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James Dashner


James Dashner

James Dashner is the New York Times bestselling author of many books for kids and young adults, including the Maze Runner and 13th Reality series. Born and raised in Georgia, he now lives with his family in the Rocky Mountains. In his free time, James loves to read, watch movies and (good) TV shows, snow ski, and read. (Reading was mentioned twice on purpose.)

James Dashner

Books by James Dashner

by James Dashner - Dystopian Fiction, Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Once there was a world’s end. The forests burned, the lakes and rivers dried up and the oceans swelled. Then came a plague, and fever spread across the globe. Families died, violence reigned and man killed man. Next came WICKED, who were looking for an answer. And then they found the perfect boy. The boy’s name was Thomas, and Thomas built a maze. Now there are secrets. There are lies. And there are loyalties history could never have foreseen. This is the story of that boy, Thomas, and how he built a maze that only he could tear down. All will be revealed.

by James Dashner - Fiction, Science Fiction

The games are over. The VirtNet has become a world of deadly consequences, and Kaine grows stronger by the day. The Mortality Doctrine --- Kaine’s master plan --- has nearly been realized, and little by little the line separating the virtual from the real is blurring. If Kaine succeeds, it will mean worldwide cyber domination. And it looks like Michael and his friends are the only ones who can put the monster back in the box --- if Michael can figure out who his friends really are.

by James Dashner - Dystopian Fiction, Fiction, Suspense

Get lost in the thrilling action and twisting plotlines of James Dashner’s #1 New York Times bestselling Maze Runner series. Read the first two books --- THE MAZE RUNNER and THE SCORCH TRIALS --- discover lost files from the offices of Wicked, and learn forgotten Glader memories in this collectible edition.

by James Dashner - Dystopian, Youth Fiction

Michael completed the Path.What he found at the end turned everything he’d ever known about his life—and the world—completely upside down. He barely survived. But it was the only way VirtNet Security knew to find the cyber-terrorist Kaine—and to make the Sleep safe for gamers once again. And, the truth Michael discovered about Kaine is more complex than they anticipated, and more terrifying than even the worst of their fears.

by James Dashner - Fiction
Explore the Glade and uncover the secrets to the Maze in the ultimate Maze Runner movie companion book. This action-packed volume features nearly 100 thrilling full-color photographs, up-close profiles of the Gladers, and details about the Glade, the Maze, and more! A must-have for fans of the Maze Runner series, who’ll want to learn all they can before The Maze Runner movie hits theaters on September, 19, 2014.
by James Dashner - Young Adult 12+

From James Dashner, the author of the New York Times bestselling Maze Runner series, comes an all-new, edge-of-your seat adventure. THE EYE OF MINDS is the first book in The Mortality Doctrine, a series set in a world of hyperadvanced technology, cyberterrorists, and gaming beyond your wildest dreams...and your worst nightmares.

by James Dashner - Dystopian, Youth Fiction

The perfect gift for fans of The Hunger Games and Divergent, this boxed set includes all of the paperback editions of James Dashner's New York Times bestselling series--The Maze Runner, The Scorch Trials, The Death Cure and The Kill Order.

by James Dashner - Adventure, Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Surviving the sun flares was easy for Mark and Trina compared to what came next. Now a disease of rage and lunacy races across the eastern United States, and there’s something suspicious about its origin. Worse yet, it’s mutating, and all evidence suggests that it will bring humanity to its knees. Mark and Trina are convinced there’s a way to save those left living from descending into madness. And they’re determined to find it --- if they can stay alive.

by James Dashner - Science Fiction


At last, we have it in our hands: the final book of maze runner Thomas's adventures with WICKED…and it doesn't disappoint. From the intriguing opening pages through breathless do-or-die action, complete with a satisfying conclusion, THE DEATH CURE is a page-turner guaranteed to keep you up and reading all through the night.

by James Dashner - Science Fiction

Solving the Maze was supposed to be the end. Thomas was sure that escape meant he and the Gladers would get their lives back. But no one really knew what sort of life they were going back to. As it turns out, the Gladers are far from finished with running. Instead of freedom, they find themselves faced with another trial.

by James Dashner - Science Fiction

Sixteen-year-old Thomas finds himself emerging from a metal box into an enclave of teen males. All he really remembers about himself is his name as he negotiates life in the wall-enclosed Glade, surrounded by a maze that might lead them home --- if they can solve it and also manage to survive the deadly monsters prowling within.