Five teenagers and four senior citizens together in a retirement community. What could go wrong?
A self-described loner, Emma hates to break rules, but that's the one thing she must do while visiting her grandma for three weeks. Every morning Emma meets for donuts with four teenagers also being forced by their grandmothers to break habits.
Embracing a different side of herself, Emma attempts to make friends and leave behind the nobody she is at home. But Emma went to school with the boy staying next door. Tyler doesn't remember Emma, and when their relationship deepens, Emma resolves not to reveal herself.
As the unlikely group of characters grow in their friendship, Emma has a tough time hiding her secrets. When it becomes difficult for Emma to rebel against rules and hide who she is, she runs from the fire. But it takes running into the flames for Emma to learn some people are worth breaking rules for.
A contemporary Golden Girls meets The Breakfast Club, Rebel with a Donut is a laugh-out-loud story about forging real friendships, breaking habits, discovering yourself, and finding your favorite donut.