Where There's Hope: Healing, Moving Forward, and Never Giving Up

Where There's Hope: Healing, Moving Forward, and Never Giving Up

Elizabeth Smart follows up her #1 New York Times bestseller, My Story?about being held in captivity as a teenager, and how she managed to survive?with a powerful and inspiring book about what it takes to overcome trauma, find the strength to move on, and reclaim one?s life. Author. Activist. Victim?no more. In her fearless memoir, My Story?the basis of the Lifetime Original Elizabeth Smart follows up her #1 New York Times bestseller, My Story?about being held in captivity as...

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Title:Where There's Hope: Healing, Moving Forward, and Never Giving Up
Author:Elizabeth Smart
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Number of Pages:288 pages pages

Where There's Hope: Healing, Moving Forward, and Never Giving Up Reviews

  • Melody
    Feb 11, 2018

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

    I received this as an ARC. This wasn't a bad book, but I don't think it does well what it sets out to do. The book is mainly a series of interviews that Elizabeth Smart conducts, mostly with people who have gone through some horrible event, like an assault, a loss of a loved one, or c...

    I received this book as an advanced readers edition. This is a very powerful read to understand how different people from different background and tragedies find Hope and Healing after the situation. This book is one that I will definitely recommend to others. Life is too short. We all...

    I struggled with writing a review of this book because it is aimed at the general public as an audience. My struggle was with how a person who had been victimized or traumatized might perceive the book. I received it from GoodReads for an honest opinion. I found the book to be similar ...

    I won this book through a Goodreads giveaway. Here is my review: Elizabeth Smart is one amazing young lady and I really admire her. How do you go through what she went through and come out okay in the end? How do you take a situation that was bad and turn it into something that cha...

  • Sharon Huether
    Nov 21, 2017

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

  • LD
    Oct 21, 2017

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

    I received this as an ARC. This wasn't a bad book, but I don't think it does well what it sets out to do. The book is mainly a series of interviews that Elizabeth Smart conducts, mostly with people who have gone through some horrible event, like an assault, a loss of a loved one, or c...

    I received this book as an advanced readers edition. This is a very powerful read to understand how different people from different background and tragedies find Hope and Healing after the situation. This book is one that I will definitely recommend to others. Life is too short. We all...

    I struggled with writing a review of this book because it is aimed at the general public as an audience. My struggle was with how a person who had been victimized or traumatized might perceive the book. I received it from GoodReads for an honest opinion. I found the book to be similar ...

    I won this book through a Goodreads giveaway. Here is my review: Elizabeth Smart is one amazing young lady and I really admire her. How do you go through what she went through and come out okay in the end? How do you take a situation that was bad and turn it into something that cha...

    I won this book from goodreads. I didn't know what to expect. I had not read Elizabeth Smart's previous book, but I recall being intrigued about her after her experiences as a 14/15 year old. I was surprised when I couldn't put it down. I was anxious to hear the next person who had...

    Elizabeth Smart is an amazing woman. This is a true story. As a child, she was abducted and brutally tortured and sexually assaulted during the nine months before she was rescued. In her book, Where There's Hope, Elizabeth interviews other survivors who have gone through different chal...

    What an uplifting book!! No matter what we go through as humans, this book goes to show us exactly how resilient we can choose to be. It's all about our choices splashed with forgiveness, endurance, our tribe that supports us, our faith, and so much more. The examples of others listed ...

    I read and loved her first book, My Story, so I picked this up as soon as it came out. It might even be better than the first book. She interviews other victims of tragedy or people who inspired her and asks them how they got through their personal hell or what makes their lives so wor...

    I read Elizabeth Smart's first book and enjoyed it. This one tells a little more of her story interwoven with other people's stories. There's a lot of hurt and healing expressed in this book. There's hope too. It's a very uplifting book. I am most impressed by the personal connections ...

    I vaguely remember the media coverage surrounding Elizabeth Smart's disappearance and subsequent rescue. She's only a year older than I am, and I didn't really pay attention to news until I got to high school at least. I remember her disappearance and her eventual rescue, but I didn't ...

    I am glad I purchased and read this book. I don?t typically read books of this type/genre. My sisters were visiting me from out of town and we went to hear Elizabeth Smart at a book signing at a local Independent book store I support. We all enjoyed it and bought her book. I have not...

    I admire Elizabeth Smart for all she does. This book is an easy read and pretty good. She talks to a diverse group of people and her writing style is so casual it makes me laugh, in a good way. For a moment she touches on a LDS acquaintance who came out as gay, didn't find much sup...

    This was an AMAZING book! So many different perspectives with some great advice! Uplifting and encouraging! I would highly highly suggest this for everyone to read, regardless of your walk of life she has interviewed so many people with stories of encouragement! How these people have m...

    Love her. Inspiration. Read this book. Learn about Elizabeth and many others who have suffered adversary. A wife. A mother. A author. She will not let mine months of capativy define who the person she is now. You want to be her friend. Loved this book because of the inspiration stories...

    "Where There's Hope: Healing, Moving Forward, and Never Giving Up" by Elizabeth Smart was an assortment of stories/interviews with people who like Elizabeth Smart have managed to survive a horrific event. Very inspirational book filled with faith and grace. She is a remarkable young w...

    I won an advance copy of this book from a goodreads giveaway. The book comes out at the end of March 2018. I have always been really interested in Elizabeth Smart's story and how she has been able to turn something awful into something powerful and influential as she helps so many othe...

    "We all leave this earth. We all die, and we don't get to know what comes next. It takes a lot of courage just to live life." In "My Story", Elizabeth Smart put into words the account of her kidnapping and captivity. This book doesn't rehash that experience, other than a few paragra...

    I had two initial assumptions when I received an advanced reader's copy of this book: 1.) the author would be divulging intimate details of her kidnapping and 2.) the self-help message would be dominated by religion. The foreword quickly dispelled both of my assumptions. The purpos...

  • Carrie
    Mar 27, 2018

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

    I received this as an ARC. This wasn't a bad book, but I don't think it does well what it sets out to do. The book is mainly a series of interviews that Elizabeth Smart conducts, mostly with people who have gone through some horrible event, like an assault, a loss of a loved one, or c...

    I received this book as an advanced readers edition. This is a very powerful read to understand how different people from different background and tragedies find Hope and Healing after the situation. This book is one that I will definitely recommend to others. Life is too short. We all...

    I struggled with writing a review of this book because it is aimed at the general public as an audience. My struggle was with how a person who had been victimized or traumatized might perceive the book. I received it from GoodReads for an honest opinion. I found the book to be similar ...

    I won this book through a Goodreads giveaway. Here is my review: Elizabeth Smart is one amazing young lady and I really admire her. How do you go through what she went through and come out okay in the end? How do you take a situation that was bad and turn it into something that cha...

    I won this book from goodreads. I didn't know what to expect. I had not read Elizabeth Smart's previous book, but I recall being intrigued about her after her experiences as a 14/15 year old. I was surprised when I couldn't put it down. I was anxious to hear the next person who had...

    Elizabeth Smart is an amazing woman. This is a true story. As a child, she was abducted and brutally tortured and sexually assaulted during the nine months before she was rescued. In her book, Where There's Hope, Elizabeth interviews other survivors who have gone through different chal...

    What an uplifting book!! No matter what we go through as humans, this book goes to show us exactly how resilient we can choose to be. It's all about our choices splashed with forgiveness, endurance, our tribe that supports us, our faith, and so much more. The examples of others listed ...

    I read and loved her first book, My Story, so I picked this up as soon as it came out. It might even be better than the first book. She interviews other victims of tragedy or people who inspired her and asks them how they got through their personal hell or what makes their lives so wor...

    I read Elizabeth Smart's first book and enjoyed it. This one tells a little more of her story interwoven with other people's stories. There's a lot of hurt and healing expressed in this book. There's hope too. It's a very uplifting book. I am most impressed by the personal connections ...

    I vaguely remember the media coverage surrounding Elizabeth Smart's disappearance and subsequent rescue. She's only a year older than I am, and I didn't really pay attention to news until I got to high school at least. I remember her disappearance and her eventual rescue, but I didn't ...

  • Stephanie P
    Jan 22, 2018

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

    I received this as an ARC. This wasn't a bad book, but I don't think it does well what it sets out to do. The book is mainly a series of interviews that Elizabeth Smart conducts, mostly with people who have gone through some horrible event, like an assault, a loss of a loved one, or c...

    I received this book as an advanced readers edition. This is a very powerful read to understand how different people from different background and tragedies find Hope and Healing after the situation. This book is one that I will definitely recommend to others. Life is too short. We all...

    I struggled with writing a review of this book because it is aimed at the general public as an audience. My struggle was with how a person who had been victimized or traumatized might perceive the book. I received it from GoodReads for an honest opinion. I found the book to be similar ...

    I won this book through a Goodreads giveaway. Here is my review: Elizabeth Smart is one amazing young lady and I really admire her. How do you go through what she went through and come out okay in the end? How do you take a situation that was bad and turn it into something that cha...

    I won this book from goodreads. I didn't know what to expect. I had not read Elizabeth Smart's previous book, but I recall being intrigued about her after her experiences as a 14/15 year old. I was surprised when I couldn't put it down. I was anxious to hear the next person who had...

    Elizabeth Smart is an amazing woman. This is a true story. As a child, she was abducted and brutally tortured and sexually assaulted during the nine months before she was rescued. In her book, Where There's Hope, Elizabeth interviews other survivors who have gone through different chal...

    What an uplifting book!! No matter what we go through as humans, this book goes to show us exactly how resilient we can choose to be. It's all about our choices splashed with forgiveness, endurance, our tribe that supports us, our faith, and so much more. The examples of others listed ...

    I read and loved her first book, My Story, so I picked this up as soon as it came out. It might even be better than the first book. She interviews other victims of tragedy or people who inspired her and asks them how they got through their personal hell or what makes their lives so wor...

    I read Elizabeth Smart's first book and enjoyed it. This one tells a little more of her story interwoven with other people's stories. There's a lot of hurt and healing expressed in this book. There's hope too. It's a very uplifting book. I am most impressed by the personal connections ...

    I vaguely remember the media coverage surrounding Elizabeth Smart's disappearance and subsequent rescue. She's only a year older than I am, and I didn't really pay attention to news until I got to high school at least. I remember her disappearance and her eventual rescue, but I didn't ...

    I am glad I purchased and read this book. I don?t typically read books of this type/genre. My sisters were visiting me from out of town and we went to hear Elizabeth Smart at a book signing at a local Independent book store I support. We all enjoyed it and bought her book. I have not...

    I admire Elizabeth Smart for all she does. This book is an easy read and pretty good. She talks to a diverse group of people and her writing style is so casual it makes me laugh, in a good way. For a moment she touches on a LDS acquaintance who came out as gay, didn't find much sup...

