The Power of Six

The Power of Six

Book - 2011
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In a Spanish convent, seventeen-year-old Marina longs to join forces with her fellow Loriens to prepare for battle with the Mogadorians who destroyed their home planet, while in the United States, John, Six, and Sam elude authorities who think John is a terrorist.
Publisher: New York : Harper, c2011.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780061974557
0061974552
Characteristics: 406 p. ; 23 cm.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Oct 04, 2017

The Power of Six was definitely an improvement over the original I am Number Four book. It develops new characters introduced in this book well, while still improving on returning characters. This in turn, makes the story better as the characters are well enough developed that you care what happens to them. It uses a lot less cliches, even taking one of these cliches and turning it into a great plot point in the book. While this book was a huge step up from the first it has it’s own problems, such as it being very confusing to figure out which of the two narrators the book is using as there is only a small difference in the text used for the two. Another problem is that due to the dual narration it can be confusing if you don’t realize that the book has switched narrators, which as the change is not noticeable can be often. Overall this book is an improvement over the first, but still was a mediocre book as half the book just wasn’t that interesting. This was due to the dual narrators as one narrator was engaging, while the other wasn’t that great.
- @TheBookieMonster of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

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elizabethbonello
Dec 14, 2015

This book was great. I can't believe Hector can't be with us. Or how Crayton is with Ella. And also how the mogadorien killed Adelina. It feels like all the cepan will die;

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DanielaLuna
Aug 14, 2015

The third (The Rise of Nine), fourth (The Fall of Five), and fifth (The Revenge of Seven)book are actually already out. The sixth book, called The Fate of Ten is coming out September 1st, 2015.

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KiraRebecca
Aug 10, 2015

Awesome book! I didnt really enjoy the first book, but loved this one!

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Bijoy Arora
Jun 05, 2015

The Power of Six is an interesting book. I enjoyed the different genres introduced to the story which makes it an interesting read. I also enjoy the characters the author introduces throughout the story and how well developed each character is. One of the things I would change about the book is the narration. Reason being, throughout the book it switches between characters very frequently. The stories of the two narrators get extremely confusing to the point I thought of putting the book down. There was one narration that was clear and interesting while the other felt boring and I sometimes felt like skipping that narration. I thought the narration of Number Four, Number Six, and Sam was the better narration by far. I also found that the ending, like the previous book, “I am Number Four,” was very rushed and did not seem natural at all. It got me confused in a way and ruined the book for me. I would give this book 2 out of 5 stars.
The book, “The Power of Six”, introduces Number Seven as a narrator in addition to Number Four, Number Six, and Sam. It is a story about their search for the remaining members of the Loric Garde. As for Number Seven, her side of the story shows her life at an orphanage in Spain. The book also introduces Ella, a young Garde girl who escapes Lorien too. But her escape does not coincide with the others, namely Crayton her Cêpan and Number Nine. Read the book and find out more about their adventures.

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crazycoolbff
May 29, 2015

Awesome!!!!!!

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CYANID3
Feb 13, 2015

this book is amazing she is awesomer than 10 james bonds

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Question
Dec 13, 2014

Highly recommend to read The Lost Files -- Six's Legacies, Nine's Legacies, and Last Days of Lorien!

qwertyuiop12 May 10, 2014

I hate this series this guy is a terrible writer.
>:O

scotty_hanson May 09, 2014

I have read the first, second, third and fourth. I love them all!! I cant wait for the fifth book to come out : The Revenge Of Seven.! Its coming out August 26, THIS YEAR! for those fans of the series, i suggest you look into it!!!

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Ephraimh_715
Apr 16, 2015

Ephraimh_715 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 20

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CYANID3
Feb 13, 2015

CYANID3 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 35

yellow_raccoon_7 May 03, 2014

yellow_raccoon_7 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

gdan24 Mar 20, 2014

gdan24 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

red_raccoon_49 Feb 20, 2014

red_raccoon_49 thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

blue_elephant_802 Jun 05, 2013

blue_elephant_802 thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

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LogiX02
Apr 15, 2013

LogiX02 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 15

xDreamer Nov 08, 2012

xDreamer thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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JihadiConservative
Oct 30, 2012

JihadiConservative thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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canadrian123
Sep 19, 2012

canadrian123 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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Ephraimh_715
Apr 16, 2015

Sexual Content: Kissing, but that's it.

