Book Review: The Death Cure by James Dashner

Kill me. If you’ve ever been my friend, kill me.

So, this is my last review on The Maze Runner series. And I am glad it is finally there! As I got further into the series and this time without the story being spoiled by a movie, my opinion still holds true.

Book Review: The Death Cure by James Dashner


Title & Author: The Death Cure by James Dashner
Genre: Dystopia, Dystopia
Release Date: October 11 2011
Series: The Maze Runner
Publisher: Delacorte Books


It’s the end of the line.

WICKED has taken everything from Thomas: his life, his memories, and now his only friends—the Gladers. But it’s finally over. The trials are complete, after one final test.

Will anyone survive?

What WICKED doesn’t know is that Thomas remembers far more than they think. And it’s enough to prove that he can’t believe a word of what they say.

The truth will be terrifying.

Thomas beat the Maze. He survived the Scorch. He’ll risk anything to save his friends. But the truth might be what ends it all.

The time for lies is over.

I had to read The Death Cure before the movie comes out, due to filming being delayed (the reason for this makes me sad and hope Dylan O’Brien makes a speedy recovery). But it also gave me a chance to see what I think of the series without a movie there to accompany it.

To be honest though, still don’t think the series is great. I really hated reading this book and poorly written. The characters did not grow any further than they did during The Maze Runner, and now I look back at it, even there it was not big.

It really bugged me James Dashner only killed of small subcharacters and even when his main character got hurt so badly he would have died, he makes the bad-guys come and safe him. I hated that, why not just kill him off is the situation is so dyer? It is not really my kind of series. Either you do something or you don’t, do not threaten and never act on it!

It felt like there was not really an end to this series. Okay, most of the immunes escape and they get to rebuild civilization, but the way they got there was just weird and a lot is just not explained. I got so annoyed with the series that my thoughts on reading the novellas just died after finishing the last page.

I could not have been more disappointed.

Let me know what you thought of this book!
If you have any requests for which book I should talk about next, please let me know in the comments down below.

For now, let books enrich your life!


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