Spotted! Cover of The Kill Order by James Dashner

8:00 AM

James Dashner revealed the cover of The Kill Order, a prequel to The Maze Runner trilogy, late last week on his blog!

 Release Date: August 14, 2012
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers

Summary (from Random House Canada): 
Before WICKED was formed, before the Glade was built, before Thomas entered the Maze, sun flares hit the earth and mankind fell to disease.

The Kill Order is the story of that fall.

A prequel to the Maze Runner trilogy, The Kill Order has been in the works since the completion of The Maze Runner. The story of civilization's fall was kept under wraps and is the explication of the events that began this bestselling series.

What an awesome cover! I've been excited to see the cover of James Dashner's The Kill Order for awhile now because they always hint about part of the setting in the book. And, of course, I'm really happy there will be a prequel so we'll be able to see everything that happened before WICKED started trying to take over everything. There was always so many questions raised in The Maze Runner trilogy, so it will be great to learn more about how the post-apocalyptic world Dashner has created was first led into such chaos.

Are you also looking forward to The Kill Order? And if you haven't checked out this series yet, I've reviewed all three of the books in The Maze Runner trilogy, if you'd like to read my thoughts on them: The Maze Runner, The Scorch Trials, and The Death Cure

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  1. It's quite an awesome cover. Though I admit I haven't read these books. :P

  2. SO EXCITED! The cover is awesome! It'll match so well with the others. AND it comes out two days after my birthday :D

  3. Thanks for sharing this! I didn't even know this was going to exist. What a bad blogger and fan of James Dashner I am! Love the cover!