An Alien Invasion Apocalypse Story

Hold tight! We’re about to go through the end of the world!

By John Irvin

          Today’s spotlight is on another favorite of mine: The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey.  

          This was one of those books I was holding off to watch the movie. I wanted to read the book first, but in the end, I caved and finally watched the movie. I enjoyed it immensely as I knew I would, but, with no continuation, I knew I NEEDED the books pronto.

          Shortly thereafter, I walked into BooksAMillion here in town and found in the back the entire trilogy on sale! You know I grabbed it.

          I wasn’t disappointed AGAIN.

          I’ve read the first two books and will be reading the finale soon.

          Make sure you watch my episode covering The 5th Wave published by G. P. Putnam’s Sons.

The 5th Wave is a young adult science fiction novel written, as I said earlier, by Rick Yancey.

Earth is undergoing an alien invasion by apocalypse. There have been four previous waves, the survivors are wondering the what the fifth—and most like final—wave will be.

Cassie is all alone. The story starts with her.

She’s lost her mother to death, her father to murder, and her brother has vanished. She has a promise to keep. She’ll find her brother if it’s the last thing she does.

By the way, there’s a boy…or young man…who saves her life.

But what does she know about him?

The aliens have turned humans against each other. You don’t know who you can trust. The aliens look like us, so how do you know who’s human or who’s alien?

If you’re looking for a science fiction that will keep you turning pages, make sure to click this link to go buy: THE 5TH WAVE.

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