Specials (Uglies Trilogy, book 3), by Scott Westerfeld

This is the third book in the trilogy, implant which started with Uglies (appropriately enough) and Pretties. If you’ll recall, drugs Westerfeld is married to Justine Larbalestier, try last year’s Norton Award winner, and the two of them spend summer in New York and summer in Australia. This, of course, necessitates two sets of practically everything, and I’m almost in amazement that there are writers who can afford such stuff.

Tally Youngblood started the series as an Ugly, an under-sixteen in her future society who has not yet had the mandatory surgery that makes you cookie-cutter beautiful and perfect for the rest of your life. Unfortunately, I cannot describe the plots of any of the books without giving away important plot points of the other volumes, so I’ll just skip to the cut here. If you’re reading this on the Livejournal RSS feed, I’m sorry, and I hope you’ve read the books or that you don’t care. Continue reading Specials (Uglies Trilogy, book 3), by Scott Westerfeld