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  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Publisher: UK General Books (Dec 5 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1847561489
  • ISBN-13: 978-1847561480
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 19.6 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 281 g
  • Average Customer Review: 2.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Format: Paperback
*****SPOILERS*****

This is my first review with them so please do not read on if you don't want to be surprised or offended that I'm spilling the beans. I apologize but I didn't think I could write this review without them.

It's a Man's World confused me. There was so much potential with this storyline, but Courtney didn't capitalize on the great plot idea, the characters and especially the issues. This novel contained cliché characters, mixed messages, a supposedly strong protagonist that came across as weak and wishy-washy and an evil portrayal of men's magazines that didn't sit right with me.

Alexa was portrayed as a strong female character with a fantastic job, yet she was repeatedly spineless. She could never make up her mind and/or talked herself out of the inappropriate conduct of her staff as well as her own inability to take action regarding their behaviour. Even at the end of the novel when she wants to make a stand, she tries, but her efforts go right over her boss's head and she never bothers to set him straight. So what was even the point then? The internal dialogue in this novel grated at me. Alexa's thoughts were so jumbled, confused and repetitive that I grew desperate for more action and not just her thoughts about action or inaction.

I discovered as this novel progressed that things always happened to Alexa. She never made anything happen herself. I love reading about someone overcoming obstacles and making their own fate instead of having everyone else dictate life for them - not to mention seeing this unfold in real life. I kept reading and waiting for her to make something happen for herself but sadly, she never did.

The romantic angle even confused me.
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Not your typical chic-lit May 11 2012
By Charlotte Lynn - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
If you can't beat `em, join `em...that is Alexa Harris's' motto. When challenges to join the all male team of lad mag, Banter, Alexa decides to the play the games the boys are already playing. She soon begins to question if she has gone against her own morals and if there will be a price to play.

When I started It's a Man's World I was unsure of what to expect. I believed this book to be a man vs. woman story. A story about a woman trying to make it in a man's world. There was so much more to this story. It's a story of Alexa making her mark in a man's world. Alexa quickly became the woman I could cheer for and hope to succeed. Alexa puts up with a lot of sexist gags and jokes by her male staff at Banter. I found myself wonder if my skin would be tough enough to handle the situation with the same toughness Alexa does. Fortunately, Alexa has great support in her friends, Leonie and Kate. They tell her how it is, but offer her a shoulder to lean on through her nine months time at the lad magazine.

There were parts of this book that had my total attention and I could not stop reading. There were also parts of the book that seemed to go very slow. But over-all It's a Man's World was very entertaining. It is not a typical chic-lit book.

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