Published on: October 12th 2010
Published by: Delacorte Press
Series: The Maze Runner #2
Genre: YA Dystopian
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This book is part of the Maze Runner series. You can find my reviews for the rest of the series via the links below:
The Maze Runner (movie review)
(summary from Goodreads)
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 isn’t done yet. Phase Two has just begun. The Scorch.
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 they’re determined to survive.
I loved The Maze Runner, and I was very interested to see how the story and the world building was going to develop in this book now our characters are out of the maze and in the big bad world.
The excitement of having absolutely no idea what was going to happen was one of my favourite things about this book (and the series so far). I never knew who to trust, who was good or who was bad. I thought I figured out something only for that idea to be shoot down the in next chapter. The illusion of safety is repeatedly yanked from under us and I found myself frustrated in the best way possible. James Dashner, you’re such a tease … and I love it!