Fourteen-year-old Nadia Delacroix is in love with the lead singer of the local grunge band Teen Spirit. But he’s a senior at her school and already has a girlfriend. And he doesn’t even know she exist. Nadia can’t deny her young feelings and each day that passes tears the hole in her heart a little bit more. Caitlin Weatherly’s parents have fallen out of love and she feels helpless watching her mother unravel while her anger towards her father grows. This shouldn’t be happening to her family. Broken Hearts is a prequel novella to It Happened to Us, set three months before the tragic event of the main novel. It takes us on a brief journey in the lives of the two cousins who are struggling to transition into the very confusing and often heartbreaking teenage years.