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 likable.

Change of Heart by Shari Maurer

Mar 20, Medeia Sharif rated fo really liked it. And th Shortly after her sixteenth birthday, popular varisty soccer star Emmi comes down with an ordinary virus. Mzurer felt this was a more realistic portrayal of a teenager kaurer through something like this.

Through the course o 3. I must warn readers that if you are used to books by authors like Jodi Picoult or even Lurlene McDaniel, this one might not meet your expectations but it is a great book though and I am sure many out there will enjoy it. Together they become great friends, and grow a love. A star soccer athlete, Emmi contracted viral myocarditis. The former soccer star is now barely able to walk five feet without becoming winded.

Within the first few chapters, Shari Maurer exposed the biggest conflict of the novel, but as it headed to the rising action, everything slowed down.

Every 11 minutes a new name is added to the waiting list. Maurer gives us a great character addition in Abe and I fell in love. Frequent exclamations involving deity. Emmi tells her story in a believable way, and she is easy to relate to. Jun 10, Angela M rated it really liked it. From Emmi to the minor characters like the doctors and nurses, I liked how each one was individually portrayed.


He was able to understand Emmi when not many others could and he’s hard to resist. Emmi learned that she had to move on and try to go back to having a normal life even though Abe, one hear the only people she connected with through the heart failure, had died. I am so incredibly conflicted about this book.

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I recommend this book to teenagers and adults alike. Want to Read saving…. The plot of this book follows, very realistically, what could happen if you are put in Emmi’s place. This chanye teaches you to never take life for granted because one day something might happen and things will never be the same again. Very few books make me cry, but this one did.

I loved the support her family gave her and the little things that were added to the story about her parents and siblings made it more real.

I would definitely recommend this book in a heartbeat! This is a very hard concept for anyone to wrap their head around but also brings up how important organ maurre are.

Readers will see Emmi’s life turned upside down with her new heart condition and it’s a terrible thing to even think about.

She’s the star soccer play, she’s a typical teenager who loves her family, but gets annoyed with them, has great friends, does well at school etc. Her relationship with her parents weren’t the greatest but they improve overtime when they find out about Emmi’s problem. My conservative fhange must admit that the language and sexual content in this book were very distracting from the message and emotion I was feeling.


Change of Heart

The main focus of the story is Emmi and how she deals with her heart problems. Aug 03, Mariana rated it really liked it. It was really hard to finish because she was all alone.

cjange It also teaches you how you can’t take life for granted. Each day, approximately 18 people die in hesrt U. Shari Maurer does a brilliant job of taking the reader through this emotional journey with Emmi, her friends, and family. May 27, Betty rated it liked it Recommends it for: It teaches you to appreciate all the little things in life, and appreciate everything you have in it.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Other crude language like piss, sucked and screw you are used. The story taught me that I need to embrace every moment.

If you don’t know anything about her, you should! Emmi has two other close friends, Becca and Sam. I’m glad I finally picked it up. You never know when your whole life can change. Change of Heart is a heart-wrenching story of family, strength, love, and self-discovery.

He Change of Heart is a very sad and emotional book.

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