A Memoir


Share the author's incredible and heartbreaking journey from Africa to America.

Michelle’s Message:  

“I truly hope this book touches your life in a positive light.”

Learn About Michelle's Incredible Story

“Whole Heart” is an honest and inspiring memoir that acknowledges pain and will move you to tears, but eventually, it will get your heart filled with hope, joy, and aspiration. This is an inspiring true story that proves darkness can lead to light and joy is possible on the other side of pain.

The author’s story offers an inspiring and intimate look into the life of a girl who fought her way through loss, uncertainty, and rejection. It tells the story of author Michelle Felix’s incredible journey of perseverance and redemption. If you have ever felt alone, worthless, lost, or as though you can’t rise from the ashes of the pain of your life, this memoir is for you. 

Whole Heart - A Memoir Presale Reviews

One woman’s incredible and heartbreaking journey from Africa to America.


“At once heartbreaking and joyously uplifting, Whole Heart is an unflinching portrait of one woman’s fight for self-discovery, opportunity, and hope. There is grace and possibility in even the bleakest of places, and I found it here, reading Michelle Felix’s triumphant journey toward inner happiness.”

– Angela Frazier (Multi-published author & editor). 


“Her message of hope will resonate with everyone. Readers will be moved to tears by Michelle’s struggles but also uplifted by her spirit and determination. Her story is ultimately one of forgiveness and love and faith in God that will inspire readers of all ages and from all walks of life.”

– Heather Stockard 


“A triumphant memoir that acknowledges the pain and demands that we do more than just live in it.”

– Samantha Hui (Independent Book Review)


“The author shares every aspect of her journey with readers, drawing them into her life and journey. Whole Heart will inspire, encourage, and give hope to many readers out there to create their own roads and walk along with them.”

– Mamta Madhavan

Book Highlights


Print Length:  125

Publisher:  BookBaby

  Published: June 14, 2021

Language:  English

Text-To-Speech:  Yes


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Book Review By Margaret Lukasik

Whole Heart By Michelle Felix is a very special memoir about the author’s incredible life of survival and success. It’s for all people to read no matter what their beliefs or where they live. It’s a timeless story that will live forever in the hearts of the people who read it with lasting effects and inspiration.

  From the first chapter, we step into the author’s life and see a little girl with big dreams and the heart and determination to fulfill them. But as her life progresses, those dreams become more distant. This extraordinary journey of emotional strength and spirit begins in South Africa with a happy little girl, safe and sound in the love of family and her three dogs who became her best friends.

  As Michelle’s world collapses, she is forced to learn about survival at a young age through much suffering and the loss of her beloved mother due to suicide because of a chain of negative and sometimes heartbreaking events influenced by the actions of her father. Yet her love for him never wavered and only grew stronger over time no matter what disappointments he caused her.

  Her love and loyalty to God, family and friends is inspirational and moving. Her life is what trusting in God and obeying His will is all about. Miraculously as a young adult, Michelle was given an opportunity to live in America to pursue her education even when she had more faith than money. But with greater determination to succeed, she continued with her dreams and accomplished each one and more, including finding the love of her life and husband Felix.

  We all need the strength of that little girl in South Africa who never wavered in her faith while fighting the battles of life and winning every time! This book reads like a movie but it’s a true story that I hope someday will be viewed on the big screen by millions of people who need inspiration, faith and love. I highly recommend Whole Heart by Michelle Felix to everyone!

Author Information

Whole Heart By Michelle Felix

About Michelle Felix

Michelle was born and raised in South Africa. She moved to the United States in search of a better life. Michelle works as a social worker and behavioral coach. She lives in Hawaii, and “Whole Heart” is her first book.

For a deeper look watch a special video of herself, her husband, Louis and Felix Junior. They talk about reinventing themselves during the Covid-19 closedowns. They offer much inspiration and care for others.  Click on The Felix Video.    

Whole Heart: A Memoir

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