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The wait and anticipation is over as A Beautiful Wedding by Jamie McGuire has been released. Women all over the world have fired up their e-readers or are glued to their hardcover edition, snugging up in their beds reading about the ultimate tattooed heart throb Travis Maddox.
A Beautiful Wedding is the latest novel from McGuire, who is a New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal best selling contemporary romance author. She is known for critically acclaimed novels Beautiful Disaster and Walking Disaster.
A Beautiful Wedding is a novella that follows two love-crazed main characters, Abby Abernathy and Travis Maddox. It is told from both Abby and Travis' points of view. In the novella, we find out more about the reasons behind Abby’s spontaneous and abrupt decision of proposing marriage. They go back to the city that had ended their relationship at one point, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Abby has an alternative reasoning of the quick elopement. Instead of feeling the normal bride-to-be jitters, she worries about what the future may hold for Travis and their relationship. One of the most beautiful parts of the story is the undeniable love that Travis and Abby share. It’s completely swoon worthy and keeps you hooked from beginning to end.
I didn’t think it could be possible to fall even more in love with a fictional character, but after reading A Beautiful Wedding proved me wrong. McGuire is an amazing writer and extremely talented. She makes you feel as if you are at the altar with Abby and Travis. Her passion and vivid details awaken those wedding jitters and butterflies within you. While reading I couldn’t get the grin that was plastered off my face. We are once again reunited with Travis’ playful charismatic personality and intense magnetic sex appeal.
As they take the leap to tie the knot, you will feel the adrenaline pumping and tears threatening to fall. The sweet and heartfelt letter from Travis’ mom is what started the water works. We are reminded of Travis amazing qualities and will have you rooting for them to walk down the aisle.
Overall, A Beautiful Wedding was completely perfect and filled in the lingering questions about Abby and Travis Maddox’s relationship. After reading A Beautiful Wedding, it will inspire you to find your very own Travis Maddox and flee to have a Vegas wedding.