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Book Fun Facts

Harry Potter

J.K. Rowling came up with the idea of Harry Potter while on a train.
The first book was published the year the Battle of Hogwarts took place.
J.K. Rowling considers herself a Hufflepuff adding merit to the underrated house.
Harry Potter

The Mortal Instruments

Cassandra Clare came up with this phenomenon while with a friend in their tatoo shop looking at the footprints on the ceiling that looked like a battle.
Many character names come from people in Cassandra Clare's life.
The Mortal Instruments

Percy Jackson

Rick Riordan started telling Percy's to his kids stories after running out of Greek myths to tell them.
Rick Riordan bases the setting off of places near where he lives, like he is writing Magnus Chase while living in Boston.

Hunger Games

Suzanne Collins series was inspired by the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur.
Collins is a trained swordfighter but believes she woul donly be scored a four.
Hunger Games wasn't planned to be a trilogy but knew it needed a sequel.


Veronica Roth wanted a story that dealt with psychology and wanted characters that possessed certain qualities.
Dauntless was thought up while listening to a song lyric "fear is only in our minds but it's taking over all the time,".

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