Simon and Schuster, 2008年11月11日 - 384 頁
The second installment of Scott Westerfeld’s New York Times bestselling and award-winning Uglies series—a global phenomenon that started the dystopian trend.
Tally has finally become pretty. Now her looks are beyond perfect, her clothes are awesome, her boyfriend is totally hot, and she’s completely popular. It’s everything she’s ever wanted.
But beneath all the fun—the nonstop parties, the high-tech luxury, the total freedom—is a nagging sense that something’s wrong. Something important. Then a message from Tally’s ugly past arrives. Reading it, Tally remembers what’s wrong with pretty life, and the fun stops cold.
Now she has to choose between fighting to forget what she knows and fighting for her life—because the authorities don’t intend to let anyone with this information survive.
Yes, “semi” was definitely a bogus word. “Is it even a word?” Tally asked aloud. “Semi'?” It felt strange in her mouth, which was dry as cotton because of last night. “Only half of one,” the room said, probably thinking it was clever.
... still saying bogus things? If she made a comment like that tonight, one of the Crims might vote against her. It only took one veto to shut you out. And then she'd be alone, almost like running away again. Shay said, “Maybe we should ...
“That's so bogus. Like they were such bad boys. All they ever did in the ugly days was sneak out and maybe cross the river a few times. They never even made it to the Smoke.” The song ended just then, and Tally's last word fell into ...
... with bogus taste in costumes. After two hours they were lying on the bed, which was Spinning again. “Everything sucks, Shay-la. Why does everything suck? They'll never vote me in if I can't even come PRETTIES 11.
Shay was giving Tally a look like she was saying something bogus again. “We couldn't just wear bungee jackets,” Fausto said. “Being on fire is much bubblier.” “Yeah,” Peris said, but Tally could tell he saw what she meant, ...
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LibraryThing Review用戶評語 - ssperson - LibraryThing
This was good, though I may have liked Uglies better. I wasn't happy with the ending, though I figured that something like it had to happen. (Sometimes knowing the title of the sequel is not such a good thing.) 閱讀評論全文
LibraryThing Review用戶評語 - Sovranty - LibraryThing
Having everything is can sometimes make it seem like you have nothing. Addressing the superficial world, as we follow her into this next world. Slower than Uglies. 閱讀評論全文