âFrom the moment we are born, we are considered threats in need of âspecialâ management. We are watched and shaped and exploited by a force most of us never see. . . . All to keep us safe. . . . Do you feel safe?! Or do you feel like youâre in a cage?ââShay
In Pretties, Tally Youngblood and her daring best friend, Shay, both underwent the operation that turned them from ordinary Uglies into stunning beauties. Now this thrilling new graphic novel reveals Shayâs perspective on living in New Pretty Town . . . and the way she sees it, thereâs more to this so-called paradise than meets the eye.
With the endless parties and custom-made clothes, life as a Pretty should be perfect. Yet Shay doesnât feel quite right. She has little to no memory of her past; itâs as if something in her brain has inexplicably changed. When she reunites with Tally and the Crimsâher rebellious group of friends from Uglyvilleâshe begins to recall their last departure to the wild, and the headstrong leader she used to be. And as she remembers the truth about what doomed their escape, Shay decides to fight backâagainst the status quo, against the mysterious Special Circumstances, even against her own best friend.
About: Experience the riveting, dystopian Uglies series seen as never beforeâthrough the eyes of Shay, Tally Youngbloodâs closest and bravest friend, who refuses to take anything about society at face value.
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