By Darren Franich
Updated November 30, 2011 at 12:00 PM EST
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Exciting news for the world of literature: Former Hills star Lauren Conrad has just started reading the YA dystopian thriller The Hunger Games. That’s right: Lauren Conrad has a book club! She’s only read Part 1 of the book, but her favorite character is Katniss. This is perhaps unsurprising, since Katniss spends most of Part 1 being worked on by a crew of professionals whose mission is to transform her from an everygirl with leg hair into a waxed TV-ready golden goddess and a fashion icon. Basically, Lauren Conrad’s life story. I’m intrigued to see what Conrad thinks about Part 2, when the teenagers are set loose in a beautiful-yet-fake landscape and try to murder each other on-camera, which basically describes the plot of the best seasons of The Hills. In this metaphor, Brody Jenner is Peeta, Heidi Montag is Rue, Audrina Patridge is a tree without any discernible personality, and Justin Bobby is hopefully one of the Tributes who gets killed immediately.

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