In the years following her father’s death, 16-year-old Eva has sought the comfort of poetry and romance novels to assuage her grief. The she meets Will, and through their connection, Eva is able to escape the pain of her dad’s death and her difficult relationship with her mom. But then Will suddenly picks up and moves to California—and just like that, Eva is right back where she started. With the help of her best friend, Annie, Eva concocts a plan to leave New York City for the first time in her life and travel across the country to see Will. From cowboys to kudzu, and the endless roads in between, Eva and Annie learn the truth about love and all of its complexities.