When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his name. He’s surrounded by boys who welcome him to The Glade – a large expanse enclosed by stone walls, just like the one he woke up in. The Glader’s tell Thomas that every teenager who enters The Maze disappears and none have ever survived more than 30 days inside. A new boy arrives every fortnight and it’s Thomas’ turn to navigate the deadly maze before night falls again. With no memory of what happened before he arrived,Thomas has to piece together clues from his past while trying not to get killed in The Maze.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for Teenagers and young adults, who love to read books with suspenseful plots and cliffhangers.
- The premise is unique and kept me hooked
- The characters are well-developed
- the ending was a cliffhanger that left me wanting more
- It’s a bitviolent for young adults
- It might be difficult to follow if you’re not paying attention
- Some plot points are left unresolved
Learn more about the author
James Dashner is the author of the New York Times bestselling Maze Runner series, as well as The Eye of Minds and The Game of Lives. He lives in a century old farmhouse near Franconia Notch, NH with his wife and three kids.
“This book was very well written and I could not put it down. The characters were likable and the plot was original.”
“I was completely captivated from the beginning. The characters are well developed and you can’t help but feel for them as they struggle through their problems.”
“The Maze Runner by James Dashner is an exciting, edge-of-your-seat thriller that kept me turning the pages until the very end. I definitely recommend this book to fans of books such as The Hunger Games and Divergent.”