Nick Brown, a neurotic best-selling author on love with the heightened emotional capacity of a woman can write so eloquently on the subject, but can't keep girls from leaving him. After he comes back to his apartment in New York City to find his Fiancé' with another man, he returns to his hometown and the only woman he had ever left, his his mother, Mimi. There he renews his relationships with the people that matter the most his friends and family. By a simple twist of fate he meets the free spirited antiquarian bookseller Emma who challenges him to let people appreciate him for who he is. It's a charming story about love, hate, and everything in between.