Cures for Heartbreak
Cures for Heartbreak
Cures for Heartbreak
Margo Rabb
"IF SHE DIES, I'll die," are the words 15-year-old Mia Perlman writes in her journal the night her mother is diagnosed with cancer. Nine days later, Mia's mother is dead, and Mia, her older sister, and her father must find a way to live on in the face of sudden, unfathomable loss. But even in grief, there is the chance for new beginnings in this poignant, funny, and hopeful novel.

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  • Fiction
  • Juvenile Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Young Mia and her Sister Alex suffer a loss of their mother at only the age of 16. Soon afterwards, their father goes into the hospital from a heart attack. After her sister moves off to college, Mia starts reading her parents' "Health Now" magazines and eating right, dissorders, and, diseases is all she can think about. A few months later, they have a scare with her father landing him in the hospital for a while and he meets up with a women. Wedding Plans... Step=Daughters... Tragedy - OH MY!

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