When the aliens came, it wasn’t like the movies. It was worse — much worse.
The huge hovering mothership sent out a sonic thunderclap that destroyed the electromagnetic grid. That was the 1st Wave. During the 2nd, a missile that was dropped into tectonic plates triggered tsunamis that obliterated the Earth’s coastal populations. The 3rd Wave was a deadly virus that killed billions more. The 4th Wave has left 16-year-old Cassie isolated, trusting her gun far more than anyone she encounters in a post-invasion Earth — anyone who might not be human, no matter what they look like.
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‘The Fifth Wave’
Who: Rick Yancey reading and book-signing
When: 7 p.m. Thursday
Where: BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd.
Cost: Free, but you must buy ‘Wave’ at BookPeople in order to get it signed.
Information: www.bookpeople.com; 472-5050
The Fifth Wave