Open Heart: Second Year is the second book of the Open Heart series. It is alternatively known as Open Heart, Book 2. It succeeds its first book, Open Heart, Book 1.


It's a whole new year at Edenbrook Hospital. Are you ready to impress Dr. Ramsey's diagnostics team and meet your very own intern?


Chapter 1: Prognosis

It's a whole new year at Edenbrook Hospital. Are you ready to impress Dr. Ramsey's diagnostics team and meet your very own intern?

Chapter 2: The Interns

The Governor is on her way to Edenbrook. Can you keep the new interns under control and impress her?

Chapter 3: What's Done Is Done

A new patient reminds you that the past has a nasty habit of showing back up when you least expect it.

Chapter 4: Blind Spot

You treat a painter stricken with sudden blindness as the fallout from your recent decision embroils the hospital.

Chapter 5: Influence

You bring a controversial new patient to be treated by the diagnostics team. Will Ethan agree to take the case?

Chapter 6: Buying Time

A wealthy patient makes you compete for his treatment. Will it have side effects outside the hospital?

Chapter 7:

You get a rare opportunity to win research funding for the hospital... but only if you can convince your anxious patient to play ball.


Sneak Peeks

Pre-Book Sneak Peeks & Information


Promotional Video


  • The second book was hinted at in the penultimate chapter of Book 1.
  • On June 7, 2019, PB announced via their Insiders Email that a second book in the series was being worked on, thus officially confirming the book.[1]
  • On June, 20, 2019, it was revealed that in the update for the Choices App on this day, one of the new ads for the app features Ethan and a version of Your Character.
  • On July 22, 2019, PB teased that this book will come out either during Fall or Winter 2019.[2]
    • When asked to clarify if it's either Fall 2019 or Winter, they responded to Fearless Diva that they couldn't say at this time.[3]
  • On August 2, 2019, in their monthly newsletter, Choices Insiders, it was announced that this book along with HSS: Class Act, Book 3 and Save the Date will be released later this year.[4]
    • On August 2, PB confirmed again via a Q & A on Instagram that this book will come later in 2019.
  • On August 16, 2019, PB released a blogpost celebrating the three years anniversary of Choices in which they gave some information about upcoming books.[5]
    • In the blogpost, PB confirmed that this book will be launching in late 2019.
    • They also confirmed that we will be getting our own intern.
    • There will be more drama, romance & heartbreak in addition to more high-stakes cases.
  • On September 30, 2019, in their "1,000 Chapters and Counting" blog, PB teased high-profile cases for Your Character as well as challenges for your friends in this book.[6]
  • On November 8, 2019, in the November Choices Insiders, PB revealed the list of books they would wrap up 2019 with. Open Heart, Book 2 was not included in this list, thus revealing that the book would not be released until early 2020.[7]
  • On December 2, 2019, however, they replied that it comes out this winter and didn't state a release in 2020. They teased more information in the upcoming newsletter.[8]
  • In a December Choices Livestream, they revealed that the book would be out in February 2020.[9]
  • On December 13, 2019, the first sneak peek was included in this month's Choices Insiders.[10]
  • On December 20, 2019, PB released a blogpost about the book, along with a second sneak peek.[11]
    • In the blog, writers of the book discussed the new book and several plot points:
      • One of the writers, Jilly, is excited for MC and their friends to be a full-fledged doctor and all the drama that will come with that. She also shared that the stakes are literally life and death.
      • Luke, the lead writer, revealed that you and your friends will never be the same again after your second year.
  • On January 20, 2020, PB released a third sneak peek. [12]
  • On February 7, 2020, PB revealed in their monthly newsletter that this book would be released February 29th.[13]
    • A fourth sneak was included in the "Starting Off 2020" blog.[14]
  • On February 21, 2020, PB released the summary for chapter one.[15]
  • On February 24, 2020, PB released a teaser trailer with a link to the old Blog Post from December 2019 (see trivia point further above) for this book.[16]
  • On February 27, 2020, PB released a fifth sneak peek. [17]
  • On March 13, 2020, PB released a sneak peek for Chapter 3.[18]
  • On March 20, 2020, PB released a sneak peek for Chapter 4.[19]
  • On April 3, 2020, PB released a sneak peek for Chapter 6.[20]


  • Unlike Book 1, Book 2 will be released on Saturdays instead of Fridays.
  • Chapter 1 starts with a flashforward several months into the future, with Your Character attending the funeral of someone close to him/her. 


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