The Infinite Sea

The Infinite Sea

Book - 2014
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"Cassie Sullivan and her companions lived through the Others' four waves of destruction. Now, with the human race nearly exterminated and the 5th Wave rolling across the landscape, they face a choice: brace for winter and hope for Evan Walker's return, or set out in search of other survivors before the enemy closes in"--
Publisher: New York :, G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), , [2014]
ISBN: 9780399162428
Characteristics: 300 pages ; 24 cm.


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Aug 11, 2017

Even though I rated the book with 5 stars, there isn't that much action as in the 1st book. The setting stayed quite the same. There weren't any major problems that peak your suspense level. Still I love how Mr Yancey had made the book in different points of views, it just makes the book that more incredible. The world is basically ending and everyone has a different opinion on what is happening. Other than that the series is great and I can't wait to read the last book, 'The Last Star'.

Jul 28, 2017

The 1st one was awesome! This one is just okay. Kind of hard to follow. Kind of drug out in places it didn't need to. Not near as bad as the 3rd one though..

Apr 26, 2017

I never got the hype behind the first book and couldn't believe when it became a movie and found this book even less entertaining.

If you ADORED the first book, give it a shot. If not, find something else to read.

Feb 07, 2017

I am getting very heartbroken by the turmoil happening in the romance department in this series. After the tragic event that happened in the previous book, I was overcome with sadness and really wished for the impossible. Then the impossible became possible, and I sort of calmed down. And THEN it happened again! This author sure knows how to make a person very frustrated. As soon as I moved on to a new ship, he sank it. Again. The suspense in the background was the only thing propelling me forward, and I really should get to reading the next one, if there is one available. I think from this point, I have enjoyed this trilogy a great amount. 4/5 stars
- @Siri of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

The Infinite Sea is the enthralling second installment to The 5th Wave series. The book continues to follow the survival attempts of the small group of teens and children in a world being destroyed by an unearthly force. In order to fight the enemy, Cassie and the others must strive to keep their humanity alive despite all odds. Overall, Yancey has written the story in engaging way; each scene thrillingly brings some new threat or danger. The ending is full of interesting revelations that further complicate the crisis. Despite being entirely fictional, the story is relative to real life in all ways; it throws light upon conveniences and purposes of life that are normally taken for granted. With a mixture of sacrifices, action, and romance, The Infinite Sea is undoubtedly a must-read! 5/5 Stars
- @VirtueofReading of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

Nov 27, 2016

I liked this book!
I had waited so long to finally get this book out, I was expecting dissapointment, But instead I got the opposite of that!
A bit violent, yes, but still a really good read!

AL_SARAH Nov 17, 2016

A little too violent for my taste and I didn't feel as if the story progressed well. However, I did feel some interest in the characters and their relationships, so I will probably read the next book in this series.

AL_LESLEY Nov 10, 2016

Though the writing is still way above par for YA this book didn't grab me as much as the first one. I liked Ringer getting a bit more attention and Cassie getting a bit less, one of the best parts about the first book is that the guys were just as prominent as the girls, but in this book guys took on the love interest role except for a few measly pages from Poundcake's point of view. The action is still great and the pace is fast but I'd struggle recommending this one to teens boys.

Jul 11, 2016

I have not been this enraptured with a young adult piece since I first read Twilight with my eldest daughter. I read book two in about two days but got a little frustrated with myself for waiting so long to read it. I am not sure how it got knocked down the queue so far since an alien apocalypse is even better than the zombie variety. On a bright note it is nice to realize that thanks to Jerry Garcia et al, colossal amounts of schedule 1, 2 and 3 pharmaceutical grade medications, and the 1980's in general I can read my favorite books over and over every few years and not remember a thing about them.

Jul 05, 2016

Another good read by Richard Yancey! I enjoyed this one as much as the first book in the series, The 5th Wave. On to the next book in the series, The Last Star!

Jul 02, 2016

Series plot doesn't advance much. Seems to just be a prelude to the final book.

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Nov 27, 2016

Violence: Lots of it too.


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Aug 11, 2017

"Run equal die, stay equal die."
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