Faculty Favorite: Ms. Dell


The Art of Hearing Heartbeats, by Jan-Philipp Sendker, is an “Unbelievable story of love, compassion and dedication!” says Ms. Dell. It’s also one of her favorite reads.

The book was an Indies Choice Honor book recipicient and since its publication, the author has penned a sequel, titled A Well-Tempered Heart. 

Read the synopsis below. And let us know if you’d like to check out our copy. Better hurry, because this one just might be in high demand!

screenshot-2017-01-05-at-9-53-00-amThe Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philip Sendker

A poignant and inspirational love story set in Burma, The Art of Hearing Heartbeats spans the decades between the 1950s and the present.  When a successful New York lawyer suddenly disappears without a trace, neither his wife nor his daughter Julia has any idea where he might be…until they find a love letter he wrote many years ago, to a Burmese woman they have never heard of. Intent on solving the mystery and coming to terms with her father’s past, Julia decides to travel to the village where the woman lived. There she uncovers a tale of unimaginable hardship, resilience, and passion that will reaffirm the reader’s belief in the power of love to move mountains.


Synopsis from Goodreads.com