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Re: Your fave UGLIES book?
« Reply #45 on: January 31, 2010, 11:44:01 AM »

That's cool... I just got a little impatient with Tally and Zane or Tally and David sometimes. I was reading it, and I was like, "Come on, guys! There are pretties to cure and specials to fight, and you want to just say how much you love eachother? Isn't there anything better to do?" But you know what, I liked the romance a bit too.
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Re: Your fave UGLIES book?
« Reply #46 on: January 31, 2010, 12:35:18 PM »

I have to say Specials is probably my favorite. Its the culmination of all the books...although it becomes hard to like when Zane dies =(
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Re: Your fave UGLIES book?
« Reply #47 on: February 01, 2010, 11:34:54 AM »

Are you kidding me! That's my fave part (I think)! I mean, it's so emotional, and I always love the parts that make me cry. So that ones a winner!
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Re: Your fave UGLIES book?
« Reply #48 on: February 02, 2010, 06:35:07 AM »

I'm a sucker for romance- i love it when books have a little romance in them
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Re: Your fave UGLIES book?
« Reply #49 on: February 02, 2010, 08:27:04 AM »

same here. it gts annoying when its dominated by romance though. cuz thats all the character ever thinks about.
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Re: Your fave UGLIES book?
« Reply #50 on: February 02, 2010, 08:37:17 AM »

ye- i'm reading a book now and the whole thing is about a man chasing a woman and its getting kind of repetetive now
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Re: Your fave UGLIES book?
« Reply #51 on: February 02, 2010, 08:39:33 AM »

ya? what kind of chasing? as in, like, "I love you, run away with me!" sort of thing?
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Re: Your fave UGLIES book?
« Reply #52 on: February 02, 2010, 08:44:19 AM »

a man and a woman meet on a plane to new york and visit liberty together, then arrange to go to a restaurant together but the man gets drunk and misses their date and is now looking round new york for her- everytime he almost finds her she disappears
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Re: Your fave UGLIES book?
« Reply #53 on: February 02, 2010, 08:47:48 AM »

That sounds kinda repetitive, but kinda good too.
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Re: Your fave UGLIES book?
« Reply #54 on: February 02, 2010, 08:48:58 AM »

Its good at the start but i have around 50 pages to  go and i'm so bored now
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Re: Your fave UGLIES book?
« Reply #55 on: February 02, 2010, 08:56:08 AM »

ya? that's too bad.
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Re: Your fave UGLIES book?
« Reply #56 on: December 08, 2014, 08:25:30 PM »

OMG, I've wanted to talk about this for soooo long. Basically, I agree with Emily_wa and I think the best uglies book would have to be 'Uglies'. The details in this book are wonderful. It's about friendship, love, hope, and making the discussion between right and wrong (and figuring out what is right vs. wrong), but it's the depth the book brings that truly class it above the sequels. Furthermore, Emily_wa also says that in "Pretties", Tally is so shallow and I also 100% approve this statement as Tally is extremely oblivious to her surroundings and finds making the right decisions a mental challenge (considering the fact that she had to have so much emotional support). Continuing, Tally in the first book is relatable, "There was a certain kind of beauty, a prettiness that everyone could see. Big eyes and full lips like a kid's; smooth, clear skin; symmetrical features; and a thousand other little clues. Somewhere in the backs of their minds, people were always looking for these markers. No one could help seeing them, no matter how they were brought up. A million years of evolution had made it part of the human brain. (47)" This shows how strongly Tally feels towards their current society where after decades of evolution, you must be ideal in order to live ideally. So yeah... this basically sums up why I agree with Emily_wa. (disregard the fact that this was a long post and plz read it :P)
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Re: Your fave UGLIES book?
« Reply #57 on: December 09, 2014, 01:24:11 AM »

Firstly, welcome to the forum! :)
Secondly: I agree that Tally was shallow in Pretties, but wasn't that part of the point? She'd had her brain messed with to make her shallow. Because that's what the pretty operation did and Pretties was supposed to show us that.
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Re: Your fave UGLIES book?
« Reply #58 on: December 09, 2014, 01:28:53 AM »

Welcome to the forum, new friendo!

 I think that my favorite Uglies book is Specials, because it sort of showed me how Specials see things, what they think, how they really are, which is something I had wanted to know since they were first introduced. Besides, it's a nice ending to an interesting saga (I count Extras as an Extra book, it's not as much part of the Uglies trilogy as it is an independent story of it's own that just takes place in the same universe and includes some characters)
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Re: Your fave UGLIES book?
« Reply #59 on: December 09, 2014, 01:37:00 AM »

I think Specials is my favorite too. I agree with Kaiju's reasons, and I also liked seeing how everything was affecting Zane and Tally's relationship with him. Specials also contained my single favorite quote from the series. And Diego was cool.
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