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  • Bibliography:
    24 Books (6 Series)
  • First Book:
    July 2003
  • Latest Book:
    November 2023
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Full Series List in Order

The 13th Reality

1 - The Journal of Curious Letters (Mar-2008)
2 - The Hunt for Dark Infinity (Apr-2009)
3 - The Blade of Shattered Hope (Apr-2010)
4 - The Void of Mist and Thunder (Feb-2013)

Jimmy Fincher

1 - A Door in the Woods (Jul-2003)
2 - A Gift of Ice (Mar-2004)
3 - The Tower of Air (May-2006)
4 - War of the Black Curtain (Aug-2005)

The Maze Cutter

1 - The Maze Cutter (Nov-2022)
2 - The Godhead Complex (Nov-2023)

Maze Runner

1 - The Maze Runner (Oct-2009)
2 - The Scorch Trials (Oct-2010)
3 - The Death Cure (Oct-2011)
3.5 - Crank Palace (Nov-2020)
The Kill Order (Aug-2012)
The Maze Runner Files (Aug-2013)
The Fever Code (Oct-2016)

Maze Runner Prequels

1 - The Kill Order (Aug-2012)
2 - The Fever Code (Oct-2016)

The Mortality Doctrine

1 - The Eye of Minds (Oct-2013)
1.5 - Gunner Skale (Mar-2014)
2 - The Rule of Thoughts (Sep-2014)
3 - The Game of Lives (Nov-2015)

Multi-Author Series List

Infinity Ring

1 - A Mutiny in Time (Sep-2012)
7 - The Iron Empire (Feb-2014)

Book List in Order: 24 titles

  • Jimmy Fincher never expected that a normal day in the woods would drastically change his life. Deep in the forest, he discovers an old wooden door, setting off a chain of events that explode into a torrent of suspense and excitement. One mysterious d...

  • A Gift of Ice continues the fantastic journey for truth that began with A Door in the Woods and will become a four-volume series. The series has been enjoyed by readers of all ages, but it has particularly been a big hit with teenage readers. Book 2 ...

  • The Black Curtain has ripped open, massive and dark. The Stompers swarm through it, elusive and frightening. The Black Coma consumes the people of the Earth. Shadow Ka rule the lands with a mighty vengeance. Everything has come to a head, and the wor...

  • In this exciting third installment of The Jimmy Fincher Saga:

    The Tower of Three Days must be found. Jimmy Fincher has been given two powerful Gifts and with them a responsibility he wouldnÂ�,’t wish on his worst enemy. Time is running out a...

  • What if every time you made a choice that had a significant consequence, a new, alternate reality was created -- the life that would've been? What if those new Realities were in danger? What if it fell to you to save all the realities? Atticus Hig...

  • After their life-changing adventures through the Realities, it's been a quiet summer for Tick, Paul, and Sofia, but the latest message from Master George changes everything. The Realities are in danger from something more terrible than Mistress Ja...

  • EVERYTHING IS GOING TO CHANGE... When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his first name. He has no recollection of his parents, his home, or how he got where he is. His memory is empty. But he's not alone. When the l...

  • Things have changed for Atticus Higginbottom. After the near catastrophe in the Fourth Reality, Tick’s being homeschooled in the fields of science, trying to master the mysterious Chi’karda. But just as he begins to make progress, Mistress Jane r...

  • THE MAZE WAS ONLY THE BEGINNING... Solving the Maze was supposed to be the end. No more puzzles. No more variables. And no more running. Thomas was sure that escape meant he and the Gladers would get their lives back. But no one really knew what s...

  • Thomas knows that Wicked can't be trusted, but they say the time for lies is over, that they've collected all they can from the Trials and now must rely on the Gladers, with full memories restored, to help them with their ultimate mission. It's up to...

  • The prequel to the New York Times bestselling Maze Runner series. Before WICKED was formed, before the Glade was built, before Thomas entered the Maze, sun flares hit the earth and mankind fell to disease. Mark and Trina were there when it hap...

  • HISTORY IS BROKEN When best friends Dak Smyth and Sera Froste stumble upon the key to time travel -- a handheld device known as the Infinity Ring -- they're swept up in a centuries-old war for the fate of humankind. Recruited by a secret socie...

  • Suspense meets sacrifice in the action-packed conclusion to New York Times bestselling author James Dashner’s 13th Reality series. Atticus Higginbottom -- aka Tick -- has known all along that when the battle for every reality is on the line, his...

  • "The Maze Runner Files" is a 50+ page collection of classified records and concealed information from the world of the "New York Times" bestselling Maze Runner series. Lost emails between WICKED employees, memos meant to be destroyed after reading, a...

  • The Eye of Minds is the first book in The Mortality Doctrine, a series set in a world of hyperadvanced technology, cyberterrorists, and gaming beyond your wildest dreams . . . and your worst nightmares. Michael is a gamer. And like most gamers, h...

  • They've sailed on the Santa Maria, defended famous cities from Vikings and Mongols, and come face-to-face with some of the greatest figures in history. Now, at long last, Dak, Sera, and Riq travel back in time to the moment it all began. Their missio...

  • From James Dashner, the New York Times bestselling author of the Maze Runner series, comes an original thirty-page e-short returning fans to the fast-paced, high-tech world from The Eye of Minds, the first book in the Mortality Doctrine series. Find ...

  • Michael completed the Path. What he found at the end turned everything he’d ever known about his life -- and the world -- completely upside down. He barely survived. But it was the only way VirtNet Security knew to find the cyber-terrorist K...

  • From James Dashner, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Maze Runner series, comes The Game of Lives, the final book in the Mortality Doctrine series, an edge-of-your-seat cyber-adventure trilogy that includes The Eye of Minds and The Rule of ...

  • All your questions are answered in the fifth book in James Dashner’s #1 New York Times bestselling Maze Runner series. The story that fans all over the world have been waiting for -- the story of how Thomas and WICKED built the Maze -- is fina...

  • Newt has been to hell and back with his friends.The Glade. The Maze. The Scorch. The inner halls of WICKED. But now he has a burden that can't be shared with Thomas and the others—the Flare. And Newt can't bear the thought of his friends watchi...

  • The author of the New York Times best-selling Maze Runner series leads us on a dark journey of generational horror as we visit The House of Tongues. David Player has spent 30 years trying to forget the traumas of his childhood. The threats, the ...

  • Seventy-three years after the events of THE DEATH CURE, when Thomas and other immunes were sent to an island to survive the Flare-triggered apocalypse, their descendants have thrived. Sadina, Isaac, and Jackie all learned about the unkind history of ...

  • FLARE ABOVE, MAZE BELOW.Sadina and the islanders are up against both man and nature as they navigate their way to Alaska. There, they hope to meet the mysterious Godhead, unsure of what separates myth from truth. But the Godhead, now led by Alexandra...

Award-Winning Books by James Dashner

The Death Cure
2013 Buckeye Children's Book Award -- Grades 6-8
The Maze Runner
2010 Isinglass Teen Read Award -- Grades 6-8
2011 Florida Teens Read -- Grades 9-12
2011 Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers -- Young Adult
2011 Truman Readers Award -- Grades 6-8
2012 Evergreen Young Adult Book Award -- Young Adult
2014 Delaware Diamonds Award -- Middle School

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

James Dashner has published 24 books.

James Dashner does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, The Godhead Complex, was published in November 2023.

The first book by James Dashner, A Door in the Woods, was published in July 2003.

Yes. James Dashner has 6 series.