Alyssa Valentine is just a typical 15 year old teenager girl. She lives in North Carolina with her mom and her younger sister Grace. Alyssa is a very intelligent girl. She always gets good grades in school. Alyssa doesn't care about popularity or having a boyfriend. Her eduction is more important to her than being a relationship or being popular. That all changes when her mom gets a new job in California and they all her forced to move. They move across the street from a very dysfunctional family and she starts to develop feelings for somebody in that dysfunctional family..