The complete New York Times bestselling Uglies series is available as a collectible boxed set. The future isn’t far away. In Tally Youngblood’s world, looks . Aya Fuse considers herself an Extra throughout much of Extras. This article is a stub. You can help Uglies Wiki by expanding it. For the book, see Extras (book). Extras is a young adult science fiction novel written by Scott Westerfeld. Simon& Schuster on October 2, , and is a companion book to the Uglies series.
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Tally’s inclusion in the book as a peripheral character is an interesting difference from the past three books two I’ve read. Extras Pa Author s: Based on 8 reviews. Tally was not an Extra. I liked ectras way more than Specialsthe last book in the series which I actually kind of hated.
Fame is the other extraas in the road, and down this fork everyone adores you and everything that you ever wanted just magically pops out of the wall–I’m not kidding. Showing of reviews.
Suddenly, Aya is standing over the biggest story that will ever be kicked. I wish that the authors of popular series, would take a little more thought about their story lines before they quickly release their sequels. Sep 27, Trin rated ugliss liked it Shelves: In Westerfeld’s world, you can be hip to the ways in which our society’s obsession with looks and celebrity oppress others and rail against the system, but you can still benefit from them at the same time.
Aya Fuse tries to win fame as a “kicker”, or amateur journalist, filming stories with her modified hovercam Moggle and posting ugliee for the city to see. Overall, not worth it Yich.
Refresh and try again. One night, accompanied by her hovercam Moggle, she crashes a party in New Pretty Town hoping to track down a group she saw surfing a mag-lev train, a story which she believes will make her famous. Their original plan was to leave town once Aya kicked her story. Aya Fuse is just fifteen-years-old but already, the world has radically changed since Tally Youngblood freed everyone.
Novels portal Children and Young Adult Literature portal. There’s a fun, exciting utlies plot to be had here, but the whole world kind of falls apart if you ponder it for more than five seconds.
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See how we rate. Jul 29, Sarah rated it did not like it. But in a train tunnel is where she uncovers an even bigger story, something that she’s sure proves that her peaceful world is ready to fall apart at any moment.
I love this set of books.
How Tech Is Changing Childhood. They came pretty fast and in perfect condition. Extras is set a few years after the huge finale of Specials, or the “mind-rain” as they now call it.
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Oct 12, Cara rated it did not like it. She just hopes her hidden hovercam has given her enough proof to help her save the world Les cookies assurent le bon fonctionnement de Babelio. Fantasy Books for Kids. In his New York Times book reviewJames Hynes described Extras as being “just as thrilling as its predecessors, but it’s also a thoughtful exyras of ideas, a brilliant parody of the modern obsession with fame”.
Like most dystopian science fiction, Westerfeld’s books cast a critical eye on disturbing aspects of our uhlies society — obsession with looks, fame, etc — by taking those aspects to extremes and weaving them into the very fabric of the future society. Dxtras passeur Lois Lowry. Aug 27, Sam rated it did not like it.
The trilogy, however, sets the framework for everything that happens in Extras so while the book is great on its own it definitely assumes you know the story of the trilogy.
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The first three books Uglies, Pretties, and Specials follow Tally Youngblood, a fifteen-year-old girl living in a futuristic world so dominated by plastic surgery that anyone who looks normal is ugly. They make no sense. Sep 24, Christina rated it really liked it Shelves: I’m pleasantly surprised; it looks like my investment in this series did eventually pay off.
Scott Westerfeld Science Fiction Extras Uglirs Series Book 4 Author s: