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Uglies - Scott Westerfeld
Uglies
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Tally can't wait to turn sixteen and become Pretty. Sixteen is the magic number that brings a transformation from a repellent Ugly into a stunningly attractive Pretty, and catapults you into a high-tech paradise where your only job is to have a really great time. In just a few weeks, Tally will... show more
Tally can't wait to turn sixteen and become Pretty. Sixteen is the magic number that brings a transformation from a repellent Ugly into a stunningly attractive Pretty, and catapults you into a high-tech paradise where your only job is to have a really great time. In just a few weeks, Tally will be there. But Tally's new friend, Shay, isn't sure she wants to be Pretty. She'd rather risk life on the outside. When Shay runs away, Tally learns about a whole new side of the Pretty world - and it isn't very pretty. The authorities offer Tally the worse choice she can imagine: find her friend and turn her in, or never turn Pretty at all. The choice Tally makes changes her world forever.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780857079138 (0857079131)
Publisher: Simon and Shuster
Pages no: 425
Edition language: English
Series: Uglies (#1)
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Line Bookaholic
Line Bookaholic rated it
3.0 #11 - Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
I’ve read this series when it first came out in 2005 and I totally loved it. It was the first time I read a dystopian novel and I was immediately hooked. I decided to re-read this series in English this time (cause in 2005 I read it in French, my English was still too basic) without knowing that Sco...
Freda's Voice
Freda's Voice rated it
4.5 Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
Kinda neat! I read this book because of its' popularity. Almost every review I had read was favorable and it seemed like a good bet. I have to admit, the sci-fi nature had me worried, it's not usually my thing, but I worried for nothing. This story was unique, unusual and groovy. I liked the build u...
LaurelStric
LaurelStric rated it
In Uglies by Scott Westerfeld, the main character Tally goes through a conflict regarding her conforming to society’s expectations. Everyone in this dystopian novel is considered to be ugly until they get an operation at age 16 that turns them pretty. Tally is faced with either conforming to the nor...
Projections of a Bibliophiles Mind
Projections of a Bibliophiles Mind rated it
3.5 Hard to start, but a thrill once you're into it!
It took me a while to get into this book. I had just finished The Giver and Uglies felt so superficial I wanted to hit myself of the head with a pan. Nonetheless I'm never one to get completely discouraged and the trilogy fell straight into the type of books I'm into, so I decided to keep reading. ...
Defying Gravity with Books
Defying Gravity with Books rated it
4.0 Uglies
I really enjoyed this book. I found myself really liking the characters. It was very different from what I expected. I can't wait to read the next book!
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