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(Thoughtless #3)

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Can love survive when life gets Reckless?

When the band hits it big, Kiera and Kellan must ask themselves: Can their love for each other survive the constant pressures of superstardom? The friendships they've formed, the new family they've found, and the history they've forged will all play a part in helping them navigate the turbulent waters of the band's exploding popular
Kindle Edition, 546 pages
Published March 5th 2013 by Gallery Books
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Genoa Hartmann I'm halfway through book 3 and I'm not a big fan I loved thoughtless but effortless took a lot of effort and this one just is boring…moreI'm halfway through book 3 and I'm not a big fan I loved thoughtless but effortless took a lot of effort and this one just is boring(less)

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Aestas Book Blog
Apr 15, 2012 rated it it was amazing

And, first off, I am officially casting this guy as Kellan Kyle!!


WOW!!! I can’t breathe. Can’t think. Reckless just blew me away!

It was BRILLIANT !!! An utterly delicious, addictive, angst-filled, heart-felt EPIC rockstar romance!

I swooned, I laughed, cried tears of happiness and tears of angst, my heart raced, was tied up in knots and, at times, just stopped entirely. I truly can’t say enough good about it.

I could NOT put this book
Alexis *Reality Bites*
SPOILER FREE REVIEW -mature content reader discretion is advised.
5 STARS out of 5
Genre: Contemporary Romance
SIDENOTE: Do not read if you have not read books 1&2

Whether you loved it or felt it came up short there is one thing you cannot deny. The magnetic panty melting sexiness that is Kellan Kyle.


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My Casting

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I don't even know where to begin. I'll just talk about what I loved!

One of the most highly anticipated books of 2013 had it's highs and lows for t
Jennifer Kyle
Jun 11, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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“I love you. I would do it all over again if I needed to. I’d go back to the beginning for you.”~ Kellan


Reckless read like one enormous epilogue to me and I thought that it was ABSOLUTE PERFECTION!

Does this book have an excess amount of angst or drama? No, but it gives KK lovers their happily ever after and I’ve been on book hangover ever since!

S.C. Stephens engrossing writing completely captured me from the first book of the series to the last line of Reckless. A reader can’t help fallin
❤️ Diana ❤️
Jul 23, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Anyone else worried about the title of the book.....Reckless. I am not sure if I can handle a disappointment, I want to believe in their story but he is going on tour again with all those girls. I think my stomach hurts right now. I wouldn't be as worried if I never read the original endng to Thoughtless but after reading it I know the author has it in her for a sad outcome. Keeping my fingers crossed cause I really like these two characters, well I like Keira but LOVE Kellan. Here's the link to ...more
4 1/2 Shining Stars!

OKAY, I'm eating humble pie! I wasn't planning to read this book because I was disappointed in the last one; however, my curiosity got the better me, and what a surprise...this book was TERRIFIC!

Unlike the second book, this one, for me, made sense. I felt Kellan and Kiera were true to their characters, to their past experiences, and to their relationship. This plot was true-to-life and it was refreshing to see two characters already in love working together to keep and maint
Apr 14, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ! Life in the spotlight proves more challenging than expected for Kelly and Kiera. Will love survive or will fame tear them apart?

Oh my god you guys!!! I think that for the first time that the last(!) book in a series may just be my favourite! ”Reckless” was just SO good!! Any new book release has yet to make me so excited that I was for “Reckless'.” Right in that moment, I felt that “Reckless” was the book I've been waiting my entire life to read. “Reckless” continues right where “Eff
May 28, 2012 rated it it was ok
2.5 stars
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I'll keep this short and sweet. I'm sad to say this book just did not work for me. As I was reading it, I felt like this ship had sailed and think (for me) this series should've ended with book 2. It could be that too much time passed between books 2 & 3. Maybe I hyped it up in my head too much. I don't know. It saddens me because I was really looking forward to it. That being said I still look forward to future books from this author.
Smitten's Book Blog

Oh my God! I feel like I've waited so long for this book and it did not disappoint! I read Thoughtless and Effortless before I ever started blogging, so I'm a little nervous to write this review... here's why...

I could read about Kellan and Kiera forever. In fact, I wish it were a never ending book soap opera that was drip fed to us week by week so that I could keep up with their lives! I feel like I know them so well and it makes my heart ache when I remind myself 'These are not real people!'

Nov 07, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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My Kellan...

With Keira...

Words cannot describe how much I LOVE this series... I've waited for months for this book, and it was more than I ever expected, I was dying to find out what happened but I never wanted it to end!. S.C. Stephans did us ALL proud and I will forever be grateful to her for bringing Kellen Kyle into my life...

My Heart is Broken that this is over... But then I think...

