Michael Vey: Rise of the Elgen (Book 2)

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Grades 6 - 8Grade 4n/a4.086897
Michael must save his mother—and protect his powers—in the electric sequel to the #1 New York Times bestselling Michael Vey, from Richard Paul Evans.

I rolled over to my back, struggling for breath. The pain continued to pulse through my body—a heavy throb followed by a sharp, crisp sting.
The man said, “Trust me, there are worse things in this world than Cell 25.”

Michael, Taylor, Ostin, and the rest of the Electroclan have escaped from the Elgen Academy in Pasadena and are headed back to Idaho to plan their next move. But what’s waiting for them there will change everything.

After using their wits and powers to narrowly escape an Elgen trap, a mysterious voice leads the Electroclan to the jungles of Peru in search of Michael’s mother. Once there, they discover that Dr. Hatch and the Elgen are far more powerful than anyone realizes; entire countries have begun to fall under their control. Only the Electroclan and an anonymous voice now stand in the way of the Elgen’s plan for global domination.

But is the voice that Michael is following really an ally, or is it just another Elgen trap?
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published on August 14, 2012 by Simon Pulse/Mercury Ink
ISBN-10: 1442454148
ISBN-13: 9781442454149
6 Book Reviews
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  • yooy khgsdTuesday, March 1, 2016 at 8:01 am
    This is not good
    • heiferTuesday, March 1, 2016 at 7:59 am
      love these books read all of them and will read all the new ones lots and lots of action
      • jackrabbit101
        jackrabbit101Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 2:25 pm
        i love these books
        • cosmo0
          cosmo0Monday, November 11, 2013 at 7:49 pm
          This book had a whole lot action.
          • selena1205
            selena1205Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 2:23 pm
            "My name is Michael Vey, and I'm more electric then an electric eel. I always thought I was the only one like me, but I'm not. I just found out that there were originally seventeen of us. And the people who made us this way, the Elgen, are hunting us down. You might say we were an accident. The Elgen corporation created a machine called the MEI (short for Magnetic Electron Induction), to be used for finding diseases and abnormalities in the body. Instead it created abnormalities us." My book is called "Michael Vey Rise Of The Elgen". It was written by Richard Paul Evans. The passage I chose was " I cupped my hands together, I was making a snowball, and pulsed. To my surprise a ball of electric formed almost like a soup bubble, except with more weight, like a Ping-Pong ball." I chose this passage because I was surprised he could do that. A connection is that I have talents too. If you want a book with action this is your book. This is a five star book. I recommend this book and the first one.
            • 18swilkinson
              18swilkinsonSaturday, October 27, 2012 at 7:57 am
              sounds amazing lemmie borrow it K!