Along with my recently reviewed book by Alison Sweeney I was also asked if I wanted to review a book from Amazon Publishing called Prime Time Princess. The author of this book Lindy DeKoven was a real life TV producer for major companies her in the United States. Her book is a take on the industry as well as a lovely little romance and change your life book. What I mean by change your life book is that is one of those books where the main character is headed in one direction in their life and because of a major event/s they change their life. The book centers around the main character Alexa and her life as a TV executive. It starts out as the classic girl works to hard has no life meets a guy story but goes so much farther than that. It almost acts in some ways as an expose of what life is like in a business that is run main by men and how a woman fits into the world-or in this case doesn't. There are several great characters in this book that I enjoyed including the main character Alexa's arch nemesis Jerry. I loved that this character was so well written that you hated him....you really do. He is such a piece of work you love to hate him. For me one of the qualities that I look for in a book is how well are the characters fleshed out...are there enough details that you get invested in them good or bad. Do you find yourself wanting to know more about the characters then what is offered...for me this is the mark of a well written book. DeKoven does this very well in Prime Time Princess. My only critique of the book is that I felt that there were a few sections that dragged and bit and could have been trimmed but other than that I feel that it is a great summer beach read. I would give the book 4 out of 5 stars.
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