Thursday, February 10, 2011

Review for Prom and Prejudice by Elizabeth Eulberg

Prom and Prejudice"Prom and Prejudice"
Author: Elizabeth Eulberg
Publisher: Point
Source: Personal Copy
Challenge: For the Love of YA and I'd Wish I'd read That
231 pages

After winter break, the girls at the very prestigious Longbourn Academy become obsessed with the prom. Lizzie Bennet, who attends Longbourn on a scholarship, isn’t interested in designer dresses and expensive shoes, but her best friend, Jane, might be — especially now that Charles Bingley is back from a semester in London. Lizzie is happy about her friend’s burgeoning romance but less than impressed by Charles’s friend, Will Darcy, who’s snobby and pretentious. Darcy doesn’t seem to like Lizzie either, but she assumes it’s because her family doesn’t have money. Clearly, Will Darcy is a pompous jerk — so why does Lizzie find herself drawn to him anyway? Will Lizzie’s pride and Will’s prejudice keep them apart? Or are they a prom couple in the making? -taken from Goodreads
  Wow. Now I haven't read Pride and Prejudice before (I know!) but I have heard from different reviews that this book follows it very closely but has it's own plot - which I think is great! I LOVED this book. It is a light, sometimes sassy, smart, loveable book! I absolutely enjoyed the characters. Lizzie and Will are of course my favourite! They are very very well thought out and have different personalities. The plot is, like I said before follows Pride and Prejudice - so those of you who like that book BE SURE TO CHECK THIS ONE OUT! There is even a twist or two in here which I always like! Oh and yah there is romance, of course! I loved how at certain moments I could feel sparks flying between them (even though they were bickering).Overall, awesome awesome read, I will absolutely read it again. If you like light, quick, fun, cute, sassy reads- read this one! It won't disappoint! Very cute read!


It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single girl of high standing at Longbourn Academy must be in want of a prom date.

While the same can probably be said of countless other schools across the country, prom at Longbourn isn’t just a rite of passage – it’s considered by many (at least those who matter) to be the social event for future members of high society. Longbourn girls don’t go to the mall to get their dresses. No, they boast couture from designers whose names adorn their speed dial.

Just look at the glossy six-page spread dedicated to more than a century of prom history in Longbourn’s recruitment brochure. Or the yearly coverage in The New York Times Sunday Style section… or Vanity Fair… or Vogue. Fashion reporters and photographers flock to the Connecticut campus to scope out the fashion, the excess, the glamour of it all.