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Thoughtless (Thoughtless #1)

4.15 of 5 stars 4.15  ·  rating details  ·  109,530 ratings  ·  8,294 reviews
For almost two years now, Kiera's boyfriend, Denny, has been everything she's ever wanted: loving, tender and endlessly devoted to her. When they head off to a new city to start their lives together, Denny at his dream job and Kiera at a top-notch university, everything seems perfect. Then an unforeseen obligation forces the happy couple apart.

Feeling lonely, confused, and
Paperback, 530 pages
Published June 11th 2011 by CreateSpace (first published 2009)
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Lana Torres Hate her too!!! Selfish coward!!! I compreend her atraction and falling for Kellan, but the way she deal with it?? Enerv me everytime. Kellan totally…moreHate her too!!! Selfish coward!!! I compreend her atraction and falling for Kellan, but the way she deal with it?? Enerv me everytime. Kellan totally worth the reading, even I fell in love with him... Gona start the second book!!! (sorry my bad english)(less)
Angelie Castro If you're a literary masochist, I think you should start flipping the pages now. lol But personally, I think you're better off reading something else.…moreIf you're a literary masochist, I think you should start flipping the pages now. lol But personally, I think you're better off reading something else. This book isn't worth your while.(less)
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Steph Bennett
I hate Keira.
I want to punch her. Strangle her. Ram her head through a wall and then make her eat a porcupine. Kick her in the head so hard her skull shatters. Slam a baseball bat in to her face because she just SO STUPID. I HATE THE BITCH SO MUCH THAT I DO NOT KNOW HOW TO EXPRESS IT AND THIS BOOK SUCKED ASS.

Now I don't normally like to write negative reviews but this piece of shit deserves to be cut up and burned and I will express my anger at wasting my time and money on this book through this
Stacia (the 2010 club)
Is it possible to have a hesitant relationship with a love or hate book? Because I think that's where my mind is at. Parts of this book were enjoyable for me, while many others were "I want to choke a bitch right now" moments.

Thoughtless has been compared to Beautiful Disaster, and I can see where the comparisons are coming from. Both books are high on the back-and-forth drama. Both books have a male lead who is a lady- killer, able to bag any woman he wants, and often does. Both books feature
Oh. Oh, my.
This the single most outrageous book I have ever read in my life.
Haters of Twilight, 50 Shades, Beautiful Disaster... you have read nothing yet!

This is the epitome of everything that is rotten, unhealthy.... and just intrinsecally wrong in a romantic relationship.
This book takes the concept of Too Stupid To Live to a whole new level. I really don't think I've felt so strongly about a literary character EVER in my life. Loathe doesn't even cover it. I wanted to murder the book. Kier
Blacky *Romance Addict*
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Why I was hesitant to read this book:

1. It has (view spoiler) in it

2. It's UBER angsty (I'm not a fan of it)

Why I DNF-ed?

1. It wasn't because of the (view spoiler)

2. It wasn't because of the angst (I haven't gotten that far)

3. It was the characters. Absolutely all of them.

First you have to know that this book has the most idiotic heroine ever to be written. I pray to God I'll never ever pick up a book with a similar heroine. Never ever. Please!!!
Warning: Rant Incoming

This pretty much sums up the relationship between me and other readers of this book:

I just don't get the love for this book. Reason being, the freakin' annoying and stupid characters.

Ugh!! I have never, I repeat never, been so annoyed with a character in all my life like I was with Kiera. Hate is such a strong word, but yeah, I hate her. She is a selfish, cheating bitch. Yeah, that's right, I said it. Bitch wants to have her cake and eat it, too. She shouldn't be able to
Aestas Book Blog

6 stars!

I loved, I laughed, I cried, I *squeed*

This author has a gift for getting you right in the character's head and has you truly FEELING with them. I highly recommend it <3

If you are a fan of love triangles, you will looooooove Thoughtless. Basically, Keira is moving cities with her boyfriend of 2 years Denny, and they end up becoming roommates with an old friend of Denny's, Kellan Kyle, who is a local rock star. He and Keira just have this instant connection but are respectful of the
Kristin (KC)
Wow! Just finished reading Thoughtless and for everyone who said this would be a roller coaster ride— you were not kidding!

The story took a little bit for me to get into; the writing was extremely (at times, overly) descriptive, more so at the start of book, and I initially found it quite distracting. However, once I got into reading—I was hooked!

Thoughtless is mainly focused on an intense love triangle and all the passion, jealousy, lies, and betrayal that come along with it. There was a lot of
I really enjoyed this book, but I have to say, Kiera was driving me seriously insane by the 75% mark. :)
Tarryn Fisher

I know he'd choose me over Kiera. I know he would. It's true, don't make that face at me.

S.C. Stephen's disturbs me. Should I be in love with her, or Kellan? What rock star did she study to write this character? Can I get a piece of him? Can I lick him?

