Lucinda 'Ellie' Belmont has always had the high life, when her parents surprise her with a trip to Paris for the summer she is ecstatic, that is until she meets the man that will break her heart and take more of it than she is willing to give. Returning back to her old life is much harder than she thought it would be when nothing feels the same anymore. Samuel 'Sam' Spencer has always known his place in the world and he enjoys learning about how everything works. He has never understood what made the popular girls, well, popular. That is until he begins tutoring one of them and he finds himself being the one doing the learning. He begins to realize that there is more to Ellie than just her Marc Jacobs lipstick.