5 AMAZING “THE HANGING TREE” REMIXES AND MASH-UPS

It is a well-known fact for any Jennifer Lawrence fan that she hates singing and claims that she can’t sing. Whether she can sing or not is up to you but there’s no denying the fact that The Hanging Tree has become a commercial success – with over one million digital downloads and with it debuting at number 12 in the Billboard Top 100.

And, naturally, with successful songs come a whole plethora of talented musicians creating remixes and mash-ups. Famously, the Rebel Remix, which you have likely heard on the radio, has received a whole load of bad rep by fans for sounding very upbeat and adding a dance track (which many fans compared this to what the Capitol would do) and therefore losing the sombre and poignant meaning to the original.

Call me a Capitolist or not, I went scouring for some of the best Hanging Tree remixes and mash-ups for your listening pleasure… (or criticism).

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A SMALL HIATUS

Dear all,

Silentconversationsblog will be undergoing a small hiatus for about a month or so. This is due to all of our bloggers being busy with very important exams but fret not for we shall return with regular content soon enough.

In the meanwhile: happy reading!

10 Books To Read If You Liked The Hunger Games

 So, it’s the last ever year for a new “The Hunger Games” movie and as excited as we are for the last and final installment to the movie franchise: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, fans around the world are preparing themselves for that dreadful mourning period.

You’ve devoured the books, you’ve poured over the movies and now there will soon be nothing else left… what ever will you do? Fear not for we have compiled a list of other book suggestions that are similar to fill that empty void in your hearts.

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Book Review: The Glass Arrow by Kristen Simmons

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Release Date: February 10th 2015

Published by: Tor Books

Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Dystopia

Ashali’s Rating: ★★★★★ (5)

—A Non-Spoiler Review by Ashali A.—

The Handmaid’s Tale meets Blood Red Road in Glass Arrow, the story of Aya, who lives with a small group of women on the run from the men who hunt them, men who want to auction off breeding rights to the highest bidder.

In a world where females are scarce and are hunted, then bought and sold at market for their breeding rights, 15-year old Aya has learned how to hide. With a ragtag bunch of other women and girls, she has successfully avoided capture and eked out a nomadic but free existence in the mountains. But when Aya’s luck runs out and she’s caught by a group of businessmen on a hunting expedition, fighting to survive takes on a whole new meaning. (Synopsis taken from Goodreads)

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NEW COVER DESIGN – The Mortal Instruments & The Infernal Devices Series

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Well, well! It seems as if Cassandra Clare’s highly popular The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices series is set to be revamped with all-new cover changes and so far it slays.

No longer do we have Jace’s chiseled, greenish pecks (pictured on the right) but instead he is bent over some spilled tarot decks. (pictured on the left)

The new edition of City Of Bones is set to be released September 1st 2015 and it will be done by the same designer who designed the previous covers.  Continue reading