White Collar Girl
By Renee Rosen
ARC e-book, 448 page (paperback)
ISBN: 9780451474971 (paperback)
I received this book for free from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. All opinions in this post are my own.
Jordan Walsh comes from a family of reporters and writers, and after her brother’s tragic death, she is determined to make it to the city desk at the Chicago Tribune. But it’s a man’s world and Jordan must fight to cover breaking news stories rather than society weddings or write articles about the different ways a woman can wear her slip. Jordan struggles to get her male co-workers to take her seriously, while at home she deals with her distant parents, who have yet to recover from the loss of their son. Amidst the drama, Jordan begins to land breaking stories that could prove to further isolate her from her family and co-workers.
This was an enjoyable read, though nothing ground-breaking or mind-blowing. I liked Jordan, though she had her moments when I wanted to reach into the pages and shake her and say “Girl, what are you doing?!”