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The movie adaptation of The Hunger Games has been breaking all kinds of box office records. Like many of you, two of our staffers were in theaters at midnight to catch the first screening, and they had early reports about it with those of us who chose sleep instead! The film was a hit for Maureen, who said, "I was really happy with the final result, and I loved how they started setting up the next film by incorporating things that happened in the Districts while Katniss was in the Arena. I re-read the book before I saw the movie, and I'm so glad I did." And according to Dana, "The vibe at the AMC Loews Lincoln Square theater for the midnight showing was amazing! Having read and loved all three Hunger Games books and anticipated the movie for months, I left the theater at 3AM feeling a little sleepy but very satisfied." You can read more of Dana's thoughts about that night on the Teenreads.com blog here.

WHOA --- we’ve almost marched right into March! And just think --- if it weren’t a leap year, the new month would be coming EVEN sooner. I have a few friends who are born on February 29th, and every four years they have a party on the right day, while on the others they are juggling whether it is celebrated on the 28th or March 1st. It’s been such a mild winter here in New York that I am betting it's going to be a very lamb-like beginning of March, but let’s see.