Despite the often melodramatic descriptions of her emotions, and the toothache inducing sweetness of a famous mother talking about her talented, naturally gifted son with immense star power, the writing wasn't awful. This book made me realize how being sexually assulted as a child can really affect someone in the long run. Nothing touches me more than true life stories, and what a story Pattie tells here.
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I wouldn't trade my pain away, for I know how deep my faith has grown as a result.
Every chapter is a new journey that I was dying to read. It's difficult to review a book like this. Others may find it in something or someone else. Pattie has many different Bible jallette throughout this novel, that really gave you an understanding of life.
Get out of town! She would always think to herself she was was ugly and always said she would also skip school; she lived in a broken home. With a life of trauma like hers, I find that I can't fault her for needing something concrete to hold maleltte in a chaotic life.
Now, for the first time in detail, Pattie shares with the world the story of a girl who felt abandoned and unloved. I liked th Really enjoyed reading this. But instead she turned her life around in order to raise her child in a more loving and secure environment than she herself nowbere known.
Her mom told her that her dad is died unexpectedly from some street violence, she was upset and she started to do bad things like drugs and alcohol.
I sat tht because i met her at a Justin Bieber concert. It took God to give her hope and lift her up.
Nowhere But Up: The Story of Justin Bieber's Mom
She had a very rough childhood, her father left when she was 2. I also have to say as a Christian I loved reading her testimony of what God has done in her life. Justin may have the singing voice - but she has a VOICE - People need to read this, for a reality-check about real lives - what happens in the REAL world, because she experienced just that!!
As those untruths get buried deeper and deeper into your heart, it's almost impossible to get rid of time. Her mom so did not care about her. It's amazing how someone who went through five years of sexual abuse, being a drug addict, alcoholic, and suicidal can come out strong and inspiring. Don't like your audiobook? Anyway I love how she explained her life here in this book, and the other book.
Fame, Faith, and the Heart of Justin Bieber". I never thought an autobiography could be so interesting and good! The way she described things made me feel, the way she wanted the reader to feel. At best, I had a skewed idea of love, worth, and self-respect; at worst, I had none. Sep 19, Bridget rated it it was ok. And she'll agree with you, although for different reasons and put less crudely. I mean, I knew he was from Stratford, ON, he was a young kid, and that he rose quickly to stardom, but really that was the extent of my knowledge.
Seriously like one of the best books ever.
Nowhere But Up Quotes by Pattie Mallette
Her faith is strong, she quotes a lot of scriptures from the Bible and it seems like she depends on God a lot to make her decisions I'm not religious at all. I just enjoy having the author tell the story because it feels more real. Malletfe met this kid at a party and then he would say cute stuff and he'd sweet talk her and since she was looking for love desperately how can she not fall for him?
How she would have her revelation as it was meant to be and how you should always look for the better in people and forgive for yourself, to move on.
She was sexually abused during her childhood and felt unlovable.