Search Results: "maze runner"


BOOK REVIEW

THE MAZE RUNNER by James Dashner
FICTION
Released: Oct. 13, 2009

"Hard to put down, this is clearly just a first installment, and it will leave readers dying to find out what comes next. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
Boys come to the Glade via an empty freight elevator with no memory of how they got there or of their prior lives. Read full book review >

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RUNNER by Robert Newton
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 10, 2007

"Still, this vivid coming-of-age tale, steeped in period dialogue that may initially prove challenging, may satisfy determined readers with its colorful characters, gritty action, a protagonist who grows and changes and its resonant themes and issues. (Fiction. YA)"
Following the death of his father and faced with the prospect of a cold, hungry winter in Northern Australia, 16-year-old narrator Charlie Feehan struggles to find his way into adulthood. Read full book review >

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RUNNER by Patrick Lee
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 18, 2014

"Readers who pick up Lee's latest should be prepared to miss their favorite television shows, since they won't put this book down long enough to watch them."
Lee amps up the tension in this nonstop, action-packed thriller that teams two unlikely protagonists: a former soldier with a special skill set and a 12-year-old girl in desperate need of help. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RUNNER by Carl Deuker
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 2, 2005

"11 tale of terrorism on the Puget Sound. (Fiction. 11+)"
Seventeen-year-old Chance Taylor lives on a sailboat at the marina. Read full book review >

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RUNNER by Thomas Perry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"For the most part, Jane's many fans, who've missed her ever since Blood Money (2000), will be glad to see her at any price."
After nine years of being AWOL, Jane Whitefield McKinnon, the world's foremost specialist in hiding fugitives from their pursuers, is back with a vengeance. Read full book review >

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RUNNER by William C. Dietz
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 4, 2005

"For fans of space opera and action/adventure, this one is not to be missed."
Far-future, planet-hopping adventure, the first in a new series from the author of The Legion of the Damned novels (For Those Who Fell, 2004, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE FEVER CODE by James Dashner
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"Will satisfy die-hard fans of the original trilogy. (Science fiction. 12-16)"
Dashner returns to his dystopian future in this second prequel to the blockbuster Maze Runner series, detailing how the maze came into being. Read full book review >

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THE DEATH CURE by James Dashner
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 11, 2011

"Heart pounding to the very last moment. (Science fiction/thriller. 12 and up)"
An explosive ending to The Maze Runner trilogy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SCORCH TRIALS by James Dashner
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 12, 2010

"Hooked readers will hope they won't have to wait long for the answers that have been promised in the next installment. (Science fiction/thriller. 12 & up)"
Thomas led the Gladers to safety in The Maze Runner (2009). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAZE WAYS by Roxie Munro
by Roxie Munro, illustrated by Roxie Munro
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 14, 2007

"The author's latest tale is a satisfying follow-up to Amazement Park (2005) for fans and bound to attract newcomers as well. (Picture book. 7-11)"
Munro presents fans of her previous maze challenges new fodder to delight and intrigue. Read full book review >

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THE MAZE by Catherine Coulter
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 1997

"Overall, not Coulter's finest."
Popular historical romancer Coulter (Rosehaven, 1996, etc.) takes on serial killers, the FBI, and a wholly implausible cast in her latest venture. Read full book review >