Creating a realistic character is not easy. So many books are filled with stiff dialogue and cardboard characters. Not in this book. The character's were flawed, annoying, sexy and real to damn life. With that said
I will offer one piece of advise for those planning on reading this, before I spoiler tag this review: If you don't like cheating in your romance...
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Put the book down and follow Captain Jack

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Major Spoilers ahead, you have been warned. (view spoiler)
Sibylla Matilde
***groan*** Kellan POV of the 'rain scene' in Thoughtless (spoilers, so don't read if you haven't read Thoughtless yet!)

It has taken me a LONG time to find some photos that represent my image of Kellan... and I think I've found them... SO. FUCKING. SEXY.

3/1/2013 - Even better the third time! GOD I LOVE KELLAN/JARED!

10/27/2012 - And.... now that I've given y'all a good indication of my image of Kellan, here's the rest of the picture...

Alibi - 30 Seconds t
Kenya Wright
WARNING: lots of curse words. :-(

First of all to SC Stephens I truly apologize. I tend to have a unofficial kinship with indie authors, but sadly I alwasy do my best to provide an honest review. Besides, Simon & Schuster picked your book up so you can give a fuck what I have to say!


This book sucked!

Oh my god!

I didn't even want to waste my time and energy searching for gifs to express how disgusted I am with this book.

What the fuck???

The heroine is a SELFISH WHORE!!!!!

I try my best to

! Thoughtless (Thoughtless #1) Rare epic. Major mind fuck. Addicting, spell binding, compelling. New girl Kiera is torn between loyal boyfriend Denny and sexy, local rock star Kellan Kyle.

I need a minute. Thoughtless totally blew my mind away. It's easily one of the best books I've ever read if not the best. The author amazed me from page one and I couldn't for the life of me put this down. It was freaking perfection and the emotional turment...don't even get me started. A complete and utter mi
Natasha is a Book Junkie
Dear S.C. Stephens, Kellan Kyle? Really?? How are we expected to have any semblance of a love life after meeting a fictional character like Goddamn Kellan Kyle? … Would anyone judge me if I tattooed his name on my chest?

This is one of those books that I loved immediately but I got really REALLY frustrated while reading it. It’s the story of a young woman, Kiera, who moves across the country, away from her family and friends, to be with the love of her life and boyfriend extraordinaire, Denny. Th
Let me start by saying that I don't want to offend the author or any reader who greatly enjoyed the book, but I feel the need to share my utter disappointment and disgust after reading it.

Love triangles. Although so common in life, they still hold a great potential in regards to writing a story about one. Unfortunately, this is not the case with Thoughtless. It's probably because the author didn't want to waste her time exploring the subject, when all she could do is write about pretty girls, ho
Apr 13, 2012 ✿Alyssa✿ rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: EVERYONE!
Shelves: favorites, 5-star
To sum it up: For almost two years now, Kiera’s boyfriend, Denny, has been everything she’s ever wanted: loving, tender and endlessly devoted to her. When they head off to a new city to start their lives together... Denny at his dream job and Kiera at a top-notch university, everything seems perfect. Then an unforeseen obligation forces the happy couple apart. Feeling lonely, confused, and in need of comfort, Kiera turns to an unexpected source— a local rock star (and her roommate) named Kellan ...more
Patty ❤️❤️ Belongs To ❤️Kellan❤️Jesse❤️Lautner❤️Miller❤️Garrett❤️Dean and Archer❤️❤️

February 2015 Review

Reading this series for the 4th time in preparation for the upcoming release of "Thoughtful"!!!!

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Most of my friends know this series is my #1 FAVE series of all time. Kellan Kyle is nothing less than PERFECT in my eyes. I have loved no other book boyfriend more than him. Some have come close, but none have been able to dethrone him.

This book is beyond angsty and I know that some think I am crazy to have read this 4 times. All I can say is that Kella
This is how a love triangle most often presents itself - not as a mere choice between two people where no relationship is yet established, but as a choice to either stay in a relationship that just isn't working in some crucial way, or to leave that relationship and essentially abandon that person for another. The whole thing is made worse when the two possible choices are emotionally connected to each other. When that happens, no one wins, and if healing eventually occurs, there will always be ...more
I have a reputation for being something of a literary masochist. It’s my own fault, really. I began book blogging through a project where I would deliberately look for stuff that I knew I probably wouldn’t like – in this case, post-Twilight paranormal romance young adult novels – and review them in a highly critical manner not usually directed at the genre. I don’t really do this anymore (my dystopian YA review project is on hiatus due to extenuating circumstances) but the reputation remains. I’ ...more

5***** Forever Kellan Gold Stars

S.C. Stephens took this story and gave it a real life feel, and the execution was PERFECT, thank you for creating a magnificent read and an emotional roller coaster ride and also for creating Kellan!

This was solely written in the 1st person Point of view – Kiera

It starts with Kiera and Denny, Kiera loved Denny so much that she was willing to give up her life as she knows it leave everything behind, meaning her friends and famil
Aly is so frigging bored
The review is for the part that I managed to read, between 1/3 and 1/2. I didn't finish the book.

