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The Revenge of Seven (Lorien Legacies #5)

4.28 of 5 stars 4.28  ·  rating details  ·  14,630 ratings  ·  1,728 reviews
The Garde have suffered an unbearable loss. Number Five has betrayed them. Eight is gone forever. Ella has been kidnapped. The others are now scattered.

In Chicago, John makes the unlikeliest of allies: Adam, a Mogadorian who turned his back on his people. He has invaluable information about Mog technology, battle strategies, and weaknesses. Most important, he knows where t
Hardcover, 416 pages
Published August 26th 2014 by HarperCollins (first published August 1st 2014)
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please dont kill nine
please dont kill nine
please dont kill nine
please dont kill nine
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please dont kill nine

please dont kill nine

So update i read the book and (view spoiler)
i have no idea how this review got 300+ like i honestly dont know ahah anyways i should talk more about the book but im not really in the mood to do it ahah all i can say that i liked it, a couple of things were a little obviou
Hi. Um, excuse me, but I need directions to August 2014 urgently. Can you point the way? Someone? Anyone? *crickets*

Oh. Nobody to talk to but the brick wall. Guess I'll start chalking up my guesses and speculations!

Title Possibilities: (spoilers based on previous entries here...)

* The End of Seven
* The Fight for Ten
* The Ghost of Eight

Edit #1: All wrong, as of now. The title is The Revenge of Seven, and if it means what I think it means, I think I will have a new favorite book of 2014 by the tim
Feb 22, 2014 Laura marked it as to-read


Penny Raspenny
*Update after reading*
Ok just finished this book and I am seriously pissed by the ending! SAM!? HE DESEVERED TO HAVE THAT PIKEN RUN HIM OVER BUT NO INSTEAD HE GETS SOMETHING ELSE! WHY CAN'T THE HUMANS DIE AND LET THE LORIC LIVE THEIR LIVES! I CAN JUST FEEL THAT I AM NOT GOING TO BE THRILLED WITH THE LAST BOOK! Reading this I was under the impression this was the last book and I am very thrilled to know now that there will be one more! Can I just say that I seriously feel like Pittacus Lore took
★MC's Corner★
I almost not read it. I thought it was the last book of the series. I want to read it on weekend so that I can take my time reading it. But… I really love this series and started reading it and finished it at the same day. It was riveting and I just forgot about everything around me and focused on reading the book. What happened? I didn’t get my chores done and got hungry. I won’t change a thing. I WANT BOOK 6! Tell me it going to be early next year!!! Or you can give it to me now!!!
*MC’s Co
Jess Real
Apr 18, 2014 Jess Real marked it as to-read
The Fall of Five ending was unacceptable.


So all I'am saying is that.Please ..
Crosly Anderson

Guys, I must say this, I actually like the cover art design. It's got a really quiet feel to it, and gives off an ironical aura of peace, because we all know that the series is headed deeper into war. The green moss looks vibrant and the symbol is very webby(my word for web-like).

Although...the title is long and looks like it was squeezed in like a deflated orange. And it covers the interesting symbol.


So....everyone think Sarah's gonna do something in this book?

Face it, her c
Neona Nyx
If BK ends up dying someone's in for a world of hurt, preferably five... One does not simply kill the dog/Chimera.

Things I want to happen
Five dies, and Seven kills him.
Adam and four will kick some Mog ass.
Sam and six will make out some where.
Setrakus Ra will die, and everyone will dance around his dead body(and Five's)


It has a name. it's offical seven is going to get her revenge on five (hoping I'm not wrong)

2/27/14 I wonder which Lorien(alive) Adam will fall for. Because I'm hoping it's
"'Holy shit,' he says. 'Did I just do that?'"


Revenge of Seven started exactly where it ended in Fall of Five and the story develops quickly from there without further recaps of what had happened which would've been boring. Even though it'd been a while since I've finished Fall of Five, I can still understand it without any problem. Ro7 was maintly told by Ella, Six and John alternatively.