    This was an AMAZING book! So many different perspectives with some great advice! Uplifting and encouraging! I would highly highly suggest this for everyone to read, regardless of your walk of life she has interviewed so many people with stories of encouragement! How these people have m...

    Love her. Inspiration. Read this book. Learn about Elizabeth and many others who have suffered adversary. A wife. A mother. A author. She will not let mine months of capativy define who the person she is now. You want to be her friend. Loved this book because of the inspiration stories...

    "Where There's Hope: Healing, Moving Forward, and Never Giving Up" by Elizabeth Smart was an assortment of stories/interviews with people who like Elizabeth Smart have managed to survive a horrific event. Very inspirational book filled with faith and grace. She is a remarkable young w...

    I won an advance copy of this book from a goodreads giveaway. The book comes out at the end of March 2018. I have always been really interested in Elizabeth Smart's story and how she has been able to turn something awful into something powerful and influential as she helps so many othe...

  • Janell
    Jan 18, 2018

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

  • Lindsey
    Jan 05, 2018

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

    I received this as an ARC. This wasn't a bad book, but I don't think it does well what it sets out to do. The book is mainly a series of interviews that Elizabeth Smart conducts, mostly with people who have gone through some horrible event, like an assault, a loss of a loved one, or c...

    I received this book as an advanced readers edition. This is a very powerful read to understand how different people from different background and tragedies find Hope and Healing after the situation. This book is one that I will definitely recommend to others. Life is too short. We all...

    I struggled with writing a review of this book because it is aimed at the general public as an audience. My struggle was with how a person who had been victimized or traumatized might perceive the book. I received it from GoodReads for an honest opinion. I found the book to be similar ...

    I won this book through a Goodreads giveaway. Here is my review: Elizabeth Smart is one amazing young lady and I really admire her. How do you go through what she went through and come out okay in the end? How do you take a situation that was bad and turn it into something that cha...

    I won this book from goodreads. I didn't know what to expect. I had not read Elizabeth Smart's previous book, but I recall being intrigued about her after her experiences as a 14/15 year old. I was surprised when I couldn't put it down. I was anxious to hear the next person who had...

    Elizabeth Smart is an amazing woman. This is a true story. As a child, she was abducted and brutally tortured and sexually assaulted during the nine months before she was rescued. In her book, Where There's Hope, Elizabeth interviews other survivors who have gone through different chal...

    What an uplifting book!! No matter what we go through as humans, this book goes to show us exactly how resilient we can choose to be. It's all about our choices splashed with forgiveness, endurance, our tribe that supports us, our faith, and so much more. The examples of others listed ...

    I read and loved her first book, My Story, so I picked this up as soon as it came out. It might even be better than the first book. She interviews other victims of tragedy or people who inspired her and asks them how they got through their personal hell or what makes their lives so wor...

    I read Elizabeth Smart's first book and enjoyed it. This one tells a little more of her story interwoven with other people's stories. There's a lot of hurt and healing expressed in this book. There's hope too. It's a very uplifting book. I am most impressed by the personal connections ...

    I vaguely remember the media coverage surrounding Elizabeth Smart's disappearance and subsequent rescue. She's only a year older than I am, and I didn't really pay attention to news until I got to high school at least. I remember her disappearance and her eventual rescue, but I didn't ...

    I am glad I purchased and read this book. I don?t typically read books of this type/genre. My sisters were visiting me from out of town and we went to hear Elizabeth Smart at a book signing at a local Independent book store I support. We all enjoyed it and bought her book. I have not...

    I admire Elizabeth Smart for all she does. This book is an easy read and pretty good. She talks to a diverse group of people and her writing style is so casual it makes me laugh, in a good way. For a moment she touches on a LDS acquaintance who came out as gay, didn't find much sup...

    This was an AMAZING book! So many different perspectives with some great advice! Uplifting and encouraging! I would highly highly suggest this for everyone to read, regardless of your walk of life she has interviewed so many people with stories of encouragement! How these people have m...

    Love her. Inspiration. Read this book. Learn about Elizabeth and many others who have suffered adversary. A wife. A mother. A author. She will not let mine months of capativy define who the person she is now. You want to be her friend. Loved this book because of the inspiration stories...

    "Where There's Hope: Healing, Moving Forward, and Never Giving Up" by Elizabeth Smart was an assortment of stories/interviews with people who like Elizabeth Smart have managed to survive a horrific event. Very inspirational book filled with faith and grace. She is a remarkable young w...

    I won an advance copy of this book from a goodreads giveaway. The book comes out at the end of March 2018. I have always been really interested in Elizabeth Smart's story and how she has been able to turn something awful into something powerful and influential as she helps so many othe...

    "We all leave this earth. We all die, and we don't get to know what comes next. It takes a lot of courage just to live life." In "My Story", Elizabeth Smart put into words the account of her kidnapping and captivity. This book doesn't rehash that experience, other than a few paragra...

  • Judie Dooley
    Jan 13, 2018

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

    I received this as an ARC. This wasn't a bad book, but I don't think it does well what it sets out to do. The book is mainly a series of interviews that Elizabeth Smart conducts, mostly with people who have gone through some horrible event, like an assault, a loss of a loved one, or c...

    I received this book as an advanced readers edition. This is a very powerful read to understand how different people from different background and tragedies find Hope and Healing after the situation. This book is one that I will definitely recommend to others. Life is too short. We all...

    I struggled with writing a review of this book because it is aimed at the general public as an audience. My struggle was with how a person who had been victimized or traumatized might perceive the book. I received it from GoodReads for an honest opinion. I found the book to be similar ...

    I won this book through a Goodreads giveaway. Here is my review: Elizabeth Smart is one amazing young lady and I really admire her. How do you go through what she went through and come out okay in the end? How do you take a situation that was bad and turn it into something that cha...

    I won this book from goodreads. I didn't know what to expect. I had not read Elizabeth Smart's previous book, but I recall being intrigued about her after her experiences as a 14/15 year old. I was surprised when I couldn't put it down. I was anxious to hear the next person who had...

    Elizabeth Smart is an amazing woman. This is a true story. As a child, she was abducted and brutally tortured and sexually assaulted during the nine months before she was rescued. In her book, Where There's Hope, Elizabeth interviews other survivors who have gone through different chal...

    What an uplifting book!! No matter what we go through as humans, this book goes to show us exactly how resilient we can choose to be. It's all about our choices splashed with forgiveness, endurance, our tribe that supports us, our faith, and so much more. The examples of others listed ...

    I read and loved her first book, My Story, so I picked this up as soon as it came out. It might even be better than the first book. She interviews other victims of tragedy or people who inspired her and asks them how they got through their personal hell or what makes their lives so wor...

    I read Elizabeth Smart's first book and enjoyed it. This one tells a little more of her story interwoven with other people's stories. There's a lot of hurt and healing expressed in this book. There's hope too. It's a very uplifting book. I am most impressed by the personal connections ...

    I vaguely remember the media coverage surrounding Elizabeth Smart's disappearance and subsequent rescue. She's only a year older than I am, and I didn't really pay attention to news until I got to high school at least. I remember her disappearance and her eventual rescue, but I didn't ...

    I am glad I purchased and read this book. I don?t typically read books of this type/genre. My sisters were visiting me from out of town and we went to hear Elizabeth Smart at a book signing at a local Independent book store I support. We all enjoyed it and bought her book. I have not...

    I admire Elizabeth Smart for all she does. This book is an easy read and pretty good. She talks to a diverse group of people and her writing style is so casual it makes me laugh, in a good way. For a moment she touches on a LDS acquaintance who came out as gay, didn't find much sup...

    This was an AMAZING book! So many different perspectives with some great advice! Uplifting and encouraging! I would highly highly suggest this for everyone to read, regardless of your walk of life she has interviewed so many people with stories of encouragement! How these people have m...

    Love her. Inspiration. Read this book. Learn about Elizabeth and many others who have suffered adversary. A wife. A mother. A author. She will not let mine months of capativy define who the person she is now. You want to be her friend. Loved this book because of the inspiration stories...

    "Where There's Hope: Healing, Moving Forward, and Never Giving Up" by Elizabeth Smart was an assortment of stories/interviews with people who like Elizabeth Smart have managed to survive a horrific event. Very inspirational book filled with faith and grace. She is a remarkable young w...

    I won an advance copy of this book from a goodreads giveaway. The book comes out at the end of March 2018. I have always been really interested in Elizabeth Smart's story and how she has been able to turn something awful into something powerful and influential as she helps so many othe...

    "We all leave this earth. We all die, and we don't get to know what comes next. It takes a lot of courage just to live life." In "My Story", Elizabeth Smart put into words the account of her kidnapping and captivity. This book doesn't rehash that experience, other than a few paragra...

    I had two initial assumptions when I received an advanced reader's copy of this book: 1.) the author would be divulging intimate details of her kidnapping and 2.) the self-help message would be dominated by religion. The foreword quickly dispelled both of my assumptions. The purpos...

    I received this book in a giveaway and am so glad that I did. I have not read her first book , and truthfully I would never have thought to get this book on my own to read. Elizabeth Smart writes an inspiring book. She gives a little of her own background and what inspires her and she ...

    I received this book as a First Reads book from Goodreads. This was a well written, thought provoking book, with splashes of humor. It does not shy away from the harsh realities of life, but it always has a hopeful, uplifting view of the future. While interviewing people who have fa...

    I received this book as part of the Giveaway and am glad I had the opportunity to read it. It is a fast read but well written and has a good message. I appreciate that Ms. Smart did not force feed her audience religious accolades. Instead, she talks about her faith and at the same time...

    I won this book in a giveaway. Before receiving my copy, I did not really know what to expect from this book, but I was pleasantly surprised while reading. Elizabeth Smart retells bits and pieces of her story while she interviews others who she finds to be inspiring in some way. I foun...

    I received this book from goodreads. Thank you for picking my name. I really enjoyed the first part of this book where Elizabeth Smart was telling her experience about being kidnapped and then her time after where she had to come to terms with finding forgiveness of her captives,. The ...

  • Jessica
    Nov 30, 2017

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

    I received this as an ARC. This wasn't a bad book, but I don't think it does well what it sets out to do. The book is mainly a series of interviews that Elizabeth Smart conducts, mostly with people who have gone through some horrible event, like an assault, a loss of a loved one, or c...

  • Diane
    Jan 12, 2018

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

    I received this as an ARC. This wasn't a bad book, but I don't think it does well what it sets out to do. The book is mainly a series of interviews that Elizabeth Smart conducts, mostly with people who have gone through some horrible event, like an assault, a loss of a loved one, or c...

    I received this book as an advanced readers edition. This is a very powerful read to understand how different people from different background and tragedies find Hope and Healing after the situation. This book is one that I will definitely recommend to others. Life is too short. We all...

    I struggled with writing a review of this book because it is aimed at the general public as an audience. My struggle was with how a person who had been victimized or traumatized might perceive the book. I received it from GoodReads for an honest opinion. I found the book to be similar ...