I lied. I didn't drink, but I'll tell you anyway
Wow, this heroine is just the stupidest and the most selfish out there. Think of a crappy woman and then multiply it by 10 and you have this chick!


She says she loves her boyfriend and when he took a job for 2 years in another city she flips out and dumps him. That wouldn't have been so bad if she didn't get drunk(not the bad part) and TH
I’m just gonna come out and say it. I could not finish this book. Because I couldn’t finish this book. It’s not so much a review, but a list of the things I didn’t like about the book and just my general thoughts on the book.

(1) Main character is an annoying, bitchy, cheating, slutty person that I wanted to kill for most of the book. I hated being inside her head.
(2) Why did she cheat? Her boyfriend was perfect
(3) The guy she cheated with is a douche.
(4) The writing was good.
(5) There were so m
Shannon The Show Stopper
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I have to be honest, if this were true, I would have given the book a couple more stars...Really. I honestly hated the characters that much.

I cannot for the life of me figure out how so many people love this book. I thought I would love this book. I at least expected to LIKE it!!! I started wondering around 30% and then when I reached the half-way mark I was fairly certain it was going to continue to suck. When Kiera got (view spoiler)I got my hopes up that she would
Vika aka ♔ of GIF & Grumpy Smut-ateer *P/T Freebie Fairy

4 Heart-Broken... well Hearts - Rating

Finding a perfect Kellan was hard... but on try #3 I THINK I did it

My Kellan

My Kiera lol

My Kellan, Kiera & Denny

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Thoughless, I blurted out, "Him."

Seriously this book messed me up!!! I am not a big fan of love triangles and this book put me through a ringer, but thankfully I had my trusty Buddy-Read system. It consisted of encouraging words, dirty pictures and passing around razor blades for especially t
Thoughtless....the perfect description for Keira! This is where the book looses a star for me.
I don't think anyone could truly be that naive! Did she really think that cuddling, holding hands and flirting innocently (is that even really a thing!) would not eventually lead to something and that the guy wouldn't eventually want more!
I REALLY am not a fan of this girl! Selfish would be another word.
But Kellan. Poor poor tormented Kellan. If you were a Travis fan (Beautiful Disaster then I think K

I'll admit it, I think I'm the last person on earth to read this book. What was I waiting for? I have no clue.

I don't think I've ever read such an emotional story like this in my life. This story was told beautifully. I don't know how Stephens did it, but she wrote an amazing character in Kellan Kyle. She evoked emotions from me that I don't usually experience from a book. And oh the angst and the tension, the back and forth had my heart and head spinning. I was
Just My Bucking Book Blog
Don't read this review unless you have read the book, it contains a lot of the books spoilers. Also, don't read if you actually liked the book and the won't like what I have to say if you do.



This picture sums up the bull shit that is this book but please, read on to find out what really pissed me off.

* Warning *
If you're easily offended by a foul mouthed, aggressive Irish female then DON'T read this fucking review.

First off, I'm not usually this much of a bitch to slam a
Things I hated about this book: its length and Kiera!!! There are many long books that you don't want to miss even a sentence. This book was definitely NOT one of them. It was so repetitive that it felt more like a diary;
"Kiera being infatuated with Kellan's looks. Kiera flirting with Kellan and leading him on, falsely. Kellan is hot, sensual. Kellan is a player. Kellan and Kiera say good morning. Make coffee. Add sugar. ETC..." Urg! I just wanted to slap Kiera across the face and yell at her f
Taryn at My Secret Romance
I am so baffled at my response for the last three books I've read. It is so unlike me to read a Young Adult/College Romance book and actually like it. But I've come to the conclusion that if done right, for me at least, then I will enjoy it very much.

This book definitely satisfied my love of an emotionally angst read. I do love those kind of reads very much especially if one of the characters is unfaithful to the other. Most people don't...I guess I'm not most people then. I think it brings muc
4 Kellan Kyle stars

If you are a fan of love triangles, you will looooooove Thoughtless.
The story stars off with Keira moving cities with her boyfriend of 2 years Denny, and they end up becoming roommates with an old friend of Denny's, Kellan Kyle, who is a local rock star. He and Keira just have this instant connection but are respectful of the fact that she is in a relationship. But when Denny takes a job overseas for several months without really consulting Keira and stops calling etc, Kellan
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S.C. Stephens is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author who enjoys spending every free moment she has creating stories that are packed with emotion and heavy on romance.

Her debut novel, Thoughtless, an angst-filled love triangle charged with insurmountable passion and the unforgettable Kellan Kyle, took the literary world by storm. Amazed and surprised by the response to the release of
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“What if I don’t choose you, Kellan? What will you do?”
He looked away, a tear rolling down his cheek. “I’ll leave, Kiera. I’ll leave, and you and Denny can have your happily ever after.” He looked back at me. “You wouldn’t even need to tell him about me. Eventually, the two of you…” his voice broke and another tear fell on his cheek, “the two of you would get married, and have children, and have a great life.”
I fought back a sob. “And you? What happens to you in that scenario?”
“I…get by. And I miss you, every day,” he whispered.”
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