Marisa Meltzer is coauthor of How Sassy Changed My Life. Her next book Girl Power will be published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in February.

In a new book, Ariel Gore set out to answer the question of what makes her and other women happy. Marisa Meltzer discusses with her what she learned.

The epic story of the rise and fall of Britney, Christina, Mandy, and the rest of the pop princesses. An exclusive excerpt from Marisa Meltzer’s new book, Girl Power.

In her uproarious memoir, Rhoda Janzen recounts moving back in with her conservative Mennonite parents, and getting reacquainted with borscht, public prayer, and being set up with her cousins.

British comedienne Lucy Porter has penned a sweet tribute to hirsute men in her new book, Hairy Hunks. She speaks with Marisa Meltzer about ’staches, beards, and her crush on Stalin.

Lizzi Miller’s belly roll in Glamour caused a sensation. Marisa Meltzer on why the 180-pound beauty is leading a plus-size revolution. Also, VIEW OUR GALLERY of hot and heavy models.

With Twilight emphasizing virginity, role models like Taylor Swift, and new books about girls gone mild, nice girls are finishing first. Plus: VIEW OUR GALLERY of the new good girls.

Supernatural powers, boy problems, scoliosis—the YA genre tackles all the important issues, and serves as a literary lifeline for millions of teens. A new homage finally gives it its due.

Katherine Heigl’s new romp, The Ugly Truth, is the latest in a string of brainless romantic comedies. Marisa Meltzer on five things the genre can do to make us fall in love with it again.

This year's big beach books—Twenties Girl, Best Friends Forever, The Wedding Girl, and Hope in a Jar—feature dark subplots, gossip, and romance with men who could be played by Colin Firth.

Two buzzed-about novels, the hot new Commencement and A Fortunate Age, are modeled on Mary McCarthy’s classic about a group of college grads. But will these books have the staying power of the original?