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The Maze Runner Audiobook

The Maze Runner: Maze Runner, Book 1

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When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his first name. His memory is blank. But he's not alone. When the lift's doors open, Thomas finds himself surrounded by kids who welcome him to the Glade - a large, open expanse surrounded by stone walls.

Just like Thomas, the Gladers don't know why or how they got to the Glade. All they know is that every morning the stone doors to the maze that surrounds them have opened. Every night they've closed tight. And every 30 days a new boy has been delivered in the lift.

Thomas was expected. But the next day, a girl is sent up - the first girl to ever arrive in the Glade. And more surprising yet is the message she delivers.

Thomas might be more important than he could ever guess. If only he could unlock the dark secrets buried within his mind.

©2009 James Dashner; (P)2009 Listening Library

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    Amazon Customer 10-07-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Need more info"

    This is a good book for those who enjoyed the TV series, "Lost." Myself I need more info on the plot. More why. My wife has finished the series. Even though she won't tell me anything, it doesn't sound like a happy ending. I don't like that.

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    Rizzo 10-03-15
    Rizzo 10-03-15
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    "if you like Hunger Games and Divergent"

    The Maze Runner is along the lines of Hunger Games and Divergent. Good Young Adult book with generally good characters. I didn't like that there wasn't a lot of diversity to the group of kids both gender and racial diveristy are missing. I hope the second book proves to be more diverse.

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    C. Murray Alabama 09-30-15
    C. Murray Alabama 09-30-15

    Tee Mu

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    "Now watch movie"

    Not too shabby, rushed so I could finally watch movies. Does seem like there's a genre thing going for Hollywood now though. If ya get my drift.

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    JARET 09-28-15
    JARET 09-28-15
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    "great story"

    pretty good. I am very glad I read it. it's nice to see the differences between the book and movie.

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    Dante 09-26-15
    Dante 09-26-15 Member Since 2015
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    "spectacular"

    a must read/listen book, I never have been entranced before by a story. I can't wait to start the next book and follow the gladers into their next journey.

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    Emily beek 09-26-15
    Emily beek 09-26-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Amazing book enjoyed it a lot probably going to listen to it a second time"

    So glad I found the series didn't know it would be so good can't wait to listen to book two!

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    edna 09-26-15
    edna 09-26-15 Member Since 2015

    Horse trainer by day, super hero by night, book lover all the time.

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    If you could sum up The Maze Runner in three words, what would they be?

    Fast paced adventure. There is always something new to mess with plans


    What other book might you compare The Maze Runner to and why?

    Hmmm... Possible the Golden Compass due to humanity's salvation being put on the shoulders of a child


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Near the beginning, when we first see Thomas in the glade. Despite the situation, the Gladers have managed to create a well functioning society. There's something beautiful about that.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    I think they already did...This book is one WICKED ride.


    Any additional comments?

    The story is great and although I recommend it, there are a few things I'd change (no spoilers here though ;)

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    Scott E. Sutton 09-26-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Maze RUNNER For Sure"

    If you're in the mood for a tale that will keep you running back for more, this may be a good choice for you. A well written story has been paired with the perfect voice of Mark Deakins to create an enthralling experience. After having seen the first movie with my son and then having him share with me that he has read all of James Dashners books, I decided that I wanted to dive a little deeper into the story. I was not disappointed at all with that decision. James Dashner has created a world and crafted his words so well that it is easy to let your imagination take hold and visualize the entire scene. I can't wait to start the next book and I feel certain that you will feel the same way. Enjoy!

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    Jaclyn Tonniges 09-24-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Buying the second one now"

    Easy to keep up with, not too many characters. Lots of plot twists. I would recommend

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    Bill gooler 09-21-15
    Bill gooler 09-21-15 Member Since 2016
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    "So good"

    I love the story the ending is so good I've seen the movie but I enjoyed the book more if you have watched the movie I really recommended to listen to this audio because it's very easy to understand and you can listen to it in the car it's easy to use and very time consuming!

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