"Why couldn't I just stick to reading romance books? Why did my life have to become one?"
Sometimes pretending to fall in love can be even harder than actually being in love! Becca is 17 and seems to have lost the ability to believe in true love. However, when her ex-best friend teases Becca about not having a boyfriend, Becca decides on a whim to pretend she is seeing someone.
When Brett finds out about Becca’s lie, he decides to play the part of Becca’s boyfriend. He is one of the most popular boys at school, the captain of the football team, so dating should be a breeze for him. But his focus is on his future, not on dating. So pretending to be Becca’s boyfriend seems like the perfect solution to his own relationship issues.
Although they barely know each other at first, that begins to change as they keep up the charade. They begin to discover that they have more in common than they ever imagined. Could this fake romance turn into something bigger? Blending the budding love story with relatable elements of family drama and struggles of the modern teen, this contemporary young adult romance is more than the sum of its parts.