The book Uglies is a very good book, it is set in the future in a time when as soon as you turn 16 your get a life changing suregery which moves you to 'pretty town' and turns them from ordinary 'uglies' and turns them into stunningly beatiful pretty. Tally Youngblood is a very tricky young Ugly dying to turn 16 when she meets a young girl called Shay who becomes her best friend but Shay doesnt want to become a Pretty. Soon Shay runs off to 'the smoke'- a town outside of the city made up of only runaways. And Dr. Cable the leader of a cruelly beatiful yet evil group known as Specials. Circumstances begin to threaten Tally. Should she go back and save her best friend or never turn pretty at all?