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In Which I Finish Mockingjay

And all I have to say (at this incredibly late hour) is

Holy. Crap. 

Oh, and


Always.

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  1. Oooh must be really good then! Can't wait to read it.

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  2. Wasn't it incredible? I already want to read it again!

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  3. I agree. The book's resolution was both different and better than I had ever anticipated. I had expected to be disappointed by certain aspects of the outcome, but ultimately I wasn't. And that is some good writing.

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  4. Oh yes Team Katniss definitely. It was a brilliant conclusion, I loved it!

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  5. Loved it. When will you share your more detailed thoughts oh trusted reader friend?

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  6. Makayla7:47 AM

    I wanted to cry like a baby when I was done. AMAZING.

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  7. I love that you stayed up so late to finish it. I'm sure that will be me sometime soon. :o)

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  8. Someday I'll read these....

    Feeling really out of touch with this release...

    :)

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  9. Yay! Glad to see more Team Katniss out there!

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  10. I did cry like a baby when it was over. I'm reading a lot of people who weren't happy with it, or at least certain aspects, but I thought it was excellent. Not perfect, but very very good.

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  11. Chachic, it really really is. REALLY. :)

    Lori, in a word--yes!

    RJ, precisely. I was ready to be upset over a couple of things and, almost out of the blue, I wasn't. Damn fine storytelling.

    Alexa, wasn't it? My mind is still spinning a bit, actually. And I may have read the last few pages several times...

    Amy, *grin* soon! Stuck back at work again at the present moment. Grrr.

    Makayla, you know I cried at the most unexpected moments. Took me by surprise. But, wow, the end. There were tears.

    Alicia, I'm sure it will be. There's just no stopping past a certain point. And it's not that far in at all. :)

    Britt, yeah. I recommend them. Incredible entertainment.

    Enna, yup. I was so behind her. All the way.

    Brenda, well, how could you not? It was stunning to see it all come to a conclusion like that. Are there really that many unhappy with it? That's too bad. There were a couple threads that I'm not sure went in the direction I think they would have or should have. But I have to say I ended it unbelievably pleased.

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  12. I'm re-reading it now. My brain kept jumping ahead and I don't feel that I was adequately able to stay in the moment for most of the book. But it was that way with the first two, too.

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  13. Jena, they really are the kind of books that keep your brain hopping, aren't they?

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