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Symptoms of a Heartbreak by Sona Charaipotra
Young adult

Symptoms of a Heartbreak

by Sona Charaipotra

Quick take

Light, cute, and wonderfully fun. A 16-year-old prodigy manages her medical career and also a love life. No big deal.

Good to know

  • Romance

  • Inspirational

  • Light read

  • LOL

Why I love it

As someone with a low tolerance for danger and a highly developed sense of self preservation, I tend to avoid anything that might land me in the hospital. Rickety roller coasters? No thanks! Sky-diving? Hard pass! That is, until I started reading Symptoms of a Heartbreak, a book that catapults readers right into the terrifying territory of … a 16-year-old doctor’s office.

The book follows Saira ...


Fresh from med school, sixteen-year-old medical prodigy Saira arrives for her first day at her new job: treating children with cancer. She’s always had to balance family and friendships with her celebrity as the Girl Genius―but she’s never had to prove herself to skeptical adult co-workers while adjusting to real life-and-death stakes. And working in the same hospital as her mother certainly isn’t...

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