5th Wave: The Infinite Sea (Book 2)
Rick Yancey

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Narrated By: Ben Yannette, Phoebe Strole

Duration: 8 hours and 13 minutes

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For Cassie Sullivan and the rest of Earth's remaining human survivors, the situation was already desperate when the 5th Wave hit. It's about to get worse.
No one yet knows the depths to which Earth's conquerors - the Others - will sink in order to rid the Earth of the human infestation, nor have they guessed the heights to which the human spirit can reach. Characters introduced in Book One will come to the fore - and others will face the ultimate test.


Children's / Teenage fiction: Science fiction, Children's / Teenage fiction: Thrillers

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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.

The pace is relentless


Wildly entertaining... I couldn't turn the pages fast enough

New York Times



Remarkable, not-to-be-missed-under-any-circumstances

Entertainment Weekly

Nothing short of amazing

Kirkus (starred review)

An epic sci-fi adventure about a terrifying alien invasion. You'll read it in one sitting


Borrow this one from your teen's nightstand while they're at school

People Magazine

A modern sci-fi masterpiece... should do for aliens what Twilight did for vampires.

USA Today

Wildly entertaining... I couldn't turn the pages fast enough

The New York Times

A cut above anything else in the genre

Sunday Telegraph

A fantastic read. The 5th Wave is an electrifying page-turner

Kathy Reichs, New York Times bestselling author

This book is scary!

Teen Now (starred review)

...a twisty survival story that borrows elements from romance, horror and dystopian fiction

Wall Street Journal

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

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.

Yancey's heartfelt, violent, paranoid epic, filled with big heroics and bigger surprises, is part War of the Worlds, part Starship Troopers, part Invasion of the Body Snatchers, and part The Stand . . . a sure thing for reviewers and readers alike.