Monday, December 23, 2013
Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire
Abby has gone to college with her best friend America. She is glad to be able to get away from her small town and all the looks she got for who she was, and who she was had to do with who her father was. But here at school she gets to reinvent herself as a good girl. And then she meets Travis. Travis is America's boyfriend Shepley's roommate/cousin. And he is exactly what she doesn't need. He is a bad boy. Tattooed, a fighter, a ladies man. So they end up becoming friends. And she seems to be good for Travis. But she knows that he isn't good for her, so she keeps him at arm's length. But he does seem to fall for her. And really, of course, she does seem to fall for him. It is a best friend type of romance. But when they do get together, he becomes very jealous, and definitely what would be considered unhealthy jealous. So she tries to break it off, but that doesn't go well either. It's a very wild ride. And maybe, very realistic as there are many people in this type of relationship.
I'm so torn on my review. It was a good read, but I just feel like I shouldn't read about this. But I have to stick to what I tell people, just because I read something, doesn't mean I'm going to go out and look for a relationship like that. So, it's okay, right?
If you've read this, do you get what I'm saying? Did you feel this way at all? I'd love to hear some other points of view.