer of Hunger Games. If you already have a copy, you can give it to a friend! I’m sure they won’t mind!

You will have until tomorrow July 27th, 2010 at 12pm EST to enter. We will draw two (2) names at random tomorrow 1pm EST. Click here for RULES.

If you don’t win this time, do not worry. We will be having these all month long leading up to the anticipated release of the 3rd book in the series, Mockingjay! If you are interested in seeing how you can purchase a Mockingjay pin, be sure to check out September’s Tab and Teen Readers’ Book Clubs, which you can start ordering from on the first week of August! These pins come with your pre-ordered Mockingjay book if you order from Scholastic Book Clubs.

Also, don’t forget…if you can’t wait until Friday to start discussing, join the conversation on Twitter. We are using the #SoHG hashtag.

Let the games begin… and may the odds be ever in your favor.

Attention: The Contest is now over! Thanks for all the amazing entries you guys! Stay tuned for the winners!

Summer of Hunger Games!

23 Jul


It is the Summer of Hunger Games. Mockingjay comes out August 24th… and we intend to be ready. In anticipation of its release, the Book Talk team is going to relive the experience of Hunger Games and Catching Fire and we want you to join us!

Our plan of attack: Three books over four weeks – are you up to the challenge? Start reading tomorrow, July 24th, swing by for a give-away July 26th,  and check back July 30th to participate in our weekly discussion posts. We will be reading as if for the first time- so no worries, Hunger Games newbies, each post will be spoiler free (trust us, we’ll be checking). Reading ahead and can’t wait for the next discussion? Head over to Twitter and use #SoHG to get in on the action.

The Summer of Hunger Games will culminate at midnight on August 24th with a Mockingjay release party post and discussion.

CALENDAR:

July 26th: First Give-Away!!
July 30th: Hunger Games: Parts I & II
August 6th: Hunger Games: Part III
August 13th: Catching Fire: Parts I & II
August 20th: Catching Fire: Part III
August 24th: Mockingjay

In addition to talking about the books, get ready for some awesome prizes (exclusive Book Clubs Mockingjay pin, Whaaaaaat!) and book give-aways in the days to come.

We hope you join us for the Summer of Hunger Games… and may the odds be ever in your favor.