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(Temptation #2)

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TAKE – verb: to reach for and hold in one’s hands or get into one’s possession, power or control.

Logan Mitchell is a man who’s always been more than happy to take what he wants. It’s a philosophy that’s proven lucrative in both his business and personal life, and never was it more apparent than the night he laid eyes on Tate Morrison. After pulling out all the stops and c
Kindle Edition, 346 pages
Published July 8th 2014 (first published July 7th 2014)
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Apr 15, 2013 rated it liked it
3 stars. Rating clarification: please scroll down. Full review posted July 14, 2014

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All he'd once dreamed of was right there within reach. All he had to do was reach out and take it.

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MCs physical appeal: 4.5 stars
Character development: 3 weak stars
Story development: 2 stars (mainly due to the stilted and unnecessary over-the-top drama)
Chemistry and sex scenes: 3 stars
Writing: 3 stars
Cover: 1 star for the tacky cover

I rounded up to three stars because without the bad cover, wh
*J* Too Many Books Too Little Time

4.5 Stars

I'm going to lower my rating a smidge after my re-read. While, I still loved this one hard I didn't love it as much as Try.

There's just something about the build-up to Logan and Tate becoming a couple. Logan's insistent pursuit of Tate. Tate's resistance to Logan.

It was delicious!!!



Was this book HAWT as hell??? Um....

Did I love it just as much, if not more than, Try?

Take picks up where Try left off....literally, like minutes later. I had
Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾
4.5 Take What You Want Stars

So now it was his turn. His turn to convince Logan that he, Tate Morrison, was worth it. When he wanted something, he was stubborn enough to wait it out and take it.

Well fuck me sideways and consider me officially hooked. Wow. Ella Frank managed to do what no other author has accomplished for me before; she managed to make me love Take even more than Try. And I fucking LOVED Try. While I love me some delicious M/M loving, I do want a great story to go along with i
Apr 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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Ella Frank-

I can't even..this book was amazing!

Take is the second installment in the Temptation Series by Ella Frank. In this follow up, the story pick ups right where the first book ends. The first book was about the beginning of a relationship- or I should say "the chase" or going after someone you're interested in. Here,we are in the second stage. Feelings and emotions are now involved. Logan and Tate must now deal with the opinions of others regarding their new romance. We are also given ans
Feb 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favourites

** 5++ “pure f*cking temptation” STARS **

"What are you trying to do, KILL ME?"

"No. I'm making you MINE."

"Don't you know? I'm already YOURS."


It's been 2 days since I've finished this book. I've tried to start reading something else, but you know what happened? I kept finding myself zoned out, thinking about Logan and Tate, which led me to close whatever book I've been currently reading and open up Try to read my favorite scenes over and over again. You see, I am obviousl
Nov 25, 2013 rated it it was amazing

While I really liked Try, I simply loved Take! While Try was mainly about lust, here, we have both lust and feelings. And what a great combination that is. The book is still hot, like melt my panties or rip my clothes off hot. Logan and Tate are one helluva sexy couple and they can play around the sheets all right.

But in addition to all the messing around, we have an actual relationship between those two. And let me tell you, they are so wonderful together. You can feel the connection, the dev
Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤


Omg can this couple be more hot???Oh yes they can!!!!Ella Frank like I said in all my reviews of her books she is the master of sex scenes! I was aroused!!Every sex scene was balanced with emotion!!I'm in love with Logan and Tate!!!I can't pic one I want them both!!

"And what have you always wanted?"
"I want to see you face-down on my bed,waiting for me."


The story begins where the previous book leave us!We can see how their relationship develops.We can see the problems they have to
Rosalinda *KRASNORADA*
Nov 09, 2013 marked it as to-read

My body is more than ready to TAKE this book ;)

Katy Loves Romance ❤️
5+++++ Sexy Love me some Logan stars

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I can't tell you how much I LOVED this book, no LOVE these BOYS. There's something unique and special about them that just grabs your attention from get go. There's also a lot of good reviews out for this already so I'm just going to explain some of my thoughts with you. I don't know why its taken me so long to pick this one up probably because I was scared of it leaving me on a cliff-hanger but this one didn't it left me with a HFN feeling and a BIG smile
* Meli Mel *

♥♥♥ 4.25 HAWT Stars ♥♥♥

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'With this man, he wanted it all.
All he'd once dreamed of was right there within reach. All he had to do was reach out and take it.'

