Hearts in Harmony is the story of Levi and Mary, two young Amish who take it upon themselves to care for Adeline, an elderly English woman whom they met years earlier. Despite both young people being Amish, their worlds are quite different. Music brings them together, but it could also tear their lives apart.
I love how thoughtful and caring Levi and Mary were. The book moved at a steady pace, making it easy to keep reading for hour after hour. When you love something as much as they love music, it seems impossible that they might be required to give it up. The rules in their districts are quite clear: no music, no exceptions.
It was heartbreaking to see Adeline as her health declined, but the author did not shy away from the facts. All the characters were wonderfully grounded in reality and showed great maturity.
I’m anxious to see what happens next. While Hearts in Harmony does have its own ending, since this is a series, there are more characters with their own stories.
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