The 5th Wave
Books in series3
UNABRIDGED
(4.1 based on 546 ratings)
  • 1
    The 5th Wave | Rick Yancey

    The 5th Wave

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Rick Yancey
    • Narrated By Phoebe Strole, Brandon Espinoza
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (352)
    Performance
    (325)
    Story
    (324)

    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. 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, until Cassie meets Evan Walker. Beguiling and mysterious, Evan may be her only hope for rescuing her brother and even saving herself. Now she must choose....

    I suspect it will split opinions

    I've got to say I liked it, I'm glad I read it, but I suspect this one will split opinions. This is a decent story with the narration split primarily..Show More »

    Reviewed on 26 October 2014 by Simon (Somewhere between a pair of headphones.)
  • 2
    The Infinite Sea: The 5th Wave, Book 2 | Rick Yancey

    The Infinite Sea: The 5th Wave, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Rick Yancey
    • Narrated By Ben Yannette, Phoebe Strole
    Overall
    (120)
    Performance
    (114)
    Story
    (112)

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of The Infinite Sea, the second book in the phenomenal 5th Wave series by Carnegie-shortlisted author Rick Yancey. 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.

    Slightly confused and disappointed

    Review 3.5 rounded up to 4*

    Having previously read The 5th Wave, I was looking forward to continuing the series. I decided to download this i..Show More »

    Reviewed on 31 March 2016 by Lynn Worton (Sheffield, UK)
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    The Last Star: The 5th Wave, Book 3 | Rick Yancey

    The Last Star: The 5th Wave, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Rick Yancey
    • Narrated By Ben Yannette, Phoebe Strole
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (74)
    Performance
    (68)
    Story
    (68)

    After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky escape. And after the 3rd, only the unlucky survive. After 4th wave, only one rule applies: trust no one. Now is the dawn of the 5th wave. On a lonely stretch of highway, Cassie runs. Runs from the beings that only look human, who have scattered Earth's last survivors. To stay alone is to stay alive, until she meets Evan Walker. Beguiling and mysterious, Evan may be her only hope.

    Didn't see the end coming

    I enjoyed the series but did not see the end coming which I found hard to come to terms with. A very good story with a bitter sweet ending.

    Reviewed on 08 September 2017 by Sound Asleep ()