Liza Miller, a suddenly single stay-at-home mother, tries to get back into the working world, only to find it’s nearly impossible to start at the bottom at 40-year old. When a chance encounter convinces her she looks younger than she is, Liza tries to pass herself off as 26 and lands a job as an assistant at Empirical Press. Now she just has to make sure no one finds out the secret only she and her best friend Maggie share.
Liza struggles to balance without Kelsey. Kelsey strategizes with an unlikely ally. Diana and Charles both make moves for the future.
In season six, Kelsey is leaning into her new role as publisher at the freshly minted Millennial Print, while Liza and Charles get acclimated to their new normal now that Charles is no longer running the business.
In season five, Liza is back at Empirical Publishing drawing closer to her boss, Charles, but their connection is disastrously thwarted by unexpected circumstances. As Millennial Print flourishes in the publishing world, Liza’s personal life threatens to unravel, the consequences of her secret finally coming to a head in an irreversible way.
Liza is picking up the pieces of her shattered relationships and her future at Empirical Publishing is hanging in the balance with Kelsey. Meanwhile, Kelsey is surprisingly entwined with Josh – both finding solace in their shared betrayal. As Liza draws closer to Charles, her desire to stop lying to the people she loves slips further and further away.
Liza is back at Empirical trying to maintain her millennial masquerade and process her feelings for Charles. Meanwhile, Josh is pushing to rekindle their relationship, setting her work and personal lives on a collision course.
Life as a 26-year-old has gotten even more complicated for 40-year-old Liza Miller. Her daughter Caitlin is home from college and asserting her independence. Her lie is even more necessary at work now that she's assigned to an imprint for young readers. And the fact that her boyfriend Josh knows the truth has introduced an entirely new set of problems. As her two separate worlds inch closer together, Liza has to work even harder to maintain the new life she's built for herself.