Symptoms of a Heartbreak

Symptoms of a Heartbreak

The youngest doctor in America, an Indian-American teen makes her rounds?and falls head over heels?in the contemporary romantic comedy Symptoms of a Heartbreak. 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 Gir The youngest doctor in America, an Indian-American teen makes her rounds?and falls head over heels?in the c...

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Title:Symptoms of a Heartbreak
Author:Sona Charaipotra
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Genres:Young Adult
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:304 pages pages

Symptoms of a Heartbreak Reviews

  • Richelle Robinson
    Jun 21, 2019
    As a fan of the t.v. show ?Doogie Hoswer?, I was excited to read this book. Saira is an Oncologist working with children that have cancer. Not going to lie, this was a tough subject for me to read at times. I had a good friend that passed away from cancer and reading about kids wit...
  • Katie
    Jul 25, 2019
    I probably should've DNF'd this. Saira is pretty immature and makes a lot of mistakes. Absolutely realistic for a sixteen year, but it made it hard to believe she was a doctor, especially since it seems like we didn't get to see enough of her actually BEING a doctor. I also didn't quit...
  • Maureen
    Mar 29, 2019
    Saira is the youngest MD in America. With an internship in pediatric oncology, she knows she will make a difference in lives, just like she tried to do for Harper. We follow Saira, Cho, and Howard through several months as interns. Along the way we meet patients Pinky, Alina, Brenden, ...
  • Michelle
    Jul 02, 2019
    I enjoyed Sona Charaipotra?s Symptoms of a Heartbreak so much! I was initially drawn to the cover. Medical contemporary? Yes. Rom-com? Yes. And when I was introduced to Saira? I mean, the first few pages of her trying to get to work on time had me laughing. I knew I was going to enjo...
  • Sona
    Aug 24, 2018
    Hey guys! This is the author! Just a heads up that the title of this book has changed to Symptoms of a Heartbreak, and it has a new goodreads page here: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4... Thank you for all of your support! Sona ...
  • Clay Morrell
    May 02, 2019
    Sweet and light while also covering tough topics. I?m the girl in the bookstore who sees the word ?cancer? on a book cover and drops it like the book itself has the plague. SYMPTOMS, however isn?t out to break hearts and make readers cry ? instead it?s allowing us a glimpse...
  • laurel [suspected bibliophile]
    Jun 30, 2019
    TW: childhood cancer At sixteen, Saira Sehgal is the youngest doctor in America. Dubbed "Girl Genius" by the media, she's been selected to be one of three interns at a prestigious new program in the pediatrics oncology ward. But despite her intellect and her accomplishments, Saira h...
  • Rashika (is tired)
    Sep 26, 2019
    Remember how back in 2012 the only book anyone ever talked about was The Fault in Our Stars? I wish Symptoms of a Heartbreak was around back then because it is infinitely better and hits a lot of the same emotional notes that TFIOS hit for many people. While this book is pitched as a m...
  • USOM
    May 15, 2019
    (Disclaimer: I received this book from Netgalley. This has not impacted my review which is unbiased and honest.) Saira is one of those YA characters that feels so genuine and relatable. While not everyone can relate to being a girl genius (I'm so far from that), Symptoms of a Heart...
  • Fallon
    Jun 20, 2019
    I loved this emotional medical contemporary. I felt so invested in all of the cases. Being a 16 year old prodigy definitely has it interesting situations. The food infused in the writing of this book had me wanting to cook and eat the entire time. This is an emotional adorable read and...
  • Raegan
    Sep 03, 2019
    I just wanted a fun, somewhat cheesy, innocent romance and happily, I got more than that! Symptoms of a Heart Break is somewhere between My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Doogie Howser, and The Fault in our Stars. I know they are all VERY different but somewhere in their is where this book lan...
  • Hall-E
    Apr 06, 2019
    This book took me a little while to get into, but it was fun, thoughtful, and clever. I loved that Saira was the youngest doctor at her hospital and could hold her own against the other doctors, but some of her decisions were so frustrating! I could understand why they needed to happen...
