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I’ll always like the movie better though. Etrasser what does he like, besides girls and pranks? What’s weird is there is more character development in the movie than in the book, something I didn’t think possible. With some of the other characters thrown in the story there are some other valid points the author was trying to make. So I thought I should perffct it a try.

This book was actually humorous. Aug 31, Maura rated it liked it Shelves: I’d love to give the book more stars but it’s just not worth it. So this is a movie that was a huge part of my childhood.

I don’t think I would reccomend this book.

How I Created My Perfect Prom Date

I feel like this is pretty typical ’90s teen fare, but prfect were just enough cool little nuggets of interesting to pluck out that I kinda enjoyed it. Refresh and try again. I did quite enjoy her spiels on global warming and math too.

Chase rebels against any norm, until Nicole talks him into going to the prom with her. But what do you dat when you start having feelings for your selfmade prom date?


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. In Todd wrote Help! Big ups for that. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

How I Created My Perfect Prom Date by Todd Strasser

The world crashes for both of them when instead of Nicole being asked by Brad, he crashes into a cheerleader from the opposing team and asks her lerfect. I felt like the book was just an excuse to philosophize on morality and the meaning of life, but in the most superficial way possible.

Nicole explains that by them being together, she will have a date for the Centennial and Chase will make Dulcie jealous. I like my tea unsweetened and my relationships well developed! I like it that the author was “real” about the complexities of life and love, and I liked the “love and hope” line. Apr 17, Lizzy rated it liked it Shelves: As a fellow writer struggling I found it annoying that this has sold millions of copies, but after reading it, one can see why. This book was light, boringly so.

Ray is always high and saying the weirdest hkw. Lists with This Book. But you can’t feel dahe love, you can’t feel the people, you can’t get into it because there’s so substance. But before I start on the actual review, I just wanted to point something out. I would have given it 1 star, but I gave it two. The movie actually follows the book a lot, but there are many things it changes as well.

Jul 03, Ariel marked it as to-read.

Jan 25, Maren rated it it was ok Shelves: Mar 14, Callie rated it it was ok. Just because, for the most part, it had the ability to keep me entertained. This was made into the movie Drive Me Crazy. Nicole finds that the perfect prom is not the end all in life. I bought it ccreated one of my favourite films – Drive me crazy – is an adaptation of this book. Brad and Chase come off as much bigger jerks, and I don’t like it. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. But I can’t help but think that the movie was better.


Chase isn’t sure, however, that he wants to be with the popular crowd. Strasser went to college at New York University for a dage years, before dropping out. This site uses cookies. But you can’t feel the love, you can’t feel the people, you can’t get I’d love to give the book more stars but it’s just not worth it. And she’s not perfect and has her own body issues, which is nice to see in books written by a male author for the teen girl audience.

Willets Elementary school and then attended the Wheatley School for junior high and high school.

Todd went to the I. Bolita Vine, an overweight girl, has decided to drop the extra weight and change her image. But when one girl, Di Vine, is assaulted by her football boyfriend, he stands up to him.

The only flaw that I point out is that it should have been longer cause the ending was like a cliff hanger.