Jamie McGuire – Beautiful Disaster / Maddox Brothers Series Reading Order

by Maryse on August 14, 2012 · 21 comments

in Bad Boys & Rock Stars, Reading Order Guide:

Book #1 is one of my all time favorite books, EVER!! In fact, it has the majority of my fellow readers in a frenzy and so many of us have read it over and over again. The perfect bad-boy (read: deliciously imperfect) college guy, who’s also an underground MMA/fighter/boxer. *sigh*  Every girls wants him, and he devours each gorgeous one and tosses them aside while he moves on to the next. Until he meets Abby. Pretty, and no-nonsense. And not interested in anyone else’s nonsense either. Especially his. ;)

What makes this one so special? He… they… are just. So. Real. Every emotion, connection, hesitation, reaction and heartache is in perfect detail. Conversations, situations, even the tiniest nudges… it’s all there. You’ll live it with them, and you’ll likely want to start the book all over again when you reach the end. It’s just that good.

Jen: ♥ TRAVIS ♥ I’m with ya, Maryse!!!! He’s the bee’s knees… 2nd time was better for me — maybe I’ll get to 3rd time soon…. Anxiously awaiting Walking Disaster…. Can you imagine how much MORE that will be??
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Michele: Count me in!! You know how I love Travis too!

Catherine: Love this book, nearly finished & WOW its Brill!! Been reading some of your recommendations, Love them all !! Keep them coming Maryse!

Dawnita: Finished … aaaagggggghhhhhh … What a beautiful story.

About book #1:

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.

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{ 21 comments… read them below or add one }

Minha August 14, 2012 at 7:31 PM

I just pre-order Walking Disaster… OMG my heart is pumping hard just thinking we are going to get inside Travis head!!! It will be awesome!!!!

Kacey August 14, 2012 at 8:58 PM

pre ordered wd! and i absolutely love your blog trying to get mine up and running reading is an addiction i prob read 20+ books a month when i have any time between working or on break its easy to lose yourself inside the world of a book and when it ends you dread to wait!

Pam K. August 14, 2012 at 8:58 PM

I’m all in…pre-order ia complete. Aww .. Can’t wait for Travis’ POV!

Bia August 14, 2012 at 11:55 PM

Maryse, thanks for posting J, McGuire’s post about pre-ordering WD! I loveeeed BD, and can’t wait until April 2013!! I pre-ordered, too…*squeeeee

Andi Sipes August 15, 2012 at 9:51 AM

I can’t wait!! I can’t get enough and wow the whole family!!! YES!

Melissa August 15, 2012 at 4:58 PM

I LOVE this book. I have read it 3 times and cannot wait until Walking Disaster comes out!! It would be really awesome if she did write more books either continuing Abby & Travis’ story or his brothers. I just hope she doesn’t make Abby pregnant.
Thanks for all of the updates and especially the interview with Jamie . :)

Linda September 10, 2012 at 2:34 PM

I love this book!

Abby and Travis are one of the couples that are pulled together, and even have some great moments together. Both characters are messed up. I like them both, and you can’t help but love Travis. I was routing for them. I can’t wait to read “Walking Disaster” from Travis’ point of view.

Maryse September 10, 2012 at 3:57 PM

Oh me too Linda!!! I just read a “hero” POV from another series I love and it was soooo intense. Made me love it even more, so I can imagine how crazy I’ll get once it’s Travis’s turn.

JessicaM September 12, 2012 at 5:05 AM

so I just finished reading Beautify Disaster for the first time and I just started re-reading! That has never happened to me before. I did compare it to my best friend and her ex…they were just like this, when its good its sickly sweet and when its bad its crazy bad. I was always the sane one, in a sane relationship but reading this made me realize why she always goes for these kinds of relationships….still not for me but I loved the fictional one :) not sure i’ll go for Travis’s POV…will definitely be going for Christians if it is ever written :) anyway, Maryse, I recently discovered your blog and thanks to you i buy new kindle books everyday….sigh!

tina September 15, 2012 at 4:45 PM


Adelle November 10, 2012 at 7:54 AM

Gosshhh..I LOVE YOUU..TRAVIS!!..reading ‘Beautiful Disaster’ while imagining myself as his ‘Pidge’..;)..

caitlin reynolds November 10, 2012 at 10:43 PM

I loved beautiful disaster! Im usually only interested in paranormal romance but since reading it i have changed my ways. Cant wait for the next one to come out…. Hurry up already!

Richmond November 30, 2012 at 2:55 PM

I love love love love can I say LOVE one more time this book. As soon as I was done I went straight back to page 1 and re-read it. I can’t wait for WD. It can’t come out soon enough.

Maryse thanks for a great blog!! I love coming out here to see whats new in the reading world : )

Hayzell December 7, 2012 at 10:23 AM

OMG…Just finish reading it. I love it. Getting ready to re read it. Can’t wait until Walking Disaster. I wqnt to pre-order not sure if I want the actual book or nook book? mmm

Maryse December 7, 2012 at 1:56 PM

I’m getting it in Kindle & print book. OH YES!!!

Jenn December 21, 2012 at 7:18 AM

Oh yes Travis….but for me also Brian from Rock Me. So love him!
Kindle for me please-and thanks for the giveaways this sure has been fun reading everyone’s comments.

Brooke May 16, 2013 at 3:00 AM

This book is so amazing omg I didn’t want it to end, I just want to read it over and over again it shows the difficulties with love and the many emotions and struggles. Ahhh just a perfect book I recommend everyone to read this!!

michelle June 29, 2013 at 8:39 AM

I can’t wait till the next 2 books. I have read both books in a week. I love the storie both Abby and Travi, what they go throw! Wow how I would love to have that kind of love.
When are the next books coming out? I can’t wait

aoife March 3, 2014 at 5:02 AM

Can someone please tell me what order im going in? iv just finished beautiful disaster?

Maryse March 3, 2014 at 8:10 AM

Follow the order above. :)

Wendy December 26, 2014 at 2:06 PM

Was Valentine’s Day removed from the Jamie McGuire website? I never read it and I can’t find it. :/

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