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The Breakup Support Group

3.98  ·  Rating details ·  287 ratings  ·  56 reviews
After four years of first love bliss, Isla Rush just got dumped.

Any hope she has of winning her ex-boyfriend back is shattered when the town rezones her neighborhood, forcing her to spend senior year at a wealthy high school in the next town over.

With a broken heart consuming her soul, Isla can’t focus on anything, except maybe Emory Underwood—a ridiculously hot guy who
Paperback, 306 pages
Published December 1st 2016 by Swoon Romance (first published November 22nd 2016)
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Suze Lavender
Dec 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Isla has to change schools. They've rezoned her neighborhood and she's destined to go to a much bigger and richer school for her senior year. It means she has to leave all of her friends behind, including her boyfriend. Because of this he dumps her after four years of being together. Isla is grieving and she can't care less about her new school and making friends. She is so unhappy that she has a breakdown at school and that is why the school counsellor advises her to join the Breakup Support G ...more
Dec 08, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-2016
First Impression:
I would read anything of Cheyanne Young, she could write it on a paper towel and I would read it because I love her writing, I love her characters and I always lover her stories. This was no different, I really liked the idea of this books, I think a Breakup Support Group sounds amazing, high schools should actually have one. This was a great fun read. So, so cute and I honestly love the cover.
The Story & The Characters:

The story was fun and heartbreaking, you really f
Peri June
May 17, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: book-challenge
So cute!! Accurately depicts the devastation of the first heartbreak.
I loved the idea of a school sanctioned break up support club--sheer genius. It was nice for the administration to acknowledge that teenagers who are emotionally wrecked need a safe place to share their feelings and not simply condescend to them by saying it's a high school fling, get over it and focus on your studies instead.
If real life schools admit the fact that mental health days are needed, a lot of students would perform
Nov 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: young-adult
I tend to read late at night when the moon is high and the house is quiet. I had the rare opportunity to start The Breakup Support Group during the day and there went the afternoon. It was one of those books I couldn't put down because I was pulled right into the story and the lives of the characters. I HAD to know what was going to happen. Author Cheyanne Young has the amazing talent of holding the reader in the palm of her hand with an intense curiosity about what the main character, Isla, (an ...more
Beth Summer
Jul 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I LOVED this story. Isla is every teenage girl. After her boyfriend of 4 years breaks her heart Isla is devestated. To make matters worse, she's forced to start at a new school due to a change in zoning laws. Now Isla has to start all over without Nate. The problem is, she has no idea WHO she is without Nate. And the journey to her finding out is SO.Much.Fun.

She joins the Breakup Support Group (fair warning: You WILL crave pizza when reading about these meetings) and Bastian, the group leader,
Jan 06, 2017 rated it liked it
Predictable as hell but still pretty cute.
Sep 26, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Everyone!
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Trisha - Tale of a Bookworm
I think I am too old for this book (?!!). I don’t know!! I couldn’t get into it and I really hoped for some cute high school story where the girl gets over her broken heart without falling for another guy.. It got really irritating when on one hand she was crying over her break up, on the other she is lusting over Emory simultaneously!!

I really enjoyed Cheyanne Young’s The Last Wish of Sasha Cade, so I was really looking forword to this one.. Anyways… This was just not my cup of tea..
Breakup support is really just friends supporting one another...

Book Title: The Breakup Support Group
Author: Cheyanne Young
Series: Stand-Alone
Genre: YA, Realistic Fiction
Setting: Texas
Source: eBook (Hoopla)


⇝My Thoughts⇜

This is a super cute read for a preteen girl or any girl looking to get over being dumped by some boy. Did I feel this was something that might occur or happen in real life, probably not…but the life lessons TBSG is trying to impart are pre
Katherine Paschal
Nov 27, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: teen, read-to-review
**3.5 Stars**
Isla Rush could not be happier- she has the love of Nate, her boyfriend of 4 years, her popularity and her senior year all planned out. But then something unexpected happens and her school has been rezoned, sending Isla to a completely different high school away from the nice, safe world she knows. To make matters worse, Nate dumps her because it is easier than dating someone who goes to a different school. Isla’s world has come crashing down- leading her to the broken-hearted suppo
Jan 01, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: YA contemporary romance lovers
Check out my review of The Breakup Support Group by Cheyanne Young on my blog here:

I received a review copy through Lola's Blog Tours in exchange for an honest review.


