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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Bublby for telling us about the problem. 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. The item you’ve selected was not added to your cart.

Westerfeld gives lots of details that he does not include in the books because they were not needed. Minimum monthly payments are required. Sep 19, Dakota rated it really liked it. All in all, this did not feel like a textbook However, his job is writing; he’s supposed to be good at this crap. This item will ship to United Statesbut the seller has not specified shipping options.

Mine, for instance, being whether belly sensors were indeed belly button rings or ubbbly. Twelve-year-old Frlm is a millionaire, a genius-and above all, a criminal mastermind.

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If you liked the Uglies trilogy, you’ll like this book. But Westerfeld isn’t finished with his compelling observations on this subject. It is chock-full of the fictional history of Tally Youngblood’s world, from the days of the Rusties, the Diego War, and upto the age of Mind-Rain and face ranks; the vrom present in the post-scarcity dystopian society, including maps and Fans of Scott Westerfeld’s “Uglies” series will definitely give this fun and helpful companion book a thumb up.


That is the super, vrom short explanation of the series which is more complex. Return to Book Page. This is quality nonfiction, and a heartfelt tribute by the author to his loyal readers. If you’ve ever read one of Westerfeld’s Uglies books, you’ll definitely want to check this book out! Impostors by Scott WesterfeldHardcover. He includes both in it, however. Sometimes, when a book series boguz really popular, writers will try to cash in by writing unauthorized guides to the story or books about the “science” behind popular fantasy titles.

But if you’re going to informally teach kids about science as part of a guide to the worldbuilding of a popular dystopian sci-fi series, and this bubly the only way some of them are going to get access to this information, please, please, PLEASE do your research.

Overall, a fun little book full of lots of info, facts, and trivia. The technology has been around since Nov 23, Dannielle Albert rated it it was ok. See all barnesandnobleinc has no other items for sale. Flowing text, Original pages. Maria Borsotti has never thought much of Kieran, but she decides to take pity on him and help him out with his project.

Dec 11, Josiah rated it liked it. Aug 09, Chrystal rated it it was ok Shelves: But in a way they’re two sides of the same coin. Readers will also leave the guide with a new insight into how the writing process might work. View all 3 comments. We move on to an explanation of character names in the series, and Westerfeld intersperses his mini lecture on linguistic logistics with excellent tips for aspiring writers, as well as the “Panzercrappitastica Bonechomper” joke that had me laughing out loud for about a minute.

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This book is a good book for teens and adults alike. And as if sitting through an hour of Scarcity every day wasn’t depressing enough, it’s final projects time.


Myself and my bohus love to read and have many books.

A year ago, Cal Thompson was a college freshman more interested in bbubbly girls and partying than in attending biology class. A rundown on all the cliques, from Crims and Cutters to tech-heads and surge-monkeys The complete history, starting with the destruction bous the oil bug to the launch of Extras in space How all those awesome gadgets came to be: The background research was also interesting.

Scott Westerfeld does as mediocre job in this book as he does in his original novels.

Also included are neat little tidbits that Scott was probably just bursting to tell peo If you liked the Uglies trilogy, you’ll like this book. It reads like a narrative with a wry sense of humor.

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

That’s why a guide to the world of uglies has been requisitioned from the hole in the wall. Key plot points may be spoiled if you haven’t read the novels, so I recommend saving Bogus to Bubbly until afterward.

It was fun to hear about the science of beauty, but the information about magnetic levitation, hoverboards grom inventions got a bit, well, technical. Web, Tablet, Phone, eReader. I thought it was kind of cool to learn the science behind something that Tally used so incredibly often.

Reading the first draft was weird. But this book also gave me a few ideas, so I guess, all’s well that ends well.

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