Friday, May 6, 2011
The Heritage of Lancaster County
I have just finished the final book in The Heritage of Lancaster County series today and highly recommend all three books. If you have never read a Beverly Lewis book before, this series is a good place to start. Beverly Lewis writes, primarily, books set in the Amish community and about her characters' journey to faith in Jesus Christ as Savior. While I enjoy many comforts of technology and electricity, her books always remind me that life can be much simpler.
The Shunning by Beverly Lewis is the first book in The Heritage of Lancaster County series. The Shunning is a book about an Amish girl, Katie, who finds out her life could have been different and the path that leads to her being shunned by the Amish community. I really don't want to spoil much of the book so I'll leave it at that. Beverly Lewis does a superb job at explaining the different Amish customs mentioned in her book without the reader feeling like there has been a lecture.