Lucy Norton, a 16 year old teenager, moves with her father to Long Island from San Francisco. Moving for her means new friends, new high school, and a new family. Lucy's father remarries to a woman with two teenage daughters. She has to sleep in the basement with an air mattress, and gets uncivilized treatment from her stepmother and stepsisters. With Lucy's father out of town for business trips and meetings, it's impossible for Lucy to spend time with her father. Additionally, her new stepmother seems to love taking advantage of her new husband so Lucy can have less time with him. As Lucy's new life story goes on, she soon realizes that her life is similar to ,the famous fairy tale princess Cinderella; but there is only one thing missing ,her prince charming. Having a crush on a cute boy in school may seem fun, but not all fairytales have happily ever after's.