SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE A"New York Times"bestseller A"USA Today"bestseller Winner of the 2014 Red House Children's Book Award 2014 Children's Choice Book Awards Finalist for Teen Book of the Year A YALSA 2014 Best Fiction for Young Adults A YALSA 2014 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Readers A"Booklist"2014 Best Fiction for Young Adults A"VOYA"2013 Perfect Ten An Amazon Best Book of the Year "Remarkable, not-to-be-missed-under-any-circumstances." "Entertainment Weekly" "The Passage"meets"Ender's Game"in an epic"New York Times"bestselling series debut from award-winning author Rick Yancey. After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky escape. And after the 3rd, only the"un"lucky survive. After the 4th wave, only one rule applies: trust no one. Now, it's 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 Earth's last survivors. To stay alone is to stay alive, Cassie believes, until she meets Evan Walker. Beguiling and mysterious, Evan Walker may be Cassie's only hope for rescuing her brother--or 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 couldn't turn the pages fast enough." Justin Cronin, "The New York Times Book Review" "A modern sci-fi masterpiece . . . should do for aliens what"Twilight"did for vampires." USAToday.com Books in the series: "The 5th Wave"(The First Book of The 5th Wave) "The Infinite Sea"(The Second Book of The 5th Wave) "The Last Star "(The Third Book of the The 5th Wave)
About the Author
Rick Yancey (www.rickyancey.com) is the author of the "New York Times" bestseller"The 5th Wave," "The Infinite Sea," several adult novels, and thememoir"Confessions of a Tax Collector." Hisfirst young-adult novel, "The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp," was a finalist for the Carnegie Medal. In 2010, his novel, "The Monstrumologist," received a Michael L. Printz Honor, and the sequel, "The Curse of the Wendigo," was a finalist for the "Los Angeles Times" Book Prize. When he isn't writing or thinking about writing or traveling the country talking about writing, Rick is hanging out with his family."