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Stealing Harper

(Taking Chances #1.5)

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4.15  ·  Rating details ·  15,256 ratings  ·  1,917 reviews
This is Chase's POV from Taking Chances.

Chase Grayson has never been interested in having a relationship that lasts longer than it takes for him and his date to get dressed again. But then he stumbles into a gray-eyed girl whose innocence pours off her, and everything changes. From the minute Harper opens her mouth to let him know just how much he disgusts her, he's hooked
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ebook, 400 pages
Published May 21st 2013 by William Morrow
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Marina
May 23, 2013 rated it did not like it
Ok, so let me get a thing out there first.

The 1 star I can give goes out to Chase because he is the ONLY one that deserves it. I love this man.


Now let me tell you just how pissed off I am.


First of all.


Love Triangle.

Seriously?In love with both?You met them at the same f*cking time for Christ's sake!Did it occur to you to, I don't know, PICK ONE??




I mean you're not trying to find the solution to world hunger.
You're not even with a boyfriend and then meet a new guy.
No. You didn't know them from Eve,
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Akanksha❤ Søren♰
“I’ll never leave you again.”
YOU FUCKING LIAR.

I am officially TEAM BRANDON
Confused if I should give this book a 1 star or a 4.

Read this part of the book only if you've read book Taking Chances OR Stealing Harper
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Nicole
Jan 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here.
CeCe
Jan 06, 2013 marked it as to-read
01/07/13 - Okay, I am a masochist because I swore on all that was holy that I was not going to read this book. I think I did the whole "I am not reading this book" talk yesterday. So what did I do just now...went on Facebook, clicked on Molly McAdams' link, and read a teaser from Stealing Harper. Honestly, when will I ever learn???!!!! The teaser is between Chase and Brandon.

I do love the COVER!!!

01/06/13 - I am putting this on my shelf, but it is on my I CAN'T GO THRU THAT AGAIN. I think it wil
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Christy
Jan 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
5 heartbreaking, soul shattering stars!!!

And I thought Taking Chances was heartbreaking... Stealing Harper didn’t just break my heart. It was tore from my chest and stomped on. This book KILLED me. I just love Chase Grayson. Every time I start to write this review, I end up in tears so I apologize ahead of time if my review is a mess like me.

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This was essentially Taking Chances from my Chase’s point of view. If you HAVEN’T read Taking Chances, I recommend you do it and you do it before reading
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Karla Mae (Reads and Thoughts)
Finally I find the guts to read this last night! I'm honestly slacking off in reading this coz as I've continuously said, I hate how Chase ended. I thoroughly hate it. But, of course curiosity eats me up and I can't let this book on his POV slip of my reading knowledge, so finally, I find the guts to read it.

Unfortunately, as I'm in the middle of the first chapter, this thought that "I already know what would happen in the end why I need to read it again blah" caught up to me, so I decided to sk
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Becky
Jan 12, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2013-books
I know this one is going to make me ugly cry!!

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Annnnnd I was right! The last chapter of this book WRECKED. ME! I am talking big fat ugly cry with snot and all.

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Even just thinking about it makes me cry. WHY did I do this to myself?!?!?!?!?!?! I can't even write a review. Seriously nothing to say because we all know how it ends. And if you thought it was tough to read in Taking Chances, HA!! Try reading it from Chase's POV (view spoiler)
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Toni
Jan 31, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Pre-Reading:
I am terrified of reading this book! I cried my heart out for Taking Chances and I already know Chase's fate and I don't know if I am going to be able to bare reading him tell his side of the story. In a way I wish Molly McAdams would pull a paranormal thing and have him come back because its been weeks since I've read Taking Chances and the novel is still weighing heavily on my mind... So no matter how much my heart may break to read Chase's story I am going to do it because I want
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Farah *Professor Dean's Beauty*
So I was contemplating reading this and after procrastinating for a while I thought to myself...
OH HELL FREAKEN NO WAY!!!!!! AM I INSANE?!?!?!

Because the truth is...



It doesn't matter.... different story.... SAME ENDING!!! HEARTBREAK?! No thanks!!



Only to be..



And once again...



