Open Heart: Third Year is the third book of the Open Heart series. It is alternately known as Open Heart, Book 3. It succeeds its first two books, Open Heart, Book 1 and Open Heart: Second Year.


Bloom has reopened Edenbrook and given it a makeover. But will it really be for the better?


Chapter 1: Edenbrook 2.0

Bloom has reopened Edenbrook and given it a makeover. But will it really be for the better?

Chapter 2: More Than Meets The Eye

A psychic patient causes a stir in Edenbrook... but what will they reveal?

Chapter 3: Look on the Bright Side

Your latest patient has spent her life helping people. Will you and Harper be able to help her in turn?

Chapter 4: Power Struggles

You've always known some things are too good to be true...

Chapter 5: Too Late

The diagnostics team has a new member... who's bringing up old rivalries...

Chapter 6: Checks and Balances

Can the new team learn to work together, or will Bloom's machinations drive you apart?

Chapter 7: Team Players

Team rivalries are ignited with a difficult new case...

Chapter 8: The Die Is Cast

Ethan's cold war with Bloom heats up... but who will get burned?

Chapter 9: Build Up

Ethan's moral stand has come with unexpected consequences...


Sneak Peeks

Pre-Book Sneak Peeks and Information



  • On June 18, 2020, PB confirmed Open Heart, Book 3 is in development via response on their social media platforms like Instagram.[1]
  • The official title is confirmed in the second book finale.
  • In the Choices Insiders of December 2020, PB confirmed the book will be released next year.[2]
    • They also released a preview from the team: “I’m really excited for book three. Most of the residents are entering their final year, and they’re making really big decisions about their futures and the kinds of doctors they want to be. Keep an eye out for some serious power struggles and an old rival to make a reappearance!
  • On January 8, 2021, PB revealed the book will premiere on February in the Choices Insiders e-mail.[3]
  • In the Choices Insiders of February 2021, PB announced the release date to be February 19.[4]
    • The following week, PB sent out another Choices Insiders with Valentine's Day cards for each love interest.
  • On February 12, 2021, PB released the description for Chapter 1.[5]
  • On February 17, 2021, PB released a sneak peek for Chapter 1.[6]
  • On February 18, 2021, PB released another sneak peek for Chapter 1.[7]
  • On February 25, 2021, PB released a sneak peek for Chapter 2.[8]
  • On March 4, 2021, PB released a sneak peek for Chapter 3.[9]
  • On March 11, 2021, PB released a sneak peek for Chapter 4.[10]
  • On March 18, 2021, PB released a sneak peek for Chapter 5.[11]
  • On March 25, 2021, PB released a sneak peek for Chapter 6.[12]
  • On April 8, 2021, PB released a sneak peek for Chapter 8.[13]


  • Chapter 5 issues a warning regarding themes of end-of-life decision-making.
  • Chapter 8 shares the same title as A Courtesan of Rome, Chapter 18, "The Die is Cast".

Click here for the walkthrough of this book: Open Heart: Third Year Choices


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#LoveHacks #LoveHacks, Book 1 · #LoveHacks, Book 2
The Haunting of Braidwood Manor The Haunting of Braidwood Manor
The Royal Romance The Royal Romance, Book 1 · The Royal Romance, Book 2 · The Royal Romance, Book 3 · The Royal Holiday
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High School Story High School Story, Book 1 · High School Story, Book 2 · High School Story, Book 3 · High School Story: Class Act, Book 1 · High School Story: Class Act, Book 2 · High School Story: Class Act, Book 3
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Perfect Match Perfect Match, Book 1 · Perfect Match, Book 2
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Veil of Secrets Veil of Secrets
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Desire & Decorum Desire & Decorum, Book 1 · Desire & Decorum, Book 2 · Desire & Decorum, Book 3 · Desire & Decorum: First Winter
Across the Void Across the Void
The Senior The Senior
Big Sky Country Big Sky Country, Book 1 · Big Sky Country, Book 2
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A Courtesan of Rome A Courtesan of Rome
The Heist: Monaco The Heist: Monaco
Ride or Die: A Bad Boy Romance Ride or Die: A Bad Boy Romance, Book 1 · Ride or Die: A Bad Boy Romance, Book 2
Open Heart Open Heart, Book 1 · Open Heart: Second Year · Open Heart: Third Year
Passport to Romance Passport to Romance
Wishful Thinking Wishful Thinking
Nightbound Nightbound
Platinum Platinum
Sunkissed Sunkissed
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Bachelorette Party Bachelorette Party
Mother of the Year Mother of the Year
Save the Date Save the Date
The Royal Masquerade The Royal Masquerade
Baby Bump Baby Bump, Book 1 · Baby Bump, Book 2
Blades of Light and Shadow Blades of Light and Shadow, Book 1 · Blades of Light and Shadow, Book 2
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Distant Shores Distant Shores
The Nanny Affair The Nanny Affair, Book 1 · The Nanny Affair, Book 2
Queen B Queen B, Book 1 · Queen B, Book 2
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Rising Tides Rising Tides
Hot Couture Hot Couture
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With Every Heartbeat With Every Heartbeat
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Laws of Attraction Laws of Attraction
Crimes of Passion Crimes of Passion
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