The Last Star

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Penguin Books Limited, May 24, 2016 - Betrayal - 352 pages
This is the hugely anticipated finale in the phenomenal and bestselling trilogy by Rick Yancey that began with The 5th Wave. Don't miss the major film of The 5th Wave by Sony Pictures starring Chloe Grace Moretz (If I Stay) - Coming soon. Remarkable, not-to-be-missed-under-any-circumstances ... Just read it. (Entertainment Weekly). How do you rid the earth how do you rid the earth of seven billion humans? Rid the Humans of their Humanity. 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 brace themselves. For the next attack is more than possible - it's inevitable. No one can anticipate the depths to which the Others will sink - nor the heights to which humanity will rise. The final wave is coming. Be prepared. Praise for The 5th Wave and The Infinite Sea: The next Hit. (Daily Mail). A modern sci-fi Masterpiece ... (USA Today). The pace is Relentless. (Heat). Action-Packed. (MTV.com). Chilling. (Sun). This gut-wrenching sequel to The 5th Wave careens on a violent course of non-stop action. (Publishers Weekly, starred review). Wildly Entertaining ... I couldn't turn the pages fast enough. (Justin Cronin, The New York Times Book Review). Nothing short of Amazing. (Kirkus (starred review)). 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 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. Also Available: The 5th Wave (Book 1); and, The Infinite Sea (Book 2).

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Review: The Last Star (The 5th Wave #3)

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Such a disappointing conclusion to this trilogy. The ending was unsatisfactory, cliche', and characters I wasn't fond of received most of the page time. Read full review

Review: The Last Star (The 5th Wave #3)

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So freaking sad. The ending had to happen but it still is just a sucky ending. Made me cry, dammit. Read full review

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About the author (2016)

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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