    I won this book through a Goodreads giveaway. Here is my review: Elizabeth Smart is one amazing young lady and I really admire her. How do you go through what she went through and come out okay in the end? How do you take a situation that was bad and turn it into something that cha...

    I won this book from goodreads. I didn't know what to expect. I had not read Elizabeth Smart's previous book, but I recall being intrigued about her after her experiences as a 14/15 year old. I was surprised when I couldn't put it down. I was anxious to hear the next person who had...

    Elizabeth Smart is an amazing woman. This is a true story. As a child, she was abducted and brutally tortured and sexually assaulted during the nine months before she was rescued. In her book, Where There's Hope, Elizabeth interviews other survivors who have gone through different chal...

  • Amy Vey
    Nov 23, 2017

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

    I received this as an ARC. This wasn't a bad book, but I don't think it does well what it sets out to do. The book is mainly a series of interviews that Elizabeth Smart conducts, mostly with people who have gone through some horrible event, like an assault, a loss of a loved one, or c...

    I received this book as an advanced readers edition. This is a very powerful read to understand how different people from different background and tragedies find Hope and Healing after the situation. This book is one that I will definitely recommend to others. Life is too short. We all...

    I struggled with writing a review of this book because it is aimed at the general public as an audience. My struggle was with how a person who had been victimized or traumatized might perceive the book. I received it from GoodReads for an honest opinion. I found the book to be similar ...

    I won this book through a Goodreads giveaway. Here is my review: Elizabeth Smart is one amazing young lady and I really admire her. How do you go through what she went through and come out okay in the end? How do you take a situation that was bad and turn it into something that cha...

    I won this book from goodreads. I didn't know what to expect. I had not read Elizabeth Smart's previous book, but I recall being intrigued about her after her experiences as a 14/15 year old. I was surprised when I couldn't put it down. I was anxious to hear the next person who had...

    Elizabeth Smart is an amazing woman. This is a true story. As a child, she was abducted and brutally tortured and sexually assaulted during the nine months before she was rescued. In her book, Where There's Hope, Elizabeth interviews other survivors who have gone through different chal...

    What an uplifting book!! No matter what we go through as humans, this book goes to show us exactly how resilient we can choose to be. It's all about our choices splashed with forgiveness, endurance, our tribe that supports us, our faith, and so much more. The examples of others listed ...

  • Sheila
    Dec 04, 2017

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

    I received this as an ARC. This wasn't a bad book, but I don't think it does well what it sets out to do. The book is mainly a series of interviews that Elizabeth Smart conducts, mostly with people who have gone through some horrible event, like an assault, a loss of a loved one, or c...

    I received this book as an advanced readers edition. This is a very powerful read to understand how different people from different background and tragedies find Hope and Healing after the situation. This book is one that I will definitely recommend to others. Life is too short. We all...

  • Patricia Ann
    Nov 29, 2017

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

    I received this as an ARC. This wasn't a bad book, but I don't think it does well what it sets out to do. The book is mainly a series of interviews that Elizabeth Smart conducts, mostly with people who have gone through some horrible event, like an assault, a loss of a loved one, or c...

    I received this book as an advanced readers edition. This is a very powerful read to understand how different people from different background and tragedies find Hope and Healing after the situation. This book is one that I will definitely recommend to others. Life is too short. We all...

    I struggled with writing a review of this book because it is aimed at the general public as an audience. My struggle was with how a person who had been victimized or traumatized might perceive the book. I received it from GoodReads for an honest opinion. I found the book to be similar ...

  • Alycia
    Apr 04, 2018

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

    I received this as an ARC. This wasn't a bad book, but I don't think it does well what it sets out to do. The book is mainly a series of interviews that Elizabeth Smart conducts, mostly with people who have gone through some horrible event, like an assault, a loss of a loved one, or c...

    I received this book as an advanced readers edition. This is a very powerful read to understand how different people from different background and tragedies find Hope and Healing after the situation. This book is one that I will definitely recommend to others. Life is too short. We all...

    I struggled with writing a review of this book because it is aimed at the general public as an audience. My struggle was with how a person who had been victimized or traumatized might perceive the book. I received it from GoodReads for an honest opinion. I found the book to be similar ...

    I won this book through a Goodreads giveaway. Here is my review: Elizabeth Smart is one amazing young lady and I really admire her. How do you go through what she went through and come out okay in the end? How do you take a situation that was bad and turn it into something that cha...

    I won this book from goodreads. I didn't know what to expect. I had not read Elizabeth Smart's previous book, but I recall being intrigued about her after her experiences as a 14/15 year old. I was surprised when I couldn't put it down. I was anxious to hear the next person who had...

    Elizabeth Smart is an amazing woman. This is a true story. As a child, she was abducted and brutally tortured and sexually assaulted during the nine months before she was rescued. In her book, Where There's Hope, Elizabeth interviews other survivors who have gone through different chal...

    What an uplifting book!! No matter what we go through as humans, this book goes to show us exactly how resilient we can choose to be. It's all about our choices splashed with forgiveness, endurance, our tribe that supports us, our faith, and so much more. The examples of others listed ...

    I read and loved her first book, My Story, so I picked this up as soon as it came out. It might even be better than the first book. She interviews other victims of tragedy or people who inspired her and asks them how they got through their personal hell or what makes their lives so wor...

    I read Elizabeth Smart's first book and enjoyed it. This one tells a little more of her story interwoven with other people's stories. There's a lot of hurt and healing expressed in this book. There's hope too. It's a very uplifting book. I am most impressed by the personal connections ...

    I vaguely remember the media coverage surrounding Elizabeth Smart's disappearance and subsequent rescue. She's only a year older than I am, and I didn't really pay attention to news until I got to high school at least. I remember her disappearance and her eventual rescue, but I didn't ...

    I am glad I purchased and read this book. I don?t typically read books of this type/genre. My sisters were visiting me from out of town and we went to hear Elizabeth Smart at a book signing at a local Independent book store I support. We all enjoyed it and bought her book. I have not...

    I admire Elizabeth Smart for all she does. This book is an easy read and pretty good. She talks to a diverse group of people and her writing style is so casual it makes me laugh, in a good way. For a moment she touches on a LDS acquaintance who came out as gay, didn't find much sup...

  • Hope Harbeck
    Apr 10, 2018

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

    I received this as an ARC. This wasn't a bad book, but I don't think it does well what it sets out to do. The book is mainly a series of interviews that Elizabeth Smart conducts, mostly with people who have gone through some horrible event, like an assault, a loss of a loved one, or c...

    I received this book as an advanced readers edition. This is a very powerful read to understand how different people from different background and tragedies find Hope and Healing after the situation. This book is one that I will definitely recommend to others. Life is too short. We all...

    I struggled with writing a review of this book because it is aimed at the general public as an audience. My struggle was with how a person who had been victimized or traumatized might perceive the book. I received it from GoodReads for an honest opinion. I found the book to be similar ...

    I won this book through a Goodreads giveaway. Here is my review: Elizabeth Smart is one amazing young lady and I really admire her. How do you go through what she went through and come out okay in the end? How do you take a situation that was bad and turn it into something that cha...

    I won this book from goodreads. I didn't know what to expect. I had not read Elizabeth Smart's previous book, but I recall being intrigued about her after her experiences as a 14/15 year old. I was surprised when I couldn't put it down. I was anxious to hear the next person who had...

    Elizabeth Smart is an amazing woman. This is a true story. As a child, she was abducted and brutally tortured and sexually assaulted during the nine months before she was rescued. In her book, Where There's Hope, Elizabeth interviews other survivors who have gone through different chal...

    What an uplifting book!! No matter what we go through as humans, this book goes to show us exactly how resilient we can choose to be. It's all about our choices splashed with forgiveness, endurance, our tribe that supports us, our faith, and so much more. The examples of others listed ...

    I read and loved her first book, My Story, so I picked this up as soon as it came out. It might even be better than the first book. She interviews other victims of tragedy or people who inspired her and asks them how they got through their personal hell or what makes their lives so wor...

    I read Elizabeth Smart's first book and enjoyed it. This one tells a little more of her story interwoven with other people's stories. There's a lot of hurt and healing expressed in this book. There's hope too. It's a very uplifting book. I am most impressed by the personal connections ...

    I vaguely remember the media coverage surrounding Elizabeth Smart's disappearance and subsequent rescue. She's only a year older than I am, and I didn't really pay attention to news until I got to high school at least. I remember her disappearance and her eventual rescue, but I didn't ...

    I am glad I purchased and read this book. I don?t typically read books of this type/genre. My sisters were visiting me from out of town and we went to hear Elizabeth Smart at a book signing at a local Independent book store I support. We all enjoyed it and bought her book. I have not...

  • Suzanne
    Nov 21, 2017

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

    I received this as an ARC. This wasn't a bad book, but I don't think it does well what it sets out to do. The book is mainly a series of interviews that Elizabeth Smart conducts, mostly with people who have gone through some horrible event, like an assault, a loss of a loved one, or c...

    I received this book as an advanced readers edition. This is a very powerful read to understand how different people from different background and tragedies find Hope and Healing after the situation. This book is one that I will definitely recommend to others. Life is too short. We all...

    I struggled with writing a review of this book because it is aimed at the general public as an audience. My struggle was with how a person who had been victimized or traumatized might perceive the book. I received it from GoodReads for an honest opinion. I found the book to be similar ...

    I won this book through a Goodreads giveaway. Here is my review: Elizabeth Smart is one amazing young lady and I really admire her. How do you go through what she went through and come out okay in the end? How do you take a situation that was bad and turn it into something that cha...

    I won this book from goodreads. I didn't know what to expect. I had not read Elizabeth Smart's previous book, but I recall being intrigued about her after her experiences as a 14/15 year old. I was surprised when I couldn't put it down. I was anxious to hear the next person who had...

    Elizabeth Smart is an amazing woman. This is a true story. As a child, she was abducted and brutally tortured and sexually assaulted during the nine months before she was rescued. In her book, Where There's Hope, Elizabeth interviews other survivors who have gone through different chal...

    What an uplifting book!! No matter what we go through as humans, this book goes to show us exactly how resilient we can choose to be. It's all about our choices splashed with forgiveness, endurance, our tribe that supports us, our faith, and so much more. The examples of others listed ...

    I read and loved her first book, My Story, so I picked this up as soon as it came out. It might even be better than the first book. She interviews other victims of tragedy or people who inspired her and asks them how they got through their personal hell or what makes their lives so wor...

    I read Elizabeth Smart's first book and enjoyed it. This one tells a little more of her story interwoven with other people's stories. There's a lot of hurt and healing expressed in this book. There's hope too. It's a very uplifting book. I am most impressed by the personal connections ...

    I vaguely remember the media coverage surrounding Elizabeth Smart's disappearance and subsequent rescue. She's only a year older than I am, and I didn't really pay attention to news until I got to high school at least. I remember her disappearance and her eventual rescue, but I didn't ...

