You know a book is well loved when . . .

The book is uglie (pardon the pun). Well, here at Central, we know this book has seen better days (and I promise we will be ordering more copies to replace it), but for now, it is still holding up. Have you had the pleasure of reading the Uglies series by Scott Westerfeld? If not, I highly recommend it. It is dystopia at its best, for more like it, click here.

Summary from the publisher: Tally’s adventures begin in Uglies, where she learns the truth about what life as a Pretty really means. She rebels against the surgery that will make her a Pretty, but ultimately succumbs. In Pretties, Tally has forgotten all about her Ugly life, and when she’s reminded, she has a hard time listening. And what little’s left of the old Tally is further compromised in Specials, because Tally has been transformed into a fierce fighting machine. But when she’s offered a chance to forever improve civilization, will she be able to overcome her brainwashing? The answer is evident years later in Extras, after the Pretty regime has ended. Boundless human creativity, new technologies, and old dangers have been unleashed upon the world. But fame and popularity can be just as dangerous as extreme beauty….

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