The Cape Fear excited about premier of ‘Hunger Games’

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Submitted: Wed, 03/21/2012 - 12:37am
Updated: Wed, 03/21/2012 - 12:38am

BOLIVIA, NC (NEWS RELEASE) — Excitement about The Hunger Games trilogy has apparently reached a fever pitch in Wilmington, NC and has crossed the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge into Brunswick County! revealed earlier this week cities topping the list in the United States for reading The Hunger Games trilogy. The list was generated after compiling sales data of all versions of The Hunger Games books, in both print and Kindle formats, on a per capita basis in cities with over 100,000 residents. Wilmington, North Carolina holds the 14th spot!

In Brunswick County, the English III classes at Early College High School are greatly anticipating the release of the film adaptation of The Hunger Games later this week.
Instructor Kimberly Adams says the story is highly engaging and has caused quite a stir in classrooms around the world.

Thursday, March 22, 2012 Adams’ English III students will be celebrating the movie’s release date with a “Dress as your Favorite Character” day. Faculty members who have also read the book have also asked to participate!

Students will also be turning in a variety projects, including 3-D models of the next arena, posters advertizing a Capitol social network page, original trading cards, and a trivia game board for 2 to 4 players. Projects will be on display in the hallway for all to enjoy.

Come see what the excitement is all about. The movie premieres on Friday, March 23, 2012.

(, Monday, March 19, 2012)
Top 20 cities with Hunger Games hysteria are:

1. Sunnyvale, CA
2. Salt Lake City, UT
3. Tallahassee, FL
4. Seattle, WA
5. Orlando, FL
6. Pittsburgh, PA
7. St. Louis, MO
8. Provo, UT
9. San Francisco, CA
10. Naperville, IL
11. Washington, DC
12. Richmond, VA
13. Scottsdale, AZ
14. Wilmington, NC
15. Murfreesboro, TN
16. Vancouver, WA
17. Portland, OR
18. Tampa, FL
19. Overland Park, KS
20. Norman, OK


  • Guest2020 says:

    I don’t normally get into the popular books, but I was intrigued by the premise of this trilogy and thoroughly enjoyed most of it. There were some things in the end I didn’t care for, but overall it was a good story. You won’t find me at the midnight showing. I am more likely to get to a Tuesday matinee and drinks and popcorn for a dollar deal.

  • Avid Reader says:

    I read these last summer and I was completely intrigued. I thought the characters were strong and the storyline amazing!

    I could not get enough of this series and am looking forward to the movie!

    When I was reading the series I had that feeling I had back in the 80s when required reading in school was Ray Bradbury and Shirley Jackson.

    I was so hooked that I had forgotten how much I loved Sci Fi and dystopian novels I sought out other novels that would hold my interest.

    May I also recommend Unwind by Neil Shusterman and Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro.

    There are some really fabulous novels out there if you know how to find them!

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