All Brooke wants is to get into an Ivy League school. It’s what she’s been working towards her entire life. Her English teacher, however, seems to have a different plan. A group project worth 25% of the final grade. It’s the perfect way to ruin her perfect GPA. And somehow, it gets worse. She’s paired with James, the son of a local gang leader and resident high school delinquent. She’s prepared for the worst, especially when she has her own secrets to hide, but she might just find that appearances and reputations aren’t everything.