Extras [Scott Westerfeld] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. It’s a few years after rebel Tally Youngblood took down the. Extras is a young adult science fiction novel written by Scott Westerfeld. The novel was published and released by Simon& Schuster on October 2, , and is a. The Paperback of the Extras (Uglies Series #4) by Scott Westerfeld at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.
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Oct 13, Emma Miss Print rated it it was amazing Shelves: Her older brother is a great Kicker – he brings light to many, many events throughout the city and spends life in luxury from the merits he earned. Soon, everyone is working together to stop the fire Shay and Tally started.
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Other books in the series. In the book it is hinted that they may like each other and be in a romantic relationship. It was less along the same baseline that made the others good. Uglies Pretties Specials Extras A higher rank means more currency in a world where celebrity is everything.
Other Scott Westerfeld endings had crazy turns, like spoiler warning Tally abandoning reason and becoming pretty, even thought it screws with your brain, or like Tally turning Special, even though it screws with your brain, or Tally not fixing her brain after she fixes everyone else’s to keep things in order.
Japan is all about face rank now, a little like a city-sized YouTube, with everyone sporting a hovercam and a feed to broadcast whatever they think will boost their rank.
The more famous you are, the higher your face rank is. Wxtras just about a fame obsessed girl who finds out about these “freaks” that she thinks exteas gonna take over the world, when in the end, all they want to do is make sure that the planet doesn’t over populate.
If you set all that aside, this really is a fun book! I know Despite that Extras was written for an audience of teenage girls I rather enjoyed it. And I really westfrfeld see the logic of the post-Pretty world, as it’s left at the end of Specialsevolving so soon into the world Aya introduces us to. Also, um, I’m sorry but stealing metal internationally doesn’t seem like something that everyone would just forget about and be like, “oh no worries!
Oct 12, Cara rated it did not like it. Furthermore, his message reflects very thoroughly an atheist viewpoint that there is no kind Heavenly Father, creator of the earth and more, who placed humans here to till and take care of the earth. Crucially the characters were distinctive, credible and the sibling dynamic was westerfelx convincing.
I liked Aya Fuse cool name and her brother, Hiro, and his friend, Ren.
It is from a different pov than the trilogy and describes the world after what happened in the first 3 books. For example, the higher rank you have, the more luxurious your house can be, or clothes given to you. I just didn’t buy it. So none of it really mattered anyway! So everyone turns out to be a good guy. Dec 04, Mery rated it did not like it Shelves: Did I mention that you can get a modification and have manga eyes? I kind if hated Aya. Jul 29, Sarah rated it did not like it.
Her character is not put to justice in this book. Aya Fuse tries to win fame as a “kicker”, or amateur journalist, filming stories with her modified hovercam Moggle and posting them for the city to see. I WISH they’d have said his name. I think that was Westerfeld’s aim though, so kudos. Oct 31, Bridget rated it liked it Shelves: Extras by Scott Westerfeld.
Aya is fifteen years old. I wish that the authors of popular series, would take a little more thought about their story lines before they quickly release their sequels.
Some exras that bring in all new characters are annoying. Aya proves my point by immediately doing something dreadfully dangerous in order to Kick a story.
The Sly girls are rebels. Aya is pretty desperate westerfld raise her rank so when she finds a secret clique of girls who do tricks with their hoverboards such as riding the mag-lev trainshe decides to join them and secretly spy on them so she can “kick” their story.
I hated the etras character for her stupidity, pride, and assumptions. Tally the protagonist from the first three books entered this book about half-way through, and I was surprised to find her totally changed; whereas in the first three books she was a victim, thrown about by circumstances and surgeries, in this book she was suddenly a confident, rough-and-tumble westrefeld. Fame gets you out of being any type of normal productive member of society.
The writing could do with a bit of a makeover to keep things more interesting and less repetitive. Dec 27, Darbus rated it it was ok Shelves: This one just doesn’t quite make it in my list. Her only chance to escape obscurity is to find a big story to kick – something wild and unexpected. All she needs is a really big story to kick. Let’s go back to nothing thinking about this too hard, okay? Her face rank went fromto 3.
Characters from the Uglies series. I can’t believe that I am finished with this series. I can’t believe that I am saying this, but I didn’t really like Tally in this book! She convinced him that he was not strong enough to tell the truth all the time he took the surgery because he lied constantly, especially to girls. Aya’s hovercam, with near artificial intelligence. I am just extrs to pretend that this book doesn’t exist!