“Special Circumstances” was supposed to be just a myth, something to keep Pretties and Uglies in check, a scary story. But for Tally, they were very real, and now, they have made her and most of her friends Specials. Dangerous and apathetic, the team of Specials have been given one mission: destroy New Smoke and their allies. Still, nothing has ever been easy for Tally whose heart continues to fight what she has become. Now she has a choice, be a hero to the so called villains or destroy them.
Hey there avid readers—or who I hope are avid readers. I’m sure you have noticed that I have made some changes to my reading list. That’s because The Last Ever After by Soman Chainani is coming out this Tuesday, and even though I am a 23-year-old adult, well, I’M JUST SO EXCITED! I loved the first two books and I read the second one in a night, just could not put it down. I’m hoping this one does not disappoint.
Pretties is the second novel in the Uglies series written by Scott Westerfled. Published on November 1 in 2005 by Simon Pulse, the novel carries on the theme set in the first novel about the cost of unity and perfection. A well-written novel that fails as a sequel…but not by much.
By: Cynthia Ayala / World Light Review Staff Writer, Creative Director Best Young Adult Fantasy & Sci-Fi Section Imagine a world where the government enforced a uniform conception of beauty through a mandated operation? Uglies is a gripping social satire. Full Review Here: Twilight Zone Meets 1984: Cyn’s Review of Uglies – World Light Review Continue reading Twilight Zone Meets 1984: Cyn’s Review of Uglies – World Light Review
By: Cynthia Ayala’ 16 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer This novel follows the foundation of the classic Twilight Zone episode “Number 12 Looks Just Like You,” where everyone is made pretty at a certain age so that everyone is exactly the same, eliminating discrimination and alternative opinions to establish conformity. Uglies, the first novel in the series by Scott Westerfield, is an amazing story for … Continue reading Review: “Uglies” |Twilight Zone Meets 1984