The Breakup Support Group follows Isla Rush through her experience with her first heartbreak after getting dumped. She hopes to be able to reconnect with her ex-boyfriend at school, but the town decides to rezone her neighborhood, forcing her to go to a new school.

➳ Not going to lie, I
Nov 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Isla is starting a new high school her senior year. She has also just gotten dumped by her jerk boyfriend after 4 years. Life cannot get much worse. After having a few breakdowns in class, her guidance councilor suggest that she try The Breakup Support Group. Sitting around listening to a bunch of strangers will not help her get over the love of her life? Or will it? There is also the handsome Emory who seems to be there every time she turns around. Will Isla finally open up to the group or spen ...more
Jul 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: young-adult
3.5- rounding to 4 stars for rating purposes.

I picked this up because I read a review in my timeline that described this as a box of yummy chocolates. Despite the themes of break ups it was said to be light and cute and I really needed that as so many of the other books I've managed to pick up have been too heavy.

This was just as it was described. Honestly, it wasn't anything unique or surprising. But that was a good thing right now. I need something uncomplicated, unsurprising and easy breezy
Amber Hodges
after being in a reading slump, i was having issues finding a book to catch my attention. Then i picked up this book. i read the whole book in a day. i was hooked!

I loved following Isla and watching her find herself and how to keep going. ive been there with the horrible break ups so i know her pain 100%.

I loved Emory right away. it was a nice treat to also watch him transform before our eyes. he is definitely in my top 5 book boyfriends!

if you have been dumped, read this book. if you havent bee
Jessica | Booked J
Dec 02, 2017 rated it liked it
Blog | Twitter | Instagram | As a note, a copy of this novel was sent to me in exchange for an honest review. This does not effect my opinions in any way.

Review also posted here.

There's no shortage of contemporary YA romances. It is, however, difficult to find any that make you feel both the warm and fuzzies, and like you've just discovered a new friend. In the case of The Breakup Support Group, you feel like you've inherited a group of friends who are all tied to one another in teenage heartbr
Kira Simion
Jun 24, 2017 marked it as to-read
I think we all know the ending to this story, but sometimes it's nice to read these types of stories (the cheesy cliché ones) because you know that ending. Sometimes it's nice just to go along for the ride.
Marci Curtis
Jul 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Oh WOW. This story was total Book Chocolate. Completely adorable in every way--uplifting and hopeful and just...HAPPY.

And gah. THE SNOWFLAKE THING. I'm dying here.

*bats eyes and Emory*

Loved loved LOVED this well-crafted story. <3
Jacqueline Smith
Oct 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Cheyanne Young masterfully captures the highs and lows of high school life, not to mention the trials and tribulations of high school heartache in The Breakup Support Group. It's a relatively simple story line: girl dates popular boy for four years, girl is forced to transfer to brand new school at the start of her senior year, boy dumps girl, girl joins support group and falls in love with notorious heart-breaker. Like I said, simple. But therein lies its brilliance, because I haven't heard of ...more
Nov 24, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc, owned-books
I just finished reading this book! and it's so good! this is such a swoon-worthy book! from the plot to the cover, from the characters to the flow of events, it is such a good read.

this book made me remember my high school days a lot. which is such a good thing! isn't it amazing when a book just gets you and even makes you think about your own experiences, your mistakes and your choices? i swear, it even made me remember my first heartbreak too!

i love the flow of events in this book. i don't rea
Cassandra Giovanni
Nov 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Overall Rating 4.5 Stars

-Book Description: 2.5

-Cover: 4.5

-Plot: 4

-Creativity: 4

-Grammar: 4

-Simile Use: (little to none)

-Description: 4.5 (well-balanced)

