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James Dashner

Author of The Maze Runner

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James Dashner was born in Georgia and attended Brigham Young University. Before becoming a full-time writer, he worked in finance. He is the author of The 13th Reality series, The Jimmy Fincher Saga, the Mortality Doctrine series, and the Maze Runner series. The Journal of Curious Letters was chosen for a 2008 Borders Original Voices pick and The Maze Runner won a 2015 West Australian Young Readers' Book Award in the Older Readers category. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from The Maze Runner… (more)
The Maze Runner 14,751 copies, 761 reviews
The Scorch Trials 8,567 copies, 304 reviews
The Death Cure 6,861 copies, 233 reviews
The Kill Order 4,429 copies, 77 reviews
The Fever Code 1,646 copies, 31 reviews
The Eye of Minds 1,530 copies, 52 reviews
A Mutiny in Time 881 copies, 17 reviews
The Journal of Curious Letters 774 copies, 97 reviews
The Rule of Thoughts 658 copies, 10 reviews
The Game of Lives 455 copies, 9 reviews
The Hunt for Dark Infinity 334 copies, 8 reviews
The Blade of Shattered Hope 235 copies, 5 reviews
The Maze Runner Trilogy 174 copies, 1 review
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James Smith Dashner (born November 26, 1972) is an American writer of speculative fiction, primarily series for children or young adults, such as The Maze Runner series and the young adult fantasy series the 13th Reality. His 2008 novel The Journal of Curious Letters, first in the series, was one of the annual Borders Original Voices picks.

James Dashner was born on November 26, 1972 in Austell, Georgia, as one of six children in the family. He was raised a Mormon. At the age of 10, he would type on his parents' typewriter. He graduated from Duluth High School in 1991. He moved from Atlanta, Georgia to Provo, Utah to study at Brigham Young University, where he received a master's degree in accounting. Dashner and his wife, Lynette Anderson, a former student of Brigham Young University, have four children and are now living in Utah.

Dashner is the author of the New York Times bestselling Maze Runner series that includes The Maze Runner, The Scorch Trials, The Death Cure, and The Kill Order. He has also written The Eye of Minds (book one in the Mortality Doctrine series), the 13th Reality series, and two books in The Infinity Ring series: A Mutiny in Time and The Iron Empire.
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