Self-published novelist Jamie McGuire has inked a deal with Simon & Schuster’s Atria imprint to publish her bestselling romance, Beautiful Disaster.

That book is currently ranked No.1 on our Self-Published Bestsellers List and has sold more than 200,000 copies. Atria will publish the eBook now with a trade paperback coming out in August. In addition, Atria bought the rights to Walking Disaster, the sequel to her novel.

Rebecca Watson from Valerie Hoskins Associates (the same agency that represented E. L. James for Fifty Shades of Grey) negotiated the deal with Atria editor Amy Tannenbaum. McGuire self-published her fourth novel last May.

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