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.

Author: Zulkizil Doujin
Country: Eritrea
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Automotive
Published (Last): 15 February 2008
Pages: 469
PDF File Size: 5.47 Mb
ePub File Size: 12.58 Mb
ISBN: 948-2-57814-531-2
Downloads: 16619
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Gardalmaran

The pacing of the book is great, and it shows that life cannot be taken for granted.

It was just really sad, and I wish that her and Emmi could have ended up together. But she also handles with a strength that I only hope I would have in the same situation.

This was a very touching book that really broached a tricky subject and handled it with grace. Still, Maurer doesn’t neglect the other elements in Emmi’s life.

He also adds an intriguing element to the story because although he does care for Emmi and fell for her ehari she became so ill, he is still a teenage boy who is now having to potentially face death mqurer account of her. She loves to play sports and run and just be active. Jul 07, Cindy rated it really liked it Shelves: It also tears at your heart because this young girl is going through the hardest thing in her life, and she doesn’t know what to do.


She is smart, pretty, athletic, then the unthinkable happens and her heart gives out. The cover says “when tragedy strikes close to home, blah blah” and minor spoiler I thought for sure that when her friends get all weird on her that meant they found out her heart was from some kid from her school who died I love the cover and how it and the title amurer the book shadi into the story.

Change of Heart

Mar 20, Medeia Sharif rated it really liked it. Something about it touched my heart. Change of Heqrt was an odyssey of emotions. Emmi is a well balanced character at the start, having some teenage moments bu 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. When tragedy strikes close to home, Emmi must rely even more on her inner strength in order to carry on.

You can enroll in the organ donor registry in your state but you must be 18 to do so.

Book Review: Change of Heart by Shari Maurer | Blogcritics

The story also showcases the true behavior of the typical teenager. Sep 06, Julie Schoerke rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Trivia About Change of Heart. I wish the author presented more regarding Abe’s character, but it was a good, quick read. Pissing you off is just a hobby with me.

I would especially recommend the book to anyone who knows a teen with an illness— Change of Heart really helps clarify what people in this kind of situation are going through.


This book was filled with fears, anxieties, and love throughout the story. She does have her best friend, Becca and boyfriend, Sam by her side through the ordeal and she meets Abe, a fellow transplant survivor and one of the maurdr people that she can share her true fears and feelings to.

Change of Heart by Shari Maurer

Though driven by hormones at times, the way he cares for Emmi sshari clear. It was much more interesting to read the author’s web site http: Though Emmi had been dating Sam, after her transplant and his sudden distance, she finds herself paying more attention to Abe.

Feb 15, Yeart rated it liked it. The characters are likable. It always nagged at me that he was acting weird IMO for the situation. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. My interpretation left me with a reminder of how precious each day of our lives is and not to take anything, especially your health for granted.

However, Maurer’s book was worth the read. Also notable is Emmi’s struggle with the knowledge that for her to live, someone has to die. For more information you can visit www.