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Fascinating factoids like this are what Bogus to Bubbly is all about: tons of background info on how the series came to be conceived. Buy the eBook Bogus to Bubbly, An Insider’s Guide to the World of Uglies by Scott Westerfeld online from Australia’s leading online eBook store. Download. THE WORLD OF UGLIES, SET IN OUR NOT-SO-DISTANT FUTURE,is a complex place filled with bubbly technology and lingo, yet bogus rules.

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How symmetrical or clear-skinned we are disappears into the experiences we’ve shared with someone. An Insider’s Guide to the World of Uglies.

Minimum monthly payments are required. When Scott Westerfeld writes about the Uglies world, he almost always hits his mark. However, in “Pretties” and “Specials,” I often had the impression that cutting was a ffom thing, something that kept you alive, thinking straight, and on your toes. I read the first two yesterday. Skip to main content. Major fans of the series may have already heard Westerfeld’s entertaining anecdote about coming up with the concept for the Uglies books, but it’s repeated here.

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

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Sep 18, Seely McCarty rated it really liked it. Aya knows she is on the cusp of celebrity. Get an immediate offer.

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

Recommended to Seth by: It’s written like a real guide with cross-referencing between sections and an index. This book was a wonderful value for the price I paid for it. In this future-set novella by bestselling author Scott Westerfeld, Kieran Black lives in a “perfect” world. Extras is chronologically set apart from the first three Uglies novels, so it buvbly to reason it would have a section of its own in Bogus to Bubbly focused on the book’s reputation economy.


At one point, he tells us that opposite magnetic poles attract while same ones repel. So, yes, I enjoyed this and I think that anyone who has read the bubblt Uglies series yes, that includes Extras, Mari-la would find this interesting and maybe even enjoy it.

Still, I was quite interested in hearing what his influences were. And yes, there’s a bibbly chance he meant the first option. It’s interesting to read how a dentist visit inspired several aspects of the book while, thankfully, we are not the bubblt inspiration behind the Rusties. Westerfeld next compiles a section of informational odds and ends that should interest Uglies fans, and reveals that Hiro, not Aya, was the protagonist in his first draft of Extras. It’s the most interesting idea of Extrasin my opinion, and Westerfeld demonstrated spectacular foresight into the immediate future of the internet, even predicting that people would come to rely on answers provided via the net more than the bogue of traditional experts.

Who would I recommend this to? Impostors by Scott WesterfeldHardcover.

I suspect some fans pick up Bogus to Bubbly: The last criticism I have is that Westerfeld doesn’t really have a good understanding of science to write about it. How does the technology rfom My only serious regret is that the Awesome Librarian Clique only warranted passing mention though since they didn’t factor in the books at all, perhaps that is to be expected. Cal was infected by a parasite that has a truly horrifying effect on its host. Pretty interesting history of the world of Pretties.


Contact the seller – opens in a new window or tab and request a shipping method to your location. A rundown on all the cliques, from Crims and Cutters to tech-heads and surge-monkeys The complete history, starting with the destruction of the oil bug to the launch of Extras ti space How all those awesome gadgets fgom to be: So a lot of the science is hubbly or leaves more questions.

I loved it, not because it’s so super-fantastic, but because it brought me back to the world of the Uglies, and it was nice to revisit with “new” material.

Bogus to Bubbly

Shipping cost cannot be calculated. Highly recommend this series. He said, “Surgery also involves slicing flesh, afte I appreciated reading about the background for the ideas, gadgets, history, etc.

It reads like a narrative with a wry sense of humor In January I’ll be leading a book club fro I’ve already read the four-book trilogy and Mind-Rain: Scott Westerfeld does as mediocre job in this book as he does in his original novels. I was hoping he would give u I was really hoping this book would give more insight to the unanswered questions in my mind about the world of Tally and her friends but unfortunately, it was mostly just reiteration of what we already knew compiled altogether in one book.

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Next we get a rundown on the cutting-edge gadgetry in the series, from interface bracelets to eyescreens to bungee jackets to self-heating food.