February 21, 2014 - 10:55 — ShannonMcNaperville

Did You Know...February is National Heart Month? Pump it up with some cardiac reads.

- The Boy with the Cuckoo Clock Heart (Mathias Malzieu): Born with a frozen heart, orphaned Jack is left with Dr. Madeleine, a midwife and witch doctor who saves Jack by placing a cuckoo clock in his chest and raises him in an orphanage amid a range of curiosities.

- Heart & Soul (Maeve Binchy): A broad cast of characters populate a cardiac center in this gentle, humorous yet sometimes dramatic read.

- Irreplaceable (Stephen Lovely): This story, encompassing the grief, guilt, anger and hope that surrounds the issue of organ transplant, provides a thoughtful narrative and a deep look at conflicted characters.

 

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