Teen Mom star Farrah Abraham has just accomplished something that most writers dream of but never achieve: Her autobiography, My Teenage Dream Ended, is a bestseller.
The book just hit #11 on the New York Times list of e-book bestsellers, putting her in the company of fellow list-makers Laura Hillenbrand (Unbroken), Olympian Hope Solo and Bill O’Reilly.
Farrah tweeted yesterday, “Thank you Fans & Supporters #NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER!”
Weeks before its publication, the book (available through iTunes) was already generating lots of buzz and magazine coverage for Farrah’s no-holds-barred honesty about her past struggles.
Just 16 when she became pregnant with her daughter, Sophia, Farrah suffered a devastating loss when her boyfriend, Derek Underwood, was killed in a car crash before the baby was born.
The grieving new mom turned to drinking and drug use, and even contemplated suicide before realizing that she needed to stay alive and well for her child’s sake. Therapy, antidepressants and sobriety turned her life around.
Today Farrah is happy and thriving. In addition to her writing, she models, sings (her soundtrack is available on Ping) and has her own line of sauces.
Her time on the hit MTV show is about to end – the original Teen Mom is airing its final episodes – but it wouldn’t be surprising if she landed another television project before long.
Congratulations to Farrah on her successful debut as an author!
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