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Ephraimh_715
Apr 16, 2015

Coarse Language: No F-bombs or Racist comments either. But different swears like sh*t and h*ll.

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Ephraimh_715
Apr 16, 2015

Violence: No Gore.

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JihadiConservative
Apr 11, 2013

Coarse Language: S*** And much more milder swears.

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JihadiConservative
Apr 11, 2013

Violence: Some non-graphic killings.

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JihadiConservative
Apr 11, 2013

Sexual Content: kissing

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Chococat320
Feb 29, 2012

Coarse Language: Swearing, nothin 2 worry about

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Chococat320
Feb 29, 2012

Violence: They got so many violence in the book but still awesome!:)

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lightning1243
Jan 08, 2012

Violence: they got some fights in here nothing like it could be but still violence!

100101_2827637 Oct 09, 2011

Violence: Just like the last book :)

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black_cobra_252 Aug 27, 2013

“The only limits for tomorrow are the doubts we have today.”

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Black_Panda_1
Jun 10, 2012

“Where are you originally from?”
“The planet Lorien, three hundred million miles away.”
“Must have been a long trip, John Smith.”
“Took almost a year. Next time I’m bringing a book.”

jaynay Jan 10, 2012

“Sam picks the stone up and clenches his entire body in deep concentration. Nothing happens. " Oh come on," he says to the stone. " I promise to use it for the power of good. No girls' locker rooms, I swear.”

jaynay Jan 10, 2012

“Being in love is a very strange thing. Your thoughts constantly drift towards this other person, no matter what you’re doing. You could be reaching for a glass in the cupboard or brushing your teeth or listening to someone tell a story, and your mind will just start drifting towards their face, their hair, the way they smell, wondering what they’ll wear, and what they’ll say the next time they see you. And on top of the constant dream state you’re in, your stomach feels like it’s connected to a bungee cord, and it bounces and bounces around for hours until it finally lodges itself next to your heart.”

jaynay Jan 10, 2012

“Where are you originally from?”
“The planet Lorien, three hundred million miles away.”
“Must have been a long trip, John Smith.”
“Took almost a year. Next time I’m bringing a book.”

jaynay Jan 10, 2012

"They caught Number One in Malaysia.
Number Two in England.
And Number Three in Kenya.
They tried to catch Number Four in Ohio—and failed.
I am Number Seven. One of six still alive.
And I'm ready to fight"
~Marina

jaynay Jan 10, 2012

“Bad day?"
"Every day is a bad day here."
"Eh, this place isnt't so terrible."
"How are you always cheerful?"
"Alcohol," he says with a sideways grin.”
~Hector and Marina

jaynay Jan 10, 2012

“If you ever know a man who tries to drown his sorrows, kindly inform him his sorrows know how to swim.”
~Hector

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black_cobra_252 Aug 27, 2013

The Power of Six is the second book in the series, I am Number Four. This book is told by various Garde members. Number Four is on the run with Six, Sam, and his dog, Bernie Kosar. Number 7 is in Santa Teresa, Spain living in a orphanage where her Cepan is a Sister and wants to live a normal, human life. John, Sam, Six, and Bernie are trying to stay one step ahead them while searching for the other Garde members. Number Seven whose name is Marina searches for news of John because she believes that John is a member of the Garde. Will 7 find 4? Will 4 and his friends survive from the Mogodorians? Read the book to find the answers.

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Black_Panda_1
Jun 10, 2012

the lorics are beginnign to unite...and fight against teh mogadorians! they wont run away anymore! ;d

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somethinghere123
Sep 23, 2011

Number 7, who goes by the name of Marina, has heard about John Smith, and she has a pretty good feeling that he is Number 4. Marina has been stuck with the nuns for a long time, her Cepan (Adelina) having given up on their purpose on Earth and hiding her Chest. Marina makes friends with a little girl named Ella, who said that her parents died in a car crash. Marina's life gets interesting when strangers appear in the little town of Santa Teresa, where she lives.
Meanwhile, John, Six, and Sam are on the run from the police and the FBI, who thought that they were terrorists. They train, and try to find the other Numbers. As they spend more time together, John realizes that he may have feelings for someone other than Sarah.

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