Last year, I did a collection of free cross-stitch patterns – and everyone loved it! I think that’s one of the most viewed posts on the blog. So, as a holiday treat, I’m going to share ten more awesomely nerdy cross-stitch patterns that are completely free! Simply click on the image for your desired pattern, and it’ll take you to the pattern’s website.
Yes, I admit, I hadn’t read The Hunger Games trilogy until, well, this past week. I finished The Stand sometime on Thursday night, and needed something to read that wasn’t Stephen King… so I poked around on Amazon until I saw The Hunger Games, and realized that while I’d seen the movie, I hadn’t read the books yet. And usually I’m the type to read the book WAY before the movie comes out! (With the exception of Twilight. I only read the books after the first movie came out because I wanted to see what all the fuss was about. I’ll hold back on my opinions on the Twilight series, haha.) I was in the mood for something new to read, and I really did enjoy the movie version of The Hunger Games, so I sat down and read it. And blew through it in a day and a half, and ended up signing up for Amazon Kindle Unlimited when I realized it would cost less than buying Catching Fire and Mockingjay combined! (And once I’ve got some more experience with that, I’ll likely be reviewing that too!) And then blew through most of Catching Fire. And then I realized – hey, I should write about these books. They’re good. So, here’s part one of my review of the Hunger Games trilogy! There will be spoilers. You have been warned.