The Fever Code

The Fever Code

Book - 2016
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"Before the trials, WICKED found Thomas, the perfect boy, to help them build the Maze and find the cure for the Flare, a disease that plagues the world. But the truth of what is really going on is a secret and Thomas must uncover it before time runs out"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, 2016
Edition: First Edition
ISBN: 9780553513097
0553513095
9780553513103
0553513109
9780553513110
Branch Call Number: FICTION Das
Characteristics: 347 pages ; 22 cm

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aljaune
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.

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pratima6
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

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danomcd
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.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
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

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NickyRach
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.

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btsdream
Feb 02, 2017

HI EVERYBODY I AM EXCITED BECAUSE THERE ARE SO MANY GOOD THINGS IN LIFE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

AL_LESLEY 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

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Red_Bird_7
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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susan_findlay
Dec 28, 2016

Good quick read. Like the fourth book, this one is more compelling than the original trilogy because the characters actually know their own histories so their motivations make more sense.
The only real flaws in the book are that the characters neither act nor speak their own ages - allegedly young children at first, Thomas, Teresa and friends never feel any younger than late teens - and that the final twists were not remotely surprising (which could be either good or bad depending on your perspective).
The many references to parts of the other books were mostly appreciated and worked well. This book is definitely worth reading if you've enjoyed the rest of the series.

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sunny39o
Nov 18, 2016

A very, very intriguing book/prequel. To those who loved the other four, this one is for you!

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