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The first installment of Scott Westerfeld's New York Times bestselling and award-winning Uglies series--a global phenomenon that started the dystopian trend.Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can't wait. In just a few weeks she'll have the operation that will turn her from a repellent ugly into a stunningly attractive pretty. And as a pretty, she'll be catapulted into a high-tech paradise where her only job is to have fun. But Tally's new friend Shay isn't sure she wants to become a pretty. 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 a choice: find her friend and turn her in, or never turn pretty at all. Tally's choice will change her world forever.
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The longing for fairy-tale beauty has never looked so sinister. (Amanda Craig The Times)
Fast paced, exciting and thought-provoking. (The Bookseller's Choice)
With a beginning and ending that pack hefty punches, this introduction to a dystopic future promises an exciting series. (Kirkus)
Westerfeld introduces thought-provoking issues. (Publishers Weekly)
This exciting story makes you realise how important it is not to judge people by appearances. (Newcastle Upon Tyne Journal)
This book is a real thrill-ride and the world utterly convincing. (Trashionista.com)
Vivid, relevant and exhilarating dystopia which somehow manages to be thought-provoking and wicked good fun at the same time. It’s official: I'm an Uglies fangirl. (I Was a Teenage Book Geek Blog 2010-06-24)
Scott Westerfeld is the author of the Leviathan series, the first book of which was the winner of the 2010 Locus Award for Best Young Adult Fiction. His other novels include the New York Times bestseller Afterworlds, the worldwide bestselling Uglies series, The Last Days, Peeps, So Yesterday, and the Midnighters trilogy. Visit him at ScottWesterfeld.com or follow him on Twitter at @ScottWesterfeld.
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