Dystopian books I’ve read, want to read, and currently reading.
So far I’ve read:
- The Hunger Games > Catching Fire > Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
- Across The Universe by Beth Revis
- The Maze Runner by James Dashner
- The Giver by Lois Lowry(want to re-read it)
- XVI by Julia Karr
- Uglies > Pretties > Specials by Scott Westerfeld
- Battle Royale by Koushun Takami
- Witch & Wizard by James Patterson
- Matched by Ally Condie
I want to read:
- A Million Suns by Beth Revis
- Truth by Julia Karr
- The Scorch Trials > The Death Cure by James Dashner
- Divergent by Veronica Roth
- Blood Red Road by Moira Young
- Wither by Lauren Destefano
- Extras by Scott Westerfeld
- Monsters Of Men by Patrick Ness
- Delirium by Lauren Oliver
- The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
And lastly, currently I’m reading:
- Crossed by Ally Condie
- Hollowland by Amanda Hocking
82.The Maze Runner by James Dashner
I started reading this book like three weeks ago, and then I put it temporarily on hold(But not because it was boring, but I’ve been busy and started reading another book), and this week I finally got to read this amazing book that I’ve really shouldn’t have ever put on hold.
So The Maze Runner starts of with Thomas waking up in cold dark box, he doesn’t remember anything from his past or how he got there, the only thing he remembers is his name(Thomas). When the box opens Thomas is surround by a group of kids(all male.) that welcomes him to the Glades(a large expanse enclosed by stone walls). Like Thomas they don’t know who they are, or why they’re there, only that they need to survive and find a way home. Right from the beginning you’re filled with question and confusion, just as Thomas is. We learn that every month a new boy is delivered to the Glades, and that nobody is allowed outside the Glades but the runners who explore and map out the maze, in hopes of finding a way out. Though the runners are allowed to go outside the maze they have to make it by sunset before the stone walls closes, if not they’re basically dead(killed by grievers).
I would have never read this book if two of my followers didn’t recommend it to me. Also I was really excited to read this book because a lot of people have compared it to the awesomeness The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins^_^
But anyways this book was just simply amazing. I was so captivated with this whole mystery of the Gladers, and Thomas. I just needed to find out more about this world. As I was reading this book I noticed that there weren’t any girls in it but then a few chapters later a new box arrives, and yeah there was a girl in it with a vague message. And just got more intriguing after her arrival, but sadly we really don’t know much about this girl either and like half the book she’s in a coma state. And sadly added more unanswered questions (some of the questions do get answer by the end book, but then new ones unanswered.)
(You’re curiosity will not let you put this book down.)
The main character Thomas was interesting and new character for me. I’ve never read a character that had no recollections of his past, and it was intriguing seeing Thomas develop. At one point in the book Thomas doubts himself on whether he was a good or bad person, and as the reader you also start to doubt him almost. I really enjoyed this whole loss of identity theme this book had, you really do question these characters’ past.
Overall this book was awesome. The writing is great, and the pace is quite quick. You will be hooked right from beginning till end.(A must read.) There is no way you can not read this book and not like it, the suspense in this book will keep you turning pages until you’re finished.
I look forward to read the next book and hopefully learn more about The Creators(which I think are awesome antagonists), and seeing Thomas develop more.
Previous Book Review:The Vast Fields of Ordinary by Nick Burd
What are you reading?
Last week I finish The Vast Fields of Ordinary by Nick Burd(Check you my review here. awesome LGBT literature.) Yesterday I started reading Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan, hopefully I’ll my review on this book by this week. Today decided on getting back to reading The Maze Runner by James Dashner, should also have my review on this book by this week.
Temporally I’ve put XVI by Julia Karr on hold, and also A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin, The Way of Shadows by Brent Weeks. Hopefully I’ll get to read these book soon.
So yeah what is everybody reading?