Waiting on Wednesday: THE 5th WAVE by Rick Yancey


Jill over at Breaking the Spine started this and I believe that it's awesome" This blog post is to alert those that visit about "the" book that we cannot wait to get our hands on.

It was difficult to select a WoW for this week's post because there are so many great books coming out this upcoming year. Yet, no matter how many books I went over there was one book in particular that stuck out to me and that been recommended to me many times over. That book that I finally selected is THE 5TH WAVE by Rick Yancey. It's premise sounds amazing and I am most eager to see what all the buzz is about.

Now that you know what my WOW is, I would love to know yours.
 
05/07/13
THE 5TH WAVE
by Rick Yancey
ISBN-13: 978-0399162411
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
Pages: 592
Amazon, B&N, Goodreads

The Passage meets Ender's Game in an epic new series 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 unlucky 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.

4 comments on "Waiting on Wednesday: THE 5th WAVE by Rick Yancey"

Dianna (Stories After Twelve) wrote: November 28, 2012 at 1:45 AM

That book looks just amazing! Hope you enjoy it! :D


Jessica@a GREAT read wrote: November 28, 2012 at 4:02 AM

Ooh interesting! Haven't heard of this one!


Here's my WoW

Have a GREAT day!

Old Follower :)


Jane Craske wrote: November 28, 2012 at 9:02 AM

Oh! So far away and sounds so great.


Magen Corrie wrote: November 28, 2012 at 2:39 PM

Holy cow! This book just sounds amazing!!! Adding this one to my TBR list!

New follower :D

Magen Corrie
~Corrie the Book Crazed Girl


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