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James Dashner

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James is the author of THE MAZE RUNNER trilogy and THE 13TH REALITY series. He also published a series (beginning with A DOOR IN THE WOODS) with a small publisher several years ago. He lives and writes in the Rocky Mountains.


Please visit the new website and new blog for James, located at:

www.jamesdashner.com

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February 2010, James Dashner
" Quick Start SS: How would you describe your life in only 8 words? JD: Write books. Read books. Watch movies. Feed Family. SS: What is your motto or maxim? JD: Never give up. Laugh a lot. Be good to others. What Readers want to know... SS: How would y..." ...More

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I was very lucky to read this book early. It's just amazing! So powerful in so many ways. Here's an official "blurb" I wrote up for Anthony and his publisher, and I can't say it any better:

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" Hey, just wanted to let ya know that in the sequel, your question/concern will definitely be answered! Don't want to spoil anything, but reread the ne ...more"
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"This is a terrific read! Dashner has created an eerie dystopian world where the characters don't know who they can trust. It's packed with action and suspense. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it."
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This book rocked! Creepy, scary, edge of your seat adventure. This is the futuristic baby of Lord of the Flies, and The Hunger Games, with a dash of post apocalyptic. This book is going to be big, and you should read it before it comes out in Nov..." Read more of this review »
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Treyson Hi, you should come to RJH!


~Tina~ Hi James!
HUGE fan of The Maze Runner! Can't wait for The 13th reality to hit Canada! Your a amazing writer!

Tina~


Stacey Hey, I like that author pic on your profile. Is it new?


message 2: by Kyle

Kyle Lawrence HI! I love your books (: The 13th Reality is my favorite so far... :D


message 1: by Seth

Seth why no blog? i know u have one!


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