15 Books to Watch for in February 2011

The shocking effects of princesses on young minds, long-awaited truths about one of the most secretive writers, and more stunning reads.
Cinderella Ate My Daughter by Peggy Orenstein

Cinderella Ate My Daughter: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture

256 pages; Harper
The cultural critic looks at how beauty pageants, Disney princesses, and Miley Cyrus are shaping young minds. Hint: It isn't pretty.
— Karen Holt