"Sketching Sunsets" tells the story of Fourteen-year-old Molly Miranda as she spends the summer at a lake house with her parents, their friends, and their kids. For Molly, spending another summer at the lake house with so many people was far from ideal. At first glance, their kids seemed exactly how she remembered them. There was carefree Amber, reserved Katie, self-absorbed Caleb, and the unpredictable twins. From her previous experience with this crew, she knew it wasn't going to be a typical summer. However, as Molly spends more time with everyone, she begins to realize that not everyone is how they seem. As the years go by, Molly uses this experience to grow and to reflect upon herself as well. With every experience at the lake house, unexpected surprises unlock new chapters in her life. More and more she discovers what lies within her, and with some help from her friends, she realizes the truth about herself and what she is afraid of.