New teacher Molly Nicoll is drawn into the world of her students all of whom unbeknownst to her were part of a middle school tragedy. All of her students carry a scar from what happened and where they fall on the social scale does not exempt them. Dave struggles to keep up with his parents expectations, Nick the scam artist who just wants to get by, and Emma who is a gifted dancer and party girl. Molly struggles with the line between teacher and friend as everything in their world and hers becomes public via social media. A unique perspective on high school in the digital age and the roles of teachers as social media becomes the norm. Unique and distinct characters add to the richness of this novel.