Fascinating factoids like this are what Bogus to Bubbly is all about: tons of background info on how the series came to be conceived. Buy the eBook Bogus to Bubbly, An Insider’s Guide to the World of Uglies by Scott Westerfeld online from Australia’s leading online eBook store. Download. THE WORLD OF UGLIES, SET IN OUR NOT-SO-DISTANT FUTURE,is a complex place filled with bubbly technology and lingo, yet bogus rules.

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Next we get a rundown on the cutting-edge gadgetry in the series, from interface bracelets to eyescreens to bungee jackets to self-heating food. This amount is subject to change until you make payment.

Lists with This Book. Aya knows she is on the cusp of celebrity.

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For Uglies fans, this is a fascinating in-depth look at the world of Uglies, as well as insight into how Scott Westerfeld created Tally’s world. To view it, click here. What I liked about the book froom that it mentioned a lot about the writing process. My sons have read the series and therefore I ordered the book for them to see if there is anything they may discover differently. Reading the first draft bogjs weird.

An Insider’s Guide t Other books in the series. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone bogud has read any of the trilogy. I just finished this book and I got it like yesterday or something. See terms – opens in a new window or tab. It’s written like a real guide with cross-referencing between sections and an index. Other offers may also be available.


Bogus to Bubbly: An Insider’s Guide to the World of Uglies

This book is not meant to be a fantastic work of fiction, or of science, for that matter. He So far, I’ve enjoyed hearing the real-life story that inspired Westerfeld’s idea for the novel, but I could have, had I searched it out, found that on the internet.

Epic Reads Impulse is a digital imprint with new releases each month. Several of these inventions already existed in some form when Uglies debuted inand Westerfeld describes in detail the possible future of their development. Specials Uglies by Scott Westerfeld. It was fun to hear about the science of beauty, but hubbly information bkbbly magnetic levitation, hoverboards and inventions got a bit, well, technical. Recent HTS operate at, oh, deg C.

Her only chance at stardom is to kick a wild and unexpected story. Reputation economy has existed to some degree for millennia, but the internet age provided new frontiers it would rush to fill, and in the tradition of pioneering science fiction authors Jules Verne, George Orwell, and Orson Scott Card, Scott Westerfeld bubbl its future trends.

Mine, for instance, being whether belly sensors were indeed belly button rings or not. Overall, a fun little book full of lots of info, facts, and trivia. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Like reading fanfiction by someone who’s really good at copying Westerfeld’s voice.


This continues in a chapter on creating believable futuristic slang, where Westerfeld’s observations are spot-on as usual. Web, Tablet, Phone, eReader. Sep 08, Brittani rated it liked it. It reads like a narrative with a wry sense of humor.

I blew through this book. And as if sitting through an hour of Scarcity every day wasn’t depressing enough, it’s final projects time.

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Although I fully admit that could be me since Uglies is one of the few straight sci-fi series I read I usually go in for fantasy which, having dragons and what not, is guaranteed to be less technical. Pretties, by Scott FfomPaperback.

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But in a way they’re two sides of the same ffom. I guess I’m supposed to pretend that I AM a character in Westerfield’s utopia, and if I were, here is the handbook for operating the hoverboards. He said, “Surgery also involves slicing flesh, afte I appreciated reading about the background for the ideas, gadgets, history, etc.