Seventeen-year-old Rachel Hill is the girl most likely to succeed. And the girl most likely to have everything under control...that is, until her dad invites Nick McGowan, the cutest boy at school, to live with them. Sparks start to fly for all the wrong reasons. Nick finds Rachel spoiled and uptight, and Rachel dismisses Nick as lazy and directionless. But a secret from Nick's past draws them together and makes the year Nick McGowan came to stay one that Rachel will never forget.
Everyone knows that Joel and Cat hate each other. Then they end up partners in a writing assignment. By the second paragraph they're in the thick of an all-out tandem-story war. Then Cat's dad and Joel's mum start dating, and they can finally agree on something - it's got to stop. But will sparks fly between Joel and Cat for all the right reasons as they go about setting a few things straight?