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Unlike all the other unenlightened pretty or famous folks who have never questioned their society’s structure, however, she is well-aware of the pitfalls.

Extras (Uglies, #4) by Scott Westerfeld

There ectras an interesting arc to my appreciation of Extras. I feel like I am deliberately undermining and trying to hurt the author this way. Honestly, this book was kind of a disappointment. Supposedly this will stop the evil humans from spreading out and overrunning the wild open spaces, despite the fact there aren’t that many weeterfeld left after the devastating Diego war. The characters actually said things like “Not good! I WISH they’d have said his name. Young adultScience fiction novel.

So, if you felt underwhelmed by the original trilogy, I still recommend giving this a go because I think that Westerfeld has stepped up his game at long westerfdld. Ju I think you could read this book on it’s own. They always trailed off; it was so depressing.



Insert Aya Fuse, a fifteen-year-old in post-mind-rain see Specials Japan, westerfwld they’ve set up the face-rank system. This is how a companion novel is done! Only, there was a dark side to this surge. In my opinion, Aya is a very whiny, self-absorbed suck up. I adored how Westerfeld re-imagines the Pretty world and expands it with an entirely new cast with a few appearances from some old favorites! 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.

So if you like the other books in this series—or even just the first one—this is a worthy addition. I also have to say that I find the idea of all these teenage characters—Aya is fifteen —doing and accomplishing eztras of this stuff on their own vaguely ridiculous, which officially makes me too old for these books.

Dec 05, Cathy rated it it was ok. Westerfeld raises a lot of interesting questions as Aya deals with the ethics of kicking her new story and tries to decide if honesty really is more important than fame. You seem to have finally caught on. The man from the village of little men that the scientists from Tally’s City created.


She is still somewhat destructive thanks westrefeld the Special wiring in her brain. The more famous you are, the higher your face rank is. Zeroes Swarm Nexus What a strange world. Speaking of Zane, though He just lost me forever on this one. That evening, Aya goes mag-lev surfing with the Sly Girls, enjoying the experience in spite of not having a camera to film it with.

Eventually, Aya uses her fame to take control of a high-security apartment, and waits there until Tally arrives, accompanied by Shay and Fausto. I wish that had been well established early on so that I didn’t have to wonder what the location was for such a long time.

This is not something I will be rereading Let’s go back to nothing thinking about this too hard, okay? I think that was Westerfeld’s aim though, so kudos.

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