|aNew York :|bSpeak, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC,|c2015.
|a300, 11 pages ;|c21 cm.
|a5th wave ;|vbook 2.
|aOriginally published: New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons (An imprint of Penguin Random House), 2014.
|a"Cassie Sullivan and her companions lived through the Others' four waves of destruction. Now, with the human race nearly exterminated and the 5th Wave rolling across the landscape, they face a choice: brace for winter and hope for Evan Walker's return, or set out in search of other survivors before the enemy closes in"--|cProvided by publisher of original edition.
|aExtraterrestrial beings|vJuvenile fiction.
|uhttp://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1605/2015374808-b.html|3Contributor biographical information
The riveting follow-up to the New York Times bestselling The 5th Wave, hailed by Justin Cronin as “wildly entertaining.”How do you rid the Earth of seven billion humans? Rid the humans of their humanity.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.Praise for The 5th Wave“Just read it.”—Entertainment Weekly“A modern sci-fi masterpiece.”—USA Today“Wildly entertaining . . . I couldn’t turn the pages fast enough.”—Justin Cronin,The New York Times Book Review“Nothing short of amazing.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)“Gripping!”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)“Everyone I trust is telling me to read this book.”—The Atlantic Wire
Rick Yancey (www.rickyancey.com) is the author of the New York Times bestsellerThe 5th Wave, The Infinite Sea, several adult novels, and the memoirConfessions 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 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.