Title: Walking Disaster
Author: Jamie McGuire
Sequel to: Beautiful Disaster
Date Started: August 18
Date Finished: September 1
Format: Kindle book from my collection
Can you love someone too much? Travis Maddox learned two things from his mother before she died: Love hard. Fight harder. In Walking Disaster; the life of Travis is full of fast women, underground gambling, and violence. But just when he thinks he is invincible, Abby Abernathy brings him to his knees. Every story has two sides. In Beautiful Disaster, Abby had her say. Now it’s time to see the story through Travis’s eyes.
So, when I found out that the sequel to Beautiful Disaster (BD) – which was probably one of my favorite books that I read in August – wasn’t really a sequel but BD through Travis’s eyes, I’ll admit I was worried and excited. Excited to see what Travis was thinking during the events of BD and worried that it wasn’t going to be as awesome as BD and that I might think of Travis in a different way. Don’t laugh it happened with Grey. But I should have guessed that I had nothing to worry about. Walking Disaster answered the questions I had while reading Beautiful Disaster to a T and it was nice to see Travis’s POV on a lot of the events.
For example, I was always curious if Travis really fell for Abby from the first moment they met or if she was really just another conquest to him that he slowly started falling for. Answer? He fell for her the moment they meant and it was so cool to see how hard he tried to make her see that she wasn’t just a conquest, that she really was his best friend that he happened to fall madly in love with. It was also kind of interesting – although disgusting – to see the whole Travis’s drunken hookup when Abby was staying with him from his perspective, not that he remembered much of it. The guy really just went to the bar to drown his sorrows, he didn’t go to hook up with anyone. I also liked how McGuire expanded on a lot of scenes. Like the fire during the fight scene, what happened after Abby got her ink and the nice little epilogue which makes book 3 all the more plausible.
Final Rating: 5 out of 5 stars. Usually I don’t like reading a book from the other person’s perspective right after reading said book. But this time, I was kind of glad to read it. The events were fresh in my mind and I didn’t feel like I was reading the same book twice because there were more things added that weren’t in the previous book.
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