The cover of The Breakup Support Group and my experience with other novels by Cheyanne Young were the reason I decided to pick up this book. I must say that the description just wasn't too my liking, it was far too long. In my opinion, descriptions shouldn't be more than one to two paragraphs long. They should be short and sweet and pull you in q
Jan 15, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4.5 stars~ another great YA contemporary romance from this author! I throughly enjoyed this book. The ending seemed a tad abrupt but ONLY because I loved the characters so much I didn't want it to end! I want more of their story! (Please write a novella or a sequel?;) I'm fairly picky when it comes to contemporary romance as I usually prefer paranormal or fantasy ones, but this book was a total win for me. The premise was new and endearing, not the same recycled teen angst or forbidden love that ...more
I really enjoyed this well-written young adult romance that centered on teens dealing with the pain from breakups. The main character, Isla, goes through some especially tough times as she tries to stumble on after the end of a four-year relationship. She finally gets help through a support group at her new school. I loved this group--the kids in it, the teacher in the background, the way they challenged each other to move on. There's also a swoony boy. I'd be remiss if I didn't mention the swoo ...more
Dec 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: gmmg-ya
If you like angsty teen romances, this is a book for you! I loved the idea of a breakup support group for Isla and her friends trying to recover from heartbreak.
You can see my review at Soaring Up High

The Break Up Support Group is an adorable sweet young adult romance! I really loved reading this book and had so much fun.

The book starts with Isla Rush who pretty much has it all. She has a great boyfriend, set of friends, and has a great high school life. Until, the big rezoning happens. She has to transfer to her rival high school for her senior year. And, her boyfriend, Nate, of three years breaks up with her. Now, everything Isla has is gone and she
Dec 31, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2018-reads
IM HERE!! the last book I read in 2018. this is insane. I can't even begin to fathom this. alright, I have 13 minutes to type this up. LET'S GOOOOOO. this book follows a girl named Isla who has to move to a new school because of school rezoning. I get that. changing high schools is stressful. she has to move to a new high school at the beginning of senior year (lost all stability). she isn't going to school with the same people she has been for the past 11 years. her bf breaks up with her after ...more
May 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: bought, kindle, ebooks
I won a $10 Amazon card from one of Brenda Drake's giveaway. I used it to buy this book because I really wanted to read this. I signed up for the cover reveal of The Breakup Support Group October last year and I fell in love with the blurb. So, thank you again, Brenda Drake because I finally got my hands on this book.

So, it turned out I did not just fall in love with the blurb. The story was really swoon-worthy. I wanted to join their support group even though my soul is more broken than my hear
May 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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Dec 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I really loved this book!

So the gist of the story is that Isla has to go to a new school because of rezoning of her neighbourhood and because of that her boyfriend of 4 years dumps her out of the blue. She goes to the new school but she's really depressed and her counselor talks about the breakup support group and encourages her to be a part of the group. How she comes back from her breakup and how the group supports her is the story along with a hint of romance with the guy she's crushing on.

Finitha Jose
May 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: review-copy, romance
Coming from Swoon Romance, without a doubt, this story will make you swoon. I made the mistake of taking it on a work night, expecting it to be another OK read and I could hardly bring myself to close the kindle 😉. With Isla, we are also transported to her new school and even though she is quite crestfallen, anticipation and excitement will tingle every fibre of our being. Lectures, gym exercises and homecoming dances ... it's good to be young.
I was not that fond of Isla in the beginning -- she
Joy Corkery
Jan 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
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The Breakup Support Group by Cheyanne Young focuses on Isla Rush, who has just got dumped by her boyfriend of four years. If that wasn’t bad enough, there is a rezoning of her neighbourhood which results in her having to attend a brand new school with people she doesn’t know. After crying in class one day, Isla is encouraged to join the Breakup Support Group where she meets some great people and a brand new crush. But can she aff
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Cheyanne Young is a native Texan with a fear of cold weather and a coffee addiction that probably needs an intervention. She loves books, sarcasm, and collecting nail polish. After nearly a decade of working in engineering, Cheyanne now writes books for young adults. She doesn’t miss a cubicle one bit.

Cheyanne lives near the beach with her family, one spoiled rotten puppy, and a cat that is most l