THE MAZE RUNNER
Dashner's gripping, amazing tale will hold over Hunger Games fans waiting for the next sequel. He thrusts readers into a seriously scary and confusing world, right along with Thomas. Prepare for a wild ride as Thomas acclimates, kicks some monster butt and discovers a terrible secret. The only problem is now we've got to wait for this sequel too!
Thomas awakens in an elevator heading upward, unable to remember anything but his name. He's deposited in the center of the maze with a group of hardened boys trying desperately to find a way out without dying. As he tries to adapt, a mysterious girl is delivered to the maze with an ominous note. Thomas is having flashes of memory -- will he solve the maze in time? (DELACORTE, Oct., 384 pp., $16.99, ISBN: 9780385737944, HC, 12 and Up)