Only the Lonely is the first book of the book series From the Files of Madison Finn. It was first published in 2001 and it is the only book that has the summary in purple colour. The cover shows Madison Finn, Phin, Jeff and Francine Finn.
Everything around Madison Finn is changing! She isn't sure if she can survive the new beginning of a new school year. But sometimes new changes can be for the better......! When Madison meets a new girl who moves down the street, she feels that her summer and (seventh grade) could be very different from what she has assume.