After a forceful move from California to Maryland, Lyric Rodale finds herself thrown into Harbor High School. At first, she fights off making friends at all means possible, but then Alex Gaskarth is introduced into the picture. He is sweet, funny and adventuresome; everything Lyric is afraid of. She is used to playing it safe in her world - it's the only way she keeps from getting hurt. Alexander Gaskarth is trouble. It's senior year and he is ready to live it up. Of course he's got his best friends and their band, but the one thing he has always longed for was a real girlfriend. He's never felt the real feeling of being in love, but then he meets the new girl Lyric. He is drawn just by her name and wants to stop at nothing until he has her, but first he must break down her walls.