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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With several twists and a few very emotional, intense scenes, Change of Heart is a stunning debut. Trivia About Change of Heart. One time Maurwr actually threw the book across the room. Abe helps Emmi through everything, he gives her strength and shows her than things will be better after all this. Worth the read, but maybe get it from your library first to see if it is worth the purchase personally.

At 16 all you have to worry is about decent grades, a good haircut, make up, boys… right? This book was filled with fears, anxieties, and love throughout the story. Though there have been other heart transplant books, this one is unique both in premise and execution. Overall, I definitely recommend this to any teen or chagne reader. Then she gets sick and suddenly the most terrible news arrive to her: Quotes from Change of Heart.

Feb 22, Bpuckett rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Like Emmi, sometimes when the call comes and you rush to get to the hospital and start to get prepped, the surgery dhange canceled because the organ wasn’t the right fight.


I am really glad that once she realized her feelings, she didn’t just settle for Sam.

Everyone seems to start to care more for each other. Other crude language like piss, sucked and screw you are used. I have to admit that Emmi frustrated me because of her attit When I read the description of this ov I knew what it was going to be about and I expected some heart-wrenching moments, drama, and possibly a sad ending. Apparently my dance card was all filled up marer Emmi and Abe were all I cared about in this one. Though I am glad that she was able to forgive Becca and Sam, and restore the relationship.

Her relationship with her parents weren’t the greatest but they improve overtime when they find out about Emmi’s problem. Okay, first of all, let me say, this book was not bad. Emmi has the best friend in the sjari and while she is in the hospital. The main character Emmi really got to me so did just about everything else and I connected with her right away.

This book carries a strong message of love, courage, hope, and friendship. If I hadn’t read any of her books before reading this, I would have thought it was really good and creative. To ask other readers questions about Change of Heartplease sign up.

Emmi has two other close friends, Becca and Sam. I won’t spoil anything, but it was very emotional.

I think is a great book, it definitely teaches you something. She seemed a little too witchy and selfish.

Change of Heart

It was so fun to see their relationship change and grow. Shari Maurer does an excellent job bringing the emotions, frustrations and fear of transplant patients to life in her characters. You can enroll in the organ donor registry in your channge but you must be 18 to do so. But she also handles with a strength that I only hope I would have in the same situation.


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For a 16 year old, it’s quite a blow to realize that you really aren’t immortal after all. Mail will not be published required. The book started out okay, but as it went on, the writing got worse and the plot became unbearable.

The person she ends up feeling closest to is Abe, a boy at the cardiac clinic whom she can relate to in so many ways.

Each day, approximately 18 people die in the U. Sam is a loveable character to start, spending time with Emmi and distracting her from her current state. Within a few weeks her whole life changes and she is placed on the heart transplant list. It didn’t stop me from enjoying the book, but it was something I didn’t really like.

Even now, I can only attend one class per day, and am otherwise homeschooled. It was very realistic in the way they uncovered the cause of Emmi’s heath problems.