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Maze Runner Books in Order (5 Book Series)

The Fever CodeThe Death CureThe Kill Order

Maze Runner is a series of 5 books written by James Dashner. Here, you can see them all in order! (plus the year each book was published)

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Last Updated: Monday 1 Jan, 2024

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Total: 5 books


  • What are the maze runner books in the maze runner books in chronological order?

    The maze runner book series is composed of primary works, a primary trilogy and additional sequel book prequel books. The books in the maze runner series, the maze runner books order, in chronological order, are: "The Kill Order", "The Fever Code", "The Maze Runner", "The Scorch Trials", and "The Death Cure". However, when considering the release order, the original runner trilogy should be read first followed by the prequel books.

  • How many novels are in the maze runner series book series?

    The maze runner book series consists of five books, which include three novels from the original trilogy and two prequel novels. For readers interested in additional content, there are also companion books available that expand on the characters and settings of the maze runner series.

  • Can you explain the maze runner trilogy vs the complete maze runner book series?

    The maze runner trilogy refers to the original set of books that were randomly released: "The Maze Runner", "The Scorch Trials", and "The Death Cure". These books form the main storyline. The complete maze runner series adds two prequel books, "The Kill Order" and "The Fever Code", which provide backstory and additional context to the events and characters of the runner trilogy.

  • Are the maze runner books available as a boxed set or do I need to add them individually to my wishlist?

    The maze runner books can be found both as individual novels and as a boxed set. Whether you wish to purchase the books separately or all together, you can find links on our site to add them to your wishlist for easy reference and to track them prior to purchase.

  • I am new to the maze runner series, with which book should I start reading the runner trilogy?

    Newcomers to the maze trilogy runner series should start with "The Maze Runner", the first book in the original trilogy. This house will ensure you experience the story as the author intended, starting from the very beginning of the adventure.

  • What genres do the maze runner books belong to, and are they suitable for all readers?

    The maze runner books are primarily classified as science fiction and young adult novels. They're quite popular and suitable for readers who enjoy action-packed adventures with dystopian themes. It's worth checking individual reviews if you're considering these books for a younger audience due to some intense scenes.

  • Have the maze runner books been adapted into movies, and should I read the books first?

    Yes, the maze runner books have been adapted into a series of movies. While the film adaptations are enjoyable in their own right, it's often recommended to read the books first to get the full depth of the story and character development that movies sometimes abbreviate due to time constraints. Remember, reading the books will provide you with a richer context and allow you to note the differences between the books and their film adaptations, a share of details the movies might miss. Also, fans often look forward to seeing the maze cutter scenes on the big screen, which are so vividly described in the books. Make sure to check our policy for book-to-film adaptations in November when studios often release quick teasers or updates about possible upcoming sequels or cutter-related content.