Top 5 Best Books like The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games

When Katniss Everdeen, 16, steps forward to take her sister’s place in the Games, her mother and younger sister see it as a death sentence. Katniss Everdeen lives alone with her mother and sister. However, Katniss has already narrowly escaped death once, so for her, surviving comes naturally. She unexpectedly establishes herself as a contender. However, if she wants to succeed, she will have to start making decisions that prioritize survival over humanity and life over love.

Author: Suzanne Collins

Here are our personal top picks of other good romance books like The Hunger Games that will surely get you hooked. Hope you’ll find a good fit to your taste!

(1) The Last Olympian

The half-bloods have spent the whole year training for combat with the Titans despite their knowledge of their slim chances of success. The army of the terrible Titan Kronos is more powerful than ever, and his power only increases with the addition of each god and half-blood. The rampaging monster Typhon is being fought off by the Olympians, but Kronos is advancing on New York City and Mount Olympus is essentially undefended. Percy Jackson and a horde of teenage demigods must now thwart the Lord of Time.

Author: Rick Riordan

(2) The Mark of Athena

Percy, Hazel, and Frank first met in Camp Jupiter, the Roman version of Camp Halfblood, in The Son of Neptune and later journeyed to the realm of the gods to perform a perilous task. They will team up with Jason, Piper, and Leo in the third book of the Heroes of Olympus series. They only have six members, so who will fulfill the prophecy of seven? To battle the giants released by Gaea, the Earth Mother, the Greek and Roman demigods will have to work together. They will then need to set sail for the old continent together in order to locate the Doors of Death. What are the Doors of Death exactly? The prophecy is still mostly a mystery.

Author: Rick Riordan

(3) Ender’s Game

Government agencies raise young geniuses and train them as warriors in order to prepare a strong defense against the next assault of a hostile extraterrestrial race. Andrew “Ender” Wiggin is a clever little kid who lives with his loving but estranged parents, his cruel brother Peter, and the person he adores most of all, his sister Valentine. Young Ender is the Wiggin selected to attend the orbiting Battle School for demanding military instruction after Peter and Valentine failed to make the cut for the soldier-training program.

Author: Orson Scott Card

(4) The Trials of Apollo

How does one punish an immortal? He was made human. The god Apollo is exiled from Mount Olympus after upsetting his father Zeus. He arrives in New York City as an ordinary teenage lad, weak and lost. The four thousand year old deity now has to learn how to live in the modern world without his godly abilities until he can find a way to win back Zeus’s favor. Gods, monsters, and mortals all want to see the former Olympian completely slain, but Apollo has a lot of enemies. Apollo needs assistance, and there is only one place he can think of to go. ..a camp of contemporary demigods called Camp Half-Blood.

Author: Rick Riordan

(5) Cinder

Cinder is a cyborg and a talented mechanic. She has a murky past, is despised by her stepmother, and is held responsible for her stepsister’s illness. She is a second-class citizen. But when her life starts to entangle with that of the dashing Prince Kai, she finds herself thrust into the middle of an intergalactic conflict and a forbidden attraction. She must learn mysteries from her history in order to safeguard the future of her world because she is torn between loyalty and betrayal, duty and freedom.

Author: Marissa Meyer

Best Books to Read Like  The Hunger Games 

That was fast! I hope the above books give you the excitement to grab the book of your choice. If you find  The Hunger Games  interesting, the other four books will provide the same thrill!

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