The Maze Runner

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The Maze Runner

By James Dashner

Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780385737944, 375pp.

Publication Date: October 6, 2009

Description
Book one in the blockbuster Maze Runner series that spawned a movie franchise and ushered in a worldwide phenomenon And don t miss The Fever Code, the highly-anticipated series conclusion that finally reveals the story of how the maze was built
When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his name. He's surrounded by strangers boys whose memories are also gone.
Outside the towering stone walls that surround them is a limitless, ever-changing maze. It's the only way out and no one's ever made it through alive.
Then a girl arrives. The first girl ever. And the message she delivers is terrifying: Remember. Survive. Run.
The Maze Runner and Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials are now major motion pictures featuring the star of MTV'sTeen Wolf, Dylan O Brien; Kaya Scodelario; Aml Ameen; Will Poulter; and Thomas Brodie-Sangster. The third movie, Maze Runner: The Death Cure, will hit screens in 2018.
Also look for James Dashner's edge-of-your-seat MORTALITY DOCTRINE series
Praise for the Maze Runner series:
A #1New York TimesBestselling Series
AUSA TodayBestseller
AKirkus ReviewsBest Teen Book of the Year
An ALA-YASLA Best Fiction for Young Adults Book
An ALA-YALSA Quick Pick
A] mysterious survival saga that passionate fans describe asa fusion ofLord of the Flies, The Hunger Games, andLost. EW.com
Wonderful action writing fast-paced but smart and well observed. Newsday
A]nail-bitingmust-read. Seventeen.com
Breathless, cinematic action. Publishers Weekly
Heart poundingto the very last moment. Kirkus Reviews
Exclamation-worthy. Romantic Times
James Dashner's illuminating prequel The Kill Order] will thrill fans of this Maze Runner series] and prove just asexciting for readersnew to the series. Shelf Awareness, Starred
Take a deep breath before you startany James Dashner book. Deseret News


About the Author
James Dashner is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Maze Runner series: The Maze Runner, The Scorch Trials, The Death Cure, The Kill Order and The Fever Code, as well as the bestselling Mortality Doctrine series: The Eye of Minds, The Rule of Thoughts, and The Game of Lives. Dashner was born and raised in Georgia, but now lives and writes in the Rocky Mountains. To learn more about him and his books, visit JamesDashner.com, follow @jamesdashner on Twitter, and find dashnerjames on Instagram.


Praise For The Maze Runner

Praise for the Maze Runner series:
 
A New York Times Bestseller
A USA Today Bestseller
A Book Sense Bestseller
An Indie Next List Selection
A Kirkus Reviews Best Teen Book of the Year
An ALA-YASLA Best Fiction for Young Adults Book
An ALA-YALSA Quick Pick
 
"[A] mysterious survival saga that passionate fans describe as a fusion of Lord of the Flies, The Hunger Games, and Lost."—EW.com
 
“Wonderful action-writing—fast-paced…but smart and well observed.”—Newsday

“[A] nail-biting must-read.”—Seventeen.com

“Breathless, cinematic action.”—Publishers Weekly
 
“Heart pounding to the very last moment.”—Kirkus Reviews
 
“Exclamation-worthy.”—Romantic Times
 
* “James Dashner’s illuminating prequel [The Kill Order] will thrill fans of this Maze Runner [series] and prove just as exciting for readers new to the series.”—Shelf Awareness, Starred
 
“Take a deep breath before you start any James Dashner book.”—Deseret News

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