The Infinite Sea - The 5th Wave Book 2 (Paperback)
by Rick Yancey
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The Infinite Sea is the hugely anticipated follow-up to the phenomenal - and bestselling - The 5th Wave by Carnegie-shortlisted Rick Yancey. "Remarkable, not-to-be-missed-under-any-circumstances...Just read it". (Entertainment Weekly). The 1st wave: Took out half a million people. The 2nd wave: Put that number to shame. The 3rd wave: Lasted 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? Surviving the first four waves was nearly impossible. Now Cassie Sullivan finds herself in a new world, a world in which the fundamental trust that binds us together is gone. As the 5th Wave rolls across the landscape, Cassie, Ben, and Ringer are forced to confront the Others' ultimate goal: the extermination of the human race. Cassie and her friends haven't seen the depths to which the Others will sink, nor have the Others seen the heights to which humanity will rise, in the ultimate battle between life and death, hope and despair, love and hate. "This gut-wrenching sequel to The 5th Wave careens on a violent course of non-stop action". (Publishers Weekly, starred review). Praise for The 5th Wave: "Wildly entertaining...I couldn't turn the pages fast enough". (Justin Cronin, The New York Times Book Review). "The next HIT". (Daily Mail). "Nothing short of amazing". (Kirkus (starred review)). "Chilling". (Sun). "The pace is relentless". (Heat). "A modern sci-fi masterpiece..." (USA Today). "action-packed". (MTV.com). "This book's SCARY!" (Teen Now (5 starred review)). "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). About 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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