RICK YANCEY - The 5th Wave


Thursday, May 16 at 7PM

Award-Winning Young Adult Author
speaking & signing
The 5th Wave

We are INCREDIBLY excited to welcome award-winning author Rick Yancey here tonight with his highly anticipated, epic new Young Adult novel! Earth has been invaded, wave after wave, and now young Cassie must try to stay alive as one of Earth's last survivors. Full of action and high energy, fans of The Hunger Games and The Passage will be gripped by this story. Rick will give a short presentation tonight, followed by a Q&A and booksigning. It's going to be amazing! Join us! 

About The 5th Wave: 

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.


Rick Yancey is the author of several adult novels and the memoir Confessions of a Tax Collector. His first young-adult novel, The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp, was a finalist for the Carnegie Medal. In 2010, his novel The Monstrumologist received a Michael L. Printz honor, and the sequel, The Curse of the Wendigo, was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. When he isn’t writing or thinking about writing or traveling the country talking about writing, Rick is hanging out with his family.

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Event date: 
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
603 N Lamar Blvd
78703-5413 Austin
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ISBN: 9780399162411
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 7th, 2013

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