The instant Kevin Watts sees the new girl, he falls head over heels in love. Not only is Vanessa gorgeous, sophisticated, and intelligent—but she’s also into photography, just like Kevin. He’s sure they’d be perfect for each other . . . if it weren’t for one, major glitch. Kevin is Mr. Background, upstaged by nearly every one else in school. How can an average guy like Kevin ever hope to win over a girl like Vanessa?
Enter Kevin’s friend Jack, self-professed babe magnet and relationship guru. All Kevin needs to do is follow Jack’s easy tips and Vanessa will be his. But “looking cool to be cool” and “playing hard to get” are harder than they seem. And when every other plan seems to backfire, Kevin has no choice but to take the biggest risk of all. . . .