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Justin Bieber: Just Getting Started

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"My story is something I like to share with others, to show people that with enough belief in yourself and what you can accomplish, anything is possible."—Justin Bieber

From Tel Aviv to Tokyo, over the past few years I've traveled around the world and back again. It's been amazing, but it's also hard to believe that not so long ago I was singing on the streets of Stratford,
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published September 13th 2012 by HarperCollins (first published January 1st 2011)
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Sep 13, 2012 Wilma rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own-them, winter-12
And for all haters out there, yes this book is amazing.
Justin Biebers story is amazing.
You can't say he's not talented because I he wasn't he wouldn't be where he is right now.
Justin has worked so hard to get here and he's worth it.
This is where he's supposed to be.
I understand why some of you might not want to read his book but you should at least give it a try.
You should also read Justin's first book First Step To Forever: My Story its really inspirational.
I really think everyone should
Sep 17, 2012 brit rated it it was amazing
Justin is not only an inspiration to me and others but he is so much more, and I was excited when he announced this book. I was going though a really rough time when his first, First Step 2 Forever (which I definitely recommend), came out and whenever I felt like breaking down I would just pull it out and read a piece. It literally kept me from going insane during that time. Anyway, because of that I couldn't wait to get my hands on this one. I read it in two hours, not once putting it down. It ...more
I am Danielle.
Aug 15, 2012 I am Danielle. marked it as need-to-read-next

It has a cover and I'm going to add it!

EDITED: I added the cover. boom.

People looking at me right now:
Dec 27, 2012 Ella rated it really liked it
My story is something I like to share with others, to show people that with enough belief in yourself and what you can accomplish, anything is possible." - Justin Bieber

...and this is why I look up to Justin and why he's my favorite. Other people may say, you only like him for his looks, he's just another product!, he's so ovverated!. Well, excuse me if I buy his albums and songs just to listen to his face.

Anyway, I didn't expect Justin to write another book after First Step 2 Forever and afte
Apr 25, 2013 Evey rated it did not like it
Shelves: ha-ha-nope
Why, world, oh why?

I just stumbled with more Justin Bieber books. WASN'T ENOUGH WITH THE FIRST? How more money do you pretend to gain? Oh my god, I'm literally about to break something. This is too much I just can't take it. BIEBER RELATED TO SEVERAL BOOKS.

While thousands of new and probably amazing authors out there wait to be published and get their stories to be known, this comes out. I'm sure the cultural value of this must be so high that there are no words to discribe it, right?

He's about
Artiom Karsiuk
Nov 03, 2014 Artiom Karsiuk rated it it was ok
I wrote this when I reviewed Justin's first book and I feel the need to point this out again (because everything I'm going to write from this point on will sound as if I am a hater), but I really like this little dude. He was an adorable kid, now he's a handsome young man and a charismatic performer who's songs I enjoy more often than not. Anyway, I read both of his books and saw his documentary, so cut me some slack, huh?
Now, let's get down to it. First of all, the book should have been properl
May 18, 2013 Laura rated it it was amazing
I am a huge fan of Justin Bieber and i love him with all my heart. This autobiography made me realize how much he loves to be a celebrity, but also needs time to be a normal 18 year old. In this book, he really opened up about his personal life and told you what tour life is really about. I love Justin Bieber and i will forever be a belieber.
Natalie Monroe
Jan 29, 2014 Natalie Monroe marked it as never-ever-ever-reading-this

Yeah, no.
Note: Photo 2 and 3 are from Cinemasins's 'movie review' of Justin Bieber: Never Say Never . Watch it, it's hilarious!
Lizzie Tuimavave
Aug 15, 2013 Lizzie Tuimavave rated it it was amazing
I decided to read this book because I am a big fan of Justin Bieber and I really enjoy his autobiographies. I think it's good to get in his mind set and read about his crazy life and what he is thinking going through his career. This book fits on the bingo board in 'A diary, autobiography or biography'. I really enjoy reading biographies because I like reading about celebrities and what they are feeling going through their full on careers and everyday life. It's hard to pick a favourite quote be ...more
May 27, 2013 Salauni rated it it was amazing
Shelves: my-bieber
Okay, I am a complete Belieber! I loved this autobiography, I think it's amazing how a young boy who had no thoughts of becoming a popstar got this far.

Samantha Tai
Nov 28, 2014 Samantha Tai rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Everyone
Recommended to Samantha by: Myself
This is my review of the 100% Official Justin Bieber: Just Getting Started biography and boy did boy did he get it started!! This is another smash hit, after his best-selling biography- First Step 2 Forever: My Story.

If you know me, you know I don’t love anything more than Justin Bieber. I was THE first Belieber. I feel like, as someone who has contributed lots of money to his ticket sales, I am highly qualified to review this book.

