From Library Journal:
“Flashing back between the present and Jakob’s past, Sorrells stitches together a beautiful story of family and belief that illustrates the importance of closure and the peace derived from faith. Recommended for readers interested in realistic fiction in the style of Kate Breslin, Kristy Cambron, and Chris Bohjalian.”
From Fresh Fiction:
“An astounding tale of two young Jewish boys escaping death…THEN SINGS MY SOUL is the most phenomenal and heartrending story I have ever read. This struck my heart and soul and will remain in my memory forever. The horrific treatment of the Jews during the holocaust will never be forgotten. Amy K. Sorrells could not have described the events happening with more authenticity and description than she did. If this story doesn’t “get” you, no others will.”
His Memory is Being Stolen…But God Never Forgets.
Then Sings My Soul is a story of my heart. Themes of aging and dying and finding hope in the midst of that time in life we all eventually have to face are inspired by my work as a bedside, hospital nurse caring for and listening to the stories of the elderly, as well as my passion and love for the people of Ukraine and Eastern Europe, where my ancestors are from. It’s a sometimes harrowing tale of brokenness and redemption I hope readers will love as much as I do!
With her father succumbing to dementia, Nel Stewart has little time to discover the decades-old secrets from his past that could forever alter both of their futures.
When Nel returns home to South Haven, Michigan, due to the sudden death of her mother, she realizes her beloved father, Jakob is struggling with the loss of his memory.
With the reappearance of an old high-school sweetheart, deliveries from Ukraine, and the mysterious discovery of a vintage aquamarine gemstone, Nel senses God pulling her into the past to restore her and her father’s futures before it’s too late.
Told partially through Jakob’s flashbacks of fleeing the Jewish genocides of eastern Europe at the turn of the 20th century, this novel reveals how even when mankind strips humans from their homeland and attempts to erase their faith – God will never leave his people.