So, I've read the Uglies/Pretties/Specials/Extras Series by Scott Westerfeld..... and, I LOVED them. No, I'm NOT a tween, the intended audience of the novels. I'm a grown adult woman, mother of two boys, ubergeek extraordinaire. But- I loved the message, the writing, and the storyline.
Now, I thought I was excited about The Hunger Games coming out as a major motion picture, but I really am geeked that Fox bought the movie rights to this series. Now, I've watched a bunch of "casting" videos made by tweens on youtube, and was shocked to see some of the gorgeous beauties they chose for Tally and Shae, pre-surgery. Now, this is NOT to say that these actors are not gorgeous. They are. But they have that "something" unique. And they are gorgeous enough to have the post-surgical "pretty". :)
Here are my picks: