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See the cover for Pittacus Lore's newest I Am Number Four, 'The Revenge of Seven' -- EXCLUSIVE


Check out the cover for Pittacus Lore’s The Revenge of Seven, the fifth installment of the I Am Number Four series. (God, that’s a numbers jumble, isn’t it?) The book goes on sale August 26th. HarperCollins gave this preview of the story: READ FULL STORY

See the trailer for the next 'I Am Number Four Novel', 'The Fall of Five' -- EXCLUSIVE

The countdown is ending … The Fall of Five is coming on Tuesday, and Pittacus Lore has beamed over a new trailer for fans. It’s told from the point of view of Sam’s father Malcolm, and recaps the last three novels and gives a few clues as to what’s going to happen in The Fall of Five. See it below:

In the newest installment, the Garde have always believed in strength in numbers, but after facing off with Mogadorian ruler Setrákus Ra, they realize they are hopelessly outgunned. So it’s back to Nine’s penthouse to perfect their legacies and emerge stronger than ever before. And when they find a crop circle in the shape of a Loric symbol, they think that might have found Number Five… unless it’s a trap.

Are you excited for Fall of Five?

Read the first three chapters of the next 'I Am Number Four' novel 'Fall of Five' -- EXCLUSIVE


For fans of the I Am Number Four series by Pittacus Lore, today is an epic day: There’s the paperback release of The Rise of Nine; the e-book release of The Lost Files: The Forgotten Ones, the sixth installment in the digital spin-off series; and The Lost Files: Secret Histories, a paperback version of three previously digital-only novellas (The Search for Sam, The Last Days of Lorien, and The Forgotten Ones). Plus, you get the first sneak peek at the opening three chapters of the upcoming The Fall of Five (8/27), exclusively at EW. Read on below: READ FULL STORY

Sneak peek at the next 'I Am Number Four' novel 'The Fall of Five' -- EXCLUSIVE

Get ready to count backwards from 9 to 5.

The Fall of Five is the fourth novel in the best-selling I Am Number Four series by Pittacus Lore. In the upcoming book (Aug. 27), the Garde are finally reunited, but do they have what it takes to win the war against the Mogadorians? John Smith — Number Four — thought that things would change once the Garde found one another. They would stop running. They would fight the Mogadorians. And they would win.

But he was wrong. After facing off with the Mogadorian ruler and almost being annihilated, the Garde know they are drastically unprepared and hopelessly outgunned. Now they’re hiding out in Nine’s Chicago penthouse, trying to figure out their next move.

The six of them are powerful, but they’re not strong enough yet to take on an entire army — even with the return of an old ally. To defeat their enemy, the Garde must master their Legacies and learn to work together as a team. More important, they’ll have to discover the truth about the Elders and their plan for the Loric survivors.

And when the Garde receive a sign from Number Five — a crop circle in the shape of a Loric symbol — they know they are so close to being reunited. But could it be a trap? Time is running out, and the only thing they know for certain is that they have to get to Five before it’s too late.

The Garde may have lost battles, but they will not lose this war.

Lorien will rise again.

Can’t wait for the next Pittacus Lore novel? It comes out Aug. 27, but in the meantime, take a peek at the cover below: READ FULL STORY

See the trailer for 'Rise of Nine' by Pittacus Lore -- EXCLUSIVE


“Power in numbers will save us all.”

Last week, we gave you the first five chapters of The Rise of Nine, the newest installment of the intergalactic thriller series that began with I Am Number Four. Now we have an explosive, CGI-heavy teaser trailer featuring crop circles and some creepy narration. It looks like something you’d see on the Syfy channel (and obviously, I mean that in a good way!).

In two weeks, we’ll have a chat with Pittacus Lore, the alien author himself. In the meantime, watch the video clip teasing Rise of Nine (Aug. 21) below!

