How to Win a Breakup: A Novel by Farah Heron

How to Win a Breakup: A Novel

Farah Heron

350 pages missing pub info (editions) user-added

fiction romance young adult emotional lighthearted medium-paced


An “it” couple’s breakup becomes a sporting event in a deliciously charming novel about the games people play in the name of love.First, math genius and gamer-nerd Samaya gets dumped by her boyfriend. Then he sabotages her job and hooks up with he...

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Community Reviews Summary of 86 reviews


lighthearted 65%
emotional 55%
funny 48%
hopeful 34%
inspiring 24%
reflective 17%
informative 6%
mysterious 6%
adventurous 3%
challenging 3%
sad 3%


medium 57%
fast 31%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 71% | Character: 25% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 3%

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