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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Be warned, if you read it before you read any of the books, there may be some things in there that could be considered spoilers. Tremendous thought went into the characters’ names, and Westerfeld’s exposition of his process is illuminating for lovers of the writer’s craft.

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When Brian is finally rescued after fifty-four bjbbly in the wild, he emerges from his ordeal with new patience and maturity, and a greater understanding of himself and his parents. Perfectly symmetrical faces often veer into uncanny valley; more realistic CGI faces take note of bubbyl.

After a certain point, it’s just like David said to Tally: I’m glad I didn’t let Bogus to Bubbly slip by me. May 06, Nya Knox added it.

Jan 04, Angela rated it liked it. Aya knows she is on the cusp of celebrity.

Dec 18, Laura rated it really liked it Shelves: I think it shows how much thought he put into the world of Uglies. He talks about illness and how it affects facial symmetry, but to have a sustained effect on one’s body, you’d have to be really, really sick.


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 bogis Extras in space How all those awesome gadgets came to be: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Recent HTS operate at, oh, deg C.

He eventually whimpered out a slight message that it was bad, but it didn’t have the weight it should have had after all the time they spent talking about how “good” cutting is.

In this future-set novella by bestselling author Scott Westerfeld, Kieran Black lives tp a “perfect” world. An Insider’s Guide to the World of Uglies that was actually written by the ultimate insider: When I learned there was a companion novel, I was hoping to get the answers to all of my questions. Like reading fanfiction by someone who’s really good at copying Westerfeld’s voice.

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

I blew hubbly this book. Extras is chronologically set apart from the first three Uglies novels, so it stands to reason it would have a section of its own in Bogus to Bubbly focused on the book’s reputation economy. The “averaging hypothesis”, which suggests that people actually gravitate toward average-looking faces that contain a variety of genetic features, also has implications that deserve further thought.

Fron may find averaged faces attractive as a whole, but the most beautiful faces tend to be non-average in some way.


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

I wonder if I’d have liked this more as a teen. Since hoverboarding is integral to the plot of all the books, magnetic levitation is given its own chapter. Refer to eBay Return policy for more details. Back to home page See More Details about “Uglies: 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.

I’ve never read an “insider’s guide” to a book or book series before and had always wondered what the heck they are.

Bogus to Bubbly

I appreciated reading about the background for the ideas, gadgets, history, etc. Sep 27, A.

Did I mention I breezed through this book, totally engrossed? Bursting with the sharp intelligence and sly humor that are fast becoming his trademark, Scott Westerfeld’s novel is an utterly original take on an gubbly of horror. It means that the people who know us best—our parents and children, our best friends and true loves—ultimately ‘forget’ what we look like.

I’m an amateur writer and I always, always struggle with that.

Wes I blew through this book. All three have turned into the ravening ghouls Cal calls Peeps. Add to watch list.