J.K. Rowling or Suzanne Collins?

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Post by angiejack456 » 05 Feb 2019, 12:35

I love both series. They are both amazing reads. However, my vote has to be for J.K. Rowling. Her world building, plot complexities, and character development are above and beyond.

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Post by Zora C Penter » 06 Feb 2019, 00:26

It is hard for me to compare, one was targeted more toward children than the other. However, I do feel that Suzanne Collins had more of an underlying message to tell than Rowling and that each of her individual characters had their own growth arcs. How much did any of the Gryffindor trio really grow other than in age across all 7 books, particularly Ron and Hermione?

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Post by Dorothy_Harman » 06 Feb 2019, 03:12

My vote for Rowling. I like the Harry Potter series of books. She is really magical. But I didn’t like the play “Cursed Child”. I believe that Rowling finished the Harry Potter story by writing seven books.

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Post by Jill Pollini » 11 Feb 2019, 21:13

Harry Potter for sure! Although I got into the series a little later than most people do, I found the Hunger Games to be a little bit cliche. Harry Potter was much more complex story with side plots interwoven into it. Harry Potter is much more enjoyable for me!

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Post by mamilla93 » 25 Feb 2019, 01:53

Harry Potter! Hunger Games is good, but no book can be in the same league as Harry Potter. I am team J.K Rowling all the way!

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Post by R Lawrence » 14 Mar 2019, 00:44

I am going to have to go with Harry Potter. I was never able to really get into the Hunger Games.

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Post by Ana Paola Tames » 14 Mar 2019, 21:16

I say J.K. Rowling!! As much as I enjoyed Suzanne Collins books, J.K. Rowlings books shaped my childhood.

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Post by Fifi_eve12 » 19 Mar 2019, 14:36

That's a difficult question to answer for me! In the case of their literature works, I would go with Suzanne Collins, as the Hunger Games is one one of my all-time favourite books and I found the characters more realistic (behaviour wise). But personally, I would go with JK Rowling, as she was so determined to get her books published and I find her really inspiring. :tiphat:

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Post by nooregano » 19 Mar 2019, 19:52

Rowling, for sure.
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Post by Vianca_Aro3 » 25 Mar 2019, 15:18

I can't choose between them but if I wanted to plant hope in children who are in desperate need of good values, I will choose the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling.

Thanks to the Wizarding World I can dream without moving.

The Hunger Games is excellent but dark at first, strong children will be strong adults.

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Post by flaming_quills » Yesterday, 06:50

I would rather have written Harry Potter only because it's a coming of age story wrapped up in so many other genres and I find those particularly hard to write.

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