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.
Tally didn't have the strength to explain that she'd really meant her hangover, which was sprawled in her head like an overweight cat, sullen and squishy and disinclined to budge. Last night, she and Peris had gone skating with a bunch ...
But he hadn't poured out enough to save Tally's head this morning. The room made the special sound that meant another Crim was calling. “Hey," “Hey, Tally.” “Shay-la!" Tally struggled up onto one elbow. “I need help!" “The party?
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 ...
Shay shook her head. Batted her eyes. “You didn't surge again, did you?" Tally asked, and Shay giggled. “You did. You're not supposed to more than once a week. Could you be any more missing?” “It's okay, Tally-wa. Just local.” “Where?
... one of the cool stone walls, remembering the gray silk coveralls that Specials wore and the cruel pretty faces they were given. The sight made her head spin, which was the way Tally always felt when she thought back to her days in ...
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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