Heather N. Stover
At twelve years old, Heather Petersen wanted to die. Growing up amid arguments, addiction, and abuse, Heather spirals from despair into rebellion. By the seventh grade, she's drinking, smoking, and doing drugs. As a teen, she settles into playing the victim and drowning in self-pity. Then she meets Jayson Stover. Jayson dreams of making it as a musician. Drawn to his hopefulness, which had been entirely absent in her upbringing, Heather confesses...