When other little girls were dreaming about becoming doctors or lawyers, Alex Garrett set her sights on conquering the high-powered world of Wall Street. And though she's prepared to fight her way into an elitist boys' club, or duck the occasional errant football, she quickly realizes she's in... show more
When other little girls were dreaming about becoming doctors or lawyers, Alex Garrett set her sights on conquering the high-powered world of Wall Street. And though she's prepared to fight her way into an elitist boys' club, or duck the occasional errant football, she quickly realizes she's in over her head when she's relegated to a kiddie-size folding chair with her new moniker—Girlie—inscribed in Wite-Out across the back.
Publish date: 24 stycznia 2012
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, New York
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
A fun read, witha voyeuristic look into Wall Street pre-mortgage meltdown/banking crisis. It reminded me a bit of The Devil Wears Prada, but with spreads and profit instead of shoes and belts. Alex is likable, though I thought she was far too dense when it came to romance. Aside from that, I loved h...
This book felt like one of those unnecessarily long indie films where nothing ever happens but the protagonist's entire life changes anyway. That isn't to say nothing ever happens in this book, but the entirety of it felt delivered on one single bland level of emotion. I liked Alex's funny work frie...
Bond Girl starts with a prologue. Alex, 24, living in Manhattan, has woken with another hangover. We know she doesn’t feel the same about her job as she did and the inference is it’s not because of the imploding financial world but because of a ‘he’. Chapter One briefly gives information about he...
MY THOUGHTSLOVED ITAlex's father works in a bank, which she thinks is extremely glamorous, so when she graduates from college and she is determined to get a job at Wall Street firm. She lands the job and finds the ultimate boys club which is raunchy, full of hazing and practical jokes. There is on...
A fun, entertaining read...until the last chapter. I was very disappointed in the ending, and that's a bad way to be. I suppose that's not entirely the truth. I was happy with what happened in the last chapter, but it shouldn't have been the end of the story. I like things to wrap up, and this d...
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