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Your Hunger Games: Mockingjay cheat sheet

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 opens November 21, and we can’t wait to watch Katniss kick some serious Capital ass. To where was she mysteriously whisked away at the end of Catching Fire? What, exactly, is District 13? When is she finally going to suck face with Gale? Those of us who’ve read the book know exactly what to expect this weekend. But for the rest of you, here are 10 things to prepare you for the newest Hunger Games movie (minor spoilers ahead): 1. The Capital is out for blood. Thought the Hunger Games were bad? Get ready for the rebellion. The Capital is pulling out all the stops to squash this uprising and they’re willing to use…

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Your cheat sheet for Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove

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For many readers, opening a Debbie Macomber book is like coming home. Her humor and gift for storytelling echo through her books. And that is exactly why fans everywhere are scrambling to watch Cedar Cove on the Hallmark Channel. With more than 170 million copies of her books in print world wide, 750 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list (eight of which have hit #1), a tea shop, a yarn store and a hit television series, she shows no signs of slowing down. Just this year she is releasing four books, including the recently released Blossom Street Brides, Love Letters: A Rose Harbor Novel, being released in August, and Mr. Miracle, out in October as both a novel…

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Premiere nears for epic tale: It’s time for the Outlander cheat sheet

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My name is Rachel Carter, and I am an Outlander junky. I read the first book in high school, and after that I couldn’t get enough – it only took me one summer to make it through Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, Drums of Autumn, and The Fiery Cross. And this was no small feat; every book is around a thousand pages. But it didn’t matter. I was hooked on the romance, the Scottish history, the time traveling heroine, and the fascinating medical procedures. I devoured these epic stories. After that, life was just a blur as I waited four, then five years for the next two books to come out. It’s pathetic but true – my life can be measured…

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Attention Web-Slingers! The Spider-Man Cheat Sheet (spoiler-free!)

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So you’re off to see The Amazing Spider-Man 2, but you’re not a huge fan of the genre, and the fact that you don’t know what’s going on is bugging you. (Yes, we know, spiders are arachnids, not bugs, but we’ve been holding onto that pun since the last Spider-Man movie). Fear not, true believer! As always, we at the BookTrib Nerd Squad have got you covered. Everything you need to know to enjoy the film and amaze your geekish friends is right here! (And when they ask you how you know all this stuff, tell them that the movie set off your “spider-sense.” Trust us. That’s really a thing.) Peter Parker: He may have four limbs and not eight,…

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