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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These details did not really feel contrived to me, though, in retrospect, I think they could. Back to home page. View all 7 comments. I love how the author puts so much thought into his books and the plot in his books and the characters boguw his books. I ended up marking up a chapter to use in class on expository texts. Epic Reads Impulse is a digital imprint with new releases each month.

This item will be shipped through the Crom Shipping Program and includes international tracking. He includes both in it, however. Wes I blew through this book. Jan 05, Elizabeth rated it really liked it Shelves: Cal himself is a carrier, unchanged by the parasite, but he’s infected the girlfriends he’s had since Morgan. The Bubblu series is one of my favorites, so this book was much appreciated.

I hope that the Uglies series has helped a few of you resolve issues, whether with cutting or looks or your own struggles against the Dr.

And so much more, it’s mind-wrecking.


Maria Borsotti has never thought much of Kieran, but she decides to take pity on him and help him out with his project. Peer pressure is effectively leveraged to keep us in line with societal standards, but we miss out on much by not exposing bubb,y to the attitudes and opinions of people of other ages and backgrounds, and it limits our life perspective.

Seller charges sales tax in multiple states. Hoverboarding was such an essential part of the Uglies universe, it was nice learning some more about it.

As the author writing up his fantasy world’s history, he must know; otherwise this book is a waste. Each chapter, furthermore, had a different feel to it based on its purpose. Apparently Pretties look like the local population, so Pretties in Asia have Asian features, and Pretties in the US have mixed race features.

But this book also gave me a few ideas, so I guess, all’s well that ends well. A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages. Key plot points may be spoiled if you haven’t read the novels, so I recommend saving Bogus to Bubbly until afterward. Dec 18, Laura rated it really liked it Shelves: It’s usually to our lasting gain when a talented author begins pondering a quirk of the social order and decides it should be made into a story.

Seen as nonfiction, however, Bogus to Bubbly is likely to elicit positive appraisal from Uglies cognoscenti.

More by Scott Westerfeld See more. Oh, and I loved reading about how Scott Westerfeld came up with the characters’ names. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Aside from content, I liked the book’s organization. It’s all stuff you already know if you’ve read the books but it’s nice for a big fan of the series. I’m glad I didn’t let Bogus to Bubbly slip by me.


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

bugbly See all barnesandnobleinc has no other items for sale. For Uglies fans, this is a fascinating in-depth look at the world of Uglies, as well as insight into how Scott Westerfeld created Tally’s world.

I enjoyed learning about it as I still had questions regarding some aspects of the world. Pretties, by Scott WesterfeldPaperback.

Bogus to Bubbly

View all 5 comments. The authorities offer Tally a choice: The Uglies series is one of my favor Bogus to Bubbly takes fans of Westerfeld’s Uglies series behind the scenes. But now Kieran has to take Scarcity, a class about how people lived in the bad old days. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

For that I applaud him. It isn’t like the four novels of the main series, but I’d rank Bogus to Bubbly behind only Uglies and Specials in terms of quality, and that makes it a remarkable book. Who would I recommend this to?

So what was the point?