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The Rise of Nine | [Pittacus Lore]

The Rise of Nine

Until the day I met John Smith, Number Four, I'd been on the run alone, hiding and fighting to stay alive. Together, we are much more powerful. But it could only last so long before we had to separate to find the others.... I went to Spain to find Seven, and I found even more, including a tenth member of the Garde who escaped from Lorien alive. Ella is younger than the rest of us, but just as brave. Now we're looking for the others - including John. But so are they....
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Publisher's Summary

This program also contains seven bonus radio transmissions from Pittacus Lore!

Until the day I met John Smith, Number Four, I'd been on the run alone, hiding and fighting to stay alive.

Together, we are much more powerful. But it could only last so long before we had to separate to find the others....

I went to Spain to find Seven, and I found even more, including a tenth member of the Garde who escaped from Lorien alive. Ella is younger than the rest of us, but just as brave. Now we're looking for the others - including John.

But so are they.

They caught Number One in Malaysia.

Number Two in England.

And Number Three in Kenya.

They caught me in New York - but I escaped.

I am Number Six.

They want to finish what they started.

But they'll have to fight us first.

©2012 Pittacus Lore (P)2012 HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.

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    Christopher CAVE SPRINGS, AR, United States 08-25-12
    Christopher CAVE SPRINGS, AR, United States 08-25-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Entertaining Story"

    I think I liked "The Power of Six" better, but this was still an entertaining story. We received a little more insight into the characters' personalities and their respective legacies, in addition to meeting another gaurde member. The last half of the book was pretty action packed too.

    The love triangle/square that formed during the second book took a back seat in book three. I think that whole angle was a little unbelievable when you threw Sam in there. I'm not quite sure if the story line is dead or might revive itself later, but it didn't really come to a head. Certainly not in typical teenage girl fashion. Overall it was a very good story and I'm excited for the release of book four.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Oli 09-05-12
    Oli 09-05-12 Member Since 2008
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    "Huge disappointment"

    I liked first two parts and I was eagerly waiting for this one. This series held such a promise and this guy managed to mess it up. book was fine until about last third where writer got lost in the story. The end..... I'm trying to think of the word that would describe it and I'm coming out blank. It's aweful. Ruined the whole thing even if you forget about messed up story.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Doreen Cool, ca, United States 04-23-14
    Doreen Cool, ca, United States 04-23-14 Member Since 2011
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    "Entertaining"
    If you could sum up The Rise of Nine in three words, what would they be?

    Entertaining, interesting, engaging


    Which character – as performed by the narrators – was your favorite?

    my favorite character was Ella. Even though she is just being introduced I found her character interesting and wanted to follow her growth.


    Any additional comments?

    I did enjoy this book but the characters sometimes took a long time to recognize the obvious. Even allowing for the age of the characters it sometimes seemed ridiculous that they did not see things in front of them.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Nicholas Gardner, KS, United States 03-28-14
    Nicholas Gardner, KS, United States 03-28-14
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    "i didnt like it"
    What disappointed you about The Rise of Nine?

    It didn't have the same feel to it like the other books ive read from this author


    What could Pittacus Lore have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    Given more insight to what goes on in the future like the other books


    Would you be willing to try another one of the narrators’s performances?

    Yes


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    disappointment


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Jessica GREENVILLE, SC, United States 02-16-14
    Jessica GREENVILLE, SC, United States 02-16-14 Member Since 2012
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    "Brilliant"
    What did you love best about The Rise of Nine?

    I loved everything about it. I had been waiting a while to listen to it, and it did not disappoint


    What did you like best about this story?

    This whole thing is just so interesting to me. I am dying to hear the last one. I can't wait!!


    What about the narrators’s performance did you like?

    The narrator's have done a fantastic job with this whole series.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    Not really, I enjoyed it all


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    olga Kanata, ON, Canada 01-12-14
    olga Kanata, ON, Canada 01-12-14
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    "Narrator's voice is unbearable."
    Would you try another book from Pittacus Lore and/or the narrators?

    I love the series, but every time I buy the audio the narrator's voice is annoying and unbearable. I have had to go out and buy the books instead. I would only buy another Pittacus Lore book if they changed the narrators.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Haven't finished it. Have to buy the books instead.


    Have you listened to any of the narrators’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    The Power of Six also had awful narrating. The female voice was fine at times, but the male voice was unbearable.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    CaraBen Lincoln, NE 01-08-14
    CaraBen Lincoln, NE 01-08-14 Member Since 2011

    Love listening to audio books at work or on the road.

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    "The review Rises"
    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    There is a film and it was badass... well a film of the first book and it didn't follow as well as it could but badass non the less


    Any additional comments?

    THis was one of my favorite of the series as 9 is an awesome character..

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    KATHY LANGLEY, SC, United States 10-19-13
    KATHY LANGLEY, SC, United States 10-19-13 Member Since 2011

    I am dyslexic! If it wasn't audible I would not even be able to know what's in a book. I found out I love books.

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    "Good book good series of recommended everyone."
    If you could sum up The Rise of Nine in three words, what would they be?

    Good book good series of recommended everyone.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Rise of Nine?

    Good book good series of recommended everyone.


    What does the narrators bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Good book good series of recommended everyone.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Good book good series of recommended everyone.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Bushido Bryan Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan 09-07-13
    Bushido Bryan Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan 09-07-13 Member Since 2012

    Fear is the mind Killer, so Face Your Fear

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    "The continuation of a fun series"
    Would you listen to The Rise of Nine again? Why?

    No. Though it is a fun listen, it is a one and done.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    9. He is fun and chaotic.


    Which character – as performed by the narrators – was your favorite?

    9.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    It was fun. It did make me laugh in parts


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    gatetraveler CA 09-04-13
    gatetraveler CA 09-04-13 Member Since 2009
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    "Great story!"
    If you could sum up The Rise of Nine in three words, what would they be?

    Kept me going


    What other book might you compare The Rise of Nine to and why?

    This was an interesting read. I didn't really want to stop listening to it. It has to have an ending. What's going to happen to these kids? And there still one kid missing. So there must be another book in the making. Until then, I have no chose but to keep waiting.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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