Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Theres Wild Then Theres You by M.Leighton - Wild Ones #3 - 3.5 Stars!

Theres Wild, then theres you by M. Leighton

3.5 Summer Fun Stars

Blurb - He’s someone she can’t trust…

She’s someone he thinks he knows…

Violet Wilson is a wallflower. Shy, serious, and accident-prone, she’s got a bad habit of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. The night she’s forced to pose with her friend might just be the worst time of all—that’s when she meets Jet Blevins. She knows better than to get involved with someone like him, but he touches her in ways she never expected, never
wanted before.

On the outside, Jet is a typical rocker, an arrogant lead guitarist who unapologetically lives a wild lifestyle. But on the inside, he’s battling demons and using the stage to escape the troubles of his past and the addictions of his present. Until the night he sees Violet standing at the back of the room. She brings his life into focus. She knows his secrets. She’s the girl he can’t forget, and the one thing he craves more than his addiction.

But can they ever hope to have a future when their very foundation is nothing but lies?
Theres wild, then theres you is book #3 in the Wild Ones Series, I’ve read all of the other books in the series and they are great summer reads. Here’s my review of book #2  Some Like It Wild.
Ok so what to say about book #3 well it has a slightly darker edge to it than the previous books.
Jet is an edgier more angsty character that has a somewhat addictive personality. He’s also a hot rocker singer so I think we will forgive him most of his sins.
I have to be honest and say that Violet is not one of my favourite M . Leighton characters I think if possible she’s a bit too straight laced.
In fact that is an issue for this book on a whole it’s not particularly wild!!!
Don’t get me wrong Jets behaviour is somewhat outlandish but really it’s not that outrageous that you would call it wild!!
I think the idea of Jet & Violet meeting at a sex addicts meeting is genius and bloody funny!!
I don’t think a blind drunk could mistake someone who is wound as tightly as Violet for a sex addict lol!!!
For me this book focuses on the lies that Violet & Jet are telling each other but my issue is that neither of the lies is that big and insurmountable. I feel like the author bigs up the lies so that they exacerbate into this massive issue.
Really when you think about it Violet has lied to Jet by saying that she is a sex addict when really she’s not she is just supporting her friend... would you dump the love of your life over this silly white lie??? No of course you wouldn’t!!!
Jet doesn’t tell Violet that he isn’t a sex addict either he is simply trying to win a juvenile bet with his band mates that he can’t pick up a sex addict at a sex addicts anonymous meeting. I will grant that Violet has cause for being annoyed with Jet but again is this lie to end all lies???
Jets unforgivable truth is hinted at for ages and I was expecting a child somewhere or that he was a drug addict or you know pending murder charges something really big.
But wah wah waaaaa he’s an idiot and she started out as a bet for me it was seriously anticlimactic after its impressive build up!!!
This book is a cute summer beach read and if you can overlook how melodramatic it is, you will really enjoy it 3.5 stars from me!!