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Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
I Just Looked Up by Sue Krupa is an inspirational and thought provoking memoir that takes readers on a journey along with the author and her transformation in spite of the storms and trials she faced in her life. Her story stresses the power and importance of love, and how it teaches us to understand the purpose and significance of our life. The author's story will encourage readers to look for their worth and purpose in life, and will give them the confidence to re-examine their lives with a new insight. It's a story of love, compassion, self discovery, faith, empathy, forgiveness and unconditional love, and will surprise readers with all its facets.
The author takes readers back to her life which was heart wrenching and painful. Her early years, her family, the unhappy marriage of her parents, and the trauma she faced while being abused by one of her brothers will make readers feel for her. The author's journey through sorrow and pain is incredible, and her willpower to transform her life is motivating. The author's story is tangible and many readers can connect well with her life experiences. The author's emotions are raw and honest, and she guides everyone in finding their path in life through setbacks. The pictures of her family make the book very personal and give readers a peek into her life. The book teaches readers about the power of hope and love, and how these enable us to conquer tragedies and pain in our lives.