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The 5th Wave

Staff Review: The 5th Wave

"The 5th Wave" by Rick Yancey

Cover: 'The 5th Wave'


In this fast paced teen dystopian novel, aliens have invaded and Cassie, one of earth's last surviving humans, must fight the odds to rescue her little brother, Sam. Cassie has remained on the run, trusting only herself, since her parents were killed, until she meets Evan Walker. The mysterious Evan may be Cassie's only hope for survival, but is he really what he seems? This exciting first book in Yancey's new trilogy features heart-pounding action, suspense, and a love triangle, and is highly recommended for fans of "The Hunger Games," "The Host," and "Ender's Game."

Audience: Teens | Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Survival