The first book in this New York Times bestselling series--an urban twist on a star-crossed love story When Brittany Ellis walks into chemistry class on the first day of school, she has clue that her perfect life is about to unravel. She's forced to be lab partners with Alex Fuentes, a gang member who threatens everything she's worked for--her flawless reputation, her relationship with her boyfriend, and the secret that her home life is anything but perfect. Alex is a bad boy and he kws it. So when he makes a bet with his friends to lure Brittany into his life, he thinks thing of it. But soon Alex realizes Brittany is a real person with real problems, and suddenly the bet he made in arrogance turns into something much more.