The 5th Wave

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By Rick Yancey
Publisher G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
The 5th Wave
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Remarkable, nottobemissedunderanycircumstances.Entertainment Weekly (Grade A)The Passage meets Enders Game in an epic new series from awardwinning author Rick Yancey.After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky escape. And after the 3rd, only the unlucky survive. After the 4th wave, only one rule applies: trust no one.Now, its the dawn of the 5th wave, and on a lonely stretch of highway, Cassie runs from Them. The beings who only look human, who roam the countryside killing anyone they see. Who have scattered Earths last survivors. To stay alone is to stay alive, Cassie believes, until she meets Evan Walker. Beguiling and mysterious, Evan Walker may be Cassies only hope for rescuing her brotheror even saving herself. But Cassie must choose: between trust and despair, between defiance and surrender, between life and death. To give up or to get up.Wildly entertaining . . . I couldnt turn the pages fast enough.Justin Cronin, The New York Times Book ReviewA modern scifi masterpiece . . . should do for aliens what Twilight did for vampires.USAToday.com

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116896 words116,896 words
474 pages474 pages
Lexile HL690LLexile HL690L
Grade 9 to H+Grade 9 to H+
Age 14-18Age 14-18
Published 2013Published 2013

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9781101598962

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