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I really loved Try and both Logan and Tate, so I could NOT wait to read this one. I was glad to say this one was just as hot as the first, if not more.

This is the second book of the Temptation Series and it starts off right where the last book ended. If you haven't read
Reread March 2020

Oh how I still love these two. They are hotter than hell!🔥

Reread September 2017

I'm still in love with these guys so much. I love seeing them come together as a couple and work on their relationship and they're so supportive of each other. And, I still despise Tate's family. This quote stood out to me this time:
"The complete and utter lack of tolerance from his parents had shown him one very important thing—love was not something that was simply there because you were bor
✰ Bianca ✰ BJ's Book Blog ✰


I hope you remember what happened in Try? ☺ If not - read it again!!!! ☺


Logan and Tate were finally together - but they still didn't have a name for whatever they were to each other... Both never had a boyfriend before - Logan, because he only had flings and Tate, well, because he has always only been attracted to women before....

But now they're starting something serious - and serious means meeting each others families and friends...

Which in Logan's case is no problem at all - they all immediat
Mirjana **DTR - Down to Read**

**6/14/16 - Listening to the Audiobook!

Gotta say...having Tate and Logan loud and dirty blasting through my car speakers....


***5 Satisfying Stars***

That pretty much sums it up for me! I loved this book so hard that when I was done, I could have easily went to the beginning and started all over again.

A phenomenal continuation of Tate and Logan's story. It was hot. It was a little angsty. It was sweet. It was everything you want in a follow up
A steamy sequel with a lot of heart...
“A challenge. I do love a good challenge.”
“Yes, I know,” Tate answered. “I found out the hard way.”
Logan laughed at that. “There is so much that could be said right now, but yes, Tate, you were my hardest challenge yet.”
I was ridiculously excited for this release... The first book, Try, was a five-star read for me (You can read my review here). So I counted down the months, weeks, days, and hours until Take finally went live... I even re-read t
Heather K (dentist in my spare time)
**Whoop! Price drop to $0.99 at Amazon US, 11/10/14!**

What to do, what to do???

"Try" was pretty mediocre but also freaking HOT. Should I read or pass, read or pass??

What a ride! Hot damn!

Me, when I started reading this book:

When I finished:

Ella's second installment in this series far surpassed any expectations I had. I loved every damn word of it, and I could barely put it down. I actually had to stop reading just when I reached the scene. You know...the one depicted on the freakin' cover. I thought I would go nuts when I had to step away from the book.
It was just sooooooo good.
Ms. Frank, you definitely deserve all the stars!

Ella certainly put our boys thr
S.M. West

Devoured this! Can't get enough of this couple, OMG!!! This was still beyond hot with the sex between these guys. And there was A LOT of it.

I also loved the emotional side of this read with both Logan and Tate digging deep, facing their fears, being vulnerable and real with each other. Hot damn!!

Can't wait for the conclusion of this hot series.

And thank you Maida for bingeing on this together!! xo

Going in with my girl, Maida!
Lorraine Lesar
Jan 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Is this going to be my ultimate couple Series? I’ve only just finished Book 2 and it has all the potential to be so.
Logan completes Tate. Tate completes Logan. As a reader, they both complete me.
Just wonderful. (except Tate’s parents & co. - bloody disgraceful).
5 “I want to know where you are when you aren’t with me, and I’ll wish I’m there” stars from me.
Dec 21, 2013 rated it really liked it
I’m not going to lie, one of the top three reasons I decided to read Take was because of all the HOT SEX I knew I’d get from reading about Logan and Tate. And ladies there was nothing lacking in that area at all!! Seriously, I was in constant arousal mode and I think I am getting to old for this stuff! LOL

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The other two reasons were I wanted to know how they would weather the shit storm that I knew was coming and whether Tate was just testing the waters or was his life about to change forever
May 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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Tate & Logan's journey continues in Take, the second installment of the Temptations Series by Ella Frank. As Tate deals with not only discovering that he's attracted to Logan he has to deal with exposing this new self to his family. Already caught in a moment of intimacy, Tate knows he can't put this off any longer.

