October 2009 Indie Next List
“James Dashner's The Maze Runner is a fast-paced, disorienting, and frighteningly adventurous story, one that any fan of The Hunger Games or Lord of the Flies is sure to love.”
— Kyla Paterno, Garfield Book Company at PLU, Tacoma, WA
Perfect for fans of "Divergent" and "The Hunger Games, " this special movie tie-in edition of the first book in the #1 "New York Times" bestselling Maze Runner series, "The Maze Runner," features an eight-page full-color insert with photos from the film. "The Maze Runner" movie and its sequel, "Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials," feature the star of MTV's "Teen Wolf, " Dylan O Brien, as Thomas; Kaya Scodelario as Teresa; Aml Ameen as Alby; Will Poulter as Gally; and Thomas Brodie-Sangster as Newt And 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 #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."" 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"
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
"Take a deep breath before you start any James Dashner book."-"Deseret News.
About the Author
James Dashner is the author of many children s fantasy series and adult books, including The 13th Reality series and the Jimmy Fincher Saga. Dashner currently lives in South Jordan City, Utah and is married with four children.