The Action-Packed Book List

Gifer

Hey there, book cult!

You read the title correctly. This month, the book list is sheer action. Sometimes that adrenaline rush is just what we need. So, I’ve composed a list of books of nonstop action and wild rides that’ll get your blood pumping. Maybe you’ve even read a few of these. If you have, what did you think of them? And maybe, you’ve discovered a couple to add your TBR. I know I have!

The Maze Runner

Author: James Dashner

Deadline

As a deadly disease claims lives, turning them into something monstrous. The cure to this disease may be with the kids put away in mazes to be tested. If they can solve and survive the maze, they may be able to help save the last of humanity.

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The Summer House

Author: James Patterson

Amazon

One historic lake house. Seven murder victims. Four accused Army Rangers. Two versions of the truth. Only one can survive. A tale of mystery and murder that can make your summer thrilling and only James Patterson can give it to you.

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The Kinder Poison

Author: Natalie Mae

Penguin Random House

A deadly journey across the desert where a sacrifice at the end awaits known as the Crossing will prove who is meant to be on the throne of the kingdom, Orkena. But Zahru isn’t in the Crossing. She’s its sacrifice at the end and she’ll need to use all of her intelligence and wit to survive it.

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The Elemental Assassin Series

Author: Jennifer Estep

A Fangirls View

Following an elemental assassin that owns her own slice of life in a restaurant. On occasion she helps people, but mostly she’s out eliminate them and make sure they’re not a danger while trying to keep her nose clean in both the regular world and the fantastical one. Romance? That’s a different beast altogether.

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The Jason Bourne Series

Author: Robert Ludlum

Who, what, where, how, and is Jason Bourne. He certainly doesn’t know. He also doesn’t know why he has a Swiss bank account that is holding four million dollars or why there are people after him, let alone whatever secrets he may be holding. Is he an assassin? A thief? Who is Jason Bourne?

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Author: Stieg Larson

Harriet Vanger has been missing for forty years and yet her uncle to this day still searches for her. With the help of journalist, Mikael Blomkvist and pierced and tattooed prodigy, Lisbeth Salander, they’ll discover what happened to the girl and the corruption of her wealthy family.

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The 5th Wave

Author: Rick Yancey

Amazon

Across the world, waves of destruction crumble it to pieces and each following wave is worse than the one before. Survival is everything. The things only known as Them roam the countryside, killing any survivors they find. Cassie believes that staying alone means staying alive. That is until she met Evan Walker. He may just be the key to saving her brother. Can she trust him?

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Maximum Ride Series

Author: James Patterson

The Wrap

Known as the bird kids, Max and her crew are experiments that have escaped from a crazy lab. As they fight to survive, their lives go from famine to feast. From experiments to heroes. Continuously evolving, these kids might mean the survival of the human race.

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Alex Rider Series

Author: Anthony Horowitz

Den of Geek

It began when Alex Rider discovered his uncle died. They said is was an accident but then why are there bullet holes riddling the vehicle? Now, he’s smack in the middle of terrorists and the government is wanting himt o take care of them. Should he fail all the children of England are dead.

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The War of the Worlds

Author: H. G. Wells

Amazon

Nobody saw them coming. Suddenly the invasion—creatures from another planet—are here and they came to take over and destroy everything and everyone. This is just one man’s account and survival.

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The Three Musketeers

Author: Alexander Dumas

Politics & Prose

Perhaps one of history’s most famous story of chivalry, honor, and romance, heroes, romantics, kings, queen and everything in between are formed form history’s greatest figures. Athos, Porthos, and Aramis and their famous motto, “All for one and one for all.”, fill these pages with adventure and friendship with, of course, bouts of swordplay.

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More to come soon…

  -K.

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