Sunday, January 16, 2011
I am Number Four Book Review
This is the start of a new year and I'm going to dedicate my first post in the new year with a book review of I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore. I LOVED this book, it's one of my new favorites. Here is the summary from the front flap:
In the beginning they were a group of nine. Nine aliens who left their home planet of Lorien when it fell under attack by the evil Mogadorian. Nine aliens who scattered on Earth. Nine aliens who look like ordinary teenagers living ordinary lives, but who have extraordinary, paranormal skills. Nine aliens who might be sitting next to you now.
The Nine had to separate and go into hiding. The Mogadorian caught Number One in Malaysia, Number Two in England, and Number Three in Kenya. All of them were killed. John Smith, of Paradise, Ohio, is Number Four. He knows that he is next.
I AM NUMBER FOUR is the thrilling launch of a series about an exceptional group of teens as they struggle to outrun their past, discover their future—and live a normal life on Earth.
I AM NUMBER FOUR.
I AM NEXT.
My first impression of the book was good. I loved the cover and thought it was really cool how they made every aspect of the cover relate to the book. I know you're not supposed to judge a book by it's cover, but I always do... if it looks good I read the summary and if the summary sounds good, I pick it up and read it. That's what happened with this book, and I loved it. I loved how it was in first person, and the person telling the story (Number Four) knows what he is, and the book doesn't have a secret that takes half the book to reveal. The book was great, and I can't tell you anymore about it without spoiling so I'm just going to leave the rest alone. I five this book 5/5 stars. You guys should check it out definately.