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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Seller information barnesandnobleinc Add to watch list. Each chapter, furthermore, had a different feel to it based on its purpose.

Plus females, especially, have a bit more natural variation in their bodies due to X inactivation. Hoverboarding was such an essential part of the Uglies universe, it was nice learning some more about it. Sep 19, Dakota rated it really liked it.

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

Reading through this insider’s guide made me feel a bit inferior in my own writing, because it lacks the level of complexity that Westerfeld put into his work. Anyway, this is a problem I’ve had with Westerfeld a lot – the mythology of Midnighters doesn’t hold up at all when you look at it, and it seems he goes for Rule of Cool a lot more than accuracy and realistic extrapolation, and overall he’s just way more nerd-fandomy than actually nerdy. I really enjoy reading the author’s thoughts behind the books that I enjoy.


Next we get a rundown on the cutting-edge gadgetry in the series, from interface bracelets to eyescreens to bungee jackets to self-heating food.

Soon, Kieran is sleeping and having vivid dreams, while Maria, whose Scarcity project is to give up all teenage hormone regulation, is experiencing emotions she never knew she had. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. I think he should have put the part about ‘cutting’ vogus the back of ‘Specials,’ so people could know his intentions while reading about Tally in case they never pick this book up.

It is a pretty quick read, and I would definitely recommend it for fans of the series.

It totally ignores the current political climate of the two dominant Asian powers by both population and geopolitical influence China and Indiaand it also leaves out smaller tk that could in theory become the dominant power in the future. But the information she is about to disclose will change both her fateā€¦and that of the brave new world. Jan 04, Angela rated it liked it.

The item you’ve selected was not added to your cart. A few years after rebel Tally Youngblood takes down the Specials regime, a cultural renaissance sweeps the world. I wonder if I’d have liked this more as a teen. See terms – opens in a new window or tab.


Please follow the detailed Help center instructions to transfer the files to supported eReaders. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. However, his job is writing; he’s supposed to be good at this crap.

Bogus to Bubbly

Image not available Photos not available for this variation. When I learned there was a companion novel, I was hoping to get the fgom to all of my questions. Estimated on or before Wed.

So far, I’ve enjoyed hearing the real-life story that inspired Westerfeld’s idea for the novel, but I could have, had I searched it out, found that on the internet.

Jun frrom, Airiz C rated it liked it Shelves: And the messages they may take from this books are very harmful, in my opinion: Specials Uglies by Scott Westerfeld. Oh, and I loved reading about how Scott Westerfeld came up with the characters’ names.

An insightful look into the series. See all barnesandnobleinc has no other items for sale. Scott Westerfeld does as mediocre job in this book as he does in his original novels.

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