The first installment of the Lorien Legacies series, I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore, had us quaking in our boots with excitement, as we learned of nine alien teens who must battle the Mogadorian horde to save Earth and awaken their home planet Lorien. But the second book in the series, The Power of Six, has even more action because John Smith and Six have honed their Legacies — or superpowers — and don’t spare one evil Mogadorian. Even Number Seven and other Lorien aliens get in on the battles, ripping Mogs limb from limb. The action-packed imagery of the The Power of Six lifts off the page, and you’ll kick yourself for reading it so quickly, but with superpower-fueled battles like this, you won’t be able to stop yourself.
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We’re not above indulging in a little young adult fiction here at The Frisky, especially when it’s a sci-fi novel. I Am Number Four, by Pittacus Lore, is the first in the Lorien Legacies series, chronicling the trials and tribulations of nine Loric alien teens as they are hunted down by the dreaded Mogadorians, another alien race. The Loric teens have been hiding out and blending in on Earth, but the Mogadorians have ways of finding them. The first three have been killed, and Number Four is next, if he’s found. But he’s not the type to go down without a fight, just ask the high school bully. Keep reading »