Change of Heart has ratings and 68 reviews. Katelyn said: Shari Maurer really knows how to draw the most dramatic feelings out of her readers. I was. Apr 1, The Hardcover of the Change of Heart by Shari Maurer at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!. Title: Change of Heart Author: Shari Maurer Ratings Explanation Language: Frequent exclamations involving deity. Many instances of most swear words.

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I loved the support her family gave her and the little things that were added shar the story about her parents and siblings made it more real. She’s a typical high school girl and fully developed as a character, which means that she’s far from an idyllic victim that is to be pitied for having a weaken body.

Feb 28, Written Word Review rated it really liked it Recommends it for: If I hadn’t read any of her books before reading this, I would have thought hsart was really good and creative.

No matter what is going on in the book, you walk away appreciating life with a tear filled eye. The condition damaged her heart permanently, requiring her to get a transplant.


That is until one day she gets diagnosed with a heart problem. This book is young adult fiction; it is very dramatic and suspenseful. I finished reading this book with a new perspective on being an organ donor. Maure found my self laughing one minute and on the brink of tears the next. Without a question, this was an engaging read. The natural mindset is invincibility but what happens when a teen goes from running across a soccer geart to being high on a heart transplant list less than a month later?

The author is a huge advocate for the Donate Life organizationas its mission has affected her and her family personally — see her website for more information. Each day, approximately 18 people die in the U.

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Change of Heart

Only Hazel Grace survived this dreaded disease. You can read my full review for content on The Literate Mother http: She sometimes acts like a brat and I liked her for it. She was an amazing soccer player until suddenly muarer weak, fainting in the big game, and having a doctor tell her that she needs a transplant to live.

Emmi had to learn to be happy again just like Hazel Grace had to do maursr same after “Gus’s” death. Sometimes the wait is years, sometimes months, and sometimes, sadly it never happens.

Shortly after her sixteenth birthday, popular varisty soccer star Emmi comes down with an ordinary virus. Though driven by hormones at times, the way he cares for Emmi is clear. I think my maurwr part of this book were the actual characters. Preview — Change of Heart by Shari Maurer. She and her best friend, Becca, have played since they were little kids.


A refreshing and new premise for YA but a tragically real situation for some, Change of Heart throws into question the value of life as a teenager. He is quirky and funny adding some humor into maurdr story.

And that is what I liked about this book. With several twists and a few very emotional, intense scenes, Change of Heart is a stunning debut. But when she doesnt bounce back as always, she gets the worst possible sahri had endocarditis thats destroyed her heart, chamge her into congestive heart failure.

Emmi, the teenager who has a weak heart, takes us on a roller-coaster of emotion that is well-worth the ride. But this book was like every other health issue book, but not done as well. Maurer told it honestly, but I wanted something a little more redeeming – I wanted to I am so incredibly conflicted about this ov. Apparently my dance card was all filled up because Emmi and Abe were all I cared about in this one.

While some aspects take longer than others, Emmi comes to face things in her own time and manner. Wrenching but memorable, stunning and remarkable, this book is one that will make a reader appreciate their own life and health as well as give the reminder no one is invincible, regardless of age.