Copyright © 2016 All Rights Reserved Jelissa at sixteen years old is the head of her class at Eden High School. Things may look great on the outside, but life hasn't been a cake walk for Jelissa. An intriguing new face in the hallways slowly begins to spark Jelissa's interest and a shift in attitude may be on the way. August never had it easy, but he always found a way to make life work for him. After losing his brother he packed up and moved to New York taking his sick mother with him. When they fall on hard times, August begins to see life for what it really is and struggles to cope with being pushed back into a lifestyle that made everyone around him fall. Together, can these two complete strangers help heal wounds in each other that they didn't even know they had? This book may contain private chapters! A/N: Complete work of fiction; all scenarios created are for the sheer entertainment of the audience.