“You had to want your mind to change. Maybe some people had always been pretty-headed, even back before the operation had been invented. Maybe some people were happier that way.”
– Scott Westerfeld, Pretties
Synopsis : Tally has finally become pretty. Now her looks are beyond perfect, her clothes are awesome, her boyfriend is totally hot, and she’s completely popular. It’s everything she’s ever wanted. But beneath all the fun — the nonstop parties, the high-tech luxury, the total freedom — is a nagging sense that something’s wrong. Something important. . .Now she has to choose between fighting to forget what she knows and fighting for her life — because the authorities don’t intend to let anyone with this information survive.
The first book,Uglies taunted readers and Tally with the perfect bubbly world of New Pretty Town. Let’s face it we were all a little curious about what it was like to be a Pretty and Pretties does exactly that. Who doesn’t want to see what the champagne-swilling, party going, Jersey-shore like atmosphere is like first hand? Somehow at their bubbliest Westerfeld still made Tally and Shay almost likeable characters. This book explores the aftermath that ensues after the cure has been discovered.