Feb 26, 2012

Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick by Joe Schreiber

Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick

Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick
Author:  Joe Schreiber
Publisher:  Houghton Mifflin Books for Children
Publication Date:  October 25th 2011

From Goodreads:  

Perry Stormaire is a normal high school senior- he is busy applying to college and rehearsing with his band- until he agrees to go the prom with the Lithuanian exchange student who is staying with his family.  It turns out that Gobi Zaksauskas is not the mousy teenager that she seems but rather an attractive, confident trained assassin.  Instead of going to the prom, Perry finds himself on a wild ride through the streets of New York City as Gobi commandeers the Jaguar his father lent him for the prom in order to take out her targets.  Perry learns a lot about himself- and ends up with some amazing material for his college application essays.


No surprise that Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick is in development right now, and should hopefully soon be in theaters.  It's a wild ride Mr. Schreiber takes us on, perfect for the big screen.

What can i say about Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick?  It's funny, suspenseful, thrilling.  It's Ferris Bueller on steroids.  The pace was great but than again the book is 192 pages.  It's small but packs a punch.  The writing is excellent and I thought it was unique how the wild night from hell was written.  Perry is telling us about his night through college application essays.  Bet ya that would peak the interest of whoever's job it is to read applicant essays.  

New York...you are the perfect supporting character.  Shit like this can only happen there.  Imagine it set in Denver, CO..it just doesn't go.  No offense to Denver, it's beautiful but New York with it's gritty streets and "chew you up and spit you out" reality is exactly what Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick needs.   

It's awesome, seriously.  

1 comment:

  1. I was wondering how this was! Sounds fun. I may have to read this one. Love that it takes place in NYC. I also didn't know it was going to be a movie!


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