In the anarchic town of Seaside, nowhere near the sea, puppeteers Judy and Punch are trying to resurrect their marionette show. The show is a hit due to Judy's superior puppeteering, but Punch's driving ambition and penchant for whisky lead to an inevitable tragedy that Judy must avenge.
The real-life story of Willard and Rebecca Bean. In 1905, Willard became the world middleweight boxing champion, but when Joseph F. Smith asked him to step away from the limelight and serve a 5-year mission to upstate New York, the Beans immediately pack their bags and travel to the east coast. Once there, they find the hatred that existed 90 years prior is still alive and very present.
Sarah Bloom, an up and coming wedding planner in New York, is hired to plan the most anticipated wedding of the season. However, she learns the bride is from Sarah's home town of Williamstown, Massachusetts, and wants her wedding on the family farm, which is now being run by the bride's older brother... who is also Sarah's first love.
Jazmin "Jazz" Welles is a confident, educated woman who thought her path in life was all laid out in front of her. But when she loses her job, and her longtime aspiring artist fiance decides they need to take a six-month break from each other before getting married, Jazz loses direction. With her life in turmoil, Jazz is forced to move in with her sister and brother-in-law and throws herself into endless activities in an attempt to find herself. While volunteering at an adult literacy program at a local community center, she meets a fellow volunteer, the handsome attorney, Kwame. As the two teachers guide each student toward individual success, they find themselves personally inspired and drawn into an unlikely friendship that surprisingly blossoms.
Pat has lost everything, his house, his job and his wife. He finds himself living back with his mother and father after spending 8 months in a state institution on a plea bargain. While rebuilding his life, Pat is determined to remain positive and reunite with his wife despite the challenging circumstances of their separation. When Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own, things get complicated...