I’ve always had a love of books, ever since I could read you would always find me with a book in my bag or my bedside table piled high with novels waiting for me to read.
Growing up my favourite books included everything from Sweet Valley High, crime novelists like Patricia Cornwell and the classics like Anne of Green Gables and Alice in Wonderland.
Having children meant I didn’t get to read as much as I would have liked to, as I was always busy with the kids and the house that by the time I climbed into bed the last thing I wanted to do was read, plus my husband hates it when I have the light on when he’s trying to go to sleep!
However ever since I got my iPad for my birthday, my love of reading has come back with a vengeance, since January along I reckon I’ve read close to 40-50 books! There are so many good authors out there now that my to read list grows longer and longer each day, being a member on Goodreads doesn’t help either! Goodreads is a great way to be able to share what books you have read with friends and write a review on them too.
Often I get sent books to review and write about that I wanted to find a way to share these books with my readers as well, so Ive decided to create a little book club here on my blog! Each month I’ll share a book that I’ve just read with you all and over the next few weeks anyone who wants to take part in it can, and together we can share our love of books! I’ll also look to my readers to share with me books that they love and if it gets chosen here on my blog for the book club to read, I’ll send you a little present!
So this months book I’ve chosen is called Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire.
If you loved reading the 50 Shades of Grey by E.L James you will love this novel too, minus all the sexual co-horts that made Fifty Shades so popular! This book, has two very strong personality characters in it which I found really enjoyable to watch develop throughout the book!
Beautiful Disaster is based around the main female character Abby Abernathy, an 18 year old university student who has moved from Wichita to Eastern University along with her best friend America to forget her past and create a new future for herself. It’s while at an underground fight that she meets Travis Maddox, a gorgeous tattooed muscular criminal justice major student who fights in these underground fights to pay his tuition through school. A popular ‘ladies’ man who could sleep with any girl he likes and usually does, Abby is strangely attracted to Travis but doesn’t want to become another notch in his belt. Abby doesn’t give Travis the time of day which is what makes her so attractive to Travis in the first place, however Abby only wants to be friends. But can you be friends with someone your attracted too, and who might actually be your perfect match?
One of my favourite quotes from the book is this one -:
“I knew the second I met you that there was something about you I needed. Turns out it wasn’t something about you at all. It was just you” – Travis Maddox
I created this based on the quote which I wanted to share with you, I think it will make a great addition to our photo wall!
All readers who loved 50 Shades and are having withdrawals from Christian, you”ll fall in love with tattooed bad boy Travis!!
Looking forward to hearing everyone’s thoughts on this book!