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Cleo McDougal Regrets Nothing Politics is a test of wills in a sharp, funny, and emotional novel about truth and consequences by the New York Times bestselling author Cleo McDougal is a born politician From congresswoman to senator, the magnetic, ambitious single mother now has her eye on the White House always looking forward, never back Until an estranged childhood friend shreds her in an op ed hit piece gone viralWith seven words Cleo McDougal is not a good person the presidential hopeful has gone from in control to damage control, and not just in Washington but in lifeEnter Cleo s regrets list ofand counting Her chief of staff has a brilliant idea pick the top ten, make amends during a media blitz, and repair her reputation But there are regrets, and there are regrets like her broken relationship with her sister, her affair with a law school professor and the regret too big to even say out loudBut with risk comes reward, and as Cleo makes both peace and amends with her past, she becomes empowered than ever to tackle her career, confront the hypocrites out to destroy her, and open her heart to what matters most one regret at a time This book resonated with me on so many levels AWS has been one of my favorite authors for a long time, and this might be my favorite book of hers Cleo s raw honesty about the double standards women face is something every successful woman will relate to I love the idea of a kickass woman refusing to apologize for stepping into her power, and holding men accountable in the process And I hope that soon, it won t just be happening in fictional worlds created by other kickass women. Well, I suppose it s time to review my own book, since its pub date is just around the corner This one took me a while to come into I worked on a different manuscript for some time, writing it and rewriting it, but while the intention behind it was working I wanted to shine on a light on being a woman in this particular moment in the world the words and storyline were not And then came Cleo McDougal Cleo is a complicated, headstrong, ambitious, independent woman She is a Senator, yes, Well, I suppose it s time to review my own book, since its pub date is just around the corner This one took me a while to come into I worked on a different manuscript for some time, writing it and rewriting it, but while the intention behind it was working I wanted to shine on a light on being a woman in this particular moment in the world the words and storyline were not And then came Cleo McDougal Cleo is a complicated, headstrong, ambitious, independent woman She is a Senator, yes, but this isn t a story about politics, and I worked hard to ensure that This is a story about power having it, losing it, abusing it, flaunting it, sharing it, craving it, and bequeathing it It is, I hope, a story that a lot of us can find ourselves in none of us has to be running for President to understand Cleo s broken and restorative friendships, her family fractures, her love for her son, her aspirations to be the best at her job, the hurdles she faces and the triumphs she embraces.I m really pretty proud to be telling the story of a woman like Cleo She may have a list of 233 regrets, but really, there isn t much about her that I d change I hope you love her as much as I do I was lucky to receive an early copy of Cleo McDougal Regrets Nothing This is a very layered book on the one hand it is a fabulous story of a woman politician negotiating her way through US politics On the other hand, it is the story of a very independent single mom raising a wickedly bitingly funny teen boy And the central theme is regrets.I read this book in one long sitting Many times I found myself nodding at the concept of regrets and how we must get over them As a mom of teens, I lov I was lucky to receive an early copy of Cleo McDougal Regrets Nothing This is a very layered book on the one hand it is a fabulous story of a woman politician negotiating her way through US politics On the other hand, it is the story of a very independent single mom raising a wickedly bitingly funny teen boy And the central theme is regrets.I read this book in one long sitting Many times I found myself nodding at the concept of regrets and how we must get over them As a mom of teens, I loved the teen boy snark which was perfectly written I also very much appreciated the themes of women s empowerment but the absolute need for deep women s friendships Cleo shows us all that it does indeed take a village.The hallmark of Allison Winn Scotch s books is, in my opinion, immediate plot and storytelling The plot literally starts on page 1 with backstory that emerges via the fast moving plot.Cleo McDougal is a fabulous novel that is a must read I ve been a fan of Allison Winn Scotch s for years now, for so long that I don t remember not loving her and her books This one might be my favorite yet.I love politics and political stories, and there s some of that in this, but it sabout Cleo herself Cleo keeps a list of regrets, primarily so that she can learn from those mistakes Don t drink bourbon, for example, and I think a lot of people probably have one type of alcohol that they can t drink any after overdoing it Moment I ve been a fan of Allison Winn Scotch s for years now, for so long that I don t remember not loving her and her books This one might be my favorite yet.I love politics and political stories, and there s some of that in this, but it sabout Cleo herself Cleo keeps a list of regrets, primarily so that she can learn from those mistakes Don t drink bourbon, for example, and I think a lot of people probably have one type of alcohol that they can t drink any after overdoing it Moment of silence for me and martinis And then Cleo decides that what she s going to do is actually fix those regrets Well, to be fair, Cleo s campaign manager Gaby decides that for her And what happens next is both delightful and very, very relatable I experienced a very, VERY strong secondhand wave of mortification at one of them This book is a complete delight I can t wait for everyone to read and talk about it Highly recommended

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