After his parents, two sisters, and he have spent six years in a vast underground compound built by his wealthy father to protect them from a nuclear holocaust, fifteen-year-old Eli, whose twin brother and grandmother were left behind, discovers that his father has perpetrated a monstrous hoax on them all.
Forced to spend two weeks in L.A. with her recovering addict father who works as a drummer for a punk rock band, Katy has little intention of doing anything else but reading her books and keeping her distance, but when things don't go as planned, Katy quickly discovers she may be more like her father than she could have ever imagined.
After arriving at his new school and developing a fast friendship with a boy named Griffin, seventh-grader Eric adjusts to his surroundings with ease; but when he decides to pull back after noticing Griffin's darker side as a vicious bully, things take a turn for the worse when Eric becomes Griffin's next victim.
Starting a dog walking business in an attempt to impress the girls, Turk and his friends quickly become successful and soon dog-loving Carly is giving Turk newfound respect, but when the school bully finds out about their profitable business, Turk becomes concerned that he will use his might to get in on the action and ruin all his hard work.
Cracked Up to Be
High school senior Parker Fadley has quit the cheerleading squad, broken up with her popular boyfriend, and is in danger of not graduating with her class, but she refuses to tell anyone what has precipitated this sudden change in her attitude and behavior, insisting that she only wants to be left alone.