The Books of Marvella series
Brandon has never met anyone like Marvel Garcia. She's beautiful, smart, and shining with a faith and joy unlike any he's experienced. But why won't she go out with him? As the mystery behind her tragic past begins to unravel, it takes the whole summer for Marvel to trust Brandon and reveal her destiny. Did God really speak to Marvel? Is it true that she's destined to die before she graduates-and save others from great evil? Does she have anything to do with the terrible things that are already happening in their town? And most important, can Brandon do anything to save her?