How fairy tales inspired a new book series.
You're probably pretty familiar with the story of Cinderella, her fairy godmother, her evil stepmother, and the handsome prince.
It's a classic story about dreaming big, with the message that you, too, can escape tough circumstances with a little bit of magic (and a bit of conventional beauty). Overall, it's a pretty standard fairy tale in which the best thing a woman can hope for is to be hand-picked by a man for a life of "happily ever after."
As a story, it's fine, but it's not exactly inspirational.