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Why The Hunger Games Books Are Still Popular 10 Years Later

It’s been a while since I last read The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, but I still remember how, back when I was only 16, it was one of those Young Adult books that took the entire world by storm. And although there has been an endless slew of Young Adult dystopian novels since then, The Hunger Games books are still buzzing on book Twitter, bookstagram, and TikTok. Which begs the question: why are The Hunger Games books still popular today?

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Fanmade Friday: The Hunger Games Fanart


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Hello everyone! It’s Fanmade Friday–a weekly meme/feature here on Bookish Freaks where I post fan art and fan videos made by YOU.

While I try my best to know whose work I am posting and give them the proper recognition they deserve, sometimes I may post works by unknown artists. If you know whose I work I am posting, do let me know.

For this week I was thinking of posting a few Hunger Games fan art that blew my mind, in celebration of the release of Mockingjay pt 2.

finnick and annie by Xenia Rassolova
Finnick and Annie by Xenia Rassolova

Even though I only wanted to post fanart of Katniss Everdeen, I wanted to begin by showing this beautiful artwork of Finnick and Annie by the amazing Xenia Rassolova. I found a user on Tumblr sharing this image and I just knew I had to post it.

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Finnick is one of my favorite supporting characters from the series, and his and Annie’s love story never fails to bring me to tears. Below is another portrayal of Finnick by an unknown artist.

Finnick. Artist unknown.


Admittedly this is kind of how I imagined Jace from The Mortal Instruments would look like. Whoever drew this though, is without a doubt incredibly talented.

And now for the Mockingjay–without a doubt one of the most epic heroines YA Dystopia has seen.



Mockingjay by JoieArt
Mockingjay by JoeiArt

Mockingjay By MitsouParker
Mockingjay by MitsouParker



I love graphic art, but these are some of the best Katniss Everdeen graphic art that I have ever seen.

Artist unknown


Artist unknown


Although all of these are gorgeous, there is one in particular that I saved for the last–a breathtaking graphic art of The Girl On Fire by Kristina Tsenova from devianart.

by Kristina Tsenova
Girl On Fire by Kristina Tsenova



That’s it for today guys! If you have any fanart or fanvid of your own, or if there’s a special artist you think deserves some spotlight, do let me know via twitter @TanazMasaba. Have a good weekend!