In wanted Katie Brenneman is struggling to find her way. During her Rumspringa years she thought she wanted to try out the English life, but ended up thinking better of it. She just wanted to have freedom and feel as if she belonged, but quickly found out English life wasn't who she really was. She then struggled with wanted to be wanted and loved by Jonathan Lundy, a widower, who had two young daughters. Jonathan and Katie have to come to terms with what it is that God wants for their lives. As we read this book you come to see that there are many characters that want things but is it really what God wants. What He wants is the best to have. Pretending to be something we aren't can only lead to disaster; We can only have true peace in our lives if do what He wants.
"Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become." -C.S. Lewis