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The Maze Runner Audiobook

The Maze Runner: Maze Runner, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

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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    Hector 09-19-15
    Hector 09-19-15 Member Since 2014
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    "I was surprised."

    wasn't very keen to read it. but I can say it's good. the plot catches you from the beginning. it seems like the same story of this kind of book. and it it's the same plot but I realized I like this kind of books.

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    Toni Copenhagen 09-18-15
    Toni Copenhagen 09-18-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Better than expected."
    Where does The Maze Runner rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    One of the best so far, nevertheless I haven't listened to many


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

    Other teen adventures, like the divergent triology and the hunger games.


    What does Mark Deakins bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    He is a good expressive reader


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    No, but it made me reflect.


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    Megan 09-16-15
    Megan 09-16-15
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    "very good"

    enjoyable story well read, will be reading the rest of the series for sure. thanks

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    Anthony 09-15-15
    Anthony 09-15-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Great"

    Story was somewhat lacking in the beginning but go great towards the end. Cannot wait for my monthly payment to get the second one.

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    Chad Foley 09-14-15
    Chad Foley 09-14-15 Member Since 2016

    I commute for 4 hours a day 5 days a week via train, yet I am not a train employee...perhaps I should be.

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    "Wish I hadn't seen the movie first."

    Great book, too violent for kids, but a great puzzle thriller. Very excited for the sequels.

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    Kevin 09-13-15
    Kevin 09-13-15
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    "wow"

    amazing. fabulous series. book is incredible. movie as well. thank you for writing. loved it

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    CARLOS ROMAN 09-10-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Nice easy listening."

    Very entertaining, clean, a great thriller w plenty of suspense. great ending, wanting more.

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    Michael Niantic, CT 09-02-15
    Michael Niantic, CT 09-02-15 Member Since 2014
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    "A+ Story"

    This story was great. It kept you on your toes and guessing what will happen next. I can't wait to read the next box in the series.

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    James 09-02-15
    James 09-02-15 Member Since 2011
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    "Good story, bad writing"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    Better prose. The fault isn't on the audiobook, just on the writing itself.


    What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

    Ended well, decently surprised and felt fulfilled with the story.


    What do you think the narrator could have done better?

    Nothing, the narration was good.


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Disappointment in the writing and prose.


    Any additional comments?

    As the title says, the story is good, but the writing is not. I bought this book after I saw and enjoyed the movie. I really like the story and thought it was interesting. The problem, I think, is that the author is writing a serious story in a lighthearted tone. It's a hit or miss issue with this emerging young-adult dystopian future genre. In this case, it is a miss. What really annoyed me was the fake swear words. Often times I find that to be a glaring symptom of an author writing a PG-13 or R rated story down to a PG level. The movie told the story much better. While it omitted some of the finer details, it told the key aspects of the story while keeping a dark and serious tone and aimed for an older audience.

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    Bernadette O'Keeffe 08-31-15
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    "Not extraordinary, but satisfying"

    The writer side of my mind says, a bit predictable at times but solid. Still, I found myself genuinely caring about the well being of these characters, and that's always an achievement.

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