Deana Jones is a theater geek. She spends her free time memorizing lines and watching plays. Molly Trestle, her best friend, is her polar opposite. She's outgoing and nags DJ to get a boyfriend and have fun her summer going into senior year. But DJ could careless about a boyfriend; she's too busying focusing on the NYU application. Gabriel Andes is a gang leader. The local bad boy is loved by all except one: DJ. She finds him repulsive and a player, which he is. Gabe's life is mostly secrets, but not many around him know that. He's good at putting up an act. When Gabe and DJ accidentally find themselves in a lie, things spiral out. And the only way to make everyone happy is too play the role.