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Author: Scott Westerfeld Narrator: Emily Tremaine Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Uglies Series Release Date: July 2015 ISBN: 9781442393929
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The first installment of Scott Westerfeld’s New York Times bestselling and award-winning Uglies series—a global phenomenon that started the dystopian trend.

Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can’t wait. In just a few weeks she’ll have the operation that will turn her from a repellent ugly into a stunningly attractive pretty. And as a pretty, she’ll be catapulted into a high-tech paradise where her only job is to have fun.

But Tally’s new friend Shay isn’t sure she wants to become a pretty. When Shay runs away, Tally learns about a whole new side of the pretty world—and it isn’t very pretty. The authorities offer Tally a choice: find her friend and turn her in, or never turn pretty at all. Tally’s choice will change her world forever. Download and start listening now!

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  • “The awesome ending thrills with potential.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • “Teens will be entranced, and the cliffhanger ending will leave them gasping for the sequel.”

    Amazon.com

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Pamela | 2/9/2014

    " Good concept, could have been written better. Light entertainment, likely to appeal to females more than males "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Aimeé | 2/6/2014

    " I really don't know what to think of the book. It was good, well written and an excellent plot. But I dunno. While reading I remember the Matched books, they look alike. The society is divided, they have a before and after, and mostly the revolution -which will come, i know-. I'm feeling like reading the whole serie, so here I go. :) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lillian | 2/1/2014

    " Ughh what can i say? this book is pure genius!!!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Yaniel | 1/27/2014

    " It's really entertaining and the end is a huge cliffhanger "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Katie | 1/26/2014

    " Predictable, not very exciting, cheesy dialogue, flat characters "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jordan | 1/23/2014

    " I really enjoyed this book and I have to admit that I was really surprised. I fell in love with the story and liked discovering this whole new and modern high-tech universe created by Scott Westerfeld. A city where uglies live separated from pretties, people who got an operation to become a pretty. We follow the story of Tally Youngblood, a fifteen year old ugly who is about to become a pretty and live in New Pretty Town, where her only job will be to have fun. Everything changes when she meets Shay, an ugly like her that sees their world in a whole new different way... This book made me think and reflect on our society and on how we often judge people based on their appearance. I propose Uglies to anyone who wants to read a good dystopian novel and that is ready to be amazed. :) A great start for this series! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Michelle | 1/19/2014

    " I really liked this series. I thought the post-apocalyptic world was pretty interesting with all the cool technology and the story kept me interested. I thought the words they used were fun as well (e.g. "dizzy-making"). It's been a few years since I read them, so I don't have a lot more to say. Maybe I'll read them again and rewrite my review. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Nidah | 1/16/2014

    " A friend told me about this series, saying how good these books are. This one was pretty good. The premise was interesting. Writing was fast paced and really good. Near the end was interesting. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sarah | 12/22/2013

    " It could be better written, but I love the premise behind this book. Keeping this short and sweet. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kamillia | 12/9/2013

    " love the book. cant wait to read the next book "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Bridget | 11/1/2013

    " Its a really good book on its own the other 2 just drag it down. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Angy | 10/12/2013

    " So so loved this book was hooked straight away. Passing it on to my two teenagers to read. Could see the story in my mind unfolding "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ouii | 10/4/2013

    " Its story is not that fascinating. It flows monotonously with occasional twists. Anyway, i will continue reading the 2nd one and see how it's going. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Camila | 9/27/2013

    " I was't expecting much of this book, but it really suprised me! The text is fluid, fast and the story is interesting and different. Now I am reading the second book of this serie and I can say now i am a fan of Scott Westerfeld books. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Angela Evans | 3/15/2013

    " this is soooooooooo cool! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kendall | 3/9/2013

    " Lily, not as bad as I thought it was in the middle. Yes, it's slow at times, but I did enjoy the overall plot, despite my aversions to sci-fi. I am adding the other two books in the trilogy to my "To-read" list. I'm really glad I stuck with it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jellybean6401 | 12/6/2012

    " A very good book with a very great idea and plot. This book is by far my favorite of the series because the rest kind of drags on. Too bad, the author could have done so much better with the other stories though :( "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Maryn | 11/22/2011

    " This book was good, but not enough for me to not want to finish the series to get it over with. The book was intriguing but I lacked the desire to keep going with it, though I did finish it in the end. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Hope | 1/24/2011

    " I love this book. It was very detailed and I would love to read it again. I can't wait to read the rest of the seris. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sahj | 5/4/2010

    " READ THis book series!! U will not be disappointed trust mee. "

About the Author

Scott Westerfeld is the author of the Leviathan series, the first book of which was the winner of the 2010 Locus Award for Best Young Adult Fiction. His other novels include the bestselling Uglies series, The Last Days, Peeps, So Yesterday, and the Midnighters trilogy.

About the Narrator

Emily Tremaine is an actress and audiobook narrator. She has acted in several major motion pictures, including The Wolf of Wall Street and Obvious Child, and was one of the narrators featured on the audio version of Chuck Klosterman’s Eating the Dinosaur.