The Newport summer scene has arrived and it's the same old days at the beach and nights spent partying . . . only this year it isn't. When Ryan announced that he was going back to Chino to help Theresa raise her baby (Is it his baby? He doesn't know) everything changed. Seth hit the water, leaving his family and Summer behind, sailing his boat to places unknown. Marissa's losing herself in a bottle and an unlikely romance. As for Summer, she's slipping back into her old life and a new love. Everything's changed. Nothing is the same. Can it ever be again?Scholastic, Inc. Staff is the author of 'OC The Way Back ', published 2004 under ISBN 9780439677028 and ISBN 0439677025.