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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #30 on: May 04, 2012, 12:00:08 PM »

Trilogies are the best.
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #31 on: May 04, 2012, 02:26:12 PM »

Pretty much. Quartets tend to drag out, or you have to split them into two different archs contained within the first and last two books. Like Mortal Engines did.
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #32 on: May 04, 2012, 08:46:31 PM »

I feel like in quartets, there's usually that one book that just doesn't measure up or you just don't want to read.
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #33 on: May 05, 2012, 12:44:21 AM »

True. And one more book means at least another days worth of reading and infromation on the universe. Which is why I like Mortal Engines; it's not one, but TWO quartets. So eight books over all.
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #34 on: May 05, 2012, 04:32:19 AM »

Sweet :D MI has more books coming, which concerns me because in order for them to keep the story up for that long, at least one couple will have to break up.
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #35 on: May 05, 2012, 04:39:29 AM »

That certainly seems to be a good fall-back for stories. It happened in Mortal Engines too. Except in this case it's because the girl sold AN ENTIRE MOVING CITY to someone for the boy. Sixteen years before, none the less. Oh, and they'd been married for that long too. But at least it wasn't something lame.
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #36 on: May 05, 2012, 04:44:05 AM »

Haha xD MI is sort of the entire sum of a teenage girl's mind. I use it a lot to convince girls who don't read to pick something up, and they usually enjoy it.
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #37 on: May 05, 2012, 04:46:00 AM »

Well that alone makes it a good bock.
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #38 on: May 05, 2012, 04:48:52 AM »

It does, especially if the experience gets them to read more.
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #39 on: May 05, 2012, 05:33:58 AM »

Which is a good thing, since reading seems to be dying in our world.  :'( I carry books around a lot, and everyone says "oh wow, you read so much! I wish I could read like you do!"
Not that hard, people. Seriously.
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #40 on: May 05, 2012, 05:44:59 AM »

Carrying it around helps a lot, just having a book on the off chance that there will be a time to read opens up hours every week.
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #41 on: May 05, 2012, 06:18:34 AM »

It's one of the reasons I wear military jackets and pants all the time; most of them have pockets that are just the right size to slide a paperback into.
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #42 on: May 05, 2012, 06:46:33 AM »

That's my grudge against girls' clothing. No pockets. I asked a guy to hold my piccolo case once and he put the whole thing in his pocket.
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #43 on: May 05, 2012, 06:52:46 AM »

Awesome. A suggestion for you; go to whatever thrift store is near you (don't know if you have Goodwill or Value Village on the east coast) and look for used military gear. There should be some. Wear that. Not only will you have pockets, you'll look like a complete BAMF.
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #44 on: May 05, 2012, 06:58:27 AM »

That sounds like a pretty good idea, actually xD
I stole my mom's leather bomber jacket, but she won't let me wear it to school because it's apparently worth a lot. Also, it's too big for me so the sleeves are pretty restrictive xD
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