Beautiful - Christina Lauren


By Christina Lauren

  • Release Date: 2016-10-04
  • Genre: Contemporary
4.5 Score: 4.5 (From 391 Ratings)


Featuring the entire BEAUTIFUL series cast for one final hurrah!


After walking in on her boyfriend shagging another girl in their place, Pippa Bay Cox ditches London for the States to go on a drunken road trip with Ruby Miller and some of her Beautiful friends.

Scaling the career ladder is the default way to deal with heartbreak—and to just deal—for Jensen Bergstrom. Absolutely buried by his drive and workload, he rarely takes time for himself. But when his sister Hanna convinces him to join the gang on a two-week wine tour, he has a rare moment of cutting loose. Of course, it’s only once he’s committed that he realizes the strange girl he met briefly on the plane is coming along, too. She might be too much for him…or he might realize his life has become too small and needs her to make it bigger, crazier.

With this circle of friends there’s always something going on: from Chloe and Sara’s unexpected personality swaps to Will’s new domestic side to Bennett’s text message barrage and George’s own happily-ever-after. In short, their adventures in love, friendship, and hilarity are nothing short of Beautiful.


  • It just wasn’t very good

    By Mih_Hall
    I love almost every Christina Lauren book, but this one just wasn’t very good and felt a bit unnecessary. I never got invested in Pippa and Jensen and, the whole thing just lacked steam and intrigue.

    By Kenziekristen
    Absolutely loved this book to end the series! True to character and feelings Christina Laursen writing duo always leaves me wanting MORE. 10/10 would recommend this to my friends❤️
  • Perfect series

    By Nycgirl85
    I read every book, one after the other addicted with all the characters and their stories. Loved the humor in every situation!!
  • Beautiful

    By Cyndi j
    I luv this book sad to see it end all my favorite characters will be missed truly the best series of books ever ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤
  • Christina Lauren Books

    By Kayaker72
    All of their books are amazing!!! Their characters are so relatable and each book is like the best vacation from every day life! Thank you ladies!!
  • Too many feelings!!

    By Chels119
    I have loved EVERY book in this series! I got so emotional when I got to the epilogues. A perfect ending for everyone. And I'm holding out hope these characters will be back one day. A fan for life. Well done!!
  • Beautiful

    By Alpha Group
    Another great book girls!! And do cute that you added all the wonderful characters into it as well!!
  • Meh!

    By Hula-gurl
    They totally phoned this one in. Borderline boring compared to the other Beautiful books. Non-plussed after reading. Didn't experience any attachment to any of the characters Whomp,whomp
  • It was beautiful, it was perfect, and it will stay with me forever.

    By J_Rose.
    I am so devastated that one of my favorite series has come to an end. I feel like it has been forever since I started reading Beautiful Bastard and to know that we won’t be getting anything else from the Beautiful crew? It’s so bittersweet. Jensen was always a mystery to me, to be able to get inside his head in this book was like walking into a whole new world. One in which I finally understood him. I understood his thoughts and his worries and why he was always all about work. Watching him let loose with Pippa and grow to adore her and her beautiful quirkiness and weird clothing almost made my heart burst. Pippa was exactly what the doctor ordered for Jensen and they fit together so effortlessly. She was the crazy to his calm and she brought out thoughts in him that he himself wasn’t aware were deep inside him. It was beautiful It was bittersweet. Seeing everyone get together for one last hurrah was so exciting, even if most of what they did was get drunk on wine- which was absolutely hilarious, just in case you were wondering. In a way, I will always want more of these characters. I will always want to know how their life is going. If they have had any/more kids. If they have been through any hardships and if so how did they overcome it? That’s how I know. That’s how I know that this series and these characters will be with me forever. I will always think of them when someone wants a recommendation- a book that is just as beautiful and sexy as it is hilarious. A book that has a group of friends and family that are so different from one another and yet fit like they were all meant to be in each others lives. Beautiful was the PERFECT ending to this series. It provided a closure that I was so thankful for and one that I hadn’t expected in a million years and yet made me laugh so hard because it’s so like Christina Lauren to surprise her readers with such characters in the ending. I loved Pippa and Jensen’s book. I couldn’t bring myself to put the book down and when it was over and I was forced to say “this is it” - I was happy. It was beautiful, it was perfect, and it will stay with me forever. *Disclaimer: A Review Copy was kindly was provided to Reads By Rose by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. My reviews will always remain truthful, unbiased and respectful.
  • Glad this wasn't the first...

    By tkpsychpom
    A departure from the fantastic writing that I've come to love. The repetitive descriptions of the hero's brownstone, the tree lined streets, the internal monologues about...I don't even know what because after a while I didn't care! It's a boring book about boring people. I missed the smart dialogue, the sexual tension, the steamy scenes, and the character development that we have seen in the Beautiful books as well as the Wild Nights books. I would have enjoyed it more had it just been the series of epilogues at the end. Those were true to character and well written. I'm so disappointed that this series is ending on such a flat note, but I do look forward to seeing more from Christina Lauren in the future. I'm hoping that something fresh will bring back the original spark. If this is your first Christina Lauren, don't let it be your last!! The other books (seriously MOST of them) are so ridiculously good that you should not miss out. Here's to the end of the Beautiful series and looking forward to something new.