The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, Book One)

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Read the first book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Maze Runner series, perfect for fans of The Hunger Games and Divergent. The Maze Runner is now a major motion picture featuring the star of MTV's Teen Wolf, Dylan O’Brien; Kaya Scodelario; Aml Ameen; Will Poulter; and Thomas Brodie-Sangster and the second book, The Scorch Trials, is soon to be a movie, hitting theaters September 18, 2015! Also look for James Dashner’s newest novels, The Eye of Minds and The Rule of Thoughts, the first two books in the Mortality Doctrine series.

If you ain’t scared, you ain’t human.

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.

Nice to meet ya, shank. Welcome to the Glade.

Outside the towering stone walls that surround the Glade is a limitless, ever-changing maze. It’s the only way out—and no one’s ever made it through alive.

Everything is going to change.

Then a girl arrives. The first girl ever. And the message she delivers is terrifying.

Remember. Survive. Run.

Praise for the Maze Runner series:

"[A] mysterious survival saga that passionate fans describe as a fusion of Lord of the Flies, The Hunger Games, and Lost."—

“Wonderful action writingfast-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

[STAR] “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
Paperback, 375 pages
Published on August 5, 2014 by Delacorte Press
ISBN-10: 038538520X
ISBN-13: 9780385385206
362 Book Reviews
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  • lizzybeemar
    lizzybeemarFriday, May 26, 2017 at 12:36 pm55 stars
    I loved this book! The action and suspense had me on the edge of my seat and I could not put the book down. I definitely recommend reading the book before seeing the movie!
    • The Anonymous Friday, May 19, 2017 at 9:44 am
      This book is absolutely amazing I recommend you should buy it
      • dboyTuesday, May 2, 2017 at 11:38 am
        I love this book it is awesome
        • mjordan6
          mjordan6Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 10:32 am
          This book is about a boy named Thomas who is a teenager. Thomas was dumped in a labyrinth and have lost his memory. When Thomas woke up he seen other teenagers that have already been there. Thomas and Teresa are trying to escape through the maze.
          • ladyirene
            ladyireneMonday, March 13, 2017 at 2:16 pm55 stars
            • childsFriday, March 10, 2017 at 9:56 am
              yes they r
              • somebodyFriday, March 10, 2017 at 9:56 am
                both of them r cool
                • nobodyFriday, March 10, 2017 at 9:56 am
                  • personFriday, March 10, 2017 at 9:55 am
                    so is the book
                    • KidFriday, March 10, 2017 at 9:55 am
                      movie is also awesome

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