This story follows a young teenage girl’s family as day-to-day drama ensues. The girl’s father is a preach and part-time journalist. Given the family’s poor state of financial affairs, she works after school with her father on the local newspaper. The preacher is divorced and plans to remarry a young blond woman. The two are madly in love, but things get a bit complicated when the protagonist’s English teacher starts hitting on and stalking her father’s soon-to-be new bride. More drama comes in when a minor character gets a visit form a long-lost grandson. This book has a lot of “country talk” and a lot of Christian undertones. While the back cover did not allude to it, there is a big Christmas theme in this book.