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.
... stained glass that changed colors every few seconds. They all had to wear bungee jackets in case anyone broke through. No one ever did, of course, but the thought that at any moment the world could fall away with 4 Scott Westerfeld.
that at any moment the world could fall away with a Sudden crack kept Tally drinking plenty of champagne. Zane, who was pretty much the leader of the Crims, got bored and tipped a whole bottle onto the ice. He said that alcohol had a ...
Tally let her head fall back onto the pillow. The bed was spinning like a hoverboard now, the day just starting and already wiping out. She slipped on her interface ring and listened angrily as the ping played, saying that no one would ...
“Hey, whats this thing?” Shay said. She was deep in Tally's closet, poking around for ideas. She held up a shapeless mass of wool. “Oh, that.” Tally let her arms fall from around Peris. “That's my sweater from the Smoke ...
She wanted to pull away, to put distance between herself and his unlucky, unclean, unhealthy ugliness. But somehow she knew his name. . . . “Croy?” she said. FALL “Later, Tally,” Croy said, snatching back his mask. He PRETTIES 33.
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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