  • Shelly Hammond
    Aug 02, 2019
    This book gives you a peek into the life of "Dr. Girl Genius" 16 year old Saira. She's a medical prodigy who is just starting out her career working in oncology. She will be working with children, a path she chose due to the loss of a friend (one she helped diagnose and you will be rem...
  • Brittany
    May 08, 2019
    Saira (pronounced Sigh-ra) is the world's youngest MD at the age of 16 and she is about to embark on her next journey; an internship in pediatric oncology. Not only is this tremendous pressure on its own, the hospital she will be working at is the same one she visited daily to be by he...
  • Patty (IheartYA)
    Aug 02, 2019
    I expected a cutesy-wutesy contemporary but you won't find that here. Real world drama lies in these pages, and one character I wanted to smack silly. I was a little lost on some of the language and cultural references that weren't explained well if at all. It felt unnecessarily long w...
  • Samantha (WLABB)
    Jun 22, 2019
    FACT: I watched Doogie Howser, when the episodes originally aired, and I was totally fascinated with his trials and tribulations as he attempted to navigate the adult world as a teen. My love of Dr. Doogie drove my desire to read Symptoms of a Heartbreak, and I throughly enjoyed the...
  • Anna
    Sep 29, 2019
    This is a real contender for my least favorite YA book I've read this year. The writing is laughably bad and it honestly reads like a parody of a trying way to hard to be woke YA novel. DID YOU KNOW THAT THE MAIN CHARACTER IS INDIAN AMERICAN???? She drinks chai BECAUSE SHE IS INDIAN. O...
  • Kelly  (UnshelvedEdition)
    Aug 04, 2019
    Every now and then I need to press a little reset button. When I start getting lost in a world of thriller/crime novels, I like to throw in something a little lighter to pull me out of the darkness Symptoms of a heartbreak was a lovely read about growing up fast and growing up early...
  • KarenJo Custodio
    Jul 17, 2019
    Actual Rating 4.5 Symptoms of a Heartbreak by Sona Charaipotra is a charming and beautifully touching story. It?s engrossing and bittersweet, and as much as it hurt my heart, I could not stop reading. There are so many things to love about this wonderful book and by the end, I ca...
  • Teresa
    Feb 26, 2019
    Saira is the Girl Genius, the youngest doctor in America; a title that she is proud to have and strives to live up to. When she begins her residency at the hospital her mother works at, Saira tries to distance herself and build her own reputation as a good doctor (something that is har...
  • kav (xreadingsolacex)
    May 22, 2019
    "You are much stronger than we give you credit for. And maybe we underestimate you...You're a strong girl, you can handle it. Maybe it's why God introduced you to Harper, and to Alina, and even to Link...Because you were meant to do this work." Symptoms of a Heartbreak by Sona C...
  • Sierra Elmore
    Aug 24, 2019
    I LOVE THIS ...
  • Lance
    Jun 10, 2019
    "You are much stronger than we give you credit for. And maybe we underestimate you...You're a strong girl, you can handle it. Maybe it's why God introduced you to Harper, and to Alina, and even to Link...Because you were meant to do this work." 3.5 Stars. Symptoms of a Heartbreak ...
  • Grey
    Aug 04, 2019
    Did not enjoy ...
  • || Soph ||
    Aug 22, 2019
    ITS SITTING ON MY SHELF IM SO EXCITED TO READ THIS ** 2.5/3* (leaning towards a 2.5) post read ? hmm okay. i?m honestly a little disappointed. this book was kind of slow for me and the culture references confused me. buuuut i love the premise. pross: -diversit...
  • Lauren
    May 11, 2019
    (4.4*) This is one of the best debut YA books I?ve ever read. I?m just gonna start there. I know that I just read the galley, and that it is not out yet, BUUUUT I can wholeheartedly say that it is definitely one of my FAVORITES. I love how cultured, nerdy, and ?romance-y? it ...
  • temi ★
    Jun 27, 2019
    i just read the excerpt and UGHHHHH I?M SO READY ...
  • Lexi- Readabookplz
    Jul 17, 2019
    This book was wonderful! I didn?t want to put it to down. I loved the cultural elements woven into the Saira?s story because it?s such a key part to who she is. I was nervous to read this when I found out the main character works for an oncology unit, which I try to stay away fro...
  • priya
    Mar 29, 2019
    I WANT I WANT I WANT I WANT I WANT I WANT I WANT ...
  • Emilia
    May 30, 2019
    It was a slow start, but the rest was pretty good! ...