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A Great And Terrible Beauty
Author: Libba Bray
Series: The Gemma Doyle Trilogy
Genre: Young Adult | Historical Fiction | European Historical Fiction
Publisher: Delacorte Books For Young Readers | Penguin Random House
Publication Date: 2003
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Description Of A Great And Terrible Beauty From The Publisher, Penguin Random House:
“Gemma Doyle, sixteen and proud, must leave the warmth of her childhood home in India for the rigid Spence Academy, a cold finishing school outside of London, followed by a stranger who bears puzzling warnings. Using her sharp tongue and agile mind, she navigates the stormy seas of friendship with high-born daughters and her roommate, a plain scholarship case. As Gemma discovers that her mother’s death may have an otherworldly cause, and that she herself may have innate powers, Gemma is forced to face her own frightening, yet exciting destiny . . . if only she can believe in it.”
About The Author, Libba Bray:
Libba Bray is a New York Times bestselling author and one of my favorites. She is quirky and unique plus an advocate for libraries. Bray has won a variety of awards including the infamous Michael L. Printz Award for Going Bovine. Born in Alabama and spending much of her childhood in the south, she now resides in NYC with her literary agent husband. Read more about Libba Bray here.
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