Book Review | Perfectly Dateless

Title: Perfectly Dateless: A Universally Misunderstood Novel

Author: Kristin Billerbeck

My Review:

Dais Crispin is a young Christian lady who is coming to terms with being a good Christian girl, a good daughter, but also dealing with just being an adolescent and all that comes with the pressure of becoming a young woman. Her parents are quite strict with her and dating is out of the question. To make matters even worse, her clothes are not designer brand name clothes~ actually, her clothes are not even from a store nor are they “hand-me-downs,” They are homemade…

She handles all of this very well and in a witty and charming manner. She is documenting in this novel her journey to get to the prom. When the book opens, her diary reveals that there are 196 days to the prom and many things need to take place. She calls it “Operation Prom Date.”

1. Coax her parents into letting her go.

2. Get a suitable and not too lame dress.

3. Find a date.

This is quite a tall order…

The story has her journal entries scattered throughout, which I personally found very humorous, and Daisy is not only very likeable, but she is also very relate-able. I think young girls of the Christian faith will really find her “dilemmas” to be exactly some of the things they deal with too.

Great book. I loved it and I know young adults and teens will love it too…

*I received a copy of this book to review but I was not financially compensated in any way. The opinions expressed are my own and are based on my observations while reading this novel.*

“Book has been provided courtesy of Baker Publishing Group and Graf-Martin Communications, Inc. Available at your favourite bookseller from Revell , a division of Baker Publishing Group”.


Vicki is a single woman living in Nova Scotia, Canada who loves to read, sing, cook for her friends and family and scrapbook. She loves to keep busy, hang out with her boyfriend and his cat and only sits still long enough to read and review books for "Simply Stacie."

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