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Miles to Go by Miley Cyrus MAG

March 5, 2009
By NoRulesJustWrite PLATINUM, Ada, Michigan
NoRulesJustWrite PLATINUM, Ada, Michigan
21 articles 5 photos 50 comments

Favorite Quote:
Stay happy, stay weird, and don't let anyone take away your smile.


Miles to Go took me on a road trip through the life of a girl I thought I already knew everything about. Boy, was I wrong. With every sentence, I felt like Miley was talking to me, having a sister-to-sister chat. She wrote this book with her heart, and that is why it is so meaningful.

Miley is not a cookie-cutter celebrity, like many say. She knows where she came from and won’t forget it. She lives by her values and holds onto her strong faith.

Miley’s family is always her top priority. While she may be famous and live in L.A., who she is hasn’t changed. If her little sister, Noah, wants her to stay home and watch a movie, Miley will. Even if Miley gets invited to a celebrity party, it’s clear that she will choose her family first.

My favorite part of the book was when she talks about Vanessa, a girl who was, as Miley puts it, “the sister God forgot to give me.” Vanessa was a 9-year-old suffering from cystic fibrosis. Miley met her at a hospital and they became instant friends. Miley kept in contact with her family and often visited Vanessa at the hospital or called when she was on tour. One day Miley called only to find out that Vanessa’s time on Earth had ended. Miley was devastated. She immediately got off the tour bus and lay down in a frozen field. This was when Miley realized how much she had needed Vanessa, and how important it is to love every day and not take it for granted. This was just one of Miley’s many beautiful stories.

Somewhere between introducing us to Pappy Cyrus, who changed so many lives, learning to accept her “cankles,” and sharing her love for eating eggs with syrup, Miley connects with readers. For someone so young, Miley is one of the most brilliant people I have ever seen. Her fame hasn’t changed her; she stays grounded with the help of her family and her faith.

When this book came out, I became Miley’s number-one fan all over again. In reading Miles to Go, I felt like a part of the family.


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on Nov. 6 2009 at 7:14 pm
NoRulesJustWrite PLATINUM, Ada, Michigan
21 articles 5 photos 50 comments

Favorite Quote:
Stay happy, stay weird, and don't let anyone take away your smile.

Thanks! I'm glad I convinced you to buy it haha but it truly is an amazing read! You really see a different Miley than the Miley that everyone thinks they know. Um, as for your question, are you talking about how long it takes for editors to post your article on teenink after you submit it, or how long it takes an editor to reply to a question that you sent? If it's submitting an article, it could take up to a week, maybe more. I know that they get a lot of submissions, so it can take some time for yours to get posted. The longest mine has taken, was probably 2 weeks. Did I answer your question? If not, let me know! :] Thanks for commenting!!!

shabam34 GOLD said...
on Nov. 6 2009 at 1:36 am
shabam34 GOLD, St. Helens, Oregon
11 articles 0 photos 72 comments

Favorite Quote:
Laughing until your stomach hurts :)
That's what friends are for <3

That review was really good. Christmas is coming up. You're review just convinced me to add that book to my list. It was really good. Im new on this site so can u answer a question? How long does it usually take an editor to get back to u on ur writing?

Sabryth GOLD said...
on Nov. 2 2009 at 8:20 pm
Sabryth GOLD, Lawrence, Kansas
18 articles 1 photo 25 comments
hmmm, maybe i WILL read this book.

Nikkiboo said...
on Oct. 11 2009 at 6:42 pm
Hey in the book did it say anything about her latest obsession with "inapropiate" pictures??? I didn't think so, this book is just to glamourize her. All it says is good things, not true things.

on Oct. 11 2009 at 6:37 pm
MissyxJoker SILVER, Rochester, New York
5 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You."
-Dr. Seuss

Ugh I agree with Karen. Of course Miley didn't write this whole book word by word. Do you know how busy Miley is?!? She doesn't have the time to sit and write the whole book. She probably just was interviewed by her ghostwriter, Hilary Liftin wrote it based on what Miley said. Of course it's not ALL true, but it may have some true points. This is just my opinion though.

