New York Times Bestselling author Pattie Mallette will visit Southlake as part of her national book tour, in support of the teen edition of Nowhere but Up: The Story of Justin Bieber’s Mom. Set to engage and empower teens, Mallette will meet with fans and sign copies of the latest memoir release at Barnes & Noble Book Store on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 12pm CT.
In addition to her book release, Pattie Mallette is currently leading groups to support teens, encouraging them to talk through the issues addressed in and which she faces through her new book. The focus of the teen groups is to create an environment for young people to share their own stories and find hope through her experiences. Because of the significant difference that was made in her life through supportive relationships, Mallette is releasing the book and meeting with teens in hopes of her story providing solace, as well as guidance for younger fans around the world.
With over two million Twitter followers and a teen pop sensation as her son, Mallette can largely relate to many teenagers today. Releasing on July 2, 2013 through Revell Books, Mallette aims to bring teens encouragement by telling of the healing she found out of her own pain. Special features are included in the book, such as sidebars on topics based on actual questions from Mallette’s Twitter followers and a group discussion guide.
Throughout the book, Mallette candidly shares her life story in order to show teens how they can find a way out in the most difficult situations. Despite dealing with abandonment issues, depression, sexual abuse and single parenthood, Mallette shows that her life has been filled with grace and hope. Mallette shares how her faith brought her through and made her a stronger person because of her difficult journey. As many of her social media followers call her “mom,” they will be able to read the teen edition of Nowhere but Up and trust the sound advice that Mallette has to offer.