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The Last Star : The 5th Wave : Book 3 - Rick Yancey

The Last Star

The 5th Wave : Book 3

Paperback Published: 25th May 2016
ISBN: 9780141345949
Number Of Pages: 388
For Ages: 11+ years old

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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.

About the Author

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 Michael L. Printz Honor, and the sequel, The Curse of the Wendigo, was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.


Great read for the sci-fi fan


This book was hard to put down. A real page-turner with engaging characters. A great conclusion to the Fifth Wave

Dubbo NSW


Amazing last book of the series.


Loved this last book for the 5th wave series. Was an unexpected ending. The way its set out with different perspectives for each person was really good and worked well with the story line. Amazing book.

Melbourne, Australia


The Last Star

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Wildly entertaining... I couldn't turn the pages fast enough * The New York Times *
A modern sci-fi masterpiece... should do for aliens what Twilight did for vampires. * USA Today *
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 *
Remarkable, not-to-be-missed-under-any-circumstances * Entertainment Weekly *
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.
This book is scary! * Teen Now (starred review) *
A fantastic read. The 5th Wave is an electrifying page-turner -- Kathy Reichs, 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. * Booklist (starred review) *
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.
...a twisty survival story that borrows elements from romance, horror and dystopian fiction * Wall Street Journal *
Wildly entertaining... I couldn't turn the pages fast enough -- Justin Cronin * New York Times *
The pace is relentless * Heat *
Action-packed. * MTV.com *
A cut above anything else in the genre * Sunday Telegraph *
Borrow this one from your teen's nightstand while they're at school * People Magazine *

ISBN: 9780141345949
ISBN-10: 0141345942
Series: The 5th Wave
Audience: Children
For Ages: 11+ years old
For Grades: 6 - 9
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 388
Published: 25th May 2016
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.7  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.25
Edition Number: 3