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Read five chapters of ‘The Rise of Nine’, the sequel to ‘The Power of Six’ and ‘I Am Number Four’ — EXCLUSIVE
See the trailer for ‘The Power of Six,’ the sequel to ‘I Am Number Four’ — EXCLUSIVE
An out-there interview with Pittacus Lore, the alien author of ‘I Am Number Four’

Read five chapters of 'The Rise of Nine', the sequel to 'The Power of Six' and 'I Am Number Four' -- EXCLUSIVE


After the 2011 release of the I Am Number Four movie starring Alex Pettyfer and Dianna Agron, plans for more films have been shelved for now — but the intergalactic saga continues on in book form. Alien-author Pittacus Lore (the pseudonym of James Frey) has written the third installment of the series, after last year’s The Power of Six. The Rise of Nine picks up where Six left off, after John Smith saved Number Nine in a perilous mission to the catacombs of the Mogadorian caves. Now, separated from the pack, John and Nine are as good as dead unless they find Six, Seven, and Eight … only they don’t know where to look. The Mogadorians captured Sam, the sole being who knew where the Loriens were to reunite. Time is running out and John’s life, his friends, and the fate of his race is on the line.

Can’t wait until The Rise of Nine comes out on Aug. 21? EW has an exclusive peek at the first five chapters. Read it below! READ FULL STORY

See the trailer for 'The Power of Six,' the sequel to 'I Am Number Four' -- EXCLUSIVE

Last year, everyone was eager, eager, eager for I Am Number Four to become the NBT (short for Next Big Twilight). Not only was the first book in the alien-in-high-school series released with much fanfare, but it was adapted immediately into a film starring Alex Pettyfer and Dianna Agron. There’s no indication whether a Hollywood version is in the works for the sequel, The Power of Six, but the book is definitely set to hit stores on Aug. 23 and, like the first, it is written by Pittacus Lore, the nom d’espace of writer Jobie Hughes and Oprah hatchet-burier James Frey. Here’s the trailer: READ FULL STORY

EW Exclusive: Read the first nine pages of 'I Am Number Four'

I-Am-Number-Four-LoreTo cap EW’s run of three (strangely, not four) exclusives for the upcoming YA novel I Am Number Four, we present to you an early glimpse at the book’s first nine (again, not four) pages. The alien saga is set to hit bookstores Aug. 3, and aims to be only the first entry in a planned Lorien Legacies series. Pittacus Lore, the pseudonym of authors James Frey (yes, that James Frey) and Jobie Hughes, told EW that he’s working on a sequel titled The Power of Six, and a movie adaptation from producers Michael Bay and Steven Spielberg is already in the works. So, click on the link below to read the prologue and first chapter and let us know what you think.

Click here to read the first nine pages of I Am Number Four.

Is all this pre-publication hubbub justified? Do you want to read more? Do you want to read less, presumably via some alien-technology time machine?

An out-there interview with Pittacus Lore, the alien author of 'I Am Number Four'

Pittacus-LoreYou sometimes get the sense that celebrities come from a planet different from our own, but I’ve never actually interviewed an alien. At least, that is, until now. The intergalactic intermediaries at HarperCollins managed to get the elusive author of I Am Number Four, an extraterrestrial Elder from Lorien named Pittacus Lore, on the phone. The upcoming YA novel follows a teenage alien, one of the last of his kind after his planet was destroyed, now on the run from the warlike race of Mogadarians intent on killing him and invading Earth. We spoke with Lore about the war currently being waged right under our noses. To protect his identity (he’s hiding away from the Mogadarians, you see) he spoke with a voice changer, but all these words are his own. Whether you accept his story like a Mulder or doubt it like a Scully is up to you.

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: This is your first book, or at least your first book on Earth. What kind of inspirations did you have, either YA-wise or sci-fi-wise?
I wrote the book to tell the story of the Loric race and their fight here on Earth, their fight for their own survival and their fight for the Earth’s survival. In researching the book, I read some young adult fiction and I read some science fiction, but we wanted to tell our own story in our own way.

Were you afraid that you might be jeopardizing your presence by writing this?
Nobody knows who we are, nobody knows what we look like. We can’t be found, we look no different than you, we talk no different than you, we walk no different than you. I’m not jeopardizing anything. If I’m doing anything, it’s letting the inhabitants of Earth know that they are in danger, that there is a war going on amongst them.


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