Fans of "The Hunger Games" have a bit of a wait until the next film adaption to the popular book series, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1", comes out in November. However, "The Giver," which opens in theaters Aug. 15, might be a way for Hunger Games' fans to distract themselves, and even find a new book series to love, as they wait for "Mockingjay."
"The Giver" is based on the 1993 novel by Lois Lowry and tells the story of Jonas, a young boy growing up in a seemingly utopian society. Later, after he is given an assignment to become the next "Giver," or keeper of his community's memories, he begins to realize that there is much more to life, love and his community than he was previously led to believe. Read on for five reasons why "Hunger Games" fans will enjoy "The Giver."