Friday, June 05, 2015

Seven of the best literary wedding themes

At B & N Reads Nicole Hill tagged seven of the best literary wedding themes, including:
The Hunger Games

Katniss’ gowns, as designed by Cinna, are to die for (almost literally); they’d make any bride the star of the show. The spectacle and absurdity of the Capitol and its denizens have the trappings of an unforgettable ceremony, filled with bombast and lots and lots of primary colors. Surely the caterers would be down for gem-tone skins and whiskers. What’s more, the Cornucopia, with its bountiful harvest, could make a real statement piece for the reception, as well as prove a money-saver: First come, first serve on refreshments, as guests hurl themselves at the piles of provisions.
Read about another entry on the list.

The Hunger Games also appears on Tina Connolly's top five list of  books where the girl saves the boy, Sarah Alderson's top ten list of feminist icons in children's and teen books, Jonathan Meres's top ten list of books that are so unfair, SF Said's top ten list of unlikely heroes, Rebecca Jane Stokes's top ten list of fictional families you could probably abide during holiday season and top eight list of books perfect for reality TV fiends, Chrissie Gruebel's list of favorite fictional fashion icons, Lucy Christopher's top ten list of literary woods, Robert McCrum's list of the ten best books with teenage narrators, Sophie McKenzie's top ten list of teen thrillers, Gregg Olsen's top ten list of deadly YA books, Annalee Newitz's list of ten great American dystopias, Philip Webb's top ten list of pulse-racing adventure books, Charlie Higson's top ten list of fantasy books for children, and Megan Wasson's list of five fantasy series geared towards teens that adults will love too.

--Marshal Zeringue