Top 5 teen fantasy series

Did the end of "Harry Potter" leave a hole in your life? Here are five fantasy series geared towards teens that adults will love too. They may not be "Harry Potter" – but they're very good!

By , Monitor contributor

1. "The Maze Runner" series, by James Dashner

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    The Maze Runner series, by James Dashner, Random House Children's Books.
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This three-part series – made up of "The Maze Runner," "The Scorch Trials," and "The Death Cure" – centers on a teen named Thomas as he fights to survive in a post-apocalyptic world. He wakes up one morning, memory gone, in a glade in the middle of a massive, dangerous maze, and must work with a band of "Gladers" to escape. But that's only the first of the trials he has to go through. It's an absorbing, action-packed series – think "Harry Potter" and "The Hunger Games" combined.

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