Giveaway: The Uglies Trilogy


Everybody gets to be supermodel gorgeous. What could be wrong with that?

Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can’t wait. Not for her license — for turning pretty. In Tally’s world, your sixteenth birthday brings an operation that turns you from a repellent ugly into a stunningly attractive pretty and catapults you into a high-tech paradise where your only job is to have a really great time. In just a few weeks Tally will be there.

But Tally’s new friend Shay isn’t sure she wants to be pretty. She’d rather risk life on the outside. 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 the worst choice she can imagine: find her friend and turn her in, or never turn pretty at all. The choice Tally makes changes her world forever.

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Gorgeous. Popular. Perfect. Perfectly wrong.

Tally has finally become pretty. Now her looks are beyond perfect, her clothes are awesome, her boyfriend is totally hot, and she’s completely popular. It’s everything she’s ever wanted.

But beneath all the fun — the nonstop parties, the high-tech luxury, the total freedom — is a nagging sense that something’s wrong. Something important. Then a message from Tally’s ugly past arrives. Reading it, Tally remembers what’s wrong with pretty life, and the fun stops cold.

Now she has to choose between fighting to forget what she knows and fighting for her life — because the authorities don’t intend to let anyone with this information survive.

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“Special Circumstances”:The words have sent chills down Tally’s spine since her days as a repellent, rebellious ugly. Back then Specials were a sinister rumor — frighteningly beautiful, dangerously strong, breathtakingly fast. Ordinary pretties might live their whole lives without meeting a Special. But Tally’s never been ordinary.

And now she’s been turned into one of them: a superamped fighting machine, engineered to keep the uglies down and the pretties stupid.

The strength, the speed, and the clarity and focus of her thinking feel better than anything Tally can remember. Most of the time. One tiny corner of her heart still remembers something more.

Still, it’s easy to tune that out — until Tally’s offered a chance to stamp out the rebels of the New Smoke permanently. It all comes down to one last choice: listen to that tiny, faint heartbeat, or carry out the mission she’s programmed to complete. Either way, Tally’s world will never be the same.

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As Scott Westerfeld’s birthday was at the beginning of this month, I thought this was the right month to give away a bundle consisting of the first three books in the Uglies trilogy (this might sound redundant, but Extras, the fourth book, is a companion novel that deals with different characters). These three are used, but in good shape, and, most importantly, they all come together! Considering that these books have recently been rereleased with different covers, this is a good chance to get the covers you know and love.

Here are the rules:

  • Enter by leaving a comment below.
  • US residents only.
  • Winners will need to respond within two days or another winner will be chosen.

This giveaway will end on May 27.

Good luck!

12 thoughts on “Giveaway: The Uglies Trilogy

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  2. Thanks for hosting a giveaway! The teens who come into my library gush about this series. I’d love to have a chance to read them (since they’re always checked out). Keeping my fingers crossed!

  3. I LOVED this series on audiobook. My daily 3 hour driving commutes gave me a chance to listen to this series. I’d love to receive the hard copies. 🙂

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  6. I absolutely adore this series. I read them at first through borrowing my friends back in sixth grade. Soon after we all were talking in bubblespeak and adding la and wa to the ends of our names. To this day I still find myself making comparisons to the Uglies trilogy, and am ever curious for if our real future ends up anything like the world Westerfeld created.

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