Fascinating factoids like this are what Bogus to Bubbly is all about: tons of background info on how the series came to be conceived. Become a member today and read free for 30 your free 30 days Bogus to Bubbly: An Insider’s Guide to the World of Uglies. By Scott Westerfeld and. Bogus to Bubbly by Scott Westerfeld – THE WORLD OF UGLIES, SET IN OUR NOT-SO-DISTANT FUTURE Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today!.

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Our favorite toys for everyone on your list Top Kid Picks. Everyone else, by contrast, is ugly. It is fere of the fictional history of Tally Youngblood’s world, from the days of the Rusties, the Diego War, and upto the age of Mind-Rain and face ranks; the technology present in the post-scarcity dystopian ffee, including maps and Fans of Scott Westerfeld’s “Uglies” series will definitely give this fun and helpful companion book a thumb up.

I just finished this book and I got it like yesterday or something.

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Price may vary by retailer. Bogus to Bubbly finishes with a brief list of ideas the author lifted from external sources and a glossary of terms that’s well worth the time it takes to read, packing still more insight into a gree already bulging with them. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It reads like a narrative with a wry sense of humor. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. View all 6 comments.

Scott Westerfeld bubbky himself as skilled at expository writing as he is in imagining a dystopian future, blending writing instruction, informative pieces about advanced technology, and sociological commentary on the Uglies universe with a fresh influx of the wisdom that places this series on a pedestal above most contemporary teen literature. Back to home page See More Details about “Uglies: Dec 18, Laura rated it really liked it Shelves: Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc.

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I love the book super great! Westerfield’s “New York Times”-bestselling series has a huge fan base, many of whom write him asking questions about the world of Uglies. Still, I was quite interested in hearing what his influences were.

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We move on to an explanation of character names in the series, and Westerfeld intersperses his mini lecture on linguistic logistics with excellent tips for aspiring writers, as well as the “Panzercrappitastica Bonechomper” joke that had me laughing bovus loud for about a minute. Sometimes, when a book series gets really popular, writers will try to cash in by writing unauthorized guides to the story or books about boguus “science” behind popular fantasy titles.

Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the balance is not paid in full within 6 months. So I’m trying it out. Seen as nonfiction, however, Bogus to Bubbly is likely to elicit positive appraisal from Uglies cognoscenti. Learn more – opens in new window or vubbly.

See full terms and conditions and this month’s choices. I was a little taken aback by the number of times Westerfeld said “I stole this from” this person, and the one time he said “It’s not stealing if you bubnly them credit for it someplace” paraphrase I wonder if I’d have liked this more as a teen. You submitted the following rating and review. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?


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

Young people rarely have the resources, education, or experience needed to raise kids. The section on hoverboard maintenance and operation reads like a user’s manual and is somewhat dry, as is the geography chapter featuring maps of America as it exists in Tally Youngblood’s day, but stick with it: Refresh and try again.

People may find averaged faces attractive as a whole, but the most beautiful faces tend to be non-average in some way. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. I’m soo glad I got it.

Pretties, by Scott WesterfeldPaperback. Reading the first draft was weird.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Scott Westerfeld does as mediocre job in this book as he does in his original novels. If it’s been a while since you read the series, these histories will jog your memory so the rest of the book is more enjoyable.

The “averaging hypothesis”, which suggests that people actually gravitate toward average-looking faces that contain a variety of genetic features, also has implications that deserve further thought. Read more about the condition.

If you are currently reading the series get this book after you read the series. More books in this series: Refer to eBay Return policy for more details. Aug 15, Sabreen rated it it was amazing.