    I am glad I purchased and read this book. I don?t typically read books of this type/genre. My sisters were visiting me from out of town and we went to hear Elizabeth Smart at a book signing at a local Independent book store I support. We all enjoyed it and bought her book. I have not...

    I admire Elizabeth Smart for all she does. This book is an easy read and pretty good. She talks to a diverse group of people and her writing style is so casual it makes me laugh, in a good way. For a moment she touches on a LDS acquaintance who came out as gay, didn't find much sup...

    This was an AMAZING book! So many different perspectives with some great advice! Uplifting and encouraging! I would highly highly suggest this for everyone to read, regardless of your walk of life she has interviewed so many people with stories of encouragement! How these people have m...

    Love her. Inspiration. Read this book. Learn about Elizabeth and many others who have suffered adversary. A wife. A mother. A author. She will not let mine months of capativy define who the person she is now. You want to be her friend. Loved this book because of the inspiration stories...

    "Where There's Hope: Healing, Moving Forward, and Never Giving Up" by Elizabeth Smart was an assortment of stories/interviews with people who like Elizabeth Smart have managed to survive a horrific event. Very inspirational book filled with faith and grace. She is a remarkable young w...

    I won an advance copy of this book from a goodreads giveaway. The book comes out at the end of March 2018. I have always been really interested in Elizabeth Smart's story and how she has been able to turn something awful into something powerful and influential as she helps so many othe...

    "We all leave this earth. We all die, and we don't get to know what comes next. It takes a lot of courage just to live life." In "My Story", Elizabeth Smart put into words the account of her kidnapping and captivity. This book doesn't rehash that experience, other than a few paragra...

    I had two initial assumptions when I received an advanced reader's copy of this book: 1.) the author would be divulging intimate details of her kidnapping and 2.) the self-help message would be dominated by religion. The foreword quickly dispelled both of my assumptions. The purpos...

    I received this book in a giveaway and am so glad that I did. I have not read her first book , and truthfully I would never have thought to get this book on my own to read. Elizabeth Smart writes an inspiring book. She gives a little of her own background and what inspires her and she ...

    I received this book as a First Reads book from Goodreads. This was a well written, thought provoking book, with splashes of humor. It does not shy away from the harsh realities of life, but it always has a hopeful, uplifting view of the future. While interviewing people who have fa...

    I received this book as part of the Giveaway and am glad I had the opportunity to read it. It is a fast read but well written and has a good message. I appreciate that Ms. Smart did not force feed her audience religious accolades. Instead, she talks about her faith and at the same time...

    I won this book in a giveaway. Before receiving my copy, I did not really know what to expect from this book, but I was pleasantly surprised while reading. Elizabeth Smart retells bits and pieces of her story while she interviews others who she finds to be inspiring in some way. I foun...

    I received this book from goodreads. Thank you for picking my name. I really enjoyed the first part of this book where Elizabeth Smart was telling her experience about being kidnapped and then her time after where she had to come to terms with finding forgiveness of her captives,. The ...

    Thank you to Goodreads and the author, Elizabeth Smart, for the opportunity to read the novel, Where There's Hope. It is a testimony to those who have horrific events in their lives but, through it all, continue to move forward and to hope. The people's stories in the book brings tears...

    She was kidnapped then beaten and raped for 9 months by a psychotic wannabe religious zealot and his brainwashed wife. This woman is my hero. She turned all of her darkness into light. I don't think I have ever read a story that has made me cry so much. She has more strength th...

    I received this book from Goodreads Giveaways. Where There's Hope by Elizabeth Smart is an inspiring story of survivors overcoming traumatic events. This book contains conversations Elizabeth Smart has with survivors who have overcome difficult traumatic events. Where There's Ho...

  • Tennille
    Dec 05, 2017

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

    I received this as an ARC. This wasn't a bad book, but I don't think it does well what it sets out to do. The book is mainly a series of interviews that Elizabeth Smart conducts, mostly with people who have gone through some horrible event, like an assault, a loss of a loved one, or c...

    I received this book as an advanced readers edition. This is a very powerful read to understand how different people from different background and tragedies find Hope and Healing after the situation. This book is one that I will definitely recommend to others. Life is too short. We all...

    I struggled with writing a review of this book because it is aimed at the general public as an audience. My struggle was with how a person who had been victimized or traumatized might perceive the book. I received it from GoodReads for an honest opinion. I found the book to be similar ...

    I won this book through a Goodreads giveaway. Here is my review: Elizabeth Smart is one amazing young lady and I really admire her. How do you go through what she went through and come out okay in the end? How do you take a situation that was bad and turn it into something that cha...

    I won this book from goodreads. I didn't know what to expect. I had not read Elizabeth Smart's previous book, but I recall being intrigued about her after her experiences as a 14/15 year old. I was surprised when I couldn't put it down. I was anxious to hear the next person who had...

    Elizabeth Smart is an amazing woman. This is a true story. As a child, she was abducted and brutally tortured and sexually assaulted during the nine months before she was rescued. In her book, Where There's Hope, Elizabeth interviews other survivors who have gone through different chal...

    What an uplifting book!! No matter what we go through as humans, this book goes to show us exactly how resilient we can choose to be. It's all about our choices splashed with forgiveness, endurance, our tribe that supports us, our faith, and so much more. The examples of others listed ...

    I read and loved her first book, My Story, so I picked this up as soon as it came out. It might even be better than the first book. She interviews other victims of tragedy or people who inspired her and asks them how they got through their personal hell or what makes their lives so wor...

    I read Elizabeth Smart's first book and enjoyed it. This one tells a little more of her story interwoven with other people's stories. There's a lot of hurt and healing expressed in this book. There's hope too. It's a very uplifting book. I am most impressed by the personal connections ...

    I vaguely remember the media coverage surrounding Elizabeth Smart's disappearance and subsequent rescue. She's only a year older than I am, and I didn't really pay attention to news until I got to high school at least. I remember her disappearance and her eventual rescue, but I didn't ...

    I am glad I purchased and read this book. I don?t typically read books of this type/genre. My sisters were visiting me from out of town and we went to hear Elizabeth Smart at a book signing at a local Independent book store I support. We all enjoyed it and bought her book. I have not...

    I admire Elizabeth Smart for all she does. This book is an easy read and pretty good. She talks to a diverse group of people and her writing style is so casual it makes me laugh, in a good way. For a moment she touches on a LDS acquaintance who came out as gay, didn't find much sup...

    This was an AMAZING book! So many different perspectives with some great advice! Uplifting and encouraging! I would highly highly suggest this for everyone to read, regardless of your walk of life she has interviewed so many people with stories of encouragement! How these people have m...

    Love her. Inspiration. Read this book. Learn about Elizabeth and many others who have suffered adversary. A wife. A mother. A author. She will not let mine months of capativy define who the person she is now. You want to be her friend. Loved this book because of the inspiration stories...

    "Where There's Hope: Healing, Moving Forward, and Never Giving Up" by Elizabeth Smart was an assortment of stories/interviews with people who like Elizabeth Smart have managed to survive a horrific event. Very inspirational book filled with faith and grace. She is a remarkable young w...

    I won an advance copy of this book from a goodreads giveaway. The book comes out at the end of March 2018. I have always been really interested in Elizabeth Smart's story and how she has been able to turn something awful into something powerful and influential as she helps so many othe...

    "We all leave this earth. We all die, and we don't get to know what comes next. It takes a lot of courage just to live life." In "My Story", Elizabeth Smart put into words the account of her kidnapping and captivity. This book doesn't rehash that experience, other than a few paragra...

    I had two initial assumptions when I received an advanced reader's copy of this book: 1.) the author would be divulging intimate details of her kidnapping and 2.) the self-help message would be dominated by religion. The foreword quickly dispelled both of my assumptions. The purpos...

    I received this book in a giveaway and am so glad that I did. I have not read her first book , and truthfully I would never have thought to get this book on my own to read. Elizabeth Smart writes an inspiring book. She gives a little of her own background and what inspires her and she ...

    I received this book as a First Reads book from Goodreads. This was a well written, thought provoking book, with splashes of humor. It does not shy away from the harsh realities of life, but it always has a hopeful, uplifting view of the future. While interviewing people who have fa...

  • Chrysta
    Apr 04, 2018

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

    I received this as an ARC. This wasn't a bad book, but I don't think it does well what it sets out to do. The book is mainly a series of interviews that Elizabeth Smart conducts, mostly with people who have gone through some horrible event, like an assault, a loss of a loved one, or c...

    I received this book as an advanced readers edition. This is a very powerful read to understand how different people from different background and tragedies find Hope and Healing after the situation. This book is one that I will definitely recommend to others. Life is too short. We all...

    I struggled with writing a review of this book because it is aimed at the general public as an audience. My struggle was with how a person who had been victimized or traumatized might perceive the book. I received it from GoodReads for an honest opinion. I found the book to be similar ...

    I won this book through a Goodreads giveaway. Here is my review: Elizabeth Smart is one amazing young lady and I really admire her. How do you go through what she went through and come out okay in the end? How do you take a situation that was bad and turn it into something that cha...

    I won this book from goodreads. I didn't know what to expect. I had not read Elizabeth Smart's previous book, but I recall being intrigued about her after her experiences as a 14/15 year old. I was surprised when I couldn't put it down. I was anxious to hear the next person who had...

    Elizabeth Smart is an amazing woman. This is a true story. As a child, she was abducted and brutally tortured and sexually assaulted during the nine months before she was rescued. In her book, Where There's Hope, Elizabeth interviews other survivors who have gone through different chal...

    What an uplifting book!! No matter what we go through as humans, this book goes to show us exactly how resilient we can choose to be. It's all about our choices splashed with forgiveness, endurance, our tribe that supports us, our faith, and so much more. The examples of others listed ...

    I read and loved her first book, My Story, so I picked this up as soon as it came out. It might even be better than the first book. She interviews other victims of tragedy or people who inspired her and asks them how they got through their personal hell or what makes their lives so wor...

    I read Elizabeth Smart's first book and enjoyed it. This one tells a little more of her story interwoven with other people's stories. There's a lot of hurt and healing expressed in this book. There's hope too. It's a very uplifting book. I am most impressed by the personal connections ...

    I vaguely remember the media coverage surrounding Elizabeth Smart's disappearance and subsequent rescue. She's only a year older than I am, and I didn't really pay attention to news until I got to high school at least. I remember her disappearance and her eventual rescue, but I didn't ...

    I am glad I purchased and read this book. I don?t typically read books of this type/genre. My sisters were visiting me from out of town and we went to hear Elizabeth Smart at a book signing at a local Independent book store I support. We all enjoyed it and bought her book. I have not...

    I admire Elizabeth Smart for all she does. This book is an easy read and pretty good. She talks to a diverse group of people and her writing style is so casual it makes me laugh, in a good way. For a moment she touches on a LDS acquaintance who came out as gay, didn't find much sup...

