Vida is 19 and has a life-threatening heart condition. Richard is 36 and has just lost his beloved wife in a car accident. When Richard is invited to the hospital to meet the young woman who received his wife's donor heart, Vida takes one look at him and feels she's loved him all her life. Is Vida just a sheltered and confused young woman? Or is there truth behind the theory of cellular memory? Can a heart remember, at least for a time, on its own?
A classic coming-of-age story hailed as “one of the best portraits of small-town Southern life ever written” by Pat Conroy. After Will’s grandmother dies, his grandfather’s scandalous elopement with Miss Love Simpson rocks the town of Cold Sassy, Georgia. “Rich with emotion, humor, and tenderness” (The Washington Post) ($2.99)
This series is based on the memoirs of Jennifer Worth, who lived and worked as a midwife in the early 1960’s in London’s East End slums. The series explores the lives of the inhabitants of Nonatus House, both the young midwives and an order of the Anglican sisters devoted to nursing care, and those they care for. Many of the stories deal with the damage done to those dealing with unrelenting poverty, yet there are continuing glimpse of grace, mercy and joy.