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(Blog Tour + Giveaway) The Last Star by Rick Yancey

Hi, everyone! We hope you’re having a great start of the week. We’re happy to announce today’s post.

Why we should read The 5th Wave Series!The 5th Wave Trilogy by Rick Yancey

We haven’t had the pleasure of reading this awesome series yet. Because you know our TBR list is endless, it’s been on our list since 2013! Our other excuse were because it was the 1st in the series, we’re the type that can’t wait for the next book because cliffhangers are a nightmare!!!! The other excuse we tell ourselves is Hardcovers are too heavy or pretty to mess up. So we wait for the paperback. But that is definitely not the issue anymore, right? Because The Last Star by Rick Yancey will be released in paperback this Tuesday, May 23rth, 2017. We asked ourselves why we should still read this series? So we went on an adventure and looked up all the cool things regarding this series.  If you haven’t read this series yet and wonder, like us, if you still should read it? Then stick around, we found some awesome quotes and reviews which we hope you enjoy. All credit will be given to the proper source so you can visit their site for the full article. Don’t forget that we’re having a giveaway which is provided by Penguin Young Readers!(below)

 Book Nerd Canada

5 Star Review from Book Nerd Canada! – The 5th Wave is a wonderful story full of survival, heartache romance, action, and adventure. The plot is simple, and the characters are overly complex and developed. That is why I’m in love with this book. You know exactly what Cassie wants, but Rick doesn’t let you off that easy. There are twists and turns that you didn’t even see coming. I like how it’s the end of the world and Cassie still carries books around! Shows how much of a BO-OK NERD she is :D). Make sure to visit her blog to read her full review. 

The 5th Wave:     Love the campaign for The 5th Wave - uses a Tumblr, and some beautiful image assets to explore the themes of the book. Shareable and engaging for fans.:

4 Star Review from Awesome Book Nut – I see now, why all the hype. It’s a great book! It’s a fabulous rendition of an alien invasion apocalypse!The author did a fabulous job with all the MANY characters. Keeping their voices unique and separate. Creating a diversity of characters and any and every individual could find one to relate to.I loved the struggles, the lack of humanity, the twist and turns of the story, the characters trying to find the last of their humanity, the rough and rawness of the struggle for the planet and the humans. I felt this book has something for everyone in here. I just thought, for the most part, it was indeed fabulous. Make sure to visit her blog to read her full review. 


***The Starry-Eyed Revue***


5 Star Review from Starry-Eyed Revue – The 5th Wave is very action-driven, and it keeps you guessing.  Sure, some of the twists are easy to predict, but because of how they’re written and how they’re alluded to, it didn’t bother me.  In fact, it just made me want to sit in the car and continue listening, to see if I was right and see how those twists affected the story and the characters.  This book is intense and riveting — a real page-turner — and I expect to see an even more explosive continuation of this story line, come August 2014.  This was my first Rick Yancey novel, but it will absolutely, positively not be my last. Make sure to visit her blog to read her full review. 

The 5th Wave – Official Trailer

If watching the movie is more your style, by all means, go for it. We personally haven’t seen it. We actually like to read the book first if there’s ever a movie. However, to each their own right. There’s nothing wrong with watching it before reading.  

From all the research we made I think it’s safe to say that we’re definitely excited to read this series! I hope this post has helped you decided as well. Please don’t forget to follow the links to the awesome reviews above. Plus now we can get to the best part of the post and that is the …


a Rafflecopter giveaway


Enter for a chance to be one (1) grand prize winner and receive a set of The 5th Wave Collection in paperback, including The 5th Wave, The Infinite Sea, and The Last Star (ARV: $32.97), or to be one (1) of five (5) second place winners to receive The 5th Wave in paperback (ARV: $10.99 each).

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Enter between 12:00 AM Eastern Time on May 23, 2017, and 12:00 AM on May 30, 2017. Open to residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia who are 13 and older. Winners will be selected at random on or about June 2, 2017. Odds of winning depend on a number of eligible entries received. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.

Have you read this series yet? Are you planning on reading it? Let us know below.

Rick Yancey ( is the author of the New York Times bestseller The 5th WaveThe Infinite SeaThe Last Star, 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.

12 thoughts on “(Blog Tour + Giveaway) The Last Star by Rick Yancey

    1. Thanks, they’re a part of the author’s website. It’s super awesome and cool. Definitely, check it out. I also know what you mean!!! we’re so reading this series, it was so much fun putting it together. I’ll be stopping by your blog soon. Thanks for visiting mine xoxo


  1. Oooh I love the shared reviews! That was a smart thing to do! ❤ My co-blogger read and loved the first two books, not sure if she has finished! I need to get her to review the series! Thanks for the awesome content!


    1. Thank you, Kelly! I love to share other blogger’s posts. We put some much time and effort into our posts you know! You are truly welcome and cannot wait to read your co-blogger review. Thanks so much for visiting xoxo


  2. I’ve actually never read the 5th wave books but I’ve heard a lot about them. I’m hoping to win so I can catch up with the other fans! I’m sure whatever the next 5th world is will be as exciting as the others have been.


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