    This was an AMAZING book! So many different perspectives with some great advice! Uplifting and encouraging! I would highly highly suggest this for everyone to read, regardless of your walk of life she has interviewed so many people with stories of encouragement! How these people have m...

  • Rissa
    Apr 22, 2018

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

  • Larry
    Apr 10, 2018

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

    I received this as an ARC. This wasn't a bad book, but I don't think it does well what it sets out to do. The book is mainly a series of interviews that Elizabeth Smart conducts, mostly with people who have gone through some horrible event, like an assault, a loss of a loved one, or c...

    I received this book as an advanced readers edition. This is a very powerful read to understand how different people from different background and tragedies find Hope and Healing after the situation. This book is one that I will definitely recommend to others. Life is too short. We all...

    I struggled with writing a review of this book because it is aimed at the general public as an audience. My struggle was with how a person who had been victimized or traumatized might perceive the book. I received it from GoodReads for an honest opinion. I found the book to be similar ...

    I won this book through a Goodreads giveaway. Here is my review: Elizabeth Smart is one amazing young lady and I really admire her. How do you go through what she went through and come out okay in the end? How do you take a situation that was bad and turn it into something that cha...

    I won this book from goodreads. I didn't know what to expect. I had not read Elizabeth Smart's previous book, but I recall being intrigued about her after her experiences as a 14/15 year old. I was surprised when I couldn't put it down. I was anxious to hear the next person who had...

    Elizabeth Smart is an amazing woman. This is a true story. As a child, she was abducted and brutally tortured and sexually assaulted during the nine months before she was rescued. In her book, Where There's Hope, Elizabeth interviews other survivors who have gone through different chal...

    What an uplifting book!! No matter what we go through as humans, this book goes to show us exactly how resilient we can choose to be. It's all about our choices splashed with forgiveness, endurance, our tribe that supports us, our faith, and so much more. The examples of others listed ...

    I read and loved her first book, My Story, so I picked this up as soon as it came out. It might even be better than the first book. She interviews other victims of tragedy or people who inspired her and asks them how they got through their personal hell or what makes their lives so wor...

  • Dorothy Mariotti
    Nov 28, 2017

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

    I received this as an ARC. This wasn't a bad book, but I don't think it does well what it sets out to do. The book is mainly a series of interviews that Elizabeth Smart conducts, mostly with people who have gone through some horrible event, like an assault, a loss of a loved one, or c...

    I received this book as an advanced readers edition. This is a very powerful read to understand how different people from different background and tragedies find Hope and Healing after the situation. This book is one that I will definitely recommend to others. Life is too short. We all...

    I struggled with writing a review of this book because it is aimed at the general public as an audience. My struggle was with how a person who had been victimized or traumatized might perceive the book. I received it from GoodReads for an honest opinion. I found the book to be similar ...

    I won this book through a Goodreads giveaway. Here is my review: Elizabeth Smart is one amazing young lady and I really admire her. How do you go through what she went through and come out okay in the end? How do you take a situation that was bad and turn it into something that cha...

    I won this book from goodreads. I didn't know what to expect. I had not read Elizabeth Smart's previous book, but I recall being intrigued about her after her experiences as a 14/15 year old. I was surprised when I couldn't put it down. I was anxious to hear the next person who had...

    Elizabeth Smart is an amazing woman. This is a true story. As a child, she was abducted and brutally tortured and sexually assaulted during the nine months before she was rescued. In her book, Where There's Hope, Elizabeth interviews other survivors who have gone through different chal...

    What an uplifting book!! No matter what we go through as humans, this book goes to show us exactly how resilient we can choose to be. It's all about our choices splashed with forgiveness, endurance, our tribe that supports us, our faith, and so much more. The examples of others listed ...

    I read and loved her first book, My Story, so I picked this up as soon as it came out. It might even be better than the first book. She interviews other victims of tragedy or people who inspired her and asks them how they got through their personal hell or what makes their lives so wor...

    I read Elizabeth Smart's first book and enjoyed it. This one tells a little more of her story interwoven with other people's stories. There's a lot of hurt and healing expressed in this book. There's hope too. It's a very uplifting book. I am most impressed by the personal connections ...

    I vaguely remember the media coverage surrounding Elizabeth Smart's disappearance and subsequent rescue. She's only a year older than I am, and I didn't really pay attention to news until I got to high school at least. I remember her disappearance and her eventual rescue, but I didn't ...

    I am glad I purchased and read this book. I don?t typically read books of this type/genre. My sisters were visiting me from out of town and we went to hear Elizabeth Smart at a book signing at a local Independent book store I support. We all enjoyed it and bought her book. I have not...

    I admire Elizabeth Smart for all she does. This book is an easy read and pretty good. She talks to a diverse group of people and her writing style is so casual it makes me laugh, in a good way. For a moment she touches on a LDS acquaintance who came out as gay, didn't find much sup...

    This was an AMAZING book! So many different perspectives with some great advice! Uplifting and encouraging! I would highly highly suggest this for everyone to read, regardless of your walk of life she has interviewed so many people with stories of encouragement! How these people have m...

    Love her. Inspiration. Read this book. Learn about Elizabeth and many others who have suffered adversary. A wife. A mother. A author. She will not let mine months of capativy define who the person she is now. You want to be her friend. Loved this book because of the inspiration stories...

    "Where There's Hope: Healing, Moving Forward, and Never Giving Up" by Elizabeth Smart was an assortment of stories/interviews with people who like Elizabeth Smart have managed to survive a horrific event. Very inspirational book filled with faith and grace. She is a remarkable young w...

    I won an advance copy of this book from a goodreads giveaway. The book comes out at the end of March 2018. I have always been really interested in Elizabeth Smart's story and how she has been able to turn something awful into something powerful and influential as she helps so many othe...

    "We all leave this earth. We all die, and we don't get to know what comes next. It takes a lot of courage just to live life." In "My Story", Elizabeth Smart put into words the account of her kidnapping and captivity. This book doesn't rehash that experience, other than a few paragra...

    I had two initial assumptions when I received an advanced reader's copy of this book: 1.) the author would be divulging intimate details of her kidnapping and 2.) the self-help message would be dominated by religion. The foreword quickly dispelled both of my assumptions. The purpos...

    I received this book in a giveaway and am so glad that I did. I have not read her first book , and truthfully I would never have thought to get this book on my own to read. Elizabeth Smart writes an inspiring book. She gives a little of her own background and what inspires her and she ...

    I received this book as a First Reads book from Goodreads. This was a well written, thought provoking book, with splashes of humor. It does not shy away from the harsh realities of life, but it always has a hopeful, uplifting view of the future. While interviewing people who have fa...

    I received this book as part of the Giveaway and am glad I had the opportunity to read it. It is a fast read but well written and has a good message. I appreciate that Ms. Smart did not force feed her audience religious accolades. Instead, she talks about her faith and at the same time...

    I won this book in a giveaway. Before receiving my copy, I did not really know what to expect from this book, but I was pleasantly surprised while reading. Elizabeth Smart retells bits and pieces of her story while she interviews others who she finds to be inspiring in some way. I foun...

    I received this book from goodreads. Thank you for picking my name. I really enjoyed the first part of this book where Elizabeth Smart was telling her experience about being kidnapped and then her time after where she had to come to terms with finding forgiveness of her captives,. The ...

    Thank you to Goodreads and the author, Elizabeth Smart, for the opportunity to read the novel, Where There's Hope. It is a testimony to those who have horrific events in their lives but, through it all, continue to move forward and to hope. The people's stories in the book brings tears...

  • Jessica
    Nov 16, 2017

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

    I received this as an ARC. This wasn't a bad book, but I don't think it does well what it sets out to do. The book is mainly a series of interviews that Elizabeth Smart conducts, mostly with people who have gone through some horrible event, like an assault, a loss of a loved one, or c...

    I received this book as an advanced readers edition. This is a very powerful read to understand how different people from different background and tragedies find Hope and Healing after the situation. This book is one that I will definitely recommend to others. Life is too short. We all...

    I struggled with writing a review of this book because it is aimed at the general public as an audience. My struggle was with how a person who had been victimized or traumatized might perceive the book. I received it from GoodReads for an honest opinion. I found the book to be similar ...

    I won this book through a Goodreads giveaway. Here is my review: Elizabeth Smart is one amazing young lady and I really admire her. How do you go through what she went through and come out okay in the end? How do you take a situation that was bad and turn it into something that cha...

    I won this book from goodreads. I didn't know what to expect. I had not read Elizabeth Smart's previous book, but I recall being intrigued about her after her experiences as a 14/15 year old. I was surprised when I couldn't put it down. I was anxious to hear the next person who had...

  • Stephanie Nelson
    Nov 29, 2017

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

    I received this as an ARC. This wasn't a bad book, but I don't think it does well what it sets out to do. The book is mainly a series of interviews that Elizabeth Smart conducts, mostly with people who have gone through some horrible event, like an assault, a loss of a loved one, or c...

    I received this book as an advanced readers edition. This is a very powerful read to understand how different people from different background and tragedies find Hope and Healing after the situation. This book is one that I will definitely recommend to others. Life is too short. We all...

    I struggled with writing a review of this book because it is aimed at the general public as an audience. My struggle was with how a person who had been victimized or traumatized might perceive the book. I received it from GoodReads for an honest opinion. I found the book to be similar ...

    I won this book through a Goodreads giveaway. Here is my review: Elizabeth Smart is one amazing young lady and I really admire her. How do you go through what she went through and come out okay in the end? How do you take a situation that was bad and turn it into something that cha...

    I won this book from goodreads. I didn't know what to expect. I had not read Elizabeth Smart's previous book, but I recall being intrigued about her after her experiences as a 14/15 year old. I was surprised when I couldn't put it down. I was anxious to hear the next person who had...

    Elizabeth Smart is an amazing woman. This is a true story. As a child, she was abducted and brutally tortured and sexually assaulted during the nine months before she was rescued. In her book, Where There's Hope, Elizabeth interviews other survivors who have gone through different chal...

    What an uplifting book!! No matter what we go through as humans, this book goes to show us exactly how resilient we can choose to be. It's all about our choices splashed with forgiveness, endurance, our tribe that supports us, our faith, and so much more. The examples of others listed ...

    I read and loved her first book, My Story, so I picked this up as soon as it came out. It might even be better than the first book. She interviews other victims of tragedy or people who inspired her and asks them how they got through their personal hell or what makes their lives so wor...

    I read Elizabeth Smart's first book and enjoyed it. This one tells a little more of her story interwoven with other people's stories. There's a lot of hurt and healing expressed in this book. There's hope too. It's a very uplifting book. I am most impressed by the personal connections ...

    I vaguely remember the media coverage surrounding Elizabeth Smart's disappearance and subsequent rescue. She's only a year older than I am, and I didn't really pay attention to news until I got to high school at least. I remember her disappearance and her eventual rescue, but I didn't ...

