"Becky," I said, grinning, "I have a feeling this is going to be a fantastic day." As usual, I was spectacularly wrong.
Pen O'Connell is without a doubt the unluckiest girl at school. Her dream date has just fallen through, and her dog has literally eaten her homework. But when Pen meets Sebastian Meyer—teenage genius and genetics expert—she begins to wonder if everything that happens to her really is just bad luck. Soon Pen begins to wonder if Sebastian’s bizarre theory can explain why she is more likely to get a head injury than a hot date.