Miles to Go by Miley Cyrus This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

March 5, 2009
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.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.

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BabySnickers15 said...
Oct. 19, 2015 at 1:25 pm
OMG!! This is amazing. I love the book.
nerdyfish said...
Feb. 11, 2013 at 12:50 pm
Oh my gosh! This review makes me want to rent it from the library. Keep up the good work and stay true to your heart. Nice review.
lilly.gilmore said...
Feb. 11, 2013 at 11:08 am
i love this book
Aeryka said...
Jan. 24, 2013 at 12:32 pm
That's so cool! I want the book now!
miley cyrus said...
Nov. 7, 2012 at 11:27 am
this book is not that good for some but it ok i'm not than good so reply for more book like than so late bye bye :)
allforanimals1 said...
Oct. 17, 2012 at 4:56 pm
I thought this review summed up the story perfectly. I agree that the style and voice of the writing was as if she were talking to you personally. Sometimes I wonder if there is a side to the teen sensation that the media won't tell us about - this book shows that.    Although Miley has seemed to change her values in the years since she wrote the book, I wonder if there is still a part of that sensitive young girl inside.    Thanks for a great review. :) 
KaTie98 said...
Oct. 17, 2012 at 8:43 am
I think this review was really good! It did exactly what book reviews are supposed to do, I got interested in a book I would never even think about reading. . I am not a Miley fan but I have nothing against her. I like her music and I think she is a great actress. But this review changed my view towards her, now I just like her more!
PaperWriter said...
Sept. 25, 2012 at 9:31 am
For some reason I've always like Miley, there is just something about her. After this great review I will be checking this book out of the library! Well done :)
. said...
Aug. 24, 2012 at 10:28 pm
I agree with you!
GabrielleAtkinson said...
Mar. 31, 2012 at 8:04 pm
I Am Sorry I Thought She Was Amazing, But Now She Does Drugs And P o r n. I Don't Ever Think Of Her As A Role Model Again I Am Not Being Mean I Just Cannot Trust Her Again
NoRulesJustWrite This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Sept. 30, 2012 at 3:35 pm
I understand. This review is from years ago when she was a better role model. Sad to see her this way.
BabySnickers15 replied...
Oct. 19, 2015 at 1:28 pm
I love Miles to Go but when Miley went and started doing drugs and P O R N I totally lost faith in her. Selena Gomez on the other hand is perfectly fine
Kari Fordice said...
Mar. 22, 2012 at 12:05 pm
When I first read this I felted so much love, heartfelt touch and emotion. The title Miles To Go out of me I smile and couldn't wait to read it. As for u all face bookers, here's what I do get up active lee go stores or libraries to get this.
saranova_92 said...
Feb. 27, 2012 at 3:39 pm
While Miley may be really talented, she certainly doesn't live out the Christian values she claims to believe in . . in light of the clothes she wears, who she hangs out with, the whole pole dancing & bad pix thing.... dating an underwear model & making out on the beach. I realize it's hard for kids to stay straight in Hollywood, so maybe it's better if their parents show more responsibility for them. And why would she call herself a Christian if she can't take a... (more »)
pinkowl said...
Dec. 12, 2011 at 10:58 pm
i love miley so much. as i love this short but sweet article. miley is my fav person ever, and i hope to meet her! i believe i share the title with you on being her number 1 fan. <3 good work, i'm glad this got put in the mag.
NintaiKyouboku said...
Nov. 1, 2011 at 5:22 pm
I liked this book, and this review was good. However, many celebrities use ghost writers, and it is very likely that Miley Cyrus used one too, so I must take the praise in the review with a grain of salt.
SongAway said...
Sept. 7, 2011 at 9:11 am
Ghost writer?
LexieN14 replied...
Oct. 7, 2011 at 9:31 am
Good job with this review
jaigeladyrocks replied...
Oct. 15, 2011 at 12:54 pm
hey guys mileys a great person i luv her so much miles to go was great but sad wen venessa died ya reply if u luv miley
Bookworm1998 replied...
Oct. 15, 2011 at 1:12 pm
yupyupyup! i still <3 her soo much!
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