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The Cape Fear excited about premier of ‘Hunger Games’

BOLIVIA, NC (NEWS RELEASE) — Excitement about The Hunger Games trilogy has apparently reached a fever pitch in Wilmington, NC and has crossed the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge into Brunswick County!

Amazon.com revealed earlier this week cities topping the list in the United States for reading The Hunger Games trilogy. The list was generated after compiling sales data of all versions of The Hunger Games books, in both print and Kindle formats, on a per capita basis in cities with over 100,000 residents. Wilmington, North Carolina holds the 14th spot!

In Brunswick County, the English III classes at Early College High School are greatly anticipating the release of the film adaptation of The Hunger Games later this week.
Instructor Kimberly Adams says the story is highly engaging and has caused quite a stir in classrooms around the world.

Thursday, March 22, 2012 Adams’ English III students will be celebrating the movie’s release date with a “Dress as your Favorite Character” day. Faculty members who have also read the book have also asked to participate!

Students will also be turning in a variety projects, including 3-D models of the next arena, posters advertizing a Capitol social network page, original trading cards, and a trivia game board for 2 to 4 players. Projects will be on display in the hallway for all to enjoy.

Come see what the excitement is all about. The movie premieres on Friday, March 23, 2012.

(Amazon.com, Monday, March 19, 2012)
Top 20 cities with Hunger Games hysteria are:

1. Sunnyvale, CA
2. Salt Lake City, UT
3. Tallahassee, FL
4. Seattle, WA
5. Orlando, FL
6. Pittsburgh, PA
7. St. Louis, MO
8. Provo, UT
9. San Francisco, CA
10. Naperville, IL
11. Washington, DC
12. Richmond, VA
13. Scottsdale, AZ
14. Wilmington, NC
15. Murfreesboro, TN
16. Vancouver, WA
17. Portland, OR
18. Tampa, FL
19. Overland Park, KS
20. Norman, OK

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