Release Date:January 1, 2011
Received From: Publisher
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? Whatever the result, Elizabeth Eulberg, author of The Lonely Hearts Club, has concocted a very funny, completely stylish delight for any season — prom or otherwise.
I’m going to be honest with you right up front, please don’t throw any stones. Okay, here it goes….I have never read Pride and Prejudice. In fact, I have never read any Jane Austin’s books. Now that we got that out of the way, lets talk about this book.
Prom & Prejudice by Elizabeth Eulberg was a simply delightful book. It was predictable but that didn’t detract from the story any. I was pulled in from page 1 and it was hard for me to put it down after that. I had a lot of fun watching Lizzie turn her nose up at everything!
Lizzie was a great main character! She was incredibly intelligent–except maybe, when it came to Darcy. She was level headed and strong and I love that she didn’t whine about her situation. She had to struggle to make it through the day with all those people that hated her, but she held her head high.
I loved Darcy from the moment he showed up. He was the perfect mix of brooding and sweet. If the original Darcy is even better, I can’t wait to read about him! I wish the romance would have progressed a little farther before the book ended, but I’m happy with the way things turned out…of course!
All in all, Prom & Prejudice was a fantastic and fast read. I will definitely be read The Lonely Hearts Club…and Pride and Prejudice.
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