It's 1963 and Laura is a regular 15-year-old girl who is trying to navigate her way through classes, friendships, boys, and family. But unlike all the other kids in school, Laura has a secret that nobody in her family will talk about: her mother is mentally ill. Written in a first person prose, this book offers insight to the pain and struggles that Laura faces each day as she avoids her biggest fear: will she end up just like her mother? Left without a refuge, can she find the courage to face what scares her the most? Recommended for teenagers.