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The Quackeroo

Avid reader since I've been able to | Veterinary medicine student | NA, YA, fantasy, contemporary, mystery, classics, dystopian, romance and more | Not a native english speaker or writer.

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The Fever Series 5-Book Bundle: Darkfever, Bloodfever, Faefever, Dreamfever, Shadowfever
Karen Marie Moning

Beautiful disaster: Not my cup of tea.

Beautiful Disaster  - Jamie McGuire

I'm not really sure what to think of this book. I am however extremely suprised that so many readers give this book 5 stars. The book was mildly entertaining and I did enjoy some parts of it. The writing was allright but not wonderful. I didn't enjoy how Abby transformed from a strong person to a puppy dog who accepted all of the ridiculous behaviour from Travis. I do have to mention that I'm not a fan of the 'bad boy' love story.
The story could've been a great story, but the abusive part, the agression, the begging, the controling and the mindgames really ruined it for me. I couldn't for the life of me understand what Abby was doing with this creep and his agression made me fear for his life. I didn't enjoy these parts. I do have to say that I was once in a relationship with an emotional abuser and that could largely play a role in why I find this 'love story' so offensive.

I did enjoy the beginning of the book and I liked America and Shepley a lot. I however do not like the message this book sends and I hope intensly that nobody will ever think that this is how a relationship should be or that this is the way a guy should treat you. I disapprove of these sort of books because they seem to glorify abuse and unhealthy relationships. Something that should never be shown as a desirable thing. But If you keep that in mind, I guess parts of the book are mildly enjoyable. Which is why I give it two stars and not one.