Miley Cyrus writes a memoir, "Miles to Go."

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NEW YORK — Miley Cyrus doesn’t like to admit it, but she’s bothered by people who think there’s something wrong with the bond between her and her dad, singer Billy Ray Cyrus.

“The media has said some stuff about my dad and me being too close and too cuddly for a father and a daughter,” the 16-year-old actress-singer writes in “Miles to Go,” a new memoir. “For me and my dad it’s not weird at all.”

Cyrus’ memoir, written with Hilary Liftin, will be published next month by Disney-Hyperion Books. The Associated Press purchased a copy put on sale early.

She doesn’t directly mention last year’s photo shoot for Vanity Fair, which many found suggestive. But she does write that she loves her father (who co-stars on her “Hannah Montana” show) and isn’t afraid to show it.

Cyrus’ records have sold millions and her “I Thought I Lost You,” featured in the movie “Bolt,” was a Golden Globe nominee for best song. A film version of “Hannah Montana” comes out in April.