Josie- the main character in the book. She has her few friends and a boyfriend nick until he cheats on her with one of her best friends her parents are divorced and she is an only child. Her whole family is crazy about science. Her mom is working on a science 'project' and is being very secretive about it. Little does Josie know that her 'mom' isn't actually her mom and that her wold will turn upside down making a mess along the way.
Jo- the Josie in a parallel universe. Jo is popular. Everyone loves her except josies friends. they dispise her. She never answers questions in school and has always wanted nick to go out with her but he refuse. Jo knows what has been happening and what's been going on so when Josie offers to switch places for 24 Hours (through a mirror) she takes the chance that she can. After they switch jo pushes the mirror up against a cement wall and puts a wood beam behind it from moving. Not knowing what her mom plans to do and what will happen ahead, she gets herself in a situation that she might find her self stuck in.
Nick- school jock. Runs track but 'has his eye for one girl'. In Josie's world he is her ex boyfriend who cheated on her. reason being she was so busy and caught up in her own world she was never there for him and he has just found out that his brother tony has cancer. he cheats on Josie with her best friend Madison. Who 'never meant to hurt her. It just happened' in jo's world nick hates her and she's been chasing him for years trying to get him to go out with her. When Josie and Jo switch. He realizes the difference between the two and questions Josie about it not knowing he would fall in love and finds himself in a tough situation
"he was choking now, suffocating on whatever made up the portal" from 3:59. This quote sets the whole basics of the story because, it revolves around Josie and her struggle in life. At times you may find your self in a bad situation but you just have to push through it. At the end everything will work out and be okay. you just have to believe that everything will turn around to the better in the end.