SO THANK YOU MOLLY McAdams... But I'll PASS.....,
Nicole
Jan 08, 2013 marked it as to-read
Oh dear ..... I am not sure I can make it through this book the thought of it actually gives me a sore stomach. As much as I loved taking chances I promised myself I would never read it again only so much crying you can do. They say misery loves company so I actually made my friend read the book with no warning so I could have someone else feeling the same way lol. So thank you Molly McAdams I am now officially a glutton for punishment because I know as soon as this book is released I will buy a ...more
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
Before I started the book...

I already know....

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After...

Well....I didn't cry!! Amazing I know...that doesn't mean it wasn't as heart wrenching as you all think it will be because it is. Mainly the last five percent is the killer but the whole book was like a train wreck waiting to happen. Am I happy I read it? Definitely! Would I recommend for you to read it? Only if you really, really love Chase and just want more of his perspective.

I'm not going to do a full book review because this book is bas
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Courtney
WTF IS THIS SHIT?!? Does Molly McAdams hate me? I still haven't got over losing Chase and now this book is coming out and I'm going to have to re-live it all over again?! Because obviously I can't not read it because it is from my Chase's point of view but still, shit this is going to hurt! And it comes out on my birthday. Wtf.
Michelle
Jan 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 01-signed



Okay so stupid me, thought I could so handle reading this - already knowing.... but nope. I think this was so much harder than reading Taking Chances. I did not expect the end of this, well - I expected that...but not the way it was done. I felt like someone reached into my heart and tore it from my chest. I could barely catch a breath between sobs.

For those who have not read Taking Chances...(first read it - get plenty of tissues)...I am not going to not include the details of what happens in
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Amber Rose
Mar 30, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Do not read this review unless you have read Taking Chances!!!

Seriously just warning you!!!!


Now what can I say about this book?

This feels like someone took my favorite toy away from me and says I can no longer play with it no more!

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Why?

It tore my fucking heart out and and gave it to me on a bow with tears falling down it!!!


Because I'm right freakin' here wanting nothing more than to love you forever.

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When I seen Molly McAdams was writing a book in Chase's POV I was not sure I would
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Mistress
Feb 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I don't know if I have it in me to review this book.







I thought since I already read Taking Chances and knew the ending that I could handle reading Stealing Harper. BOY WAS I WRONG!







My heart cannot handle this kind of pain!



I believe that Chase deserved to have his POV out there for the world to understand him better. I'm glad I read the book just so I could get a better glimpse inside his head. I love Chase more than a sane person should love a fictional character. I am completely heartbroken. It
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Marella
May 16, 2013 rated it did not like it
Shelves: arcs
Reviewing ARC from publisher (and I'm sorry I am so mean below.)

Sometimes you wish you had never met a book. Like unseeing something horrible that is now seared on the backs of your eyelids so that you see it even with your eyes closed. This review is helping me exorcise this book from my mind, though, and I am so done with this sadistic author. I was by turns, engrossed, repelled, aghast, infuriated, and just boggled. That's a lot to go through for a novella of around 150 pages. I didn't realiz
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★★Sara Lizzy★★
4 STARS

If you haven't read the 1st book in this series Taking Chances, I'd suggest not reading this review as this review may give spoilers from that book.

I'm glad I waited awhile to rate this book and give my review, because quite honestly I had so many emotions running through me when I finished reading Stealing Harper that I wouldn't have rated it as well as I am now. I'll start by saying I absolutely loved Taking Chances and have loved every book by Molly McAdams I have read so far, but when
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Vanessa
Jan 30, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: romance
Oh. My. Gosh. I am completely wrecked...UGH! Review to come, I need to grieve the loss of Chase...again.
Excuse me while I go bawl my eyes out...

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“I wasn’t used to insignificant girls not wanting me. And she had no idea how bad that was for her. It just made the challenge that much better. I would get her. And I would enjoy breaking her heart.”

Chase Grayson, resident bad-boy. He hooks-up, sleeps around, but doesn’t settle down. Why would he when girls throw themselves at him? Partying, drinking,
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Tamsyn Bester
Jan 16, 2013 rated it really liked it
Molly, are you trying to kill us????? Because I'm pretty sure most of us BARELY got through what happened to Chase in Taking Chances, now we must relive it from HIS pov?? Yeah, don't think I'll make it. Losing Chase was bad enough the first time :(
Ava
Jan 07, 2013 rated it did not like it
After finishing this I'm tempted to bump up the rating for TAKING CHANCES . . . but I can't. STEALING HARPER has improved writing and more defined characters, but the protagonist is unbearable.

