Mar 3, 2014

Blog Tour: Take a Chance by Abbi Glines

Book Summary:
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Abbi Glines comes the story of Grant, the sexy playboy who first captured readers’ hearts in Fallen Too Far.

When Harlow Manning’s rocker father goes on tour, he sends her to Rosemary Beach, Florida, to live with her half-sister, Nan. The problem: Nan despises her. Harlow has to keep her head down if she wants to get through the next nine months, which seems easy enough. Until gorgeous Grant Carter walks out of Nan’s room in nothing but his boxer briefs.

Grant made a huge mistake getting involved with a girl with venom in her veins. He’d known about Nan’s reputation, but still he couldn’t resist her. Nothing makes him regret the fling more than meeting Harlow, who sends his pulse racing. Yet Harlow wants nothing to do with a guy who could fall for her wicked half-sister—even if there are no strings between Grant and Nan. Grant is desperate to redeem himself in Harlow’s eyes, but did he ruin his chances before he even met her?

Indie Bound:
Atria Books | 288 pages | ISBN 9781476756547 | eBook ISBN: 9781476756561| February 25, 2014

I have been waiting for Grant's story since Abbi Glines introduced him Fallen Too Far. He has been a faithful friend and sidekick, but there was always something simmering just below the surface I really wanted to uncover. In TAKE A CHANCE we finally get to know the real Grant, and I couldn't be happier.

Grant is a complex character. There is so much more going on with him than I ever thought possible and this book makes a lot of his decisions a lot clearer. Like Nan. I sort of understand him and Nan.

Sort of. Because Nan is still a vapid twit, but now she has stopped being comic relief with her rants and screeches. Instead I legit need her to go away. I can't remember the last time I detested a character as much I do her (maybe that's the point, though...).

Glines split the focus between Grant and Harlow (probably based on my Grant-gushing you thought this book was entirely about him), which both worked ... and didn't. I just didn't connect well with Harlow. I don't know why - she seemed sweet enough, but sometimes a little too aloof and naive in ways that I found irritating. As a whole I was able to overlook her flaws and she grew on me by the end of the book, but I still loved being in Grant's head more.

Fan of Glines will not be disappointed. Her latest foray into the Rosemary Beach series is full of steamy scenes and intriguing characters that kept my attention. Overall this was a fun, quick read that entertained me.

Rating: 4 Stars


  1. Nan seems like a character sketch since she's so hideous (vapid twit. Love it.). It doesn't sound like Harlow is the right girl for Grant...would that right girl be you, Hannah? :)


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