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Hope Was Here

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Audrey Marie Danielson

When Tulip changes her name to Hope, she figures that it would make everything okay in her life. She soon discovers that a name, no matter how positive it is, doesn't always ensure a perfect life. Nevertheless, she keeps hoping that her life will change as she tries to be the best waitress in the world --- that is Hope's challenge, and turns out to be one of her best assets in Joan Bauer's new ... Read full review

HOPE WAS HERE

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Another entry in Bauer's growing collection of books about likable and appealing female teenagers with a strong vocational calling. Ivy Breedlove in Backwater (1999) is a historian, Jenna Boller in Rules of the Road (1998) is a talented salesperson, and Hope Yancey's gift is for waitressing. As the novel begins, Hope, 16, and her aunt Addie are about to move from Brooklyn to Mulhoney, Wisconsin ... Read full review

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User Review  - Grace Helton - Goodreads

Wow! I was pleasantly surprised by this book. Ms. Bauer is an excellent writer and I enjoy her stories. This book in particular held my attention. The story was very interesting and entertaining. I ... Read full review

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User Review  - Softball1026 - Goodreads

An amazing book that is wonderful and skillfully written. It evokes many emotions and the cancer in the story adds to the plot. Read full review

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User Review  - Katherine - Goodreads

In Hope Was Here, Joan Bauer tells the story of Hope, a young girl who appears tough and fearless on the surface, but who is inwardly struggling to come to terms with her mother's abandonment and the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Christopher - Goodreads

This book is about a girl who is sick and works in Brooklyn at a diner with her aunt. Hope is working so she can make money to help her friend Mirian with leaukimia. I kinda liked this book because ... Read full review

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User Review  - Shanthi D - Goodreads

I thought that Hope Was Here by Joan Bauer was a really inspiring book about never giving up. I think that Hope lived up to her name by having faith in many of her loved ones. I thought that it was ... Read full review

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User Review  - Santiagoreyes - Goodreads

When Hope and her aunt move to small-town Wisconsin to take over the local diner, Hope's not sure what to expect. But what they find is that the owner, GT, isn't quite ready to give up yet - in fact ... Read full review

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User Review  - Christine - Goodreads

This book was a good quick read. Was something that wasn't very hard for me to read and interesting. Overall a good read for someone young. Read full review

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User Review  - Josie E. - Goodreads

This book was amazing. Hope and her sister Addie, are always moving to take over new restaurants. Then they go to Mulhoney, thinking it would be just the normal, do your job and do it well sort of ... Read full review

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3 stars - 95
2 stars - 17
1 star - 4
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All reviews - 594
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