Tally lives in a world where your 16th birthday brings aesthetic perfection: an operation that erases all your flaws, transforming you from an "Ugly" into a "Pretty". She is on the eve of this important event and cannot wait for her life to change. As well as guaranteeing supermodel looks, life as a Pretty seems to revolve around having a good time. But then she meets Shay, who is also 15 - but with a very different outlook on life.
I had wanted to read this when I was younger, and randomly came across the hard copy a couple of weeks ago. I am now hooked and excited for the next b..Show More »ook :)« Show Less
In the second book of the Uglies series, Tally's Pretty. And everything's changed. The new, Pretty Tally is totally happy right where she is. She doesn't think she needs any kind of cure at all. When someone from her Ugly life shows up with a message, Tally has a hard time listening. Did she really promise to give all this up? Is she bound by a promise she made when she was a different person?
great follow up to Uglies. I absolutely love the story of Tally. I've been anxiously awaiting the release of the next book on Audible. it was such an ..Show More »enjoyable story. « Show Less
"Special Circumstances": The words have sent chills down Tally's spine since her days as a repellent, rebellious ugly. Back then Specials were a sinister rumor - frighteningly beautiful, dangerously strong, breathtakingly fast. Ordinary pretties might live their whole lives without meeting a Special. But Tally's never been ordinary. And now, in the third book in the series, Tally's been turned into a Special: a superamped fighting machine engineered to keep the uglies down and the pretties stupid.
The series got off to a slow start for me trying to grasp the concept of some of the content but by the time I got to this book I couldn't put it down..Show More »!« Show Less
Extras, the final book in the Uglies series, is set a couple of years after the "mind-rain", a few earth-shattering months in which the whole world woke up. The cure has spread from city to city, and the pretty regime that kept humanity in a state of bubbleheadedness has ended. Boundless human creativity, new technologies, and old dangers have been unleashed upon the world.
This book began with a seemingly irrelevant character three years after the last book which threw me off a bit. I still enjoyed the story but it still..Show More » didn't fit as well as the first three. « Show Less