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Chase Me

(Broke and Beautiful #1)

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3.71  ·  Rating details ·  4,243 ratings  ·  485 reviews
College drop-out, Roxy Cumberland, moved to New York with dreams of becoming an actress, but her dwindling bank account is quickly putting the kibosh on that fantasy. To make some quick cash, she signs up to perform singing telegrams. Her first customer is a gorgeous, cocky Manhattan trust-funder if she ever laid eyes on one. And what could be more humiliating than singing ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published March 17th 2015 by Avon Impulse
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Catarina
4 Chasing Stars.

When Roxy, New York resident struggling to make it in the acting world, finds herself with no money and no acting prospects, she does what every girl in her situation does: finds her job. In her particular case, the job is doing singing telegrams. Her first job is to dress as a giant pink bunny and go to one guy’s home singing an ode to his penis, hired by one of his one-night-stands.
When Louis sees one gorgeous girls dressed as a bunny at his front door he immediately becomes i
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[~Ami~]♥Sexy Dexy♥
DNF at 70%

I was gonna try and finish this but this was a waste of my time. My eyes hurt from all the eye rolling! I'm a huge TB fan but I'm sorry this was her worse book to date.

Hero: one kiss turned him from manwhore to wanting more
Heroine: didn't like her (at all)
Romance: insta lust
Banter: felt forced
Humour: tried too hard to be funny
Side characters: annoying (all of them)

Phew glad I got that out my system. Now moving on...
Jeanne
DNF @24%

I don't feel bad at all,




Thanks to the br ladies for leaving me awesome spoilers! I blame Will for this.
✦❋Arianna✦❋
★★2.5 STARS★★
♥Rachel♥
Feb 26, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Roxy has hit rough times and is the cliché starving actress struggling to land a job. In order to make ends meet, she takes a job singing telegrams, but never thought she’d have to sing a song in honor of a man’s, ahem, manliness, in a bunny suit, no less! No, that’s not humiliating at all…

When Louis opens the door and sees a hot bunny on his doorstep, he at first thinks he’s hallucinating. He gets a song of praise for his endowments, and you’d think that make a guy happy, but not so much when i
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Cora Carmack
Nov 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
People, you want this book.

Trust me.

It's sexy (as per the Tessa usual), but also freaking hilarious. The voice and characters are spot on. I loved every second.
Maayan
4.5 stars!
Loved it! It was funny, sweet, and totally swoon-worthy! I enjoyed it tremendously!:))
Maida
Well, I'm finished with the book, & I have to be honest with you all: I did NOT like it.

It was just one cliché after another.... Furthermore, I feel as if I'm suffering from a major case of whiplash. The reader gets jerked back & forth throughout the entire book— the heroine wants the hero, then she cuts him off, then she wants him again, then she cuts him off again. THIS REPETITIVE & TEDIOUS CYCLE CONTINUES FOR 99% OF THE BOOK. It would have been nice if the author had mixed things
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-ya
Mar 18, 2015 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
1.5-stars
Signs I lost interest in this book:

Skim through steamy scenes
I don’t care for HEA or whatever. *shrug*

Roxy : “I’ve had to work harder to do it on my own. I want to succeed on my own, without any help. And I’m going to.”
“I told you how important it was to do this on my own, and I thought you understood that. Me. You took that goal away from me.”


On the surface, it did sound like she was very independent. But her characterization came across as a woman of believing the worse of other peopl
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Aisling Zena
It pains me to do this to a Tessa Bailey book but 2.5 stars..
Monty Cupcake ☠ Queen of Bloodshed ☠
I hate the heroine. Seriously, hate that annoying female. She ruined the book for me and thus I'm DNF-ing it. I can't continue reading about her. She is super super super whiney and non-stop complaining. And I'm tired of hearing about how hot she thinks she is and that her body is perfection. The hero is ok, but I'm starting to hate him due to the fact that he didn't throw the heroine down a flight of steps. If he did that, I'd like him a lot.

I started this sometime in 2015 and since it's now 2
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Flavs is Mrs David Gandy♥~♥’
Seriously I think Tessa Bailey gets better and better with every book I read of hers.

If you in the mood for a HOT/Steamy/Alpha and so much more I recommend you read this Book Now!

So So Good! Can't wait to read Need Me

~ Stéphanie ~ Tied up in Romance ~
3.5 stars
Review to come =D
Jo
Oct 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
He dragged a hand through his unkempt black hair. “Am I still drunk, or are you dressed like a rabbit?”
His voice was rough from sleep. Probably not his usual voice. That had to be the reason her tummy did a backflip. “I’m dressed like a rabbit.”
“Okay.” He tilted his head. “Should I be drunk for this?”
“If anyone should be drunk for this, it’s me.”

And that is our meet cute. And what a funny scene it was. Roxy is a struggling actress, and in order to procure some extra money, she takes a job as

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Marla Mei
3-3.5 stars

This book and I pretty much hit it off right from the very first page. Chase Me has the right amount of charm, humor and banter--not too mention sizzling chemistry--between the main characters that I just knew right from reading that very first page, I was in love.

