The Fever Code

The Fever Code

Book - 2016
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Reveals how Thomas and WICKED built the Maze against the backdrop of an apocalyptic world.
Publisher: New York :, Delacorte Press,, [2016]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780553513097
Characteristics: 347 pages ; 22 cm


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This a book about how the maze, that you see in the other books, was first built and the role that Thomas and Theresa played in it's creation.

I really liked this book because it explained the purpose of the maze which gave insight to the rest of the story. I recommend that you read this book and hope that you will fall in love with the series like I did.

Jan 02, 2018

Intriguing, but a few plot holes, plus why do Thomas and Teresa act like they're 16 when they're only 10? Dashner needed to make them think and act younger than they did in the original trilogy.
WICKED is cruel, selfish, and opportunistic—it's kind of sad, actually :(

Oct 14, 2017

I am majorly disappointed, I found two plot holes, and I not yet done to book. James Dashner obviously didn't consult the other books while writing this. Alby was supposed to be the only survivor from the first group that enter's the maze, but in the Fever Code, Newt and Minho went with him. And in the other books, there was a flashback scene where Thomas and Teresa are triing to communicate threw there minds, but only Teresa can do it, then Thomas finally tell Teresa that she smells like pig. But in The Fever code, Thomas just learns how to do it while he is falling asleep. Therefor it is the worst book in the series.

Jul 28, 2017

I really enjoyed this book. It was the last book I read in the series and it explains all of the unanswered questions. (Spoiler alert) I did not like when Teresa died and so this books was good to get the last few moments of her personality. It is the least goriest book, and I enjoyed it. I would give it a 4 out of 5 stars

Apr 11, 2017

I agree with the previous comments that when you put this book in the storyline of the others it doesn't seem to hold up logically. How old were these kids when they were grabbed? How long was the maze running? The science of how they are supposedly mapping out the kids minds to find why the flare isn't impacting them seems very subjective - other than fear and adrenaline I am not really sure what the other emotions would be. I had really hoped for something more - even if it had to introduce a bunch of new characters to explain the background...instead this book falls pretty flat.

Mar 17, 2017

The world is in ruins. The forests are burned and the lakes are dried up. Disease has hit everyone. Then come WICKED who are looking for answers in unconventional ways. They find a boy who has helped build a maze to try and find a cure.
It was great to get to see how the maze trials come about and what all the kids were like before the maze. This book was great at explaining everything before and why what happens happened. It really helps give that needed background knowledge that helps you understand the others books. I really enjoyed getting to see what happened building up to the maze trials and loved how it ended right where the first starts. Rating 5 out of 5 stars.
- @Fallenangelhushhush of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

This series has been a wild ride on the back of a griever, from start to finish. Here, in this prequel/last book of the series answers will be revealed as we learn what it must have really been like, to live in "captivity"/ safety. Thomas, formerly known as Stephen, lives in what the adults call "precaution" and absolute control, with his vitals taken daily like a lab rat. Meeting certain people, the other gladers, helped him change. But it is truly an ending to stomach, knowing everything that happened after and how betrayal cut up everything to shreds. So, why not take a trip down memory lane, and see what really happened?
- @Siri of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

Feb 19, 2017

Excellent! I really enjoyed the series, and this book was actually one of the best of the series. I think I'm going to reread the series again now that I know how it all began.

Feb 02, 2017

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ArapahoeLesley Jan 31, 2017

Oh jeez, it never ends...WICKED will never stop and neither will Dashner apparently. Yet another book claiming to answer questions in which one only gets a sense of Dashner backpedaling in an attempt to make any sense of the trials and the maze and his plot-line altogether, and in no way succeeding.

For fans it will be nice to see the characters again. For discerning readers this book will be tough to get through the 10+ years of isolation and suspicion that leads to what becomes The Maze Runner as the 5 years olds and the 17 year olds think and speak identically and very little actually happens.

We'll never get our answers because there are none, except for the possibility that WICKED has a slow burning crazy virus lasting 10+ years that turns them into mindless torturers. And if Thomas had gotten his memories back in The Death Cure he would have known all of this and Dashner would have been done.

None of the books have gotten a good rating from me... I don't know why I keep reading them! But, you know what, take it all with a grain of salt and the books are all okay, a bit of entertainment

Jan 01, 2017

If you like the Mazerunner series, you need to read this. A lot of events in the trilogy make MUCH more sense after you have read this.

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