In Russia, ‘Mockingjay’ will not be coming out on August 24th, Catching Fire is the book that they are anxiously awaiting. What do you think about the Russian cover?
Makes the book look too much like a romance novel.
Is that suppose to be Peeta and Katniss or Gale and Katniss?
Yeah, too romance-y… Even though it is a part of the book, it’s not that big a part to be the cover.
The picture’s gorgeous, though.
It cool whoa I think the guy looks like gale do you know which one peeta or gale?
I think its Gale because he’s a brunette
It makes it look waaaaay too much like a romance novel instead of what it really is. Yeah, the Hunger Games has romance, but this cover will totally (I’m speaking broadly, of course) turn off the guys.
I feel bad for them…THEY ARE ONLY ON THE SECOND BOOK!
What? Why would that be Gale? That’s silly. Of course it’s going to be the two main characters, Katniss and Peeta.
uhh….it makes it seem waaay to romantic…and i don’t think my parents would let my lil sis read this….
I’m sorry Russia
i like the cover though but one question is it supposed to be Gal and Katnis? thats wat it looks like
It is absolutely supposed to be Gale because his is a brunette…. And remember Catching Fire is the book where Gale and Katniss confess their love for each other. Yay!
It makes the book ONLY look like a romance novel though…. It’s not focusing on the bigger picture
I’m guessing that’s Gale… |:
Anyway, I don’t love it, but the picture’s gorgeous! It certainly makes the book look more Romance-themed then it is, but that could be both a positive or negative thing.
Cat Lady – here in Brazil we’re still in the first book. The brazilian publisher just released Hunger Games last month. I’m just impatient and am actually re-reading Catching Fire by now ;D
That doesn’t look like katniss or gale both have olive skin and black hair. Russia needs to read the books.
ok I just read what the Russians wrote as a synopsis on another site that goes with the cover it’s supposed to be Katniss and Peeta on the cover. Wow really.
I agree, Lisa_Lovebrooks. That doesn’t look like Katniss or Gale. Poor Russians, only on Catching Fire.
I love the cover. But yeah the book is more actiony than romancy. Still, I think it’s gorgeous
I agree that looks too romance-y. If it were centered on the romance I’d be fine, but I just don’t think it fits with this one.
Is it just my imagination, or does that font look exactly like the font for the Twilight movies?
why has it taken so long for catching fire to be released there?
the title translated into english is “and break out the flame” not “Catching Fire” the creator of another Hunger Games Fansite told me
Katniss looks too old!
yeah , this is too romantic.
I dont feel The Hunger Games when i see this
btw, is anyone from Asia here?
in Malaysia we already have both the 1st and 2nd books,
but I’m not sure we’ll be having Mockingjay released on Aug 24
WAY too romancey, it’s awful- not very Hunger Game-y. and it looks like Gale because of the dark hair
wait why would that be gale even though it looks like him because he kissed katniss once in the book and anyway they didn’t confess their love to one another
again too gushy and romantic, and poor Russian, not having the 2nd book!
Poor Russians! I’m sorry you guys are still waiting for Catching Fire. D:
And, yeah, the cover is portraying the book as a romance, when it has so much more involved in it. Kinda weird, though, that The Hunger Games cover, you can tell, was drawn/painted, but this is like a real-life picture.
And the guy has dark hair, so I thought it was Gale… Maybe the dark-haired guy on the first cover WAS Peeta? I’m not sure. DX
Let’s just say it’s Gale!! *is totally Team Gale*
If my parents saw me reading that… well, lets just say I’m glad I’m american. My parents would flip, even though I’m more than old enough to read romance novels, I have no history of doing so.
For a second I thought it was Gale kissing Peeta. Not a good image. I would be embarrassed to have to ask my parents to buy that book. OR to have it my where my brothers could see it.
I am a guy so I would TOTALLY not be caught dead anywhere near that. Sorry Russian dudes
@JAMIETHG Actually they did remember when Gale got whipped? They kissed and Katniss thought, why did it take him almost losing his life for me to realize that i love him. Oh, and Gale told her he did…
@ LISA_LOVESBOOKS Oh wow that’s awesome.. they really know how to potray the characters! NOT
um that looks a little steamy to be related to the hunger games hahahaha!
EVERYBODY, READ LISA_LOVESBOOKS COMMENT THEN DECIDE IF ITS PEETA OR GALE, oops sorry, forgot caps was on.
she said that she read what the Russians wrote as a synopsis on another site that goes with the cover and surprisingly it’s supposed to be Katniss and Peeta on the cover. Hello, Peeta has ash blonde hair, and Katniss has either dark brown or black hair and olive skin,
and this cover is looks way TOO romantic, really not what its about here.
Russian covers are almost always generic. Remember that.
I think it’s too love dovey. I like the American covers better (I haven’t seen any others) because it more represents the uprising of the rebellion, with the mockinjay becoming more alive. The story is only partially a love story, but this cover makes it look like romance is the only thing this the plot has to it, when actually it’s much more. Also, the American cover appeals more to boys. I don’t think boys would be caught dead in front of their man friends reading a book that has people kissing on it.
I just want to know why they’re all wet. They aren’t all wet when she kisses Gale, and they’re not wet when she kisses Peeta. Hm?
I like American covers WAAAY better. And I feel bad for them. They haven’t read CF yet?!
It looks like Gale and Katniss (which is fine by me ), but it doesn’t look like a dystopian sort of novel taking place in a ravaged North America ruled by a cruel, evil Capitol. Nope, it looks like a romance novel. Something I wouldn’t read.
But I have. Because America’s cover is so much sweeter! And the covers tell a story.
I think it’s Gale because he has darker hair than Katniss. (although he shouldn’t because they HAVE THE SAME COLOR OF HAIR!!! ARGGGGH!!)
Katniss. Has. Black. Hair. (repeat until stuck in head forever)
WHAT IN THE WORLD DOES CATCHING FIRE HAVE TO DO WITH KISSING IN THE RAIN?!?
woww. i feel really bad for russian guys, im a guy & i wouldnt ever read it if that was the american cover lol and i dont know if whoever chose the cover was even thinking if it was gale & katniss or peeta & katniss,, really its impossible to tell, since theyve russian-ified them >_< lol
I don’t like this cover at all, it gives a completly false idea about the book. These are harsh books, not sappy romance novels. If i had seen Catching Fire with this cover I probably would not have read it.
It has really nothing to do with the book! It makes it look like it’s all a romance novel.
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