The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

The 5th Wave

The 5th Wave #1

Rick Yancey

457 pages first pub 2013 (editions)

fiction science fiction young adult adventurous medium-paced

Description

Remarkable, not-to-be-missed-under-any-circumstances.--Entertainment Weekly (Grade A) The Passage meets Ender's Game in an epic new series from award-winning author Rick Yancey. After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lu...

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Moods

adventurous 88%
tense 58%
dark 49%
mysterious 43%
emotional 39%
challenging 19%
sad 17%
hopeful 13%
funny 9%
reflective 8%
inspiring 5%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 60%
fast 28%
slow 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 56% | Plot: 34% | Character: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 59% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 18% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 18% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 61% | Yes: 21% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 47% | Yes: 28% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

3.82

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