Read the second book in the New York Times bestselling Maze Runner series, perfect for fans of The Hunger Games and Divergent. The first book, The Maze Runner, is soon to be a major motion picture starring the star of MTV's Teen Wolf, Dylan OBrien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie Sangster, Will Poulter, and Aml Ameen and hits theaters September 19, 2014! Also look for James Dashners newest book The Eye of Minds, book one in the Mortality Doctrine series. Solving the Maze was supposed to be the end. Thomas was sure that escape from the Maze would mean freedom for him and the Gladers. But WICKED isnt done yet. Phase Two has just begun. The Scorch. There are no rules. There is no help. You either make it or you die. The Gladers have two weeks to cross through the Scorch--the most burned-out section of the world. And WICKED has made sure to adjust the variables and stack the odds against them. Friendships will be tested. Loyalties will be broken. All bets are off. There are others now. Their survival depends on the Gladers destruction--and theyre determined to survive. Praise for the Maze Runner series: [A] nail-biting must-read. --Seventeen.com Wonderful action writing--fast-pacedbut smart and well observed. --Newsday Breathless, cinematic action. --Publishers Weekly Heart-pounding to the very last moment. --Kirkus Reviews Exclamation-worthy. --Romantic Times [STAR] James Dashners illuminating prequel [The Kill Order] will thrill fans of this Maze Runner [series] and prove just as exciting for readers new to the series.--Shelf Awareness, Starred Take a deep breath before you start any James Dashner book.--Deseret News From the Hardcover edition.