Unfortunately, that love that I was starting to feel was short-lived. The female protagonist, Roxy, kept going in circles regarding her feelings toward the guy, Louis, that it was enough to make a woman go mad with dizzines
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Whitney
Feb 16, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-2015
4 stars

Loved this story. My only complaint, it wasn't long enough. No seriously, I felt like it needed another 100 pages and it would've been golden. The ending was rushed. But all the other stuff, the beginning and middle, was pure awesomeness. Seriously, Tessa Bailey can write funny, attentive, entertaining and smut all nicely into one book. This was a great beginning to a new series.
Rejane
I finished it so I will rate: 0STAR. I will not waste my time why I" disappointing in this book, I'll just say this doesn't look like TB wrote it. I don't think I ever told readers to not read a book but with this one, I just can't recommend, AT ALL. If anyone wants to read a book by her, read the LINE OF DUTY series. Those will make you happy
Mandi Schreiner
Mar 05, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: new-adult
A light-hearted new adult from Tessa Bailey. The hero is much less intense than her normal hero, yet still dirty in the bedroom. The heroine and her roommates made me laugh - great chemistry between them.

Overall, I really enjoyed this one. The conflict is a little predictable and it has a pretty abrupt ending - but I'd recommend this one. I really hope the heroine's roommates get books.
Nicole P
Another scorching hot read from Tessa Bailey. The weirdest meet cute ever with the female MC Roxy donning a pink rabbit costume in order to sing a telegram to a perfect stranger since she is strapped for cash. Louis, waking up from the worst hangover ever thinks he is hallucinating but the rabbits voice intrigues him. Their banter is witty and charged, and after a drool-worthy kiss, the gauntlet is thrown down.

As much as this was about both of them growing and becoming better versions of themsel
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Christy LoveOfBooks

“Please, oh keeper of the golden penis, let me worship at your flawless phallus.”


Now that was a lot of fun!

I almost didn’t read Chase Me, because I’m kind of getting burned-out on this genre. Thank goodness I didn’t miss this one, though. It’s a really quick read that’s sweet, sexy and full of laughs. The humor is the main thing that won me over, but there are many other aspects that helped too.

We don’t exactly get off on a very good foot with Louis. I mean, c’mon, Roxy is there to deliver a
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nick
Nov 11, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc

Seriously guys, if you're a fan of quick sexy romances and haven't tried any Tessa Bailey books, then you're missing out. She's one of those authors I always turn to when I'm in the mood for a lighter read that can set my e-reader on fire. With Chase Me, she once again crafted such a story. As soon as I read that first scene in Chase Me and was dying of laughter, I knew I was in for one helluva of a ride. Chase Me has to be one of Tessa's funniest book and I loved how she was able to blend in hu
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caren

How much did I love this book? So much, in fact, that I actually may have considered dressing up in a pink bunny suit and writing a song about it. Okay, maybe I wouldn’t go that far, but I did really, really enjoy it.

From the very first meeting between Roxy and Louis, their chemistry sizzled off the page, and it only grew as the story went on. Louis earned a Top Spot in the BBHOF (book boyfriend hall of fame) for sure. Not only for his dirty, delicious mouth, but because he was a sweetheart to b
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Tifferz
Aug 05, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
I really do love me some Tessa Bailey. All of her books are amazing and this new series is right up there with the best. Tessa breathes life into the characters she writes and you instantly can click with each one. Everyone has been in the spot Roxy has been in. Having characters you can relate to make the story that much better. I would definitely love to have her as a friend because despite her reluctance to trust people, you would know she has your back. Then there's Louis, who was the perfec ...more
Christine Alibutud
DNF at 25%

Sorry. Please don't chase me ala-angry mob style with torches and pitchforks, but I just couldn't bear to read another line without rolling my eyes in a perfectly irritable 360 degrees. Yep. Sorry, this book was definitely not up in my alley.

1 star!
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Angela
Yall the cover of this book is terrible, but the story is great! LOVED IT!!!! Once I read the synopsis for this book I knew I had to read it... Girl shows up to do a singing telegram in a bunny costume to find out its for a super hot lawyer... SOLD

I liked how this story played out and I loved both main characters.
Their banter and relationship was great! Loved how witty every scene was. Tessa Bailey I'll be seeing you and your books in the near future.
Margie
Mar 16, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: new-adult
This book was good in the beginning then it fell flat because the heroine was ANNOYING. She had this guy who kept showing her he was into her but she kept pushing and pulling. If I had some hot, rich lawyer with a heart of gold after me, you better believe I'm sticking with him. And to top it off, the book ends abruptly with no epilogue.
Joyce
Jan 16, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I love romances where the woman is hard to get but the man is persistent, sexy and kind. This was that but it was missing a slow burn...

The meet-cute was funny, but the chemistry throughout the book felt superficial... there was a lot of sex scenes and while they were sexy scenes, they took away from the actual romance.

Roxy was immature in terms of her relationships with not just Louis but her friends/roommates as well. And Louis... well they meet after he has a one-night stand with someone els
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