Book Review: The Highest of Hopes by Susan Ann Mason!

About: After her beloved grandfather’s death, Emmaline Moore is shocked to discover that her “deceased” father is actually living in Canada. Having no other family, Emma decides she must find him, and so embarks on a journey across the ocean, accompanied by her best friend, Jonathan. Unfortunately, Randall Moore and his well-to-do family aren’t thrilled by her arrival, fearing her sudden appearance will hinder his chance at becoming mayor of Toronto in 1919. Despite everything, Emma remains determined to earn their affection.

Jonathan Rowe has secretly loved Emma for years and hopes that during their trip he can win her heart. Concerned that Randall might reject her, Jonathan is ready to console Emma and bring her home. When she informs him that she has no intention of returning to England, Jonathan begins to despair. Can he convince Emma to find value within herself rather than seeking it from a virtual stranger? And will she ever come to see that Jonathan is her true home?





My Review:

Genre: Historical fiction, Christian fiction.

My Rating: 4 and 1/2 stars.

Recommendation: 13 up for romance.

My favorite character is: Emma is a sweet girl and I loved following along with her as she searched for her family and even though I felt that at times she was naive I still loved reading about her.

My Verse for Emma is Psalm 27:10 When my father and my mother forsake me, then the Lord will take me up. (King James Version.)

My thoughts: Aw, this book is so sweet even if a good bit sad for several reasons. The story was so cute and adorable because of Jonathan and Emma’s relationship and I also liked how this book and the previous one were connected and I look forward to reading more from Mrs. Mason!


Slight spoilers!


Warnings: Slight scandals because of politics and an unwed pregnancy.

(I received this book in exchange for my honest review and am truly happy to provide it.)


And the reason I am sharing this review today is that the book RELEASED just TODAY!!! You should check it out! The story is so sweet!

2 thoughts on “Book Review: The Highest of Hopes by Susan Ann Mason!

    1. I hope you like it! It was a great book! (Though there were also some comments that rubbed me wrong just because I don’t care for kissing in books, but it was great otherwise!)

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