Overall, Ro7 was a good read and an easy and fast one at that. But, Revenge of Seven was
WHAT THE HECK SAM. WHAT THE EVEN HECK. NOW I HAVE TO WAIT A FULL MORE YEAR FOR THE NEXT BOOK. AND ELLA AND NINE AND EIGHT AND FIVE AND OH MY GOODNESS EMOTIONS. the only thing is that Marina wasn't really that kickass, which sucked. the whole book is based on Marina and she didn't even get her own POV, like what.

even if I am currently still writing reviews, I don't have the brain power to muster up one. I'm just saying, if you're looking at this, and you haven't started I Am Number Four yet or co
The ending was kind of disappointing
Eric Allen
An Opinionated look at:

"Pittacus Lore's" The Revenge of Seven

By Eric Allen

This series is really the gift that just keeps on giving... if you have a fetish for pain, or some unholy drive to punish yourself over and over again. Now, for the record, the biggest complaint about my reviews of these books that I get from fans of this series is that "it's for young adults, not you, so STFU you (insert your favorite expletives and/or insults here)". I call this an opinionated look at this book, because
August 2014 will not come quick enough... someone please let me know if you invent a time machine?

So, things I want to happen in this book:

- Adam POV, people. I cannot express how much I love Adam POV. His character is the best developed out of all of the characters in my opinion. So, Adam POV. It speaks for itself.

- Ella to be rescued. I don't know how I'll cope if Ella loses her innocence. And please, please, please don't let the vision actually happen...

- Marina being a badass. It needs happe
Don't kill Nine.

Don't kill Nine.

Don't kill Nine.

Don't kill Nine.

Juliana Zapata
El mejor libro de la saga hasta ahora, no hubo escena mala, acción página tras página, mas descubrimientos sobre Lorien y Mogadore.
Y lo que viene parece que será épico, la invasión es inminente!

Reseña Completa:
Apr 06, 2014 Kathy marked it as to-read
What I want to happen in The Revenge Of Seven is:
Five dies
Sarah realizes she doesn't like four anymore and falls for Sam instead
John is broken hearted but then six confesses to John how much she loves him and vise versa then they kiss
John and six both develop an AWESOME legacy like bringing back the dead and they bring back 1,2,3,8, the 10 elders his father and mother ect.
Have and awesome battle

Can't wait till August!!!!!
Aug 03, 2014 Julia marked it as to-read
[UPDATED] Ok, who wants to kill Five? I know I do! I hate him for what he did to Eight! I'm excited to see what Seven does about it. Also, I wanna see what Nine does. I hope none of them die. Except Five. I know they might need him to save Lorien, but if the others can get Fives chest from the Mogs, then they can TOTALLY kill him! Why isn't the release date sooner?!? August?!? Come on Pittacus Lore!

Nine please don't die. YOU CANNOT DIE!!!!!!! So, I still absolutely hate five, but this idea came
Oct 23, 2013 Anne marked it as to-read
Stupid Five. Fall of Five. Death of Five. This fifth book will be painful and get progressively more deathly. Seriously, don't kill Nine....noooo!
Aj the Ravenous Reader
The story didn't just end like that, did it??? That's just so unfair...I thought I was only starting to read the climax of the story and then BAM!!! it ends??? I didn't even see which part of the story gives the book a reason to have that title. What am I supposed to do now? :,(

Also, I couldn't help but be bothered about why Ella (the youngest of the Garde) is the most eloquent of all three narrators (John and Six are the other two.) It felt like reading the story from a Cepan when the narrator
Note: Many spoilers in this review!!!

Just finished the book.

Still maniacally grinning over the last few paragraphs:

"With a massive WOOMF, a wave of telekinetic force hits the Piken and knocks it into the air. The beast's muscular legs flail wildly. It lands back-first on top of a stop sign, the pole impaling the beast right through the heart.
That didn't come from me.
I lower the couple safely to the ground, toss the fire escape aside and turn in the direction the telekinetic blast came from.
To the author ,
From a reader sad over eight's death
Don't kill seven
Don't kill nine
Don't kill six
Don't kill Sam
Don't kill Adam
Don't kill sam's dad
Don't kill Sarah
Don't kill Ella
Shoving five foreword
Here have him
kill him
If I could give it more than 5 stars, I would.

