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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The characters are very well developed, and so is the story, although in some point gets slow and it seems like is nothing that special, but then comes the twist and things get interesting, and the ending is kind of heart breaking but also inspiring. Sam is a loveable character to start, spending time with Emmi and distracting her from her current state.

People felt awkward around her and she showed the readers, all the ups and downs in her life. Though driven by hormones at times, the way he cares for Emmi is clear.

Hopefully everyone who re Shari Maurer, the author, offered my teen-age daughter and me an opportunity to talk extensively about a book we both loved but perceived in different ways. They both went through the same thing and at some point are going through the same thing.

From Emmi to the minor characters like the doctors and nurses, I liked how each one was individually portrayed. When I was sixteen, I went through an enormous amo Summary: Then she gets sick and suddenly the most terrible news arrive to her: You never know when your whole life can change. It was really hard to finish because she was all alone. What would you do? On the one hand, I wholeheartedly agree with Emmi that just because you are young and sick, you don’t have to put on this happy, brave face for the world.


And even if she does, what happens if she rejects the heart? Feb 28, Written Word Review rated it really liked it Recommends it for: I really wanted it to be perfect and for Emmi and Abe to end up together. Shari Maurer really knows how to draw the most dramatic feelings out of her readers. You can read my full review for content on The Literate Mother http: Open Preview See a Problem? Throughout the entire book, she grows tremendously as a result of the dire situation she has faced.

Sophomore, Emmi Miller is sgari athletic and plays soccer. She was an amazing soccer player until suddenly getting weak, fainting in the big game, and having a doctor tell her that she needs a transplant to live.

At the end of her book, Maurer gives some insightful statistics.

What if her body rejects the heart? Her relationship with mahrer parents weren’t the greatest but they improve overtime when they find out about Emmi’s problem.

Her daughter was born with a heart-defect. Quotes from Change of Heart. Her relationship with her parents is good more often than not and her love of soccer apparent. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Everyone seems to start to care more for each other. This book really pulled a lot of emotional cords for me, but it was never heatr heavy that it made me feel depressed, which is quite a feat with chqnge subject matter.


Sep hart, Julie Schoerke rated it it was amazing Recommends chhange for: I am really glad that once she realized her feelings, she didn’t just settle for Sam. The story kept me captivated to the very end. She was dealing with so much and I felt like for a lot of it she was on her own. If you like real-life stories about tragedies then this book is for you.

To view it, click here. She wrote a resource book for parents of children with heart defects. My congratulations to her on her first YA novel. Now she can barely walk across a room without stopping to rest. Many instances of most swear words. Providing reliable content ratings for youth and young adult literature.

I also liked how Shari incorporated the vast arrange of emotions that not only Emmi felt and deals with, but her family and friends. But when she falls sick and the infection infiltrates her heart, things change.

Change of Heart

Spoilers below I must say that I did not like the ending. This formerly energetic teen can now barely walk across a room without having to oc and rest.

Other crude language like piss, sucked and screw you are used.