Spotlight on The Girl With More Than One Heart by Laura Geringer Bass, Plus Fantasy Movie Cast, & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Girl With More Than One Heart by Laura Geringer Bass! Read on for more about Laura and her book, plus a guest post & giveaway! 

 

Meet Laura Geringer Bass! 

 
Laura Geringer Bass is the author of over 20 highly acclaimed books for children, tweens, and teens.
Her new novel for middle graders about friendship, love, and loss -- The Girl With More Than One Heart -- is the lyrical story of a courageous girl who imagines she needs an extra heart to navigate her grief after the death of her dad.
Laura serves on the National Advisory Board of First Book, a non-profit organization that has delivered over 170 million books to children in need and as a mentor for Girls Write Now and Prison Writes, teaching teens at risk.
 
 
Meet The Girl With More Than One Heart!
 
There are times we all feel we need more than one heart to get through. When Briana’s father dies, she imagines she has a new heart growing inside her. It speaks to her in her Dad’s voice. Some of its commands are mysterious. 
Find Her!  it says. Be Your Own!  
How can Briana “be her own” when her grieving mother needs her to take care of her demanding little brother all the time? When all her grandpa can do is tell stories instead of being the “rock" she needs? When her not-so-normal home life leaves no time to pursue her dream of writing for the school literary magazine? When the first blush of a new romance threatens to be nipped in the bud? Forced by the loss of her favorite parent to see all that was once familiar with new eyes, Briana draws on her own imagination, originality, and tender loving heart to discover a surprising path through the storm. 

 

 

Fantasy Movie Cast for The Girl with More Than One Heart

 

Briana’s Mom:

Rachel Weisz or Laura Linney or Naomi Watts play grief and depression beautifully but also radiate a loving warmth.

 

Briana’s Dad:

Mark Ruffalo or Jake Gyllenthal or Matthew Rhys Evans or Hugh Jackman are ruggedly and soulfully handsome and can portray a deep father/daughter bond with Briana.

 

Briana:

 

Dafne Keen (or Sophia Lillis or Maggie Elizabeth Jones or McKenna Grace or Tabitha Bateman). Dafne Keen is magnetic in Logan and demonstrated the range of emotion called for by the star role of Briana.

 

Aaron:

Asher Miles Fallica is a knock out in Tully where he plays a very young boy on the spectrum, like Aaron.

 

Peter:

Xolo Maridueña or Emjee Anthony have Peter’s charm and charisma, as well as the ability to project a gravity beyond their years. Xolo is tall like Peter. Emjee is touching in Chef.

 

Didi:

Letitia Wright - Didi is attractive but also strict and demanding and even a bit rigid. Letitia in Black Panther very much fits the part.

 

Grandpa Ben:

 

Jeff Bridges or Albert Brooks (The ideal actor for this role would have been Spencer Tracey). Grandpa Ben is my dad and my dad looked like Spencer Tracey, who unfortunately is no longer around to play him.
Jeff Bridges has the same sort of spark of humanity in his eyes. A regular guy with salt-of-the- earth humor. 

 

 

 

The Girl With More Than One Heart 

By: Laura Geringer Bass

Release Date: April 17, 2018

*GIVEAWAY DETAILS* 

One winner will receive a copy of The Girl With More Than One Heart (US only).

 
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Comments 6

Olivia Farr on Friday, 22 June 2018 14:13

I love this cover so much! Gorgeous and so creative! The plot sounds really interesting too, and they go together so well! As a heads up, it looks like the giveaway link might be missing?

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I love this cover so much! Gorgeous and so creative! The plot sounds really interesting too, and they go together so well! As a heads up, it looks like the giveaway link might be missing?
Olivia Farr on Tuesday, 26 June 2018 12:19

PS Looks like the link is still missing/not sure if it's a glitch or something?

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PS Looks like the link is still missing/not sure if it's a glitch or something?
Marisa Fort on Sunday, 24 June 2018 22:45

The cover is beautiful, love it! The synopsis sounds amazing!

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The cover is beautiful, love it! The synopsis sounds amazing!
Danielle Hammelef on Saturday, 14 July 2018 14:44

I love this cover! The synopsis sounds like a unique and emotional read.

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I love this cover! The synopsis sounds like a unique and emotional read.
Kelly G on Tuesday, 17 July 2018 16:18

I love the cover! The book sounds so emotional!

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I love the cover! The book sounds so emotional!
Penny Olson on Sunday, 22 July 2018 15:55

The cover is really neat. The story sounds emotional and important.

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The cover is really neat. The story sounds emotional and important.

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