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ISBN13: 9780385741392
ISBN10: 0385741391
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The Eye of Minds is a modern tale about a teenage hero (and his friends) on a high-stakes, pressure-cooker quest. The gamer girl in me wants to live in Dashner's hopped-up, tricked-out virtual reality world, no matter how deadly and insane the adventure may be.
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From James Dashner, the author of the New York Times bestselling Maze Runner series, comes an all-new, edge-of-your seat adventure. The Eye of Minds is the first book in The Mortality Doctrine, a series set in a world of hyperadvanced technology, cyberterrorists, and gaming beyond your wildest dreams... and your worst nightmares.

Michael is a gamer. And like most gamers, he almost spends more time on the VirtNet than in the actual world. The VirtNet offers total mind and body immersion, and it’s addictive. Thanks to technology, anyone with enough money can experience fantasy worlds, risk their life without the chance of death, or just hang around with Virt-friends. And the more hacking skills you have, the more fun. Why bother following the rules when most of them are dumb, anyway?

But some rules were made for a reason. Some technology is too dangerous to fool with. And recent reports claim that one gamer is going beyond what any gamer has done before: he’s holding players hostage inside the VirtNet. The effects are horrific — the hostages have all been declared brain-dead. Yet the gamer’s motives are a mystery.

The government knows that to catch a hacker, you need a hacker.

And they’ve been watching Michael. They want him on their team. But the risk is enormous. If he accepts their challenge, Michael will need to go off the VirtNet grid. There are back alleys and corners in the system human eyes have never seen and predators he can’t even fathom — and there’s the possibility that the line between game and reality will be blurred forever.

About the Author

James Dashner is the author of the New York Times bestselling Maze Runner series as well as the books in the 13th Reality series and The Infinity Ring. He was born and raised in Georgia but now lives and writes in the Rocky Mountains. You can learn more about James and his books at jamesdashner.com. 

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BookListOfBooks, December 14, 2013 (view all comments by BookListOfBooks)
Well, the book started off fairly regular. Somebody spending time in the VirtNet, except something weird happens. It’s the type of formula that has been seen before multiple times in multiple books. The book seemed fairly average until about halfway through, when things started to get good. I can’t say what happened because of spoilers, but things got dark and crazy and the book ended with a twist that had me wishing autumn 2014 would come a lot sooner.

Overall, I’d give this book a five out of five. It was very well written, very interesting, and overall just a good read. I’d recommend this book to people who want a break from extreme fantasy or crazy sci-fi. This book is a bit of a cross between those genres, while keeping a very realistic element to it. It isn't a very difficult book to read, but I wouldn't recommend giving it to someone under the age of 12. There are some dark elements that had even me slinking under my blankets once I turned out the lights.
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Melissa McCormick, September 28, 2013 (view all comments by Melissa McCormick)
So excited for another James Dashner series...my students eat them up, even the reluctant readers!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780385741392
Author:
Dashner, James
Publisher:
Delacorte Press
Subject:
Boys / Men
Subject:
Children s-General
Series:
The Mortality Doctrine
Publication Date:
20131031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.48 x 6.38 x 1.1 in 0.945 lb
Age Level:
from 12

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The Eye of Minds is a modern tale about a teenage hero (and his friends) on a high-stakes, pressure-cooker quest. The gamer girl in me wants to live in Dashner's hopped-up, tricked-out virtual reality world, no matter how deadly and insane the adventure may be.

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