5th Wave: The Last Star (Book 3)
Rick Yancey

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Narrated By: Ben Yannette, Phoebe Strole

Duration: 9 hours and 15 minutes

What to expect

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Following the major motion picture release starring Chloƫ Grace Moretz, the heart-stopping finale to the bestselling 5th Wave series.

We're here, then we're gone, and that was true before they came. That's always been true. The Others didn't invent death; they just perfected it. Gave death a face to put back in our face, because they knew that was the only way to crush us. It won't end on any continent or ocean, no mountain or plain, jungle or desert. It will end where it began, where it had been from the beginning, on the battlefield of the last beating human heart.

Genre

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

Listen to a sample

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

Heat

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

New York Times

Action-packed.

MTV.com

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

Bookseller

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.