I was on Carrie Ryan's website, and I discovered that there is a book, written by said author, about the Hunger Games. It is called "The Girl who was on Fire."
Here is an extract from the book in Question.
"In the Hunger Games trilogy, Suzanne Collins takes our obsession with Reality TV and extends it to the most horrifying ends: a society that views kids killing kids as entertainment. It’s easy to find this an uncomfortable premise—to turn our noses up and say that while we may enjoy Survivor or Big Brother every now and again, we’d never let society slip to such levels. However, there’s also a deeper, more difficult message in the Hunger Games series: the extent to which media can be manipulated as a means of controlling the populace and h…Read more >