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The 5th Wave (The Fifth Wave, #1) - Rick Yancey
The 5th Wave (The Fifth Wave, #1)
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'Remarkable, not-to-be-missed-under-any-circumstances . . . JUST READ IT' Entertainment WeeklyThe Passage meets The Hunger Games in The 5th Wave - a gripping new series from Carnegie-shortlisted Rick Yancey.THE 1st WAVETook out half a million people.THE 2nd WAVEPut that number to shame.THE 3rd... show more
'Remarkable, not-to-be-missed-under-any-circumstances . . . JUST READ IT' Entertainment WeeklyThe Passage meets The Hunger Games in The 5th Wave - a gripping new series from Carnegie-shortlisted Rick Yancey.THE 1st WAVETook out half a million people.THE 2nd WAVEPut that number to shame.THE 3rd WAVELasted a little longer. Twelve weeks . . . Four billion dead.IN THE 4th WAVE,You can't trust that people are still people.AND THE 5th WAVE?No one knows. But it's coming.On a lonely stretch of highway, Cassie runs. Runs from the beings that only look human, who have scattered Earth's last survivors.To stay alone is to stay alive, until she meets Evan Walker. Beguiling and mysterious, Evan may be her only hope. Now Cassie must choose: between trust and despair, between defiance and surrender, between life and death. To give up or to get up.www.The5thWaveIsComing.com 'Wildly entertaining... I couldn't turn the pages fast enough' Justin Cronin, New York Times 'The pace is relentless' Heat'A modern sci-fi masterpiece...' USA Today 'Chilling' Sun'Nothing short of amazing' Kirkus (starred review)'This book's scary!' Teen Now (5 stars)'This is DAMN and WOW territory. Quite simply, one of the best books I've read in years.' Melissa Marr, New York Times bestselling author.'...a twisty survival story that borrows elements from romance, horror and dystopian fiction' Wall Street Journal'Breathtakingly fast-paced and original, The 5th Wave is a reading tsunami that grabs hold and won't let go.' Melissa De La Cruz, New York Times bestselling author of the Blue Bloods series.'An epic sci-fi adventure about a terrifying alien invasion. You'll read it in one sitting' Bookseller'Heartfelt, violent, paranoid epic, filled with big heroics and bigger surprises . . . a sure thing for reviewers and readers alike.' Booklist (starred review)'A gripping SF trilogy about an Earth decimated by an alien invasion... the question of what it means to be human is at the forefront' Publishers Weekly'Borrow this one from your teen's nightstand while they're at school.' People MagazineAbout the author:Rick Yancey (www.rickyancey.com) is the author of several adult novels and the memoir Confessions of a Tax Collector. His first young-adult novel, The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp, was a finalist for the Carnegie Medal. In 2010, his novel, The Monstrumologist, received Michael L. Printz Honor, and the sequel, The Curse of the Wendigo, was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.
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ISBN: 9780141345826
Publisher: Penguin
Edition language: English
Series: The 5th Wave (#1)
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Blood Rose Books
Blood Rose Books rated it
1.5 Rick Yancey: The 5th Wave
Rick Yancey has a lesson for the people of Earth, an invasion is coming and they are going to use any mean necessary to take Earth: The first wave was darkness, they took away electricity; The second wave they used mother nature against humans; The third wave a plague where only a few survived; The...
sherrysniderfundin
sherrysniderfundin rated it
5.0 I Read This Epic Trilogy in 2 Days – The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey @RickYancey
The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey is a #1 New York Times Bestseller, and now a major motion picture starring Chloë Grace Moretz.I have not seen it, but after reading the series I really, really, really want to. OMG. Rick Yancy grabbed me by the throat right out of the gate and never let me go. I am b...
Conny
Conny rated it
Die Aliens sind da. Sie kommen nicht in Frieden, sondern sie wollen die Menschheit ausrotten. Niemand hat bisher einen Alien gesehen, nur das Mutterschiff ist am Himmel zu sehen. 7 Milliarden Menschen sind bei vier raffinierten Angriffswellen bereits gestorben. Was wird die fünfte Welle sein? Die 16...
I Swallow Books Whole
I Swallow Books Whole rated it
5.0 The 5th Wave
4.5 starsWhy did I put this book off for so long?! I LOVED IT! I started listening to the audiobook, but it was so good that I was to impatient to listen to the audiobook, so I borrowed an e-copy from the library. If you're a fan of post-apocalyptic fiction like I am, give The 5th Wave a shot.
As the page turns..
As the page turns.. rated it
3.0 The 5th Wave
Note: I just started reading the Infinite sea and remembered that I never got around of reviewing the 5th wave. So there you go: I both did and didn't like this one. The plot was engaging after some point and the writing style was just too confusing in the beginning, as it kept shifting narrations...
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