Gritty and hard hitting, this is thoughtful teen fiction at its finest. Kate Malone: popular straight A student, long-distance runner, pillar of strength to her single-parent dad. She thinks she can she can handle anything. Until it all goes wrong. Kate splits up with her boyfriend and gets rejected from the only college she applied to. Her life is spiraling out of control - and Kate's about to find out how exhilarating that can be.