In the first two books we joined Keira and Kellan in their incredible Journey finding lo
Aug 03, 2012 rated it it was amazing
5 Kellan loving stars!!!!!

Reckless exceeded all my expectations! Absolutely loved it!!!

You’ll never know how incredible you are to me , how desperately I love you. I would do it all over again if I needed to. I’d go back to the beginning for you.

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“Sex on a stick.”

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I would always be first in his eyes. We were a good match. A perfect match. Soul mates.

May 08, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2013-release
More Kellan? More Kellan? WE. GET. MORE. KELLAN?! *swoon*

My body is so ready it's not even funny.
Jenny - TotallybookedBlog
Apr 14, 2012 rated it it was amazing
You can check out our interview with S.C. Stephens, Kiera, Kellan and the rest of the D-Bags here :

Jenny: 5+++++++++ Amazing. Loved it. Didn’t want it to end…stars
Gitte: 5 Stars

Jenny: Where to begin? To say the Thoughtless series and Kellan Kyle are one of my most favourite things, would be a gross understatement. I can’t begin to describe what these books mean to me. I love them with all my heart and they will always have a special place in my life. Read
Tough Critic Book Reviews
Nov 12, 2012 rated it really liked it
Reckless Book Trailer:

In Thoughtless, S.C. Stephens took the exhausted use of a fictional love triangle and redefined it. She redefined it and created her own shape, well...shapes. Kellan, Denny, Kiera, The D-Bags. She shaped it to perfection.

Now just like you, I put on my honesty undies one leg at a time. So I have to admit that this was my least favorite book in the series. Least favorite overall, but at the same time it held some of my most favorite pa
Jun 26, 2012 rated it really liked it

-- A Romantic Book Affairs Review



*** If you read this review, I’m assuming you’ve read the first two books. If not, then you will read some spoilers from Thoughtless and Effortless.***

Reckless exceeded all of my expectations. This series and I have been through so much together. I have loved these books. I have hated these books. But mostly, I love them. They hold a very special place in my heart. It’s bitter sweet to say goodbye to these characters. When I reached th
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Can anyone believe there's gonna be a third thoughtless book .... when did life get so GOOD!!! ......... PLEASE PLEASE LET IT BE RELEASED THIS YEAR !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Edit: And waiting n waiting n waiting, and wishing *biting nails* and barely containing myself from shouting HOW MUCH LONGER ... The wait is killing me
...... oh and for all those who need a thread to get by
What I'm working on... by S.C. Stephens
and those who knew about this never mind:D i just found it today:D
yeah she has tears in her eyes pretty much all the time and she is still a bit annoying (i am very surprised to see her acting mature) and yes some parts where to sweet for me but



Buddy read with ShellyB!!!! Thanks for waiting for me all the time :))))))
Jul 21, 2012 rated it it was ok
Shelves: 1-2-stars-read
My Kellan and Kiera:

"My soul. My better half. My reason for being. Nothing in my life would ever fill me with as much joy and peace as Kellan did."

I really like S.C Stephens and her other books so it hurts me to write this review but I have to be honest. This story just did not touch me and overall it did not work very well for me.

After all drama that happened between Kellan and Keira in previous books, I was hoping to get more mature characters this time. And in some extent, I got what I w
It's just me Shelly B

I'm done and dammit it was GOOD!!! This series was fabulous!! 1,000 pages later and I'm HAPPY to say I enjoyed them ALL!!!!!!

I'll probably write more on this later or not, I'm undecided. It's a long series too much to rehash and bottom line is with these books your either going to read them or your not. And for most that decision is made after Thoughtless. I'm not going to try and sway anyone's opinion, my opinion is obvious...I LOVED every ONE of these damn books!!!!

Kellan Kyle is sexy as HELL.
Zemira (Kylo Ren fangirl) Warner
OMG! This is the most wonderful news I heard this year! Seriously,I'm not joking!

I am going to read (hopefully) +500 pages of new Kellan adventures. I need to re-read the first two soon. More like now. *runs to find PlayBook*
Vika aka ♔ of GIF & Grumpy Smut-ateer *P/T Freebie Fairy

5 Rose-Petals-Filled-Filled-With-Love-Notes Rating

He need more and more of me. he would always want me near him. i would always be first in his eyes. We were a good match. A perfect match. Soul mates.
Passion, friendship, love, loyalty, trust... if you found the right person... you really could have it all


A truly awesome end to the series. My favorite book of the series. I loved watching all the characters grow, mature and develop into these
is mee... kissa
Sep 01, 2012 rated it liked it
The Teasers
I got these off a blog, I hope they're legit
Looking up at me with an expression that mixed both desire and irritation, he grumbled, “Are you trying to make this last about five seconds?” I laughed and his impish grin returned. “You’re killing me, Kiera.” He kissed my stomach. “You’re actually killing me.”

