A Great & Terrible Beauty is by Libba Bray. The first book in the Gemma Doyle series. Gemma isn't like other sixteen-year-old English girls. She sees visions of the future and has the ability to move between the realms of existence. After her mother's murder in India, Gemma is placed in a prestigious English girl's finishing school. She must learn to find her own way at the Spence Academy, control her visions, and discover why a mysterious boy has followed her from India to England. A series girls will be sure to enjoy.
Ratings: 8th grade - 8 out of 10 - V (violence) - AC (some mature thematic content).