You Could Be So Pretty by Holly Bourne
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Uglies meets The Handmaid’s Tale for the new YA generation in this mind-blowing novel from bestselling queen of YA Holly Bourne.”Holly Bourne is a vital feminist voice of our generation.” Samantha Shannon, author of The Bone Season”Such a wild, gripping, smart, delicious read!” Jennifer Niven, author of All the Bright Places”I devoured this – so compelling and with such a powerful message.” Katherine Webber, co-author of Twin CrownsLIMITED EDITION FIRST PRINTING FEATURING EXCLUSIVE CUT-OUT DOUBLE COVER available while stocks lastBEAUTY COMES AT A PRICE. AND GIRLS MUST PAY.In Belle and Joni’s world there are two options for girls:One, follow the rules of the Doctrine like Belle: apply your Mask, work hard to be crowned at the Ceremony, be a Pretty.Or two, fight the rules like Joni: leave your face bare, work hard to escape to the Education, be an Objectionable.But maybe there is a third option…Change the rules. Reclaim your power. If you can…What would you choose?Warning – this novel deals with issues that some readers may find upsetting, including references to pornography and sexual assault.
About the Author: Holly Bourne is the author of Am I Normal Yet?, How Hard Can Love Be?, The Manifesto on How to be Interesting and Soulmates. She graduated with a first class degree in Journalism Studies and spent two years working as a local news reporter on the Surrey Mirror, garnering a nomination for Print Journalist of the Year in 2010. She worked as a journalist for TheSite.org, an advice and information website for 16-25 year olds. She lives in Lewes.
28 Sep 2023
Paperback / softback
Science fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Children / Juvenile
28 Sep 2023
You Could Be So Pretty by Holly Bourne ISBN 9781474966832