As his lips wandered down my stomach, I began to believe that he was killing me; the ache pulsing through me was bordering on painful. His eyes softened into an expression filled with
Jul 01, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
I love this series. I can't wait for the next book to come out,I'm about to explode with anxiety.I found one of the teasers for this book, SO ENJOY!!!!

“S.C. Stephens
Because I haven’t done a TL #3 teaser in a while…

Matt opened his mouth to speak, but his loudmouth cousin beat him to it. “To fame, fortune, and scores of loose women!” Griffin downed his shot while the rest of us stared at him.

When Griffin smacked his empty glass on the table, Matt continued with his toast like nothing had happened.
First off, I'm thankful that this book came out early. Since this book is on my list of BOOKS I WANT TO HAVE ASAP!!! I'm grateful that I get to read it first among others. After seeing people read books I long to read and them making comments on how great it is here in GR make me want to smack them at times (hey can't blame me I'm freaking jealous okay?). Now for me reading this ahead of others was just..........F*CKING SWEET!!! With that said now for the review......

I would say I was extremely
Jun 20, 2012 rated it it was amazing



Hulya Kara Yuksel
Nov 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing

I’m so sorry but I just cannot resist this!!!
Kellan, do it now PLEASE! :)


What an amazing ride. Thanks for the sleepless nights Kellan.
I’m gonna miss you… Goodbye baby. :(

Tanja (Tanychy)

Oh you better be good!!

Update: 21/7

We have the title


and the trailer


Update: 2/1
woha and here is the cover too!!

Update: 7/3 - Ahhh goodbye Kellan! I'm gonna miss you.


I've read this book together with the girls from Way Too Hot Books blog. My girl Glass is also reviewing there and it was fun to read it with them cause I'm not into adult novels. I guess this one falls into the middle so we could all enjoy it. If you want to see o
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
♦ reread November, 2019 ♦

Finally....the book where Kiera and Kellan are together, really "together" with no more separation. Well, it wouldn't be called Reckless if things only stayed that easy.

Kiera graduated from college and her and Kellan had their little celebration so they returned home to meet up with Keira's parents. Except they find Kellan's old roommate, Joey, there. She gets Kellan to pay for her furniture they threw out and then blackmails him for the sex tape she has of her and Kell
Jun 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I am just in awe of S. C. Stephens "Thoughtless" series. It was gut-wrenching, beautiful, tied me up in knots series. I read all three back to back to back as I could not wait to see how Kiera and Kellan's relationship ended up. I was pleasantly pleased :)

This is an author and series I would recommend to everyone, young and old, as I am 56 and my 30 year old daughter turned me on to this series. I am soooooo glad she did! I cannot wait to read all of her future books! She is on my auto read list
Nov 13, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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Passion, friendship, love, loyalty, trust  .  .  . if you found the right person  .  .  . you really could have it all.

I'm so sad to see this series come to an end...My heart has been through so much with these 3 books.. No other series, in my opinion, comes close to the amount on angsty love that Kellan and Kiera have been through over the course of their relationship....

Kellan and Kiera have finall
Kirsten P
Mar 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Dear Kellan,

Well, what can I say? The book hangover I had this morning was so worth it. I really never doubted it would be, after all you are Kellan Kyle: letter writing, rose petal leaving, Rock God. Admittedly, I was wary. First of all, this is the last time we’ll be spending together so I really built it up in my mind that it would be perfect. I know that was a lot of pressure for you, but as usual, you have not disappointed.

Secondly, I was really worried because of…your… you know… “wife”
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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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“Kiera Michelle Allen, my life was empty before you stepped into it. I thought I had everything I needed, but only because I didn’t let myself want anything. And then I saw you, and you burned a hole straight through me. I have never wanted anything more in my life. And I have never been more terrified in all my life. In all my life,” he repeated.

…”And then, beyond some miracle that I’ll never understand, I got to keep you, and now…I’m only just beginning to understand what it means to truly want something. Because I want so much now. I want to make you happy. I want to give you the world. I want you to be proud of me. I want to comfort you. I want you to comfort me. I want to hold you when you’re scared. I want you to hold me when I’m scared. I want to make you laugh. I want to make you blush.” Leaning in, he whispered, “I want to make you scream.”

…”I want to give you a home. I want to fill it with children. I want to take care of you. I want to grow old with you. I want you by my side, every day.” … “I just want you. Do you want me too?”
“ You'll never know how incredible you are to me, how desperately I love you. I would do it all over again if I needed to. I'd go back to the beginning for you” 348 likes
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