Beautiful Disaster Paperback
Part of the Beautiful Series series
Suffering from Fifty Shades withdrawal symptoms? Then meet Travis...Good Girl. Abby Abernathy doesn't drink or swear and she works hard.
Abby believes she has created enough distance between her and the darkness of her past, but when she arrives at college, her dreams of a new beginning are quickly challenged by the university's walking one-night stand.
Bad Boy. Travis Maddox, handsome, built, and covered in tattoos, is exactly what Abby needs - and wants - to avoid.
He spends his nights winning money in a floating fight club, and his days as the notorious college Lothario.
A disaster waiting to happen...Intrigued by Abby's resistance to his charms, Travis tricks her into his life with a simple bet.
If he loses, he must remain celibate for a month. If Abby loses, she must live in Travis' apartment for the same amount of time. Or the start of something beautiful? Either way, Travis has no idea that he has met his match. Or that this is the start of an obsessive, intense relationship that will lead them both into unimaginable territory...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 432 pages
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
- Publication Date: 14/08/2012
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781471115035
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Review by Luli81
I think I had too much expectations about this novel.After having devoured the Grey Trilogy, which took me by surprise, and after having read the reviews on this novel I thought it could make me feel the same way.Oh boy, what a disappointment. To start with, this is definitely Young Adult target. The characters are immature, self-centred and worried about the typical teenager issues: dances, dates, pampering with girlfriends, gossipping etc etc. High school material, if you get my meaning.And then, the story: Abby, a supposedly good girl, and Travis, a tattooed misogynist with a bad reputation who earns money fighting. So, they meet each other and they fall in love. The rest of the novel is going round and round to see if they will stick together or not. And honestly, I didn't understand why Abby was so hard on Travis when he worked so hard to make everything work out.And I guess I got pretty tired of Abby's wailing and getting drunk to forget, flirting with every guy she could find whereas Travis begged her to take him back. It was degrading.All in all, I think the story is deviated and not realist, it's fun fiction for 16 year old girls.
Review by Nitzan_Schwarz
Enjoyed every minute of it, you guys! :)