My Heart Underwater by Laurel Flores Fantauzzo audiobook

My Heart Underwater

By Laurel Flores Fantauzzo
Read by Amielynn Abellera

Quill Tree Books, HarperCollins 9780062972286


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Runtime: 9.10 Hours
Category: Fiction/Coming-of-Age
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English



Fans of Adib Khorram and Randy Ribay will love this coming-of-age debut about a Filipina American teen drowning under pressure and learning to trust her heart.   

My Heart Underwater is a lovely, magnificent wonder of a novel that will leave you with the rarest of tender heartaches: life-affirming, life-inspiring, life-loving; a heartache of joy and becoming. You won’t walk freely, or willingly, from these pages.”— New York Times bestselling author Marjorie Liu

Corazon Tagubio is an outcast at the Catholic school she attends on scholarship. Her crush on her teacher, Ms. Holden, doesn’t help. At home, Cory worries that less-than-perfect grades aren’t good enough for her parents, who already work overtime to support her distant half-brother in the Philippines.

After an accident leaves her dad comatose, Cory feels like Ms. Holden is the only person who really understands her. But when a crush turns into something more and the secret gets out, Cory is sent to her relatives in Manila. She’s not prepared to face strangers in an unfamiliar place, but she discovers how the country that shaped her past might also redefine her future.

This #ownvoices novel takes readers on a journey across the world as Cory comes to understand her family, her relationships, and ultimately, herself.



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Author Bio: Laurel Flores Fantauzzo

Author Bio: Laurel Flores Fantauzzo

Laurel Flores Fantauzzo grew up in Thousand Oaks, California, and graduated from a private Catholic high school. She lived in Teachers Village in the Philippines from 2010 to 2017 and is the author of The First Impulse (2017), a nonfiction love story and mystery set in Metro Manila. She currently teaches at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa, and she lives between Honolulu and Manila with her wife. My Heart Underwater is her debut YA novel.

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Available Formats : Retail CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Coming-of-Age
Runtime: 9.10
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English