Daisy Crispin has 196 days to find the right date for the prom. There's only one problem--her parents won't let her date or even talk to a guy on the phone. Oh, and she's totally invisible at school, has to wear lame homemade clothes, and has no social skills. Okay, so maybe there's more than one... show more
Daisy Crispin has 196 days to find the right date for the prom. There's only one problem--her parents won't let her date or even talk to a guy on the phone. Oh, and she's totally invisible at school, has to wear lame homemade clothes, and has no social skills. Okay, so maybe there's more than one problem. Can she talk her parents into letting her go to the prom? Or will they succeed at their obvious attempt to completely ruin her life?With hilarious and truthful writing, Kristin Billerbeck uncovers the small--and large--mortifications that teen girls encounter. Readers will fall in love with Daisy's sharp wit and resourcefulness as she navigates the world of boys, fashion, family, and friendship.
Publish date: July 1st 2010
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Christian Fiction
, Young Adult Romance
Series: Universally Misunderstood (#1)
This book was part journal, part actual plot, and it got very annoying to be switching between the two. The characters were unrealistic, and I found Daisy to be very whiny and immature for a High School Senior. I also hated the abrupt character shifts for Daisy and her parents. They made no sense...
I give this book 3.5 stars. It reminds me of a Christian version of Pretty in Pink except without Duckie. (I know..sad right!)At the beginning, I was sure I wasn't going to like this book. The way Daisy spoke, it seemed like the author was trying little hard to show she was a typical teenager. But a...
I picked this up from the library without realizing it was a Christian novel - I don't think that's a bad thing, I'm just pointing it out for those who might read this review, so they won't be surprised. I liked the writing style, though at times I was confused at all the tangents. There wasn't enou...