With Every Heartbeat is the first and only book of the With Every Heartbeat series.
- 1 Summary
- 2 Chapters
- 2.1 Chapter 1: The New Kid
- 2.2 Chapter 2: Hope Springs
- 2.3 Chapter 3: Just Friends
- 2.4 Chapter 4: Falling
- 2.5 Chapter 5: Mourning After
- 2.6 Chapter 6: Making the Cut
- 2.7 Chapter 7: Worried Sick
- 2.8 Chapter 8: Bright Lights, Big City
- 2.9 Chapter 9: Waiting Game
- 2.10 Chapter 10: The Hereafter
- 2.11 Chapter 11: The Send-Off
- 2.12 Chapter 12: Left Behind
- 2.13 Chapter 13: Matchmaker
- 2.14 Chapter 14: Life After
- 2.15 Chapter 15: Dancing in the Dark
- 2.16 Chapter 16: Meant to Be
- 3 Gallery
- 4 Promotional Videos
- 5 Spoilers
- 6 Trivia
- 7 References
The average heart beats a hundred thousand times a day. That's how long it took Dakota Winchester to fall for you. A hundred thousand heartbeats...
Chapter 1: The New Kid
Chapter 2: Hope Springs
And all at once, you find yourself tripping head over heels into a new adventure.
Chapter 3: Just Friends
You always wanted to live a life worthy of being captured on film.
Chapter 4: Falling
Sometimes love is death by a thousand cuts.
Chapter 5: Mourning After
There's never a good time for bad news.
Chapter 6: Making the Cut
It's a truth universally acknowledged that parents ruin everything.
Chapter 7: Worried Sick
No one ever told you that dreaming big would lead to this.
Chapter 8: Bright Lights, Big City
Shooting stars burn brightest just before they fall to earth.
Chapter 9: Waiting Game
You've sat in the waiting rooms your whole life, but this time... everything's different.
Chapter 10: The Hereafter
All it takes is one moment for your life to spiral out of control...
Chapter 11: The Send-Off
Some goodbyes are just the beginning.
Chapter 12: Left Behind
For better or worse, you're stuck in this place until you can't wait anymore.
Chapter 13: Matchmaker
The longest road is the one that leads home.
Chapter 14: Life After
Absence makes the heart grow fonder... right?
Chapter 15: Dancing in the Dark
It's the beginning of the end, but you're too close to call it.
Chapter 16: Meant to Be
Inevitability doesn't dull the feeling... and you wouldn't have it any other way.
Pre-Book Sneak Peeks & Information
- On December 19, 2019, users on tumblr, reddit, and other social media reported that VIP was advertising two new books, this one and Hot Couture.
- On March 6, 2020, PB revealed in the Choices Insiders e-mail that this book will premiere later this Spring.
- In Pixelberry's April 2020 newsletter, they announced that this book was originally going to be released this month, but got pushed back due to schedule changes.
- On January 8, 2021, PB revealed the book will release to all players this month in the Choices Insiders e-mail.
- On January 22, 2021, PB released a blogpost confirming the book will premiere at the end of this month.
- They also mentioned that they updated some of the main character hairstyles.
- On January 25, 2021, PB released a teaser video and announced that the book will be available for all players later this week.
- On January 26, 2021, PB released a sneak peek featuring all versions of Dakota.
- On January 27, 2021, PB released a sneak peek featuring a version of MC with friends.
- On the same day, PB released the book for everyone.
- In the Choices Insiders of February 2021, PB revealed a sketch of the cover and a word from one of their artists, Sara: "For this cover, we wanted the focus to be on the connection between Sage (main character) and Dakota. We intended for the background to be simple and pretty, with clouds that draw your attention back to the characters. For the final cover, the characters were moved down with a giant sky above them, making the scene more uplifting and heightening the sense of possibilities."
- This book was released simultaneously on early-access with Hot Couture.
- In Chapter 1, it is mentioned that Edenbrook Hospital is 45 minutes away from Willow Creek by bus, and half the time by car. That makes Willow Creek one of Boston's neighborhoods.
- This book advises player discretion because the story will cover serious issues including illness and death.
- In Chapter 16, Your Character and her friends graduate high school as the Class of 2020. This sets the book's timeline as September 2019 through May or June 2020.
- This book appears as a movie in a premium scene in Chapter 95 of My Two First Loves.
- This is one of the 24 standalone books in Choices. These are A Courtesan of Rome, Across the Void, Bachelorette Party, Distant Shores, Foreign Affairs, Hero, Home for the Holidays, Hot Couture, My Two First Loves, Most Wanted, Nightbound, Passport to Romance, Platinum, Ride-or-Die, Rising Tides, Save the Date, Sunkissed, The Haunting of Braidwood Manor, The Heist: Monaco, The Royal Masquerade, Veil of Secrets, Wishful Thinking, With Every Heartbeat and Witness: A Bodyguard Romance.
Click here for the walkthrough of this book: With Every Heartbeat Choices.