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Catching Fire

The Hunger Games, Book 2
Written by: Suzanne Collins
Narrated by: Tatiana Maslany
Series: Hunger Games, Book 2
Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
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Publisher's Summary

Sparks are igniting. Flames are spreading. And the Capitol wants revenge. 

Against all odds, Katniss has won the Hunger Games. She and fellow District 12 tribute Peeta Mellark are miraculously still alive. Katniss should be relieved, happy even. After all, she has returned to her family and her longtime friend, Gale. Yet nothing is the way Katniss wishes it to be. Gale holds her at an icy distance. Peeta has turned his back on her completely. And there are whispers of a rebellion against the Capitol - a rebellion that Katniss and Peeta may have helped create. 

Much to her shock, Katniss has fueled an unrest she’s afraid she cannot stop. And what scares her even more is that she’s not entirely convinced she should try. As time draws near for Katniss and Peeta to visit the districts on the Capitol’s cruel Victory Tour, the stakes are higher than ever. If they can’t prove, without a shadow of a doubt, that they are lost in their love for each other, the consequences will be horrifying.

©2009 Suzanne Collins (P)2019 Scholastic Inc.

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Amazing in every way.

The book, to start off with is amazing and beautifully written with great characters and has a fantastic story, now couple that with the amazing voice acting by Tatiana Maslany, and you have one of the best audiobooks I know of.

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not as good as the first.

This book was good. Not as good as the first, but worlds better than the last. The best narrator ever for a series. I can not say enough good things about Tatiana Maslany.

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  • Eva
  • 2020-07-02

Great book

I love these stories so much. I’ve read the books a few times and this was my first time listening to them, the narrator is great too!

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Perfect choice for narrator.

I was surprised to find that I enjoy listening to this audiobook more than watching the movie. That happened with book 1, and I anticipate it will happen with book 3.

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Perfect Narration

I've listened to this audiobook over and over again. I've never been so impressed with a narrator! She really makes the book come to life. Personally i like the second book better than the first and third but I'm a huge fan of the hunger games series and enjoy all three books immensely.

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  • Erynn Lockhart
  • 2019-07-26

Best Narration Ever

Everyone knows the feeling. You spend your money on a beloved book, hoping that the audio book can do it justice and it happens: God. Awful. Narrating.

That is so far from the case here.

Tatiana nails this. I have read through books and watched the movies countless times, but not until purchasing these audio books have I ever felt like I was hearing Katniss. These are absolutely unbelievable. Tatiana had me moved to tears several times even though I know this story through and through. She breathed life into this.

Do yourself a favor. Buy it. Buy this one. Buy every single book in this series narrated by Tatiana. You will fall in love.

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  • Natalie @ ABookLoversLife
  • 2019-10-02

Amazing!!

Book 1 captivated me but this one just cemented my love of the series! There's no point in me getting into it about the plot because what else is there to add to the millions of others!! All I can say is YES, it's that good!! YES, it lives up to the hype, YES, it's so worth the credit. Heck, I have the Hardback, Limited Edition Hardback, Paperback and Audio of this series!! Along with Harry Potter, it's my favourite series ever! Don't stay here reading this!!! Go buy this NOW!!!!

Tatiana Maslany performs this amazingly. She puts emotion behind her words and captures the atmosphere perfectly.

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  • Dolenrod
  • 2019-07-22

Strongly prefer to original audiobooks

The narrator is AMAZING. Perhaps my very favorite narrator now. Tone, pacing, inflection, voices for all characters, etc. are spot on!

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  • Peeps
  • 2019-08-23

About Time!

I have been impatiently awaiting the release of the rest of this series to be released with Tatiana Maslany as the narrator. I could not stand the sound of the other lady's voice. It was horrible. Tatiana sells this book! She actually takes to time to feel the characters and express them. Thank you for releasing these!

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  • Aaron
  • 2019-06-21

perfect narrator

loved the series but now i love it even more woth tatiana narrating, she truly gives katniss the right tone and voice that suzanne has written

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  • sarah b
  • 2019-10-25

Hard to listen to the narrator

Amazing book but that narrator is hard to listen to. The voices she uses for Peeta and Haymitch are so irritating. There are times when Katniss is struggling through parts of the games where the narrator sounds constipated trying to convey the struggle i guess. I wish I’d bought a different version of this audio book

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  • Rob
  • 2019-08-16

Great book and the Narrator nailed it!

I read the books a few years ago and when I saw they got Tatiana to do the narration I simply had to own this. been waiting a very long time for this. thank you Audible for listening to your customers.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 2019-08-01

5 * nuff said

it's the hunger games catching fire audio book... great series , great book, great voice actor.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2019-07-15

great performance

best narration, just like the first book. definitely deserving of an award. I highly recommend

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  • J. N. Abbott
  • 2019-10-09

So good.

Amazing story, of course. Amazing narrator too. I just love her low, measured voice. I won’t listen to the 3rd book since it was pure garbage, but will reread 1 and 2 and imagine my own ending.

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