Review: Beautiful Oblivion by Jamie Mcguire
The Beautiful Disaster and Walking Disaster phenomenon continues in the first heart-pounding new adult romance in The Maddox Brothers series.

Fiercely independent Camille "Cami" Camlin gladly moved on from her childhood before it was over. She has held down a job since before she could drive, and moved into her own apartment after her freshman year of college. Now tending bar at The Red Door, Cami doesn’t have time for much else besides work and classes, until a trip to see her boyfriend is cancelled, leaving her with a first weekend off in almost a year.

Trenton Maddox was the king of Eastern State University, dating co-eds before he even graduated high school. His friends wanted to be him, and women wanted to tame him, but after a tragic accident turned his world upside down, Trenton leaves campus to come to grips with the crushing guilt.

Eighteen months later, Trenton is living at home with his widower father, and works full-time at a local tattoo parlor to help with the bills. Just when he thinks his life is returning to normal, he notices Cami sitting alone at a table at The Red.

As the baby sister of four rowdy brothers, Cami believes she’ll have no problem keeping her new friendship with Trenton Maddox strictly platonic. But when a Maddox boy falls in love, he loves forever—even if she is the only reason their already broken family could fall apart.

In the first installment of the Maddox Brothers books, readers can experience the rush of reading Beautiful Disaster for the first time, all over again.

Beautiful Oblivion downloaded onto my Kindle at 12:55a today and I finished it at about 8:30a! I took Trent to bed and he kept me up ALL  night!  It took me a little bit to comprehend what I just read because my mind.....BLOWN  ** cue explosives**!!

Beautiful Oblivion focuses on the budding relationship between the ever so charming Trenton Maddox and Camille "Cami" Camlin, the tough as nails, tatted up bartender from The Red. From the start, it's plainly obvious  where Travis got his moves from. It's all Trent.  "Comfortable?  I'm f*cking cashmere."  Trent's determined and persistent when he sets his sights on Cami, who maintains they can only be friends because she has a boyfriend who, conveniently for Trent, is never around.  Trent is there, in her face, all the time and it's hard to ignore a Maddox boy.  Especially when he fights dirty and we meet Olive.
I love Cami!  She goes through a stunning transformation, not just emotionally, but physically as well, considering she didn't have a single tattoo in the beginning.  She's takes no crap and throws it right back, I love this about her.

Trent: "Kind of.  Hungover.  Drank my weight in Maker's Mark until four this morning". 
Cami: " At least you chose a decent bourbon to get stupid with".
Cami: "I was sure you were tasting the douche water last night.... now I know you're drinking it".  
Cami: "You will apologize, and then you will be super f*cking nice to me for the rest of the day, and buy me doughnuts!"
As awesome as Cami is, and she truly is, let's face it, this book is all about Trent.  Written from her perspective, Cami explorers her ever growing feelings for Trent as he helps her out with some very gnarly family situations, drunk guys at The Red and the fact that her boyfriend is constantly bailing on her. Let's face it, she never really stands a chance against Trent. 
We get to see snippets of Travis and Abby's relationship (high pitched squealing over here)  through Cami's eyes and we get to meet a great bunch of secondary characters including Kody, Hazel (love this girl hard), Bishop and Cami's BF Raegan.  There's even more Brazil and more Parker (ew!!)
The last 3 chapters... O..M..G.. I want so badly to ruin the ending, but I can't.  I can't do that to all the Trent-a-licious lovers out there.  It will seriously blow you away.  It's not a true cliffhanger like Raw, but reading the last line.  3 little words, and your jaw is on the floor and you're totally and completely speechless.   I'm still OMGing and WTFing over it! Massive book hangover over here!
What it all boils down to is this- A: Cami's bad-ass; B: I could never choose between Travis and Trent and C: the end of Beautiful Oblivion sets up for the next book so awesomely it hurts! If I could give Beautiful Oblivion more than 5 stars, I would, but I can't.  So 5 stars it is!!
 5 star review

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