Movie Review: The Maze Runner

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Last night, I saw The Maze Runner! Cue the applause and cheering!

And, before anyone even dares to ask, I have read the book. Just to get that out of the way before it becomes an issue. And, like all book-to-movie adaptations, the book is obviously better than the movie. We’re covering the bases early in this movie review! I’m likin’ this. Continue reading

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Review: The Maze Runner by James Dashner

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If you ain’t scared, you ain’t human.

When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his name. He’s surrounded by strangers—boys whose memories are also gone.

Nice to meet ya, shank. Welcome to the Glade.

Outside the towering stone walls that surround the Glade is a limitless, ever-changing maze. It’s the only way out—and no one’s ever made it through alive.

Everything is going to change.

Then a girl arrives. The first girl ever. And the message she delivers is terrifying.
 
Remember. Survive. Run.

PUBLISHER: Delacorte Press

PAGES: 375

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Okay, let me preface this book review by saying that I am an idiot. Really and truly. I picked this book up about two years ago, read a chapter or two, and decided to drop it because, and I quote, “it was boring.” I don’t know what was wrong with me two years ago, but I am so happy to say that I have been cured of whatever made me think that this series could ever be boring. Hah. Stupid past Erin. I decided to give this series a second chance after it was bestowed upon me on a recent very, very, very long road trip.

Oh, and please read the synopsis above… there is absolutely no way I can sum this series up. If that bugs you, please stop at the nearest book store and Continue reading