Parents' Guide to

Miles to Go

By Stephanie Dunnewind, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Miley shares her life "so far." Fluffy, but fun for fans.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this book.

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 18+

Unacceptable and NOT tamed.

After reading this book, i was shocked by the ammount of sexual references made by a young girl. I used to think of her as a good, god-following, jesus worshiping, positive role-model but after reading this book, i was disgusted and appauled. It's teaching young girls to sell their bodies in order to feel wanted. Her father, Billy Ray Cyrus, puts the 'Ray' in Country, while Miley puts the other half in. It comes accross as innocent, but if you study further into the life, the 'positive' messages are actually racist, fascist, biased and ethnocentric. Not for kids, it should be sold in a porn shop. She is a devil worshipper.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 11+

Not for kids who don't understand real world

I that this book was inspirational! Especially for my younger neighbor(now 13). Both she and I are huge Miley Cyrus fans and while she was going through some very rough times with bullies and such things this book was a way she could see that the world will get better and that there will be light. I thought the book was good but I do not suggest it for younger children under the age of 11 because they will not relate due to the fact she starts the book when she was in sixth grade. The book was humorous at the same time as inspirational and it tells a story if I could give it 30 stars I would.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6):
Kids say (27):

Adults may roll their eyes at MILES TO GO's trite attempts at inspiration, but Miley's willingness to expose her insecurities will resonate with her young fans. Despite a narrative that jumps around in time and focus, fans will love the personal details (she skips Elton John's and Madonna's post-Oscar parties to eat pizza with her mom, in pajamas).

Miley touches on how media criticism (of such things as her cuddly relationship with her dad, and, ridiculously, her large ankles) hurts her feelings, but she doesn't mention the Vanity Fair photo controversy. Miles to Go is at its best when Miley's rural Southern roots ("there's nothing more relaxing than to kick back and watch chickens be chickens") and sense of humor ("when I look back on my life, the only theme that I see starting to emerge is wigs") show the girl behind the star.

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