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About the Book

The initially novel in the new Amish Journeys series by bestselling author Beth Wiseman, Hearts in Harmony explores how far the heart will travel for the melody of adore.

Musical prodigy Levi Shetler hasn’t touched a piano given that he secretly played a single lots of years ago. His strict Amish neighborhood forbids instruments or the singing of any music not in their authorized songbook. Levi asks God normally why music tempts him when playing an instrument is not permitted in his planet.

A single individual knows Levi’s talents: Mary Hershberger, the girl who promised years ago to preserve his secret. Mary comes from a a lot more liberal district than Levi, but she’s facing household troubles of her personal. The mutual care for an aging Englischer, Adeline, reunites Mary and Levi as young adults. They comprehend that, in spite of their variations, they have a shared adore of music—and a shared confusion about no matter whether their talents are God-provided gifts or temptations luring them into the Englisch world.

The couple realizes they ought to compromise or portion approaches, but a tragic accident shakes their selection. Each Mary and Levi will require to reconcile what they adore with what their hearts say is right—because even as their passion for music brings them collectively, it could be what tears them apart.


My Critique

Beth Wiseman introduces her new series Amish Journey with the heart-warming novel Hearts in Harmony.  The highlight of this book to me was household and how all households come in unique types and backgrounds. This is a book exactly where you may perhaps require some tissues from time to time but the heart and depth of wisdom in this novel is some thing worth remembering and holding onto. Wisemen introduces and focuses on 4 fantastic characters that come collectively to teach her readers a fantastic lesson of what actually matters when it comes to household.

In this book, you will be reading about a  young Amish man (Levi) who was raised incredibly conservative and reasonably poor with lots of brothers and sisters (bruder’s and schweschder’s). Levi has a incredibly talented present that brought him and Mary collectively at a young age. Although his present not authorized in the Amish neighborhood, this present brings about lots of blessings and sweet comfort.  A different spirited character is a young Amish lady (Mary) who was raised a lot more towards significantly less conservative Amish.  Her household is incredibly properly to do, exactly where cell phones (not a smartphone) are permitted.  Mary’s mother is determined to preserve her household in order at all occasions. Having said that, Mary’s household quickly discovers her sister Lydia may perhaps modify that order but will it modify Mary’s future with her household or even with Levi?  Quickly in the novel, we meet (Natalie) an Englisher who is a incredibly sturdy young lady who is from a broken household. You will admire Natalie’s will energy and strength to preserve going when the odds are against her. She is down to earth with a good sense of humor. Lastly, we meet (Adeline ) who is an elderly widowed englisher who brings so a great deal adore to these young characters. You will really feel good warmth from her words as if your correct in the area assisting with the puzzle when listening to her share stories about her and her late husband Percy.  Adeline is a retired English teacher who wanted to be a veterinarian, but God (Gott) had other plans.


With every single book I study, I often attempt to discover a nugget of wisdom or a quote that actually stands out to me. In this book, it was the words expressed by Natalie in her scholarship essay. These words are incredibly crucial and play a good part in this novel. Her words actually inspired me as properly as one more character who is mention in this book.

It is not the events in my life that will define who I am, but how I interpret them and pick out to move forward. Getting intentional and practicing due diligence is how I will develop into the individual I want to be. The path will not often be sturdy beneath my feet, but laying the foundation stone by stone will strengthen and guide my journey.” -Natalie:  Hearts in Harmony

I am undoubtedly hunting forward and have the date set for the subsequent novel of this series. I enjoyed this book incredibly a great deal as it was properly written and incredibly believed-provoking.

The subsequent book of the series is known as Listening to Adore and it will be released September three, 2019

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