This book was so good by about the a quarter of the way through, I found myself not being able to put the thing down. The ending killed me not being able to see what happens, but I am definitely getting the next book. I CAN'T WAIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!😄
I love mystery and thriller genre books. I am a complete Audible addict!
I had a hard time pausing this story. Scott Westerfeld is an amazing writer and I highly recommend this book to anyone over the age of 13.
I've got to admit, the idea is original, the writing was good, and it took turns I wouldn't have expected.
Like I'm sure everyone is saying, the voice was a little bit of an odd choice. Strangely adult and nasally for a teenage girl. I really think it meant something, and I'm pretty sure that was on purpose. Bit of an ugly voice for the ugly girl :). Though the voice for Shay made me cringe a little.
Overall, I totally recommend it!
All YA books must have this line.
i just didn't like the narrators choice of voices for different characters, especially Shay and David. it really distracted me from an otherwise interesting story.
Yes - I found the story to be interesting and the concept was a unique spin on the distopian world genre.
I think a different narrator would have really helped with this. I enjoyed the story but the narrator had a distracting voice and she gave a lot of the characters very nasally voices which was very distracting.
This was a hesitant read, and apparently it was well merited. It was alright. It didn't blow my mind in any stretch, though I concede that it inspired me to take up skateboarding. There is a measure of hype surrounding this book, and I expected more... but it was only mildly entertaining. Not to mention, the narrator needs to be fired. It was literally a painful listen.
Story: I think the sequels are more interesting, but Uglies sets up the universe well.
Narrator: The narrator is fine, but I didn't think her voice fit the story. I expected a more energetic sounding voice for an action packed young adult novel.