Lucy Desberg is in eighth grade, and shes determined to make this year perfect. Over the course of the year, though, her talents for makeup and problem-solving will be put to the test. On the outside, things couldnt be better her familys spa is doing well, and she has a boyfriend, Yamir.
But Yamirs in high school now, and Lucys too embarrassed to admit that he hasnt called her in weeks. To take her mind off him, she throws herself into planning the eighth-grade masquerade, using her makeup skills to rally her classmates. But as she soon learns, ignoring a problem does not make it go away.
Its destined to pop up at the worst possible time. Lucys resourcefulness will be put to the test as she grows up and starts making decisions about the type of personand girlfriend and friend and daughter and sisterthat she wants to be.