After the suspicious death of her mother in 1895, sixteen-year-old Gemma returns to England, after many years in India, to attend a finishing school where she becomes aware of her magical powers and ability to see into the spirit world.
Warning: This might make you cry. It's a nonfiction book about Pausch, who is diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and given a few months to live. Before he passed, he wrote this book about what being positive really means. It will help you realize that even when you're dealt something terrible, it doesn't mean you can't make a positive difference.