Beautiful Disaster – Jamie McGuire
I am a grown woman, with real life responsibilities, such as a proper grown-up job. A job that requires a certain amount sleep each night for proper function. And yet, at midnight last night, I grew bored of what I was reading and clicked on this title on my Kindle. Something I had purchased on a whim, with no real memory of why I even bought it.
Much to my grown-up dismay, as the clock struck 4am, 5am, then 6am, I realized I had made a huge mistake by clicking on this book. At 7am, my alarm would go off, alerting me to my grown-up responsibilities to get out of bed and make a living.
At 7am I got out of bed, panicked that I would have to spend the rest of the day pretending I was focused on work, when all I kept thinking about was running home to finish this powerful love story.
I am now more than 24 hours sleep deprived because I had to finish it. I could-not-put-it-down. McGuire understands, she knows what build-up is, we need the tease and chase and then we need the pain to bring us home. For every wild romantic, this story will have you howling at the moon. A tale of love, regret, passion, rage, yearning, suffering and exhilaration. All I can say is wow.
Imagine my cries of happiness when I found out there was more. Love crazy? You won’t be disappointed. For every bad girl wannabe, this story will have you crying for more. Literally, I think I shed about 2 hours of tears.
Thank you Jamie.
Synopsis: A New York Times and USA TODAY bestseller about a good girl dangerously drawn to the ultimate bad boy.
The new 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.