But Tate isn't the only one that is feeling more exposed by this new relationship. For Logan Mitchell, he's always hidden his heart behind a wall of casual sex with any man or wo
chan ☆
not as good as the first one. audiobook narrator is SO fucking good though, hence me continuing on with the series a second time around.
Written October 6, 2014

3.3 Stars - Sweaty intense erotica and unforgettable charming sexy characters. - 11 hours audio heat. - Whew!

Book #2

Ella Frank's first M/M romance in her Temptation Series started with #1 -Try (4.3). A very "hyped" book a year ago which was a funny joy to read now in May.
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Yearning for more I started this second part in July but had a (summer, vacation, traveling etc..) break after reading just a fourth of it. A break that went on quite a long time. Luckily, happ
So they had a chance to TRY but will they TAKE a risk...

"...Around you, all I want to do is fall without thought".

- Tate





“A challenge. I do love a good challenge.”
“Yes, I know,” Tate answered. “I found out the hard way.”
Logan laughed at that. “There is so much that could be said right now, but yes, Tate, you were my hardest challenge yet.”

I loved this book in a guilty pleasure kind a way... It wasn't perfect but it was so damn enjo
MELISSA *Mel Reader*
Jun 26, 2013 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Addicted Stars!
(BR with Dee)

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-He'd never been as strongly attracted to anyone as he was to the man currently eyeing him.

-Logan wanted him, and if this was his fall into corruption, then he planned on making one hell of an impact.

-Logan would be his, and he wasn't going anywhere until he had him.

-"You might have done the chasing in the beginning, but Logan..." "Yeah?" "I've never been happier than when you caught me."

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In the beginning of book 2 Logan & Tate are together but not put

RATING: 5++ Sexy AF Hearts!! <3 :D

Take is hands down my favourite book in this series. I absolutely adore Logan and Tate - their banter, their sexual chemistry and their devotion for each other is beyond beautiful and exciting. While I loved the first book, I really loved this one, and am so proud of my boys (yes I'm claiming them as mine!) for finally accepting and claiming their happiness and facing their fears. A perfect combination of sweet, sexy and emotional!

Cannot wait for the conclusion
Val ⚓️ Shameless Non-Snowflake ⚓️

Logan and Tate are so fucking hot together, it's insane.

That's pretty much all I have to say about that. Except maybe this...



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~Mindy Lynn~
Loved this one just as much as the first! ❤

This one picked up right where the last one ended and there is a lot going on. Logan is facing his fears of being in a relationship and Tate is finding his way through the new desires he is having for a man. Well, one pacific man. Both are determined to make this work and they go through many highs and lows in this one before things finally become settled between them.

Tate's family plays a big role in this one. The confrontation was brutal and sad. It
Elise ✘ a.k.a Ryder's Pet ✘
⋰⋱⋰⋱⋰⋱*My opinion has clearly changed*⋰⋱⋰⋱⋰⋱

Re-read: 23.04.2018
I'm a little bit surprised that I found myself re-read this book. I had re-read book one in a attempt to see if I had changed my mind regarding the series; the answer was no, I still didn't like it and left it at that. But months later I was suddenly re-read this one, and I'm pleasantly surprised that the book wasn't all that bad this time around. I liked the characters way more now than I did and I felt strangely more connec
Nov 21, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: m-m, hot, amazing-male

Logan and Tate … two words: Ignitable chemistry !

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Well, hotness aside...

I think where Try gave us the butterflies in the stomach, and the LUST, Take gave us the lump in the throat, serves up the ANGST, the acceptance and the overcome of issues that comes with change.

In a wrap is fighting for your LOVE no matter what …

Was a very entertaining read, love Logan … and is dirty mouth, also love Tate boldness!!
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Logan and Tate always will have a place in my heart and in my naughty dreams!!

Rachel Reads Ravenously
5 stars!

**First read July 2014. Reread May 2015.**

So I did a small reread today when I was stuck somewhere for 6 hours and no wifi. I LOVE LOVE LOVE Tate and Logan. Book 1 was my first M/M and it's forever in my heart. I am so beyond excited for the third book coming out soon!

One quote that stands out to me every time I read this book:

"I'm confused because the woman I grew up with, my mother, taught me to love everyone. I guess she meant everyone like her..."

The reread was just as amazing
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Ella Frank is the USA Today Bestselling Author of the Temptation series, including Try, Take, and Trust and is the co-author of the fan-favorite erotic serial, Sex Addict.

A life-long fan of the romance genre, Ella writes contemporary and erotic fiction.

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