    I am glad I purchased and read this book. I don?t typically read books of this type/genre. My sisters were visiting me from out of town and we went to hear Elizabeth Smart at a book signing at a local Independent book store I support. We all enjoyed it and bought her book. I have not...

    I admire Elizabeth Smart for all she does. This book is an easy read and pretty good. She talks to a diverse group of people and her writing style is so casual it makes me laugh, in a good way. For a moment she touches on a LDS acquaintance who came out as gay, didn't find much sup...

    This was an AMAZING book! So many different perspectives with some great advice! Uplifting and encouraging! I would highly highly suggest this for everyone to read, regardless of your walk of life she has interviewed so many people with stories of encouragement! How these people have m...

    Love her. Inspiration. Read this book. Learn about Elizabeth and many others who have suffered adversary. A wife. A mother. A author. She will not let mine months of capativy define who the person she is now. You want to be her friend. Loved this book because of the inspiration stories...

    "Where There's Hope: Healing, Moving Forward, and Never Giving Up" by Elizabeth Smart was an assortment of stories/interviews with people who like Elizabeth Smart have managed to survive a horrific event. Very inspirational book filled with faith and grace. She is a remarkable young w...

    I won an advance copy of this book from a goodreads giveaway. The book comes out at the end of March 2018. I have always been really interested in Elizabeth Smart's story and how she has been able to turn something awful into something powerful and influential as she helps so many othe...

    "We all leave this earth. We all die, and we don't get to know what comes next. It takes a lot of courage just to live life." In "My Story", Elizabeth Smart put into words the account of her kidnapping and captivity. This book doesn't rehash that experience, other than a few paragra...

    I had two initial assumptions when I received an advanced reader's copy of this book: 1.) the author would be divulging intimate details of her kidnapping and 2.) the self-help message would be dominated by religion. The foreword quickly dispelled both of my assumptions. The purpos...

    I received this book in a giveaway and am so glad that I did. I have not read her first book , and truthfully I would never have thought to get this book on my own to read. Elizabeth Smart writes an inspiring book. She gives a little of her own background and what inspires her and she ...

    I received this book as a First Reads book from Goodreads. This was a well written, thought provoking book, with splashes of humor. It does not shy away from the harsh realities of life, but it always has a hopeful, uplifting view of the future. While interviewing people who have fa...

    I received this book as part of the Giveaway and am glad I had the opportunity to read it. It is a fast read but well written and has a good message. I appreciate that Ms. Smart did not force feed her audience religious accolades. Instead, she talks about her faith and at the same time...

    I won this book in a giveaway. Before receiving my copy, I did not really know what to expect from this book, but I was pleasantly surprised while reading. Elizabeth Smart retells bits and pieces of her story while she interviews others who she finds to be inspiring in some way. I foun...

    I received this book from goodreads. Thank you for picking my name. I really enjoyed the first part of this book where Elizabeth Smart was telling her experience about being kidnapped and then her time after where she had to come to terms with finding forgiveness of her captives,. The ...

    Thank you to Goodreads and the author, Elizabeth Smart, for the opportunity to read the novel, Where There's Hope. It is a testimony to those who have horrific events in their lives but, through it all, continue to move forward and to hope. The people's stories in the book brings tears...

    She was kidnapped then beaten and raped for 9 months by a psychotic wannabe religious zealot and his brainwashed wife. This woman is my hero. She turned all of her darkness into light. I don't think I have ever read a story that has made me cry so much. She has more strength th...

    I received this book from Goodreads Giveaways. Where There's Hope by Elizabeth Smart is an inspiring story of survivors overcoming traumatic events. This book contains conversations Elizabeth Smart has with survivors who have overcome difficult traumatic events. Where There's Ho...

    I received this ARC from a Goodreads giveaway. I have always thought that Elizabeth must be one of the strongest young women in the world, and now I know it to be fact after reading this book. She has a successful life and is fulfilling her dreams one step at a time, regardless of what...

  • Deb
    May 07, 2018

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

    I received this as an ARC. This wasn't a bad book, but I don't think it does well what it sets out to do. The book is mainly a series of interviews that Elizabeth Smart conducts, mostly with people who have gone through some horrible event, like an assault, a loss of a loved one, or c...

    I received this book as an advanced readers edition. This is a very powerful read to understand how different people from different background and tragedies find Hope and Healing after the situation. This book is one that I will definitely recommend to others. Life is too short. We all...

    I struggled with writing a review of this book because it is aimed at the general public as an audience. My struggle was with how a person who had been victimized or traumatized might perceive the book. I received it from GoodReads for an honest opinion. I found the book to be similar ...

    I won this book through a Goodreads giveaway. Here is my review: Elizabeth Smart is one amazing young lady and I really admire her. How do you go through what she went through and come out okay in the end? How do you take a situation that was bad and turn it into something that cha...

    I won this book from goodreads. I didn't know what to expect. I had not read Elizabeth Smart's previous book, but I recall being intrigued about her after her experiences as a 14/15 year old. I was surprised when I couldn't put it down. I was anxious to hear the next person who had...

    Elizabeth Smart is an amazing woman. This is a true story. As a child, she was abducted and brutally tortured and sexually assaulted during the nine months before she was rescued. In her book, Where There's Hope, Elizabeth interviews other survivors who have gone through different chal...

    What an uplifting book!! No matter what we go through as humans, this book goes to show us exactly how resilient we can choose to be. It's all about our choices splashed with forgiveness, endurance, our tribe that supports us, our faith, and so much more. The examples of others listed ...

    I read and loved her first book, My Story, so I picked this up as soon as it came out. It might even be better than the first book. She interviews other victims of tragedy or people who inspired her and asks them how they got through their personal hell or what makes their lives so wor...

    I read Elizabeth Smart's first book and enjoyed it. This one tells a little more of her story interwoven with other people's stories. There's a lot of hurt and healing expressed in this book. There's hope too. It's a very uplifting book. I am most impressed by the personal connections ...

  • Linda Epach
    Feb 13, 2018

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

    I received this as an ARC. This wasn't a bad book, but I don't think it does well what it sets out to do. The book is mainly a series of interviews that Elizabeth Smart conducts, mostly with people who have gone through some horrible event, like an assault, a loss of a loved one, or c...

    I received this book as an advanced readers edition. This is a very powerful read to understand how different people from different background and tragedies find Hope and Healing after the situation. This book is one that I will definitely recommend to others. Life is too short. We all...

    I struggled with writing a review of this book because it is aimed at the general public as an audience. My struggle was with how a person who had been victimized or traumatized might perceive the book. I received it from GoodReads for an honest opinion. I found the book to be similar ...

    I won this book through a Goodreads giveaway. Here is my review: Elizabeth Smart is one amazing young lady and I really admire her. How do you go through what she went through and come out okay in the end? How do you take a situation that was bad and turn it into something that cha...

    I won this book from goodreads. I didn't know what to expect. I had not read Elizabeth Smart's previous book, but I recall being intrigued about her after her experiences as a 14/15 year old. I was surprised when I couldn't put it down. I was anxious to hear the next person who had...

    Elizabeth Smart is an amazing woman. This is a true story. As a child, she was abducted and brutally tortured and sexually assaulted during the nine months before she was rescued. In her book, Where There's Hope, Elizabeth interviews other survivors who have gone through different chal...

    What an uplifting book!! No matter what we go through as humans, this book goes to show us exactly how resilient we can choose to be. It's all about our choices splashed with forgiveness, endurance, our tribe that supports us, our faith, and so much more. The examples of others listed ...

    I read and loved her first book, My Story, so I picked this up as soon as it came out. It might even be better than the first book. She interviews other victims of tragedy or people who inspired her and asks them how they got through their personal hell or what makes their lives so wor...

    I read Elizabeth Smart's first book and enjoyed it. This one tells a little more of her story interwoven with other people's stories. There's a lot of hurt and healing expressed in this book. There's hope too. It's a very uplifting book. I am most impressed by the personal connections ...

    I vaguely remember the media coverage surrounding Elizabeth Smart's disappearance and subsequent rescue. She's only a year older than I am, and I didn't really pay attention to news until I got to high school at least. I remember her disappearance and her eventual rescue, but I didn't ...

    I am glad I purchased and read this book. I don?t typically read books of this type/genre. My sisters were visiting me from out of town and we went to hear Elizabeth Smart at a book signing at a local Independent book store I support. We all enjoyed it and bought her book. I have not...

    I admire Elizabeth Smart for all she does. This book is an easy read and pretty good. She talks to a diverse group of people and her writing style is so casual it makes me laugh, in a good way. For a moment she touches on a LDS acquaintance who came out as gay, didn't find much sup...

    This was an AMAZING book! So many different perspectives with some great advice! Uplifting and encouraging! I would highly highly suggest this for everyone to read, regardless of your walk of life she has interviewed so many people with stories of encouragement! How these people have m...

    Love her. Inspiration. Read this book. Learn about Elizabeth and many others who have suffered adversary. A wife. A mother. A author. She will not let mine months of capativy define who the person she is now. You want to be her friend. Loved this book because of the inspiration stories...

    "Where There's Hope: Healing, Moving Forward, and Never Giving Up" by Elizabeth Smart was an assortment of stories/interviews with people who like Elizabeth Smart have managed to survive a horrific event. Very inspirational book filled with faith and grace. She is a remarkable young w...

  • Linda
    Dec 08, 2017

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

    I received this as an ARC. This wasn't a bad book, but I don't think it does well what it sets out to do. The book is mainly a series of interviews that Elizabeth Smart conducts, mostly with people who have gone through some horrible event, like an assault, a loss of a loved one, or c...

    I received this book as an advanced readers edition. This is a very powerful read to understand how different people from different background and tragedies find Hope and Healing after the situation. This book is one that I will definitely recommend to others. Life is too short. We all...

    I struggled with writing a review of this book because it is aimed at the general public as an audience. My struggle was with how a person who had been victimized or traumatized might perceive the book. I received it from GoodReads for an honest opinion. I found the book to be similar ...

    I won this book through a Goodreads giveaway. Here is my review: Elizabeth Smart is one amazing young lady and I really admire her. How do you go through what she went through and come out okay in the end? How do you take a situation that was bad and turn it into something that cha...

    I won this book from goodreads. I didn't know what to expect. I had not read Elizabeth Smart's previous book, but I recall being intrigued about her after her experiences as a 14/15 year old. I was surprised when I couldn't put it down. I was anxious to hear the next person who had...

    Elizabeth Smart is an amazing woman. This is a true story. As a child, she was abducted and brutally tortured and sexually assaulted during the nine months before she was rescued. In her book, Where There's Hope, Elizabeth interviews other survivors who have gone through different chal...

    What an uplifting book!! No matter what we go through as humans, this book goes to show us exactly how resilient we can choose to be. It's all about our choices splashed with forgiveness, endurance, our tribe that supports us, our faith, and so much more. The examples of others listed ...

    I read and loved her first book, My Story, so I picked this up as soon as it came out. It might even be better than the first book. She interviews other victims of tragedy or people who inspired her and asks them how they got through their personal hell or what makes their lives so wor...

