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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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  • DriverHazFuryThursday, January 17, 2013 at 2:36 pm
    Amazing book, though reccomended for 12+
    • abercrombiegurl
      abercrombiegurlSaturday, January 12, 2013 at 8:20 am55 stars
      this is a pretty good's seriously epic. lol
      • imdabomb
        imdabombWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 4:39 pm55 stars
        Awesome book.
        • lalalalala
          lalalalalaTuesday, October 30, 2012 at 4:49 pm
          this book is really scary but i love it but i think it the book i bad but i stll love iy
          • hollistergal123
            hollistergal123Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 3:58 pm33 stars
            wasnt as good as i thought it would be.....It was sorta scary
            • wintergrl
              wintergrlFriday, August 10, 2012 at 7:59 pm55 stars
              want to real bad
              • youngl
                Mrs. YoungSunday, August 5, 2012 at 1:17 pm55 stars
                Intricate and engaging story! The characters are tested to the limit. I have read the entire trilogy and am excited about the upcoming prequel.
                • Hannah :)Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 1:47 pm
                  This is my FAVORITE book. I could not put it down! It is just soooooooooooo good!!! If you are thinking of reading this or something else read THIS one!!!!!! :) Love the book! I would give it 5 stars!!!
                  • milkreader
                    milkreaderFriday, April 6, 2012 at 5:37 pm44 stars
                    Thomas does not remember anything that is, except his own name. He wakes up in the Glade, a land with a bunch of boys wishing to get out of the place. Will he hold the secrets to get them out of there? Good and suspenseful. Should really give this to people who love suspense and action.
                    • district12
                      district12Friday, April 6, 2012 at 9:10 am
                      this book is amazing at the moment, twists and turns and every thing i recommend it to the people who just finished hunger games and feel like theres no good books out there.

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