Review coming soon.

Laci
Jan 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: great-read
I am sitting here crying again (view spoiler)
That's some fantastic writing Molly McAdams.

This women is brilliant and it's truly amazing how a good she is at pulling you into Chase and Harper's story. If you haven't read "Taking Chances" or "Stealing Harper" you're missing out. I've read books and the next day go to write the review I can't remember their names, but I can honestly say I will NEVER, NEVER forget this story.


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Christine
Feb 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing
WOW

TRULY HEART BREAKING

EPIC HEARTBREAK

I AM SPEECHLESS...

My heart is literally breaking...I think I can hear my heart shattering into a million teeny tiny pieces!

Stealing Harper will forever be one of those books that I will never read again...ever...! Why...? I don't think I can live through that kinda heart break again. I knew going into this book how it would end, even though I knew that it would eventually lead to Chase's demise...I never thought that it would affect me the way it did! I mea
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Steph
May 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: kindle-read
Okay, so when I finished reading Taking Chances and heard about this book, I swore that I would never read it. Never in a million years!
But that was six months ago now, and when this was released I found myself desperate to read the story from Chase's POV.

I'm not going to give you quotes or tell you about the ending, which we all know is beyond devastating. But what I will tell you, was that this book was incredible.
I was hooked from start to finish and found myself more and more in love w
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Sara
Jan 06, 2013 rated it liked it
3 stars means I liked it. I did like it, I didn't love it. I liked Taking Chances, just as it was written. It would've been any ordinary book if Chase and Harper got together after she was knocked up and live happily ever after. Did I want Chase to die? No. But it did make for a interesting turn of events. Like Harper I liked both guys. Brandon was my favorite, I think. He was genuine, thoughtful, loyal and a good friend above all. Chase was a playboy, but he did change his ways after falling fo ...more
Laura
So utterly heartbreaking. Normally books don't make me cry but i had tears in my eyes for quite a lot of the book and at the end i was crying so hard it was a struggle to see the pages.

An absolute must read. Read Taking Chances first even though the heartbreak may then make you relutant to read this.

FULL REVIEW

Most of you probably know of my love of Taking Chances, the single most beautiful and heartbreaking book I have ever read. Until now. Stealing Harper is part of the story of Taking Chances
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Pam Godwin
May 21, 2013 rated it it was ok
If you forgot why you hated Harper in Taking Chances #1, you'll be reminded in this sequel. Perceiving how unheroic and weak and hypocritical she is from her own POV was painful. But from Chase's POV, it's excruciating. Especially since the story is just a repeat, and you already know how it ends.

All the things I liked about the first book are missing in this one. The family is preachy instead of supportive. Brandon, the truest thing to a hero in this story, is nonexistent. And the writing isn't
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BeeH
I finished SH and it is nice to have his side of story.I did't cry like i thought and i think it's because i have mentally prepared myself.I love chase and i wish Molly didn't go to that route on the first book but then it's all done and i have cried buckets because of it.
Arabella ~♡AB♡~
Meh, it was alright. I'd forgotten how much I hated Harper though and she annoyed me twice as much this time round. I loved Chase in Taking Chances but he was a bit of a sap in one.

I got my closure though and glad I read it.
Paula  Phillips
Dec 09, 2017 rated it liked it
I was in the mood for a bit of angst, and I had been lately in a book funk, so I figured why not read Molly McAdams -Stealing Harper as I knew I would enjoy it and want to continue reading it. So I started at. First, I was trying to remember what happened in Taking Chances as of course it's been years since I had read that book. In fact, it was my second book I had read from Molly McAdams and seems like light years ago now. Of course, as I was reading Stealing Harper it all came rushing back, an ...more
Kelly 'Perusing Princesses blog'
Do NOT read this review if you have NOT read Taking Chances!

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BOOK REVIEW - Stealing Harper - (Taking Chances, #2) - Molly McAdams

“I swear, if you touch me, I’ll go Lorena Bobbitt on you.” Lorena Bobbitt? Why does that sound—oh my God, the lady that chopped off her husband’s dick? I busted out laughing and put my pillow over my face. “Oh my God! Princess! You’re my new favorite!”
That’s it, that comment right there, and it was sealed. I would do anything to have this beautiful gr
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