    I read Elizabeth Smart's first book and enjoyed it. This one tells a little more of her story interwoven with other people's stories. There's a lot of hurt and healing expressed in this book. There's hope too. It's a very uplifting book. I am most impressed by the personal connections ...

    I vaguely remember the media coverage surrounding Elizabeth Smart's disappearance and subsequent rescue. She's only a year older than I am, and I didn't really pay attention to news until I got to high school at least. I remember her disappearance and her eventual rescue, but I didn't ...

    I am glad I purchased and read this book. I don?t typically read books of this type/genre. My sisters were visiting me from out of town and we went to hear Elizabeth Smart at a book signing at a local Independent book store I support. We all enjoyed it and bought her book. I have not...

    I admire Elizabeth Smart for all she does. This book is an easy read and pretty good. She talks to a diverse group of people and her writing style is so casual it makes me laugh, in a good way. For a moment she touches on a LDS acquaintance who came out as gay, didn't find much sup...

    This was an AMAZING book! So many different perspectives with some great advice! Uplifting and encouraging! I would highly highly suggest this for everyone to read, regardless of your walk of life she has interviewed so many people with stories of encouragement! How these people have m...

    Love her. Inspiration. Read this book. Learn about Elizabeth and many others who have suffered adversary. A wife. A mother. A author. She will not let mine months of capativy define who the person she is now. You want to be her friend. Loved this book because of the inspiration stories...

    "Where There's Hope: Healing, Moving Forward, and Never Giving Up" by Elizabeth Smart was an assortment of stories/interviews with people who like Elizabeth Smart have managed to survive a horrific event. Very inspirational book filled with faith and grace. She is a remarkable young w...

    I won an advance copy of this book from a goodreads giveaway. The book comes out at the end of March 2018. I have always been really interested in Elizabeth Smart's story and how she has been able to turn something awful into something powerful and influential as she helps so many othe...

    "We all leave this earth. We all die, and we don't get to know what comes next. It takes a lot of courage just to live life." In "My Story", Elizabeth Smart put into words the account of her kidnapping and captivity. This book doesn't rehash that experience, other than a few paragra...

    I had two initial assumptions when I received an advanced reader's copy of this book: 1.) the author would be divulging intimate details of her kidnapping and 2.) the self-help message would be dominated by religion. The foreword quickly dispelled both of my assumptions. The purpos...

    I received this book in a giveaway and am so glad that I did. I have not read her first book , and truthfully I would never have thought to get this book on my own to read. Elizabeth Smart writes an inspiring book. She gives a little of her own background and what inspires her and she ...

  • Krista-Lise
    Nov 19, 2017

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

    I received this as an ARC. This wasn't a bad book, but I don't think it does well what it sets out to do. The book is mainly a series of interviews that Elizabeth Smart conducts, mostly with people who have gone through some horrible event, like an assault, a loss of a loved one, or c...

    I received this book as an advanced readers edition. This is a very powerful read to understand how different people from different background and tragedies find Hope and Healing after the situation. This book is one that I will definitely recommend to others. Life is too short. We all...

    I struggled with writing a review of this book because it is aimed at the general public as an audience. My struggle was with how a person who had been victimized or traumatized might perceive the book. I received it from GoodReads for an honest opinion. I found the book to be similar ...

    I won this book through a Goodreads giveaway. Here is my review: Elizabeth Smart is one amazing young lady and I really admire her. How do you go through what she went through and come out okay in the end? How do you take a situation that was bad and turn it into something that cha...

    I won this book from goodreads. I didn't know what to expect. I had not read Elizabeth Smart's previous book, but I recall being intrigued about her after her experiences as a 14/15 year old. I was surprised when I couldn't put it down. I was anxious to hear the next person who had...

    Elizabeth Smart is an amazing woman. This is a true story. As a child, she was abducted and brutally tortured and sexually assaulted during the nine months before she was rescued. In her book, Where There's Hope, Elizabeth interviews other survivors who have gone through different chal...

    What an uplifting book!! No matter what we go through as humans, this book goes to show us exactly how resilient we can choose to be. It's all about our choices splashed with forgiveness, endurance, our tribe that supports us, our faith, and so much more. The examples of others listed ...

    I read and loved her first book, My Story, so I picked this up as soon as it came out. It might even be better than the first book. She interviews other victims of tragedy or people who inspired her and asks them how they got through their personal hell or what makes their lives so wor...

    I read Elizabeth Smart's first book and enjoyed it. This one tells a little more of her story interwoven with other people's stories. There's a lot of hurt and healing expressed in this book. There's hope too. It's a very uplifting book. I am most impressed by the personal connections ...

    I vaguely remember the media coverage surrounding Elizabeth Smart's disappearance and subsequent rescue. She's only a year older than I am, and I didn't really pay attention to news until I got to high school at least. I remember her disappearance and her eventual rescue, but I didn't ...

    I am glad I purchased and read this book. I don?t typically read books of this type/genre. My sisters were visiting me from out of town and we went to hear Elizabeth Smart at a book signing at a local Independent book store I support. We all enjoyed it and bought her book. I have not...

    I admire Elizabeth Smart for all she does. This book is an easy read and pretty good. She talks to a diverse group of people and her writing style is so casual it makes me laugh, in a good way. For a moment she touches on a LDS acquaintance who came out as gay, didn't find much sup...

    This was an AMAZING book! So many different perspectives with some great advice! Uplifting and encouraging! I would highly highly suggest this for everyone to read, regardless of your walk of life she has interviewed so many people with stories of encouragement! How these people have m...

    Love her. Inspiration. Read this book. Learn about Elizabeth and many others who have suffered adversary. A wife. A mother. A author. She will not let mine months of capativy define who the person she is now. You want to be her friend. Loved this book because of the inspiration stories...

    "Where There's Hope: Healing, Moving Forward, and Never Giving Up" by Elizabeth Smart was an assortment of stories/interviews with people who like Elizabeth Smart have managed to survive a horrific event. Very inspirational book filled with faith and grace. She is a remarkable young w...

    I won an advance copy of this book from a goodreads giveaway. The book comes out at the end of March 2018. I have always been really interested in Elizabeth Smart's story and how she has been able to turn something awful into something powerful and influential as she helps so many othe...

    "We all leave this earth. We all die, and we don't get to know what comes next. It takes a lot of courage just to live life." In "My Story", Elizabeth Smart put into words the account of her kidnapping and captivity. This book doesn't rehash that experience, other than a few paragra...

    I had two initial assumptions when I received an advanced reader's copy of this book: 1.) the author would be divulging intimate details of her kidnapping and 2.) the self-help message would be dominated by religion. The foreword quickly dispelled both of my assumptions. The purpos...

    I received this book in a giveaway and am so glad that I did. I have not read her first book , and truthfully I would never have thought to get this book on my own to read. Elizabeth Smart writes an inspiring book. She gives a little of her own background and what inspires her and she ...

    I received this book as a First Reads book from Goodreads. This was a well written, thought provoking book, with splashes of humor. It does not shy away from the harsh realities of life, but it always has a hopeful, uplifting view of the future. While interviewing people who have fa...

    I received this book as part of the Giveaway and am glad I had the opportunity to read it. It is a fast read but well written and has a good message. I appreciate that Ms. Smart did not force feed her audience religious accolades. Instead, she talks about her faith and at the same time...

    I won this book in a giveaway. Before receiving my copy, I did not really know what to expect from this book, but I was pleasantly surprised while reading. Elizabeth Smart retells bits and pieces of her story while she interviews others who she finds to be inspiring in some way. I foun...

    I received this book from goodreads. Thank you for picking my name. I really enjoyed the first part of this book where Elizabeth Smart was telling her experience about being kidnapped and then her time after where she had to come to terms with finding forgiveness of her captives,. The ...

    Thank you to Goodreads and the author, Elizabeth Smart, for the opportunity to read the novel, Where There's Hope. It is a testimony to those who have horrific events in their lives but, through it all, continue to move forward and to hope. The people's stories in the book brings tears...

    She was kidnapped then beaten and raped for 9 months by a psychotic wannabe religious zealot and his brainwashed wife. This woman is my hero. She turned all of her darkness into light. I don't think I have ever read a story that has made me cry so much. She has more strength th...

  • Meagan
    Nov 19, 2017

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

    I received this as an ARC. This wasn't a bad book, but I don't think it does well what it sets out to do. The book is mainly a series of interviews that Elizabeth Smart conducts, mostly with people who have gone through some horrible event, like an assault, a loss of a loved one, or c...

    I received this book as an advanced readers edition. This is a very powerful read to understand how different people from different background and tragedies find Hope and Healing after the situation. This book is one that I will definitely recommend to others. Life is too short. We all...

    I struggled with writing a review of this book because it is aimed at the general public as an audience. My struggle was with how a person who had been victimized or traumatized might perceive the book. I received it from GoodReads for an honest opinion. I found the book to be similar ...

    I won this book through a Goodreads giveaway. Here is my review: Elizabeth Smart is one amazing young lady and I really admire her. How do you go through what she went through and come out okay in the end? How do you take a situation that was bad and turn it into something that cha...

    I won this book from goodreads. I didn't know what to expect. I had not read Elizabeth Smart's previous book, but I recall being intrigued about her after her experiences as a 14/15 year old. I was surprised when I couldn't put it down. I was anxious to hear the next person who had...

    Elizabeth Smart is an amazing woman. This is a true story. As a child, she was abducted and brutally tortured and sexually assaulted during the nine months before she was rescued. In her book, Where There's Hope, Elizabeth interviews other survivors who have gone through different chal...

    What an uplifting book!! No matter what we go through as humans, this book goes to show us exactly how resilient we can choose to be. It's all about our choices splashed with forgiveness, endurance, our tribe that supports us, our faith, and so much more. The examples of others listed ...

    I read and loved her first book, My Story, so I picked this up as soon as it came out. It might even be better than the first book. She interviews other victims of tragedy or people who inspired her and asks them how they got through their personal hell or what makes their lives so wor...

    I read Elizabeth Smart's first book and enjoyed it. This one tells a little more of her story interwoven with other people's stories. There's a lot of hurt and healing expressed in this book. There's hope too. It's a very uplifting book. I am most impressed by the personal connections ...

    I vaguely remember the media coverage surrounding Elizabeth Smart's disappearance and subsequent rescue. She's only a year older than I am, and I didn't really pay attention to news until I got to high school at least. I remember her disappearance and her eventual rescue, but I didn't ...

    I am glad I purchased and read this book. I don?t typically read books of this type/genre. My sisters were visiting me from out of town and we went to hear Elizabeth Smart at a book signing at a local Independent book store I support. We all enjoyed it and bought her book. I have not...

    I admire Elizabeth Smart for all she does. This book is an easy read and pretty good. She talks to a diverse group of people and her writing style is so casual it makes me laugh, in a good way. For a moment she touches on a LDS acquaintance who came out as gay, didn't find much sup...

