Revell Blog Tour Review: Perfectly Ridiculous by Kristin Billerbeck

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Perfectly Ridiculous
Kristin Billerbeck
A Universally Misunderstood Novel
Revell Books
July 1,2012
256 pages
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Daisy’s ready for summer fun–but it seems summer has something else in store.

High school is over, and Daisy Crispin is happy to leave it in her past and look forward to a bright new future at college. In the meantime, she is planning an all-expenses-paid trip with her best friend Claire to Argentina–home of exotic food, the tango, and her handsome sort-of boyfriend Max.

When Daisy discovers she needs to do missions work to fulfill the requirements of her scholarship, she chalks it up to her monumental bad luck in life and kisses her vacation goodbye. What was supposed to be a relaxing time in the lap of luxury turns into hard work, sleeping on a cot, avoiding scorpions, and stressing about where she stands with Max. Daisy wonders if anything in her life will ever go according to plan . . .

Author Kristen Billerbeck

About The Author:
Kristin Billerbeck is the bestselling, award-winning author of several novels, including What a Girl Wants, Perfectly Dateless, and Perfectly Invisible. A Christy Award finalist and two-time winner of the American Christian Fiction Writers Book of the Year, Billerbeck has appeared on The Today Show and has been featured in the New York Times. She lives with her family in Northern California.

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My Review:
After reading Perfectly Dateless, I knew I would want to read the next Universally Misunderstood novel. I loved the way Billerbeck blended humor, romance and a good Christian message in with complex and witty characters. It was a captivating novel to say the least. So, I sat down with this next Misunderstood novel and well….I was once again highly intrigued and swept away! Billerbeck’s characters are back and just as witty and charming as previously. I loved every minute of this novel!

Daisy is off to college….or so she thinks. There’s a catch to her attending, though. She has to complete a mission trip for two weeks, and then she’ll have a full ride with a scholarship. Well, that’s an ultimate that quickly turns ridiculous! She decides to incorporate a vacation into the required mission, and things go really haywire from there!

Daisy’s thinking is quite like mine…..take care of two things at once and be done. Right? Wrong!!! When she arrives in Argentina, she’s trying to come to terms with her boyfriend (on again/off again….sort of!) Max, and have a little fun in an exotic land. But, as she quickly realizes, things aren’t what they seem and she really needs to sit down and make up her mind about herself and where she stands in life.

With amazing messages from God, and learning to deal with the complications of life and education, making commitments and embracing the world for what it is, Ms. Billerbeck has created a fabulous 5 Book worthy novel. I highly recommend this for Young Adults and Adults, alike. You’ll be swept away into the perfectly ridiculous and often misunderstood world of Daisy, her maybe boyfriend Max and all her friends! I am looking forward to another Misunderstood novel soon! Well done, Ms. Billerbeck!

Available July 2012 at your favorite bookseller from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group.

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4 Comments

  • Reply Mary

    I can’t wait to read this!

    6 August, 2012 at 9:49 am
  • Reply Joanne B

    This book sounds fantastic. Can’t wait to read it. Put it on my wishlist.

    6 August, 2012 at 10:32 am
  • Reply Maria D.

    This sounds really good! Definitely something I would want my nieces to read as they are entering the teen years and are getting involved in mission trips at church.

    6 August, 2012 at 11:13 am
  • Reply Rita Wray

    Sounds like a great book

    6 August, 2012 at 11:25 am
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