Confined to a back brace, tormented by classmates, 17-year-old April Marks hides in her room, reading, writing and no longer believing she can find love. When Jamie Clarke, the handsome new kid at school, shows interest in her, April puts aside her fear of becoming the school joke and risks having her heart broken by going out with him.
When their movie-like romance begins it seems that April has found the love she’s always longed for and the strength to overcome her disability. Jamie has broken down every wall April built for herself and helps get her through one of the worst days of her high school life. They are convinced that their love will last a lifetime but when Jamie’s jealousy threatens to tear them apart April makes a decision that will haunt her for the rest of her life.