A is for...Action Scenes. The Hunger Game trilogy is full of nail-biting action and tense battle scenes. B is for...Bestselling Books. The Hunger Games and Catching Fire, the first two books in the series, were each New York Times bestsellers, and Mockingjay topped all US bestseller lists. C is for...Suzanne Collins, the author of the books. She has also adapted The Hunger Games for the much-awaited upcoming film starring Jennifer Lawrence and Liam Hemsworth.