Jolene Curtis is a junior at Nashville's Bluebird High, and she wants to be a country singer more than anything. When the reality show It Factor announces auditions, Jolene joins a joggers' club led by Connor Jensen, the good-looking captain of Bluebird's track team. Connor decides to coach Jolene through her fitness regimen, and Jolene develops an intense crush on him. But will Connor ever return Jolene's affections? And will Jolene make it to the next round of It Factor? The It Factor is from Crushing, an EPIC Press series.