Instructions for a Broken Heart
Instructions for Getting Over One Pathetic Excuse (Key Word Ex) of a Boyfriend
When Jessa catches her boyfriend, Sean, making out with Natalie “The Boob Job” Stone three days before her drama club’s departure to Italy, she completely freaks. Stuck with a front-row view of Sean and Natalie making out against the backdrop of a country that oozes romance, Jessa promises to follow all of the outrageous instructions in her best friend’s care package and open her heart to new experiences. Enter cute Italian boy stage left.
Jessa had prepared to play the role of humiliated ex-girlfriend, but with Carissa directing her life from afar, it’s finally time to take a shot at being a star.
Teen and Young Adult Fiction
Creative Writing | Fiction
Culbertson, Kim, "Instructions for a Broken Heart" (2011). Faculty Authored Books and Book Contributions. 168.