Characters Whose Jobs I’d Love

This post is part of Top Ten Tuesday run by Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl

During the pandemic, quite a few people’s work situations have unfortunately changed. So many people are looking for work, or might even have had to change their profession. I think if I were in that position and could pick any job from any of the books I’ve read, there are some jobs I have in mind already.

If I were to start again, I think I’d go for one of these. Here’s the thing though, one of these is my actual trained profession. Can you guess which?

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Review: This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay

Challenge criteria: A book with an item of clothing or accessory on the cover

Blurb:

Adam Kay was a junior doctor from 2004 until 2010, before a devastating experience on a ward caused him to reconsider his future. He kept a diary throughout his training, and This Is Going to Hurt intersperses tales from the front line of the NHS with reflections on the current crisis. The result is a first-hand account of life as a junior doctor in all its joy, pain, sacrifice and maddening bureaucracy, and a love letter to those who might at any moment be holding our lives in their hands.

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Review: Meat Market by Juno Dawson

This book did not fit any of my challenge criteria.

Blurb:

Jana Novak’s history sounds like a classic model cliché: tall and gangly, she’s uncomfortable with her androgynous looks until she’s unexpectedly scouted and catapulted to superstardom.

But the fashion industry is as grimy as it is glamorous. And there are unexpected predators at every turn.

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Review: The Babysitters Club: Kristy’s Great Idea by Ann M. Martin

Challenge criteria: A book published before you were born. (This book was published in 1986 and I was born in 1992.)

Blurb: 

Kristy thinks the Baby-sitters Club is a great idea. She and her friends Claudia, Stacey, and Mary Anne all love taking care of kids. A club will give them the chance to have lots of fun – and make tons of money.

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