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From Alisyn Camerota, co-anchor of CNN’s New Day, comes a wickedly funny debut novel about a bootstrapping young reporter who lands her dream job—only to find her life turned upside down. Camerota wrote AMANDA WAKES UP as an outlet to process issues in her own life, such as the role of the media, the changing landscape of cable news, what “truth” is, and the daily struggles of journalists to get it right in a ratings-driven climate.
As a veteran broadcast journalist and the co-anchor of CNN’s New Day, Alisyn Camerota knows a little something about the fast-paced world of cable news. In her delightfully charming debut novel AMANDA WAKES UP, she offers a fictional behind-the-scenes peek at this one-of-a-kind job—a blur of breaking news, big scoops, and colorful personalities.
The book follows Amanda Gallo, an ambitious young reporter who lands a plum gig at a big-time cable news station, FAIR News, but quickly learns her dream job isn’t exactly a dream. Amanda is a smart, plucky, an