The Infinite Sea

Author: Rick Yancey Publication: 2014, G.P. Putnam Pages: 320 Overall Rating: Rating for Action: Quantity of Action: Age Category: 13+ Brief Summary: The first four waves almost wiped out humanity.  With only a handful of people left, Cassie, Ben, and Ringer must fight to survive as the 5th and final wave is unleashed.  But this […]

The Monstrumologist

Author: Rick Yancey Publication: 2010, Simon & Schuster Pages: 464 Overall Rating: Rating for Action: Quantity of Action: Age Category: 13+ Brief Summary: Twelve year old Will Henry is apprenticed to Pellinore Warthrop, a brilliant and utterly self-absorbed monstrumologist in 1880’s New England.  When a grave robber shows up at their house bearing the body […]

The 5th Wave

Author: Rick Yancey Publication: 2013, G.P. Putnam’s Sons Pages: 457 Overall Rating: Rating for Action: Quantity of Action: Age Category: 13+ Brief Summary: The alien invasion has come and gone and it’s nothing like we ever imagined.  No massive warships, no laser blasts from the sky, no little green men.  It’s worse than all that, […]