The missing piece of the puzzle might be the one piece he can't keep. Ellery College, Book 2 Before heading for grad school, Zach O'Malley needs downtime from his superhero-worthy schedule. Painting houses seems like the perfect summer gig for some mindless mellowing out. There's just one wrinkle in Zach's Zen plan. Coworker Kirby Kurtcehajic, a hippie kid who starts hitting on him with happy and hardcore voracity three seconds after they meet. And has the ability to make his mind and body leap with a single smile. Kirby would be the first to call himself a cockeyed optimist, but even he admits he's had a tough year. After busting his knee, losing his cat, and accidentally demolishing his Vermont house, seducing way-too-serious Zach is the ideal distraction. But when ather spectacular mishap lands Kirby in crisis, Zach puts on his superhero cape to come to the rescue. And as boundaries dissolve, Kirby realizes he may be in too deep. Because the end of summer is coming, when Zach will be moving on, and Kirby will have to continue his quest for independence-alone. Warning: Contains an unlikely friendship, an unwanted attraction, undeniable emotions, and eugh outdoor sexy times to make a full moon blush.