Runaway Max

Runaway Max

Don't miss this gripping, emotional prequel to the hit Netflix series, Stranger Things! The never-before-told backstory of the beloved Dig Dug maven, Max Mayfield, written by New York Times bestselling author Brenna Yovanoff.

This must-read novel, based on the hit Netflix series, Stranger Things, explores Max's past--the good and the bad--as well as how she came to find her newfound sense of home in Hawkins, Indiana.

Title:Runaway Max
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781984895950
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    Runaway Max Reviews

  • C.G. Drews

    This made me want to rewatch Stranger Things S2 which I absolutely do not have time to do right now, so thank you, little book. :') I did like it! Books adapted from shows/movies usually fail in depth...

  • Jim C

    This is a book based on the television program. This book coincides with season two of the television series. It tells events from the side of Max. It also shows events in her life before she comes to...

  • Lauren Stoolfire

    Max is a great addition to Stranger Things in season two, so I was really looking forward to this prequel/ companion YA novel from her perspective. The best part of this novel are the flashbacks set s...

  • Brooke

    This emotional, must-read book tells the background of the beloved and independent Max Mayfield, and of her arrival in Hawkins, IN. While Max does her best to accept the reality of her new home, she a...

  • Renee M. P. T. Kray

    2.5 stars.This book is season 2 as told through Max's eyes, which actually doesn't bug me as a concept. I liked delving into Max's home life and her thought process, and there were some really solid s...

  • Sh?fiya M?

    Cat abuse of any kind is a colossal fucking no way for me. I will instantly drop the book. This includes (view spoiler)[fucking around with a dead cat for the sheer sadistic joy of it, especially when...

  • Christy

    I’m not sure what I expected but what we got is a retelling of season 2 through Max’s narrative (which anyone could have gotten from watching the show) and a little bit of backstory. Nothing was a...

  • Marilee

    I really enjoyed this! The book takes place during the actual events of Stranger Things, season 2. We get the story from Max's perspective, as she gets to know Lucas, Dustin, Mike, and Will. It's not ...

  • Dichotomy Girl

    Initial Review:This has left me feeling very ambivalent. On the one hand, very excited to get something new from Brenna Yovanoff, on the other hand, media tie-ins never work well for me.I'm going to t...

  • Karen Kohoutek

    Through what I'm sure was no fault of the author, who probably was working within guidelines on a project like this, I was a little disappointed with the shortness of the book, and the fact that much ...