I basically already knew everything in this book so I was really
Nicole D
Feb 07, 2013 Nicole D rated it it was amazing
The book JUST GETTING STARTED written by Justin Bieber, is about Justin's life story. This book is an autobiography and really expresses how Justin feels being in the music business. The music business is hard and being so popular, just like Justin is very hard. One of the hardest struggles for Justin is the paparazzi. The paparazzi don't care about trampling Justin or any one in his crew. All they want is the pictures of Justin to make up some story about him to get money. Justin explains in th ...more
*sarcasmo* Tomemos un momento para apreciar su maravillosa música *sarcasmo*

She say she love my lolly
She wanna make it pop
She say she love my lolly
She wanna kiss the top
She say she love my lolly
She love my lollipop
She say she love my lolly
She say she love my lolly

She say she love to party, girl, I love your body
Why you on the table? Cause you know I'm watching
She say she love my molly, so we can leave this party
And go back to my hotel, and don't stop for Hibachi
Don't stop in the lob
May 15, 2013 Erika rated it it was amazing
This book reminded me of why I love Justin so much, why I am so proud of him and why he is my idol. I've been by his side since day 1 and it's crazy to see how much his career has grown and how much he has grown as a person. I truly believe that this book can convert haters into beliebers even if I don't know how anyone can hate this kid in the first place. He has such a big heart and is so dedicated. He works so hard to be the best he can be and to make his fans happy. I love how he is so thank ...more
Nov 02, 2012 Jocelyn rated it it was amazing

Have you ever thought about how it would be like to be famous? This book is the best book that I ever read! It has an inside story about what Justin Bieber’s life is about. It also has all the true facts because Justin Bieber wrote it himself. Most of the time it is about what happened in his life during the “My World” tour and what it was like to be on the road for most of the time. It also has things about how he is just getting started with his fame, that’s why the book is called Just Gettin
Jessica Williams
Mar 19, 2014 Jessica Williams rated it really liked it
For young adult but also grown bieber fan I read the book biograohy/ autobiography Justin Bieber: Just getting started. The book feature personal entries from Justin and publisher information details. The books talks about the life of Justin Bieber, how his success and fame is beyond what he imagined. His career is rocketing around the world and said that he is just getting started. He appreicates all the success that he has gained but feel their is plenty of things he would like to do. With the ...more
At what point does whitewash cease to exhibit any qualities of mass or thickness or translucence? At what point does it register that Donald Trump "saying what he means" is a non sequitur given that he says nothing at all? How meaningful is the trite platitude "follow your dreams" in a culture where it is plastered on sippy cups and flows out every programmed zombie mouth on TV, and where its inherent goodness as a concept is unquestioned? Charles Manson and Jeffrey Dahmer and Kenneth Lay and Be ...more
Milady Delacruz
Oct 27, 2012 Milady Delacruz rated it it was amazing
LOVE IT. BEST BOOK EVER <333 btw the pictures are sexy.

there's are times I cried, and I got mad because Justin deserves his privacy and when he would think that he didn't want to be famous anymore broke my Heart. but the happy moments were amazing :) justin deserves all the happiness in the world, I love him so so so so much & I love experiencing his journey with him <3
Feb 18, 2013 Lashay added it
im a belieber so i love him.but i just got the book for christmas and it was awesome.also i felt sorry for pattie when her hair set on fire. i have also read patie mallette's story and that is great too,she explained it in full detail,and for you beliebers it has also got a foreword in it written by justin bieber so yeah i reallly realllly loved the book:)
Kiley Goodrum
Oct 20, 2013 Kiley Goodrum rated it it was amazing
I absolutely love this book! It's amazing!
6raven B
Oct 26, 2012 6raven B rated it it was amazing
BEST BOOK EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Eduardo Yanez
Sep 24, 2013 Eduardo Yanez added it
Shelves: 7-ela
what the heck. who likes him anyway.
Jordan Montgomery
I just love reading about Justin's life. It really interests me of what hes been doing as an artist. I think he's done so much for his fans, and Im just so blessed to be his number one fan. He's just that amazing.

Seeing him perform is probably one of the best feelings ever, he really knows how to connect with you when he sings. I cant tell you how sick I am with all these haters hating him. It really makes me mad. Why? cause everytime I hear someone say '' Justin Bieber sucks.. he has no talent'
Nadine Puntodewo
Oct 20, 2012 Nadine Puntodewo rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites

I bought this book around 3 PM today, started reading it at 5 PM today, finished the book at 10 PM today. The first page of the book got me hooked. I love him not only as a musician, but much more than that, I can't actually write it down here. I got the last book on the store, which I am VERY glad. I loved every word from the book, I love him. If you are not the biggest fan of him, meaning you hate/dislike without a reason/stupid reasons, I recommend you to read this because this book is AMAZI
Cazzandra Marquez
Jan 21, 2015 Cazzandra Marquez rated it it was amazing
Este lo leí en una noche si no mas no recuerdo así que creo que se merece las 5 estrellas.

Y mas porque en ese momento aun lo amaba con toda mi alma.

No me avergüenzo a decir que ame a Justin :)

Petra Youssef
Dec 12, 2012 Petra Youssef rated it it was amazing
I couldn't put it down, each chapter was so beautiful and it was obvious he put his heart and soul into it i love him so much and when i read this beautiful creation it just makes me love him even more ( if thats even possbile). anyway the point is if your a belieber or a person looking for a window to someones life heres the key take it away!
Britany Tran
Oct 18, 2012 Britany Tran marked it as to-read
This book really shows Justin's side of himself, himself about his personal life, and his singing life. It really brings the reader what he does, and how he feels. Really emotional book. Really awesome.
Morelis Garcia
Oct 07, 2012 Morelis Garcia rated it it was amazing
Best book ever!
I really love justin he change my life he he is everything to me I love him he is my inspiration and ahwjnoirwjenvikjdhgv I love himm I LOVEEEEEEEEE HIMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM <3
Erin Demonico
Sep 20, 2012 Erin Demonico rated it it was amazing
This book was. So good! It really touched my heartache has made a difference on me.
Alex Bailon
Dec 13, 2013 Alex Bailon rated it it was amazing
its allright but it can be better=)
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