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“Strategically placed almost midway between the annual Games, [the Victory Tour] is the Capitol’s way of keeping the horror fresh and immediate.”–from Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins.

Roger Sutton About Roger Sutton

Roger Sutton has been the editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc, since 1996. He was previously editor of The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books and a children's and young adult librarian. He received his M.A. in library science from the University of Chicago in 1982 and a B.A. from Pitzer College in 1978. Follow him on Twitter: @RogerReads.



  1. Anonymous says:

    >If only they we’re fighting to the death in AI. Then I’d watch.

  2. Anonymous says:

    >I’m suffering from my own fresh horror at noticing an unnecessary apostrophe in the message I just posted. Please make the correction in your head.

  3. Melinda says:


    I’ll fight you for it.

  4. Elizabeth says:

    >Roger, I hate you.

    1) Someone in your office has a galley of Catching Fire and you never even MENTIONED it

    2) What is wrong with you that you don’t like the two greatest pieces of American entertainment created in the 21st century, Idol and the Hunger Games?

    2.5) I noticed the similarity between Idol and Hunger Games way before you did. It was when I was wishing that Portia and Cinna, the main stylists for Hunger Games, could go to work on Randy and Paula.

    3) Go ahead, Horn Book readers, flame me. Idol is over for a year and I’ve got 9 long days to get through till Monday June 1st which is my BEA comp day, already set aside for reading Catching Fire.

    4) Roger, why do you think Lois Lowry owes you? I was the one who stood up for Hunger Games on your blog, not you.


    your best friend, Elizabeth

  5. Roger Sutton says:

    >I should point out that the quote is from, like, page three, so I’m not spoiling anything for anybody.

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