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In a post-apocalyptic Los Angeles, elites of the powerful Republic wage constant war against rebels of the poverty- and plague-stricken colonies. June is a prodigy of the Republic, Day is one of its most wanted criminals - and the prime suspect in the murder of June's brother. June will stop at nothing to hunt him down, but what she discovers threatens to expose some shocking truths about her government.
What teenage hacker Marcus and his friends are in the wrong place at the wrong time, they become the Department of Homeland Security's prime suspects in a San Francisco terrorist attack that kills thousands. After enduring days of questioning and torture, Marcus is released into a city that's become an Orwellian nightmare of surveillance, and realizes that it's time for a techno-revolution against the DHS.
When Thomas wakes up, all he can remember is his name. The other boys tell him that he lives in the Glade now, a space in the middle of an enormous, constantly-changing maze. Every morning the doors to the maze open, every night they close, and in the two years that the other boys have been there, no one has ever found a way out. Then, a girl - the first ever to appear in the Glade - delivers an ominous message: escape or die.
In a toxic wasteland that was once the Gulf Coast, Nailer scavenges wrecked ships and tries to avoid his murderous father. But when he finds a rich girl trapped in one of the wrecks, his world is turned upside down. Set in a dystopian future that makes The Hunger Games look cheerful, this 2011 Michael L. Printz Award winner is not for the faint of heart.