Samantha Shannon

The Next ‘Hunger Games’ Is Worth a Read

Posted on 09/6/2013 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentLooking for a juicy fall read? Then you’ve may already have heard about The Bone Season, the debut novel that’s being called the next Hunger Games. Written by 21-year-old English author Samantha Shannon, The Bone Season is the inaugural pick of the Today Show’s new book club.Does the novel — the first in a series projected to total seven — merit the hype? Elizabeth Word Gutting in The Washington Post thought mainly yes (though she carped that the novel’s back story …