It is uncommon enough for an author to produce five New York Times list-topping novels, but the fact that Jamie McGuire did so without a traditional publisher truly sets her in a league of her own. Her first book, Beautiful Disaster, became a New York Times best-seller in 2012 and was picked up by Atria Books the same year. Just one year later, it was an international best-seller, and the movie rights were auctioned by Warner Bros. In 2014, more than 1 million copies had been sold.
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