Abbey SILVER said...
on Oct. 11 2009 at 4:50 pm
Abbey SILVER, Grand Rapids, Michigan
5 articles 0 photos 15 comments
Umm this is a review, which means that most of the things she said about Miley are her opinions. and you don't even know IF any of the stuff you said is true.

on Oct. 11 2009 at 11:15 am
SilverAngel SILVER, West Carollton, Ohio
8 articles 0 photos 63 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Life is an open book, we take the journey until the end." ~Me

I'm so sad about Vanessa:( That is heart-breaking!

on Sep. 25 2009 at 5:08 pm
Madi_Jewels SILVER, Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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hey Alex,

Yeah I will (eventually). I got like 20 pages into it and decided to restart, so I'll send it sometime over the weekend. School is well, although I just got two Bs in Language Arts ): and we just had a dissection the other day, but other than that all is well. How's things by your end? btw- i hope you dont my asking but wat state do u live in? I'm New Jersey. Talk to you soon!

on Sep. 25 2009 at 4:28 pm
NoRulesJustWrite PLATINUM, Ada, Michigan
21 articles 5 photos 50 comments

Favorite Quote:
Stay happy, stay weird, and don't let anyone take away your smile.

hey, madi! i just posted a new poem, but it won't be up until they approve it. so, how are you? are you still planning on emailing me your story? i would love to read it! talk to you soon! hope school is going well :)

~alex

on Sep. 18 2009 at 5:50 pm
Madi_Jewels SILVER, Mount Laurel, New Jersey
5 articles 0 photos 46 comments
Great ttfn!

on Sep. 18 2009 at 5:39 pm
NoRulesJustWrite PLATINUM, Ada, Michigan
21 articles 5 photos 50 comments

Favorite Quote:
Stay happy, stay weird, and don't let anyone take away your smile.

awesome :) i can't wait to read it!!! i'll try to figure out which one to send you :) we can edit eachothers and figure out how to make them better :)

on Sep. 18 2009 at 3:52 pm
Madi_Jewels SILVER, Mount Laurel, New Jersey
5 articles 0 photos 46 comments
great! ill send you the first chapter later

Abbey SILVER said...
on Sep. 18 2009 at 2:29 pm
Abbey SILVER, Grand Rapids, Michigan
5 articles 0 photos 15 comments
Nice job! I'm totally going to borrow the book from you as soon as we have time away from homework.☺

on Sep. 17 2009 at 9:01 pm
NoRulesJustWrite PLATINUM, Ada, Michigan
21 articles 5 photos 50 comments

Favorite Quote:
Stay happy, stay weird, and don't let anyone take away your smile.

ok, yea i would love to read your beginning :) i'll see if i can email you some of my stuff too-i'm entering in a contest in a few months to win a book contract, and it's the same one that i entered in last year, but i didn't win...so we'll see :) talk to you soon :)

on Sep. 17 2009 at 5:31 pm
Madi_Jewels SILVER, Mount Laurel, New Jersey
5 articles 0 photos 46 comments
sure here ill email you the subject will be teen INK so dont delete it because i dont want other people gettin my email!!!! haha im so cautious! anyways ill email you my new book (well the beginning)

on Sep. 17 2009 at 4:56 pm
NoRulesJustWrite PLATINUM, Ada, Michigan
21 articles 5 photos 50 comments

Favorite Quote:
Stay happy, stay weird, and don't let anyone take away your smile.

that's ok :) i totally get what you are saying about facebook. i didn't want it for a while, but i mostly use it to keep in touch with my friends and family who i can't see very often.

on Sep. 17 2009 at 4:53 pm
NoRulesJustWrite PLATINUM, Ada, Michigan
21 articles 5 photos 50 comments

Favorite Quote:
Stay happy, stay weird, and don't let anyone take away your smile.

Oh my goodness! Thank you so much for notifying me about this. I commented on the girl's article, warning her that I would let TeenInk know that she plagiarized me if she didn't take it off the site. This article is mine, I would never plagiarize. I have all the handwritten edits and revises that I made to it before putting it online and it was published in the magazine before this other girl even put it on here. She copied my article and pasted her name on it. Thank you for letting me know :)

omgg said...
on Sep. 17 2009 at 4:43 pm
TeenInk.com/reviews/book_reviews/article/118208/miles-to-go/

this person totally plagiarized you, or the other way around!

on Sep. 17 2009 at 4:02 pm
Madi_Jewels SILVER, Mount Laurel, New Jersey
5 articles 0 photos 46 comments
no, i don't have a facebook and i honestly don't want one. i dont know what the appeal of it is. Srry! anyways yeah i guess it is sorta cool its really hard and all tho!!!!! i take ninth math, all levels through 10 of language arts, and for science it can go all the way up to senior year (its rare but it could happen!).

on Sep. 16 2009 at 10:28 pm
NoRulesJustWrite PLATINUM, Ada, Michigan
21 articles 5 photos 50 comments

Favorite Quote:
Stay happy, stay weird, and don't let anyone take away your smile.

I guess I'm under "Alex Krupp" on facebook, not Alexandra :) Sorry!


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