    This was an AMAZING book! So many different perspectives with some great advice! Uplifting and encouraging! I would highly highly suggest this for everyone to read, regardless of your walk of life she has interviewed so many people with stories of encouragement! How these people have m...

    Love her. Inspiration. Read this book. Learn about Elizabeth and many others who have suffered adversary. A wife. A mother. A author. She will not let mine months of capativy define who the person she is now. You want to be her friend. Loved this book because of the inspiration stories...

    "Where There's Hope: Healing, Moving Forward, and Never Giving Up" by Elizabeth Smart was an assortment of stories/interviews with people who like Elizabeth Smart have managed to survive a horrific event. Very inspirational book filled with faith and grace. She is a remarkable young w...

    I won an advance copy of this book from a goodreads giveaway. The book comes out at the end of March 2018. I have always been really interested in Elizabeth Smart's story and how she has been able to turn something awful into something powerful and influential as she helps so many othe...

    "We all leave this earth. We all die, and we don't get to know what comes next. It takes a lot of courage just to live life." In "My Story", Elizabeth Smart put into words the account of her kidnapping and captivity. This book doesn't rehash that experience, other than a few paragra...

    I had two initial assumptions when I received an advanced reader's copy of this book: 1.) the author would be divulging intimate details of her kidnapping and 2.) the self-help message would be dominated by religion. The foreword quickly dispelled both of my assumptions. The purpos...

    I received this book in a giveaway and am so glad that I did. I have not read her first book , and truthfully I would never have thought to get this book on my own to read. Elizabeth Smart writes an inspiring book. She gives a little of her own background and what inspires her and she ...

    I received this book as a First Reads book from Goodreads. This was a well written, thought provoking book, with splashes of humor. It does not shy away from the harsh realities of life, but it always has a hopeful, uplifting view of the future. While interviewing people who have fa...

    I received this book as part of the Giveaway and am glad I had the opportunity to read it. It is a fast read but well written and has a good message. I appreciate that Ms. Smart did not force feed her audience religious accolades. Instead, she talks about her faith and at the same time...

    I won this book in a giveaway. Before receiving my copy, I did not really know what to expect from this book, but I was pleasantly surprised while reading. Elizabeth Smart retells bits and pieces of her story while she interviews others who she finds to be inspiring in some way. I foun...

  • Ione
    Nov 22, 2017

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

    I received this as an ARC. This wasn't a bad book, but I don't think it does well what it sets out to do. The book is mainly a series of interviews that Elizabeth Smart conducts, mostly with people who have gone through some horrible event, like an assault, a loss of a loved one, or c...

    I received this book as an advanced readers edition. This is a very powerful read to understand how different people from different background and tragedies find Hope and Healing after the situation. This book is one that I will definitely recommend to others. Life is too short. We all...

    I struggled with writing a review of this book because it is aimed at the general public as an audience. My struggle was with how a person who had been victimized or traumatized might perceive the book. I received it from GoodReads for an honest opinion. I found the book to be similar ...

    I won this book through a Goodreads giveaway. Here is my review: Elizabeth Smart is one amazing young lady and I really admire her. How do you go through what she went through and come out okay in the end? How do you take a situation that was bad and turn it into something that cha...

    I won this book from goodreads. I didn't know what to expect. I had not read Elizabeth Smart's previous book, but I recall being intrigued about her after her experiences as a 14/15 year old. I was surprised when I couldn't put it down. I was anxious to hear the next person who had...

    Elizabeth Smart is an amazing woman. This is a true story. As a child, she was abducted and brutally tortured and sexually assaulted during the nine months before she was rescued. In her book, Where There's Hope, Elizabeth interviews other survivors who have gone through different chal...

    What an uplifting book!! No matter what we go through as humans, this book goes to show us exactly how resilient we can choose to be. It's all about our choices splashed with forgiveness, endurance, our tribe that supports us, our faith, and so much more. The examples of others listed ...

    I read and loved her first book, My Story, so I picked this up as soon as it came out. It might even be better than the first book. She interviews other victims of tragedy or people who inspired her and asks them how they got through their personal hell or what makes their lives so wor...

    I read Elizabeth Smart's first book and enjoyed it. This one tells a little more of her story interwoven with other people's stories. There's a lot of hurt and healing expressed in this book. There's hope too. It's a very uplifting book. I am most impressed by the personal connections ...

    I vaguely remember the media coverage surrounding Elizabeth Smart's disappearance and subsequent rescue. She's only a year older than I am, and I didn't really pay attention to news until I got to high school at least. I remember her disappearance and her eventual rescue, but I didn't ...

    I am glad I purchased and read this book. I don?t typically read books of this type/genre. My sisters were visiting me from out of town and we went to hear Elizabeth Smart at a book signing at a local Independent book store I support. We all enjoyed it and bought her book. I have not...

    I admire Elizabeth Smart for all she does. This book is an easy read and pretty good. She talks to a diverse group of people and her writing style is so casual it makes me laugh, in a good way. For a moment she touches on a LDS acquaintance who came out as gay, didn't find much sup...

    This was an AMAZING book! So many different perspectives with some great advice! Uplifting and encouraging! I would highly highly suggest this for everyone to read, regardless of your walk of life she has interviewed so many people with stories of encouragement! How these people have m...

    Love her. Inspiration. Read this book. Learn about Elizabeth and many others who have suffered adversary. A wife. A mother. A author. She will not let mine months of capativy define who the person she is now. You want to be her friend. Loved this book because of the inspiration stories...

    "Where There's Hope: Healing, Moving Forward, and Never Giving Up" by Elizabeth Smart was an assortment of stories/interviews with people who like Elizabeth Smart have managed to survive a horrific event. Very inspirational book filled with faith and grace. She is a remarkable young w...

    I won an advance copy of this book from a goodreads giveaway. The book comes out at the end of March 2018. I have always been really interested in Elizabeth Smart's story and how she has been able to turn something awful into something powerful and influential as she helps so many othe...

    "We all leave this earth. We all die, and we don't get to know what comes next. It takes a lot of courage just to live life." In "My Story", Elizabeth Smart put into words the account of her kidnapping and captivity. This book doesn't rehash that experience, other than a few paragra...

    I had two initial assumptions when I received an advanced reader's copy of this book: 1.) the author would be divulging intimate details of her kidnapping and 2.) the self-help message would be dominated by religion. The foreword quickly dispelled both of my assumptions. The purpos...

    I received this book in a giveaway and am so glad that I did. I have not read her first book , and truthfully I would never have thought to get this book on my own to read. Elizabeth Smart writes an inspiring book. She gives a little of her own background and what inspires her and she ...

    I received this book as a First Reads book from Goodreads. This was a well written, thought provoking book, with splashes of humor. It does not shy away from the harsh realities of life, but it always has a hopeful, uplifting view of the future. While interviewing people who have fa...

    I received this book as part of the Giveaway and am glad I had the opportunity to read it. It is a fast read but well written and has a good message. I appreciate that Ms. Smart did not force feed her audience religious accolades. Instead, she talks about her faith and at the same time...

  • turney12
    Apr 15, 2018

    Although I did not read Elizabeth Smart's first book, 'My Story,' I received a copy of "Where There's Hope," through a Goodreads giveaway. I don't always read books of this genre, so I was a little hesitant to pick it up. But now I admit, I appreciated much of what she shared, and thor...

    Where theres hope 4? If you were broken and torn apart after reading ?My Story? then this is the hope and redemption you needed to read. To see her move on and get past her tragedies and try and love and live her best life. Where theres hope 4?? If you were broken and t...

    Elizabeth Smart tells of her kidnapping and the hope she had of being found . Later in the book, she expresses her faith. I would put faith before hope. She has conversations with different survivors, to get an insight on what helped them. Forgiveness is so important, not so much ...

    I received this as an ARC. This wasn't a bad book, but I don't think it does well what it sets out to do. The book is mainly a series of interviews that Elizabeth Smart conducts, mostly with people who have gone through some horrible event, like an assault, a loss of a loved one, or c...

    I received this book as an advanced readers edition. This is a very powerful read to understand how different people from different background and tragedies find Hope and Healing after the situation. This book is one that I will definitely recommend to others. Life is too short. We all...

    I struggled with writing a review of this book because it is aimed at the general public as an audience. My struggle was with how a person who had been victimized or traumatized might perceive the book. I received it from GoodReads for an honest opinion. I found the book to be similar ...

    I won this book through a Goodreads giveaway. Here is my review: Elizabeth Smart is one amazing young lady and I really admire her. How do you go through what she went through and come out okay in the end? How do you take a situation that was bad and turn it into something that cha...

    I won this book from goodreads. I didn't know what to expect. I had not read Elizabeth Smart's previous book, but I recall being intrigued about her after her experiences as a 14/15 year old. I was surprised when I couldn't put it down. I was anxious to hear the next person who had...

    Elizabeth Smart is an amazing woman. This is a true story. As a child, she was abducted and brutally tortured and sexually assaulted during the nine months before she was rescued. In her book, Where There's Hope, Elizabeth interviews other survivors who have gone through different chal...

    What an uplifting book!! No matter what we go through as humans, this book goes to show us exactly how resilient we can choose to be. It's all about our choices splashed with forgiveness, endurance, our tribe that supports us, our faith, and so much more. The examples of others listed ...

    I read and loved her first book, My Story, so I picked this up as soon as it came out. It might even be better than the first book. She interviews other victims of tragedy or people who inspired her and asks them how they got through their personal hell or what makes their lives so wor...

    I read Elizabeth Smart's first book and enjoyed it. This one tells a little more of her story interwoven with other people's stories. There's a lot of hurt and healing expressed in this book. There's hope too. It's a very uplifting book. I am most impressed by the personal connections ...

    I vaguely remember the media coverage surrounding Elizabeth Smart's disappearance and subsequent rescue. She's only a year older than I am, and I didn't really pay attention to news until I got to high school at least. I remember her disappearance and her eventual rescue, but I didn't ...

    I am glad I purchased and read this book. I don?t typically read books of this type/genre. My sisters were visiting me from out of town and we went to hear Elizabeth Smart at a book signing at a local Independent book store I support. We all enjoyed it and bought her book. I have not...

    I admire Elizabeth Smart for all she does. This book is an easy read and pretty good. She talks to a diverse group of people and her writing style is so casual it makes me laugh, in a good way. For a moment she touches on a LDS acquaintance who came out as gay, didn't find much sup...

    This was an AMAZING book! So many different perspectives with some great advice! Uplifting and encouraging! I would highly highly suggest this for everyone to read, regardless of your walk of life she has interviewed so many people with stories of encouragement! How these people have m...

    Love her. Inspiration. Read this book. Learn about Elizabeth and many others who have suffered adversary. A wife. A mother. A author. She will not let mine months of capativy define who the person she is now. You want to be her friend. Loved this book because of the inspiration stories...