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Thursday, January 3, 2013

Review: Beautiful Disaster by: Jamie McGuire

Beautiful Disaster Special Signed Edition: A Novel

Book Description (Amazon):

November 27, 2012

This special hardcover limited edition of Jamie McGuire’s bestselling Beautiful Disaster is enhanced with silver foil butterfly stamping on the case, gorgeous four-color endpapers, and is signed by the author. INTENSE. DANGEROUS. ADDICTIVE. Abby Abernathy is a good girl. She doesn’t drink or swear, and she has the appropriate number of cardigans in her wardrobe. Abby believes she has enough distance from the darkness of her past, but when she arrives at college with her best friend, her path to a new beginning is quickly challenged by Eastern University’s Walking One-Night Stand. Travis Maddox, lean, cut, and covered in tattoos, is exactly what Abby wants—and needs—to avoid. He spends his nights winning money in a floating fight ring, and his days as the ultimate college campus charmer. Intrigued by Abby’s resistance to his appeal, Travis tricks her into his daily life with a simple bet. If he loses, he must remain abstinent for a month. If Abby loses, she must live in Travis’s apartment for the same amount of time. Either way, Travis has no idea that he has met his match.



Let me begin by pointing out one thing: normally, when I recieve an ARC of a book to review: I don't buy a finished copy. Beautiful Disaster was an exeption. That says a lot because I've never done that before.
The book was well-written, the dialogue witty, and the characters were likeable. Granted, they were a little messed up in the head-- but isn't everyone? Doesn't that make it more real? It did for me. Though there were times I had to look away and stop myself from screaming at Abby.
This book was great and very well thought out. You get exactly what is described... and more.
It was dramatic, funny, beautiful, and a little crazy.
Even the secondary characters feel real and interesting, and I normally don't really care about them. This author made me care.
Oh, and I loved that the ending didn't leave me filling in any blanks.

Read my review (*Top Pick*) of Beautiful Disaster (ARC copy) on Night Owl Reviews here.

Do I recommend Beautiful Disaster?

Yes, yes I do. (: Just be ready for Jamie McGuires' awesomeness, a fluttering heart, and lots of other emotions from everyone in the story.
On a side note, if you read the ARC: the ending is added to, so you aren't left begging for more.

Recommended Reads:

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Chasing After Infinity (my review here) is really similar to Beautiful Disaster.

Do I have a song for Beautiful Disaster?
Hmm... how about Beautiful Disaster (Kelly Clarkson)? Lol(:

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1 comment:

  1. Beautiful Disaster came to my attention because of the original cover.
    they had. Thanks for a fantastic review, really makes me want to read it now!

    New follower ;)

    My FF post.


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