Books Uglies by Scott Westerfeld Paperback, 406 pages, Simon Pulse, List Price: $9.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleUgliesAuthorScott Westerfeld Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Scott Westerfeld's four-part series follows teenage Tally as she uncovers the truth about her future world, where a mandatory operation at age 16 converts natural "Uglies" into conformist "Pretties." Genres: Young Adult Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Also by Scott Westerfeld Afterworlds Zeroes Leviathan Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Uglies Summer Books 2012 Your Favorites: 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels August 7, 2012 More than 75,000 of you voted for your favorite young-adult fiction. Now, after all the nominating, sorting and counting, the final results are in. Here are the 100 best teen novels, chosen by the NPR audience.