Uglies (Uglies Trilogy, Book 1)

by Scott Westerfeld | Teens |
ISBN: 9780689865381 Global Overview for this book
Registered by Geegal on 1/6/2010
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Journal Entry 1 by Geegal on Wednesday, January 6, 2010
This is a great first novel of a great trilogy. Really clever and thoughtprovoking and currently a must read.

Tally Youngblood lives in a futuristic society that acculturates its citizens to believe that they are ugly until age 16 when they'll undergo an operation that will change them into pleasure-seeking "pretties." Anticipating this happy transformation, Tally meets Shay, another female ugly, who shares her enjoyment of hoverboarding and risky pranks. But Shay also disdains the false values and programmed conformity of the society and urges Tally to defect with her to the Smoke, a distant settlement of simple-living conscientious objectors. Tally is thrown into the world of the rebels even though she longs for the pleasant and easy life as a pretty...

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