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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's Teen 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 #1 New York Times Bestselling Series
A USA Today Bestseller
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.” —

“Wonderful action writing—fast-paced…but smart and well observed.” Newsday

“[A] nail-biting must-read.”

“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

Published on September 3, 2015 by Chicken House Ltd
ISBN-10: 1910655104
ISBN-13: 9781910655108
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  • beccanpup
    beccanpupSaturday, March 24, 2012 at 6:28 am
    Ive read this book at least five times! its so worth reading! The action is suspencful and so is everything else! ITS AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!
    • annalise
      annaliseMonday, February 27, 2012 at 3:27 pm55 stars
      This book will leave you speechless. HAs amazing literature. This book is full of twists and turns as you follow Thomas and other gliders throughout the maze and to freedom. This book is so good I read it in 30 minute. I couldn't put it down!!!!!!!!
      • jillianTuesday, December 27, 2011 at 9:26 pm
        well that book was a great book. i would sugest it 2 anybody who is a person who likes thrills
        • teacher_1569
          Karen KondrickTuesday, December 27, 2011 at 7:15 am
          My first review was gong to be The Maze Runner. It has been on my TBR pile since I listened to a review on the Books on the Nightstand Podcast. It has sat there for months, until one day the 5th grade teacher in my school came to me (maybe its the thousands of books displayed in my room) to get another book. I handed him a pile and he chose Maze Runner. He read it in a couple days and could not stop telling me how much he loved it. Nothing like an excited reader to convince you to read a book. I was not disappointed. It was fantastic. I could go on and on, but while I was blog hopping on my friend and coworker's blog I found this high school student who did a much better job then I could ever do. Read Lulu's review of The Maze Runner. Now go read the book!

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