The Journal of Curious Letters

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Shadow Mountain, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 434 pages
49 Reviews
Atticus Higginbottom is an average thirteen-year-old boy until the day a strange letter arrives in his mailbox. Postmarked from Alaska and cryptically signed with the initials M.G., the letter informs Atticus, a.k.a. Tick, that dangerous-perhaps even de

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I was reminded of my writing style from middle school! - Goodreads
The ending was a bit anti-climactic for me. - Goodreads
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Review: The Journal of Curious Letters (The 13th Reality #1)

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Read The Full Review on My Blog: I read this book once before many years ago, (back when I was actually included in its targeted age range) and my reaction now ... Read full review

Review: The Journal of Curious Letters (The 13th Reality #1)

User Review  - Emiliano Juarez28272 - Goodreads

I think this was an amazing book with a wonderful journey "Sure to thrill".I thought the book started of a little bland but later in the story became exiting, always wondering what happens next.The ... Read full review

About the author (2008)

James Dashner was born in Georgia and attended Brigham Young University. Before becoming a full-time writer, he worked in finance. He writes The 13th Reality series, The Jimmy Fincher Saga, and the Maze Runner series. His novel The Journal of Curious Letters was chosen for a 2008 Borders Original Voices pick. In 2013 his title's Death Cure and The Eye of Minds made The New York Times Best Seller List. The Kill Order (Maze Runner Prequel) and The Rule of Thoughts made the New York Times bestseller list in 2014.

Bryan Beus is an artist and author. His illustration credits include the cover and interiors for James Dashner's "The 13th Reality" books one and two; and cover paintings and tutorials for Corel Corporations's "Painter" software series. Most well-known for his artwork, he is now branching into the world of graphic novels. In 2009 Shadow Mountain Publishing (an imprint of Deseret Book) purchased the rights to his first full-length graphic novel. The title and publication date are tentatively set for a 2015 release. While waiting through the publication process of his larger novel Bryan recently created a self-published novella, "The Shortcut in the Sky." To find out how to pronounce his charming surname please visit:

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