Melanie Miller never planned to lose her entire life at age seventeen. But when her parents die in a tragic accident, Melanie realizes her life is not hers to control anymore. Just days after the accident, Melanie is placed in a group home with strangers. While she struggles to accept the turn her life has suddenly taken, Melanie must grieve the loss of her parents while attempting to convince herself that life will go on, especially after her uncle rejects the idea of becoming her guardian. Now as Melanie’s journey leads her to a new family, she faces more emotional turmoil than she ever imagined as anger, sadness, and confusion bubble to the surface. As Melanie is forced to confront some harsh realizations, she must look within for the answers as her future—and her purpose—wait. Melanie shares the poignant tale of a teenager’s challenges after her parents are killed in a car accident and she is left to find her way in an uncertain world.