The Maze Runner (The Maze Runner, #1) – Albawater.co

This book would have been great IF 1 the characters had some personality2 the main character Thomas weren t such a Gary Stu and showed some character development and growth instead of conveniently remembering important information to advance the plot3 the book weren t filled with atrocious made up slang shuck face, really, is this supposed to be cool 4 the villains Grievers were actually scary or dangerous5 the maze had some kind of mystery about it and not limited to moving w This book would have been great IF 1 the characters had some personality2 the main character Thomas weren t such a Gary Stu and showed some character development and growth instead of conveniently remembering important information to advance the plot3 the book weren t filled with atrocious made up slang shuck face, real You are the shuckiest shuck faced shuck in the world2 1 2 stars It s funny how just a few years can change everything your reading tastes, your expectations, your standards because when I read The Maze Runner in early 2011, I enjoyed it a lot It seemed fast paced, exciting and a little scary Plus, I thought the slang was a nice touch Three years and a million dystopian sci fi books later and everything about me has outgrown this book It s not terrible I can still see why someonYou are the shuckiest shuck faced shuck in the world2 1 2 stars It s funny how just a few years can change everything your reading tastes, your expectations, your standards because when I read The Maze Runner in early 2011, I enjoyed it a lot It seemed fast paced, exciting and a little scary Plus, I thought the slang was a nice touch Three years and a million dystopian sci fi books later and everything about me has outgrown this book It s not terrible I can still see why someone who is new to YA dystopias might get caught up in the loosely plo You know how sometimes you re running really fast from a horrible creature and, in a moment of panic, you turn around to see how close it is only to run straight into a brick wall No I don t know what that s like either But that inattention to detail would probably totally screw you over because a now you re knocked unconscious and b the creature is going to devour you Good job.I guess this is kind of like Lot s wife looking back on Sodom only to be turned into a pillar of salt And it is You know how sometimes you re running really fast from a horrible creature and, in a moment of Q if you could edit this book, what would you take out A the words Have you ever had an eight year old kid try to describe to you winning a level of a video game Have you ever had a middle aged man try to describe to you completing the games section of the New York Times Did those experiences involve multiple conversations like this What is the maze Stop asking so many questions I have to say that this book wasboring than having someone tell you in painful detail about winnin Q if you could edit this book, what would you take out A the words Have you ever had an eight year old kid try to describe to you winning a level of a video game Have you ever had a middle aged man try to describe to you completing the games section of the New York Times Did those experiences involve multiple conversations like this What is the maze Stop asking so many questions I have to say that this book wasboring than having someone tell you in painful detail about winning a video game or finishing a crossword puzzle It isboring if only for the constant, What are you talking about No I won The last page is turned and all I have to say is thisWhat for the love of all that s good and pure was this foolishnessAaaaand rant When I m sick the snotty phlegmy febrile kind of sick and my brain feels sizzlingly fried, I sometimes turn to easy reading fluff to give my neurons a break Sometimes this strategy backfires and the fluffy book actually tries to break my long suffering brain cells with its sheer stupidity.It s not even mediocre mediocrity would be elevat The last page is turned and all I have to say is thisWhat for the love of all that s good and pure was this foolishnessAaaaand rant When I m sick the snotty phlegmy febrile kind of sick and my brain feels sizzlingly fried, I sometimes turn to easy reading fluff to give my neurons a break Sometimes this strategy backfires and the fluffy book actually tries to break my long suffering brain cells with its sheer stupidity.It s not even mediocre mediocrity would be elevating this book to the undeserved heights It s simply boring, uninspired, ridiculous and poorly executed Let me sum up the things that I thought were awful, stupid or just plain ridiculous apparently my febrile brain likes making lists Th Okay so before I start I want to say something.I personally hesitated to read this book because I heard too many bad reviews and things about this book.But let me tell you something.Yeah it has it s problems like the written style but this book has one of the best story plots I have ever read about.And believe,once you get into the book,you will not care about the writing or anything else.I am seriously so angry I haven t read this book early and evenfor listening or reading those reallyOkay so before I start I want to say something.I personally hesitated to read this book because I heard too many bad reviews and things about this book.But let me tell you something.Yeah it has it s problems like the written There Are Alternate Cover Editions For This ASIN Here And HereIf You Ain T Scared, You Ain T HumanWhen 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 GoneNice To Meet Ya, Shank Welcome To The GladeOutside 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 AliveEverything Is Going To ChangeThen A Girl Arrives The First Girl Ever And The Message She Delivers Is TerrifyingRemember Survive Run Reading this book No sleep brain shock Ohlike my brain was blown into freaking little bits I kept thinking about it after I was done I finished it into the late hours of the night and I kept circling in my head what was going to happen next The point is moot but I am definitely going to read the sequel The Scorch Trials.From the start as the reader we have NO idea what is happening All Thomas can remember is his name Not where he came from or any specific details of his life Ne Reading this book No sleep brain shock Ohlike my brain was blown into freaking little bits I kept thinking about it after I was done I finished it into the late hours of the night and I kept circling in my head what was going to happen next The point is moot but I am definitely going to read the sequel The Scorch Trials.From the start as the reader we have NO idea what is happening All Thomas can remember is his name Not where he came from or any specific details of his life Neither do any of the other Gladers who he meets in the beginning of the book The place is filled with boys whose sole purpose is to try to get out of this place by solving the maze They haven t had any luck in two years, but that may all change with Thomas s arrival Strange things start to happen, and people are pointing fingers at Thomas Will he be the one to get them out, or the boy who wil EDIT 09 05 2013 Holy crap, that looks perfect I am way better at writing reviews for books I hated, but I m gonna give it a go anyway Okay Breathe, Inge, breathe Oh, this is gooooood.The Maze Runner was like a breath of fresh air to me I needed a nice, clean cut from the typical YA books filled with whiny protagonists, insta love and love triangles, and I got exactly what I asked for This book is like a giant puzzle that you solve along with the characters It is filled with unexpected t EDIT 09 05 2013 Holy crap, that looks perfect I am way better at writing reviews for books I hated, but I m gonna give it a go anyway Okay Breathe, Inge, breathe Oh, this is gooooood.The Maze Runner was like a breath of fresh air to me I needed a nice, clean cut from the typical YA books filled with whiny protagonists, insta love and love triangles, and I got exactly what I As in Harry Potter Grades system, Exceed ExpectationsDidn t expect I d Like it that much Easy fun thrilling read..Hard, Mysterious Dangerous Maze though As in Harry Potter Grades system, Exceed ExpectationsDidn t expect I d Like it that much Easy fun thril