The Fifth Wave delivers a well written and intelligent tale of the end of the World. I continue to be amazed at the fresh and entertaining books comin..Show More »g out in this well trodden Genre of late.
I have to admit I had mixed feeling when I started reading this book as I though I had stumbled across a booked aimed at the Teen and Tween market. Thoughts of this was quickly pushed aside as the author delivered a well thought out and intelligent narrative. Sure the main characters of the book are teenagers but their is nothing PG about this book.
What I really like about this book was the "wave" concept that is used to spell the end of humanity. This concept was fresh and frightengly did not take to much stretching of the imagination to believe. Looks like the is another series I am going to have to read to the end.
I'm not sure if these books will be a trilogy (or if there will be more) but this one felt like it was doing a lot of building up to the next book. No..Show More »t only that, but it was very confusing. The author seemed to be reneging on a lot of the things established in the first book. Maybe these will be explained in the next book, but I was left frustrated and as if I wasn't getting it. I also struggled with the narration from the new characters, as I felt Cassies narration was much better. Anyway, after reading the next book, this one might make more sense. Until then, I'm not sure...