Uglies

Kobo ebook | May 10, 2006

byScott Westerfeld, Rodrigo Corral

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Everybody gets to be supermodel gorgeous. What could be wrong with that?

Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can't wait. Not for her license -- for turning pretty. In Tally's world, your sixteenth birthday brings an operation that turns you 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 worst 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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Uglies

Kobo ebook | May 10, 2006
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Everybody gets to be supermodel gorgeous. What could be wrong with that? Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can't wait. Not for her license -- for turning pretty. In Tally's world, your sixteenth birthday brings an operation that turns you 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. ...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:May 10, 2006Publisher:Simon PulseLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1416934502

ISBN - 13:9781416934509

Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from OHMYGERSH Right from the begining I was hooked it was a great book and I can't wait to read the next book.!!! :)
Date published: 2015-09-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not Bad It took a while to get into the meat of the story, but once it got going, I couldn't put it down....
Date published: 2015-08-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Uglies Really good lots of description threw out the novel. I love tally change of heart at the end and how shay was the one to turn pretty instead of her great twist.
Date published: 2014-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great read! A real page Turner.
Date published: 2014-07-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Interesting! Excited to read the next book!
Date published: 2014-07-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nicely written Loved the book, had to buy the next in the series right away
Date published: 2014-04-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Uglies Different, I totally enjoyed it, could'nt put it down.
Date published: 2014-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Enjoyed Buying the next book right away to continue the adventure
Date published: 2014-03-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Um. I adore this series. :-)
Date published: 2014-01-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wow This book is absolutely fantastic! What a great read! The series really makes you think and question our society and where we are headed. I recommend this novel to fans of the hunger games.
Date published: 2013-10-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Idea but Plot And Scenes could have been better. The iDea was cool and amazing but I though that the plot could have been better. First it started off slow and boring then got better. But I found that some scenes that the author could have made amazing were skipped over. They also didn't give much background or hints or much of anything really. The characters were good but they don't really talk about how they look and kind of leave that open for you to think up how they look. Also the ending was thrilling and pretty good but it wasn't what i expected. It seemed to go a little fast once it got going.
Date published: 2013-07-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing This book is going to let your imagination flow. It makes you really think about what the world could have been like. It gets your mind going. It makes me think how things could be like in the world. This book will let your imagination go wild, making you wonder if this could actually happen. Would you like to be turned pretty or stay ugly? Would you run away so you would never have to be turned ugly and live in the ruins? I am definitely going to read the other books in the series, (Pretties, Specials, and Extras).
Date published: 2013-06-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Divergent's Long Lost Cousin This book reminded me a lot of Divergent. Initially that's how I found this book, someone recommended that I read it if I had read and liked Divergent (which I loved!!). This book was similar.. not as good as Divergent in my opinion but defiantly still worth a read. It was a slow start as they had to explain a lot to the readers, and I imagine the second book will be of a faster pace. They really leave you wondering what will happen at the end.. not so much a cliff hanger where you NEED to read the next book, but more curious to see if Tally will commit to what she said she will do (don't want to give specifics as to ruin it for people who haven't read the book!). That's what makes this book so light; you can read just this one and not HAVE to read the rest of the series because they leave you curious but not at the edge of your seat as that you need to run out and get book two to find out what happens. I think because I am an adult reading a teens book; some of the emotions and relationships that Tally goes through is no longer relateable to me, it was hard to get a strong connection to the story and characters. But like I said, worth a read !
Date published: 2013-05-29
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Uglies is not so ugly.... Interesting dystopian read.
Date published: 2013-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Dystopian Classic I first read this book in grade 6, and thought it was brilliant. Now, reading it again some years later when I rediscovered it at a used book store, it was still just as good as the first time I read it. The idea behind the story is exceptional, and the characters are beautifully developed. Definately a must-have for fans of the Hunger Games!
Date published: 2011-03-25