Beauty by Nany Farmer tells the tale of an evil Queen and her quest to rid the world of her beautiful daughter. Sounds familar, right? But this is a darker version than the fairy tale. When Ana relizes how her beauty affects her mother, she makes herself ugly in an sttemot to win her mother's love. The ploy doesn't work for long when Ana realizes all the young beautiful girls are being sent to a school and being hooked on drugs.
This modern take on Snow White may hook the modern reader with it's quick plot (it's 167 pages) and drug references.