It is about a futuristic society based upon looks. When you turn 16, you can get a cosmetic procedure to transform yourself to look 'pretty.' However, the protagonist of the series, Tally Youngblood, finds that the medical procedures affect the brain. This is not coincidence, but a side affect caused by a controlling government. It is a great series!
It's a futuristic book about when your younger then 16 your considered a 'Ugly' when you turn 16 you get surgery to turn you 'Pretty' and rich. Tally Youngblood rebels against this surgery and goes on a adventure of a lifetime! There' very good I couldn't put it down!
Great books, it's dystopian I think, but wen you turn 16 you get an operation that makes you amazingly pretty, and you move away to New Pretty Town. All the people who haven't had the operation, Uglies, live in a separate village. Well, I dont want to give more away, just read it, they're good!