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"A novel that will make your heart pound--anxiously, joyfully, triumphantly."--New York Times Bestselling Author, Lauren Myracle. Readers will happily sink into this emotionally grounded, contemporary young adult novel about the sudden end of one girl's Olympic swimming dreams and the struggles she endures before realizing there are many things that define who we are. Sixteen-year-old Abby Lipman is on track to win the state swim championships and qualify for the Olympic trials when a fainting incident at a swim meet leads to the diagnosis of a deadly heart condition. Now Abby is forced to discover who she is without the one thing that's defined her entire life.Praise for A Matter of Heart: "This engaging and fast-paced read expertly paints the world of high-school sports and the single-minded focus and commitment that some high-school athletes can have.

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Amy Fellner Dominy

Amy Fellner Dominy is the award-winning author of seven books for teens, tweens and toddlers including the picture books series, COOKIESAURUS REX from Disney-Hyperion. Amy's novels have been recognized as Bank Street College of Education Best Book Selections, and OyMG is a Sydney Taylor Notable Book for Teens. Amy lives in Phoenix with her hubby, various pets and two children who occasionally stop by for free meals. For more about Amy and her titles, visit www.amydominy.com or find her on Facebook at amyfellnerdominyauthor and twitter at @amydominy.

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