Fourteen year old nerd Dan Cereill’s life is a mess; but he has narrowed down his problems to just six impossible things. A really lovable dork, he is still trying to deal with his father’s declaration that he is bankrupt, gay and moving out. As if that wasn’t enough, when Dan and his mother move to a new house, on first sight Dan develops a desperately cute crush on the girl-next-door. A new school, new friends and a new job for his mother, are all challenges that have to be dealt with. This is a heartwarming novel, with very human characters.