If like many other Android users, you are missing the SMS app in Android 4.4 then you might be looking around for a replacement and there are quite a few to choose from, but HoverChat is an interesting addition especially as it used to known as Ninja SMS. The free version is all you need to get to know the app and basically, what you are getting here is a brilliant list based inbox with the floating HoverHead feature for messages for easy identification with the ability to choose custom fonts, themes and HoverHeads.
There is a word of warning with SMS apps, just use one at a time, otherwise they will fight over control of the messages. Some people might say that SMS has had its day and now it is time to move on. However, with apps like this it seems that the future of SMS is looking strong for the time being that is. There are two versions of the HoverChat app, one is free and can be downloaded from Google Play the other is not.