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User Review  - ecataldi - LibraryThing

Very interesting concept that challenges the readers notion of beauty and how society shapes our opinions on what is beautiful and ugly. In this teen dystopian novel, Tally is getting ready to turn 16 ... Read full review

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User Review  - BookishThings - LibraryThing

This is a unique take in a dystopian novel. Most people wouldn't have an issue about being turned pretty. Some things are worth staying ugly for... The characters were easy to relate to. Shay is ... Read full review

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User Review  - wealhtheowwylfing - LibraryThing

Set in a utupia that has done away with discord and ugliness. The main character is thrust into a situation that forces her to reexamine beauty and the lies upon which her society is built. Like all ... Read full review

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User Review  - jerenda - LibraryThing

Uglies is a book about a society in which everyone recieves an operation at 16 to make them supermodel gorgeous. As a result of this, the "uglies", as those before 16 call themselves, have absolutely ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rosa.Mill - LibraryThing

This book starts out very slow, but once Tally's sixteenth birthday hits, a little over one third into the book. In Tally's world when you turn sixteen you get an operation that makes you fit into a ... Read full review

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User Review  - jasmataz - LibraryThing

With so much hype about the beauty industry's methods to fantastically manipulate images to form an unattainable standard of beauty for most people, this book is an engaging read for teens who may ... Read full review

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User Review  - engpunk77 - LibraryThing

This novel portrayed the same themes as The Giver but in a way that was more interesting and digestible for my students. While the major plot events captured my attention, the suspenseful get-aways ... Read full review

Uglies

User Review  - Beulahbelle - Overstock.com

My 7th grade son had to read this for school but I read it before he had a chance to get to it. I really enjoyed it! It has a very interesting story line that will appeal to kids who are savvy to our ... Read full review

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Not a bad book. Defendantly an interesting idea. I liked Extras more though.

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User Review  - Beaufort County S. - Overstock.com

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