SUCH A CLIFFHANGER! *flips everything*

But yeah, it was my favorite book in the series. SO INTENSE!

You'll get more revelations every single chapter.

After reading the last page of the book, I was like, "WAIT WHAT?! THAT'S IT?"


Seriosuly, tho. Why end the book like that?! WHY, PITTACUS LORE? WHY?!

Well, yeah. That's me shaking Pittacus Lore. LOL
Well, yeah. That's me shaking Pittacus Lore. LOL.



I think, I'm going to have a
Andy Stjohn
I just finished the book. I was extremely lucky to get it a few days early and I'll try to keep this review as spoiler free as possible. This book felt like part Star Wars, part 2001: A Space Ossedey and also part Michael Bay (trust it is far better then his wet dream explosion fests). Throughout the book as I read, I was given alot of hope and dread. The book balanced it extremely well. And also did I forget to mention how awesome and insane this book was? You finally learn the truth about Seke ...more
Lisa RC
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Alex Glass
Dear Rita, relax, they didn't kill Nine. Though what they did do was completely redesign the "happily ever after" and frankly, just flipped the whole air of the series upside down. Don't get me wrong: IT WAS PERFECT. Exactly what I wanted. However, there are three things that annoyed me. 1) The title is misleading. As far as I saw, Seven got more closure than revenge. 2) THE GREATEST CLIFFHANGER EVER. 3) I read this on the kindle, so it was kind of a shock when I check my progress in the book, s ...more
The Revenge of Seven!!! I CANNOT wait for this book to be a part of my life. I need it now, like RIGHT NOW!!!

Some Predictions

- so obviously we're going to see a whole new blood thirsty side of Marina!! (well, as blood thirsty as our gentle Marina can get)

- BK is NOT dead!! I REFUSE to believe that he is dead. He just can't be. Ok? Ok.

- We are going to meet some awesome Chimaeras!!!

- Nine is going to feel like shit and possibly blame himself a little for Eight's death. He's also probably going t
Mar 09, 2015 Belle marked it as to-read
EDIT: 4/25/14
Okay, so I'm not a HUGE fan of the cover, but I think there's a chance it'll look better in person than on a computer screen. Either way, just the fact that there's even a cover reminds me how excited I am! Book four was a little slow in the plot department, so I hope this one brings some new interesting points up. Can't wait!

EDIT: Winter 2014
Ohhhhhh so excited! I love this series so much and the title is really awesome and I just want the cover now because they're always so pretty!
Dear Pittacus Lore (I know that is not the author's real name), you just regained my trust. Just so you know, I didn't like you after killing Eight. But here? Just when I thought I knew what was gonna happen, then bam! You just prove to us that you're getting better and better as time goes.

How come the book was called The Revenge of Seven if Marina wasn't really that badass here? Plus she didn't even have her own POV. The title is misleading, I guess. More like the closure of Seven. Nonetheless,
Feb 22, 2014 Caleb marked it as to-read
The worst was supposed to be over. We were reunited after a decade apart. We were discovering the truth about our past. We were training and getting stronger every day. We were even happy. . . .

We never imagined the Mogadorians could turn one of our own against us. We were fools for trusting Five. And now Eight is lost forever. I would do anything to bring him back, but that's impossible. Instead, I will do whatever it takes to destroy every last one of them.

I've spent my entire life hiding from
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Other Books in the Series

Lorien Legacies (7 books)
  • I Am Number Four (Lorien Legacies, #1)
  • The Power of Six (Lorien Legacies, #2)
  • The Rise of Nine (Lorien Legacies, #3)
  • The Fall of Five (Lorien Legacies, #4)
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“So many Chimaerae," Nine says, nodding excitedly as he gazes into the darkness. "That's awesome."

"We named the chubby, lazy one after you," Sam replies.

"Less awesome.”
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