Samantha Moore has coped with a difficult childhood by quoting her favorite authors, and distancing herself from anyone that could hurt her. So when an anonymous benefactor offers to fund her education at Northwestern University’s prestigious Medill School of Journalism, it all feels too good to be true. But Sam agrees to the arrangement, and the only stipulation – that she must write letters about her time in graduate school to the donor, addressing them to Mr. Knightley.
Sam soon finds herself struggling in school. A popular but brutally honest professor tells her that she is not connecting with her work, and that if can’t learn to, she might as well leave the program. An unlikely source, a fellow foster child, Kyle, may be able to give her the push she needs to face her past and embrace her