Miss Me with That

Hot Takes, Helpful Tidbits, and a Few Hard Truths

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A candid, witty, and inspiring collection of essays from The Bachelor’s first Black Bachelorette, exploring everything from relationships and love to politics and race
 
The Bachelor gave me an opportunity, but I created my own happy ending.”

ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2022—Essence, She Reads

Rachel Lindsay rose to prominence as The Bachelor’s first Black Bachelorette and has since become one of the franchise’s most well-known figures—and outspoken critics. But there has always been more to Lindsay than meets the eye, and in this book, she finally tells her own story, in her own words. 
  
In wide-ranging essays, Lindsay opens up about her experience on ABC’s hit show and reveals everything about her life off-camera, from a childhood growing up in Dallas, Texas, as the daughter of a U.S. District Judge, to her disastrous dating life prior to appearing on The Bachelor, to her career in law, and the decision to become a reality-TV contestant. She also brings a sharp wit and keen intellect to weigh in on issues such as the lack of diversity in reality television and the importance of political engagement, protest, and the Black Lives Matter movement.

Told in the down-to-earth, no-nonsense voice she’s become known for, Lindsay’s book of essays provides an intimate look at the life of one of reality TV’s most beloved stars, as well as advice and inspiration that will make her a role model for anyone who has ever struggled to find their way in love and life. As she says, “Contrary to popular belief, the best gift I ever received was not a wedding ring. It was the permission I gave myself to be imperfect.” And if you don’t believe her, you know the saying: Miss me with that.

- About the author -

Rachel Lindsay is an attorney, media personality, podcaster, speaker, and author. She is the author of Miss Me with That, a correspondent for Extra and co-hosts MTV’s Ghosted: Love Gone Missing, and The Ringer’s Higher Learning podcast. After appearing as a contestant on the twenty-first season of ABC’s The Bachelor, she made history on The Bachelorette as the franchise’s first African American lead. Prior to her media career, she practiced law at Cooper & Scully, P.C., in Dallas. Rachel enjoys spending time with her family, her dog, Copper, and her husband, Bryan. She is also an ambassador for the College Football Playoff Foundation and Paw Works. 

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