Rick Yancey

Rick Yancey is the author of The 5th Wave. 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 the 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.

  • The 5th Wave

    By Rick Yancey

    Read by Brandon Espinoza and Phoebe Strole

    "A modern sci-fi masterpiece... should do for aliens what Twilight did for vampires." - USA Today.

    "Every emotion, from anger to despair, is felt through the narrators' expression of their characters' inner thoughts, dreary settings, and fiery dialogue." - Booklist (audio review)

    Released July 2, 2013
    English, Unabridged

  • The Infinite Sea

    By Rick Yancey

    Read by Phoebe Strole and Ben Yannette

    The Second Book of the 5th Wave

    The riveting follow-up to the New York Times bestselling The 5th Wave.

    “Fans of the first novel and those planning on seeing the movie will definitely want to get their hands on this installment…” - School Library Journal (audio review)

    Released September 16, 2014
    English, Unabridged