"I was so shocked to hear him ask that, I had to hear it twice. I mean, why me? What's so special about me? I'm just an ordinary girl..." Veronica (Ronnie) Ward is an ordinary 14 year old girl. She's always wanted to be a singer since she can remember. But her mom died when she was 11, and she vows she will never sing again... On the last day of her academic year, her favorite band, Aftershock, comes into her school, searching for a new band member. Ronnie goes up at the last minute, and at the end of the summer, she gets a call, saying she's in. Just one problem, Drew's girlfriend... Madeline. Will Ronnie be able to handle the stress of the band on top of her personal life?