This is definitely not my usual read. I don't get into the whole "dystopian" thing, but this one was different. Friends on various boards had told me I needed to read this book and I kept putting it off. When it came out in paperback I picked up a copy at Walmart when I was visiting my folks in KY in October. It sat in The Pile until just this past week. Once I finally picked it up I had difficulty putting it down. Katniss & Peeta are definitely unforgettable characters and this is quite a story. I have the other 2 books in the trilogy and will definitely get them read in January! I have a very strong picture of Peeta in my head and he looks like Hunter Parrish who plays Silas on Weeds!