A return to the world of THE LONELY HEARTS CLUB -- in a novel that gets to the heart of how hard relationships can be . . . and why they are sometimes worth all the drama and comedy they create.When Penny Lane started The Lonely Hearts Club, the goal was simple: to show that girls didn need to define themselves by how guys looked at them, and didn have to value boyfriends over everything else. Penny thought she be an outcast for life . . . but then the club became far more popular than she ever imagined it would be.But what happens when the girl who never thought she date a good guy suddenly finds herself dating a great one? She doesnneed a boyfriend . . . but she wants it to work out with this particular boyfriend. And he wants it to work out with her.Only, things keep getting in the way. Feelings keep getting hurt. Words keep getting misunderstood.Penny Lane worked hard to declare her independence. Now she needs to figure out what to do with it -- and how to balance what she wants with what everyone else wants.