I was not the intended audience for this book. If I put myself back into the 14 - 18 age range, this book would be a home run. The main character is an opinionated, strong-willed, intelligent high school senior who makes a brave (if rather silly) decision to move to NYC (from Jersey) and live with her dad. The fact that the move is to chase a boy is disheartening, but the life that awaits her is a much better one. I would recommend this book to any high school girl and then sit them down and have a nice chat about how setting your life up to revolve around a boy is an all-around bad plan. This book has several teachable moments - good and bad.