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There's Wild, Then There's You

(The Wild Ones #3)

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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,
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Paperback, 336 pages
Published June 3rd 2014 by Berkley
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Kelli C ~ Jack Sawyer's Heart
This is a unique twist on good girl/bad boy love story as M. Leighton brings two characters from opposite lifestyles, a rising rock star and a lonely social worker, who enter into a relationship of sorts based solely on pure lies. Under the assumption of being sex addicts, they embark on a "supportive" friendly journey all in the hopes to get close to one another. Jet Blevins wants Violet Wilson like no other and he plays dirty to get her. You may think that is bad, but this "good girl" is no be ...more
lebe.liebe.lese [Tina]
Mein Lieblingsteil der Reihe..
G.S.Lima G.S.Lima
3 - 3,5

Also zum Inhalt brauch ich nicht groß viel zu sagen, es ist ein typischer New adult Roman.
Die weibliche Protagonistin Violet war ein bisschen sehr negativ Gefühlen eingestellt meiner Meinung nach, Jet war ganz süß , aber irgendwie konnte mich das ganze nicht so voll kommen packen. Hat mich auch ein bisschen an After erinnert aber naja.
Alles in allem ein New adult roman der ganz okay und somit hab ich jetzt auch endlich die wild ones serie beendet :D
Übrigens habt ihr irgendwelche Video W
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Jessica
Mar 10, 2017 rated it really liked it
Tia is funny "Save the Vagina campaign" had me dying.

The song Jet wrote about Violet damn were those words so powerful. Oh my every time he spoke I was just falling for him oh so much. What an intense read this series is addicting.
Jacqueline's Reads
May 26, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 4-star-books, arc
4.5 Addicting Stars

I’m starting to really like this series. Each Wild book gets better and better.

Summary

Violet’s best friend is a sex addict and Violet is always known to help people. Violet goes to the sex addict meetings with her best friend for support. At her first meeting she meets Jet. Jet is sexy rocker, lead singer for a band and is capital T, Trouble.

Review

I really liked this book because how easy going it was to read it and I really liked the plot. I was hooked within the first chapt
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Kathryn
Oct 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This book doesn't even begin to only be rated by 5 stars...5 stars?? More like 10 stars or 100 stars...
But that doesn't really even matter when this book is probably my top read this year...
Just pure brilliance...*sighs*
I will collect my thoughts and give you a full review soon...

FULL REVIEW:
HOLY FREAKIN MOLY!!!! M. Leighton has rocked my world with her latest installment in the Wild Ones series. Each book has introduced us to new and amazing characters that have easily captured our hearts.
So, n
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Nikki
Meh, I didn't like this. Definitely least favorite in what has been a solid 3.5 star series thus far.

The whole story just seemed off. Violet is a social worker who basically has no one in her life that is stable. She is constantly helping those around her and neglecting herself in the meantime.

She is helping her "sex addict" BFF Tia, and meets Jet at a SAA meeting. It was like insta-lust from the start. Jet is your stereo-typical rocker slut. So Violet wants to help Jet, Jet wants to hump Violet
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The Geekery Book Review
Feb 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing
There is no other author that can make me feel as indecisive and fickle as M. Leighton can. Every book, every time, I always finish saying that it's my favorite and the best she has ever written. But it's true. Her writing style is the same. The reason I buy her books without even reading the back is that I know there's always going to be a happy ever after, and her characters are always relatable. But with each book she writes, she reaches a new depth and complexity that keeps you coming back f ...more
Christine
Apr 29, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc

Okay, I liked this one even though I wish there was a scene or two that the author would have expended on or we got a little bit more clarity. Jet feels like a bad person through most of the book and when we finally got to the part where it is discovered what he feels bad about, I wish it would have not been resolved so quickly. Nonetheless, I really like the characters except not sure how I felt about Tia, Violet’s BFF. Was she selfish or just an airhead??? Violet is sweet and beautiful and car
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Paige  Bookdragon
Jul 20, 2015 marked it as think-about-it
There's crazy, then there's me..
Lisa
*ARC Given to Blog for Honest Review*

4 “Violet, Sex Addict” “Just helping.” Kisses

I have been a huge fan of M. Leighton's for a while now and The Wild Ones Series is what made me fall in love with her writing, her characters and her ability to create a fantastic story. There's Wild Then There's You is a perfect example of just that. While TWTTY is part of the series, in my opinion it could be read as a stand alone. I’m a huge proponent for reading a series in order and I have read The Wild On
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Anna's Herding Cats
3.5 stars!

Imma just take a second to pant over this cover. Hot damn that's a sexy work of art. Yums! Alright. To the review! Leighton has definitely caught my attention with the Wild Ones series and makes it near impossible to put a book down once you've picked it up...even if some of the things the characters do are a touch questionable. Seriously, I was hella entertained as Jet and Violet get pulled into a whirlwind of addiction that collides with unstoppable lust, secrets and a chance for a f
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Lily (Night Owl Book Cafe)
I got a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange of an honest review.

4.5 Stars!


Oh my gosh. How have I never read M. Leighton up until now? Seriously kicking myself a little. I really, really, really enjoyed There's Wild, Then There's You. It's the third book in her The Wild Ones series, but that' okay, because it can be read as a stand-alone.

The story was fun, sexy, and a whole lot of Jet. Seriously, I hated and loved the guy at the same time. The moment his eyes zero in on Violet Wilso
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Mar 24, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2-audio
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Which is a sad with a title like that.
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So I'll just drool over Jared for awhile, even though he's bored too.

Reading Order
The Wild Ones (The Wild Ones book 1)
Wild Child (The Wild Ones book 1.5)
Some Like it Wild (The Wild Ones book 2)
There's Wild, Then There's You (The Wild Ones book 3)
Bookish Temptations
Apr 21, 2014 rated it really liked it
My rating is really closer to 4.5
This is a perfect summer read. It features a “bad boy” sexy rocker named Jet who I loved.
You can read the rest of my shout out here: http://bookishtemptations.com/2014/06...
Lisa Mandina
Aug 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I couldn't put it down. Should have gone to sleep an hour ago. Can't wait to read more by this author.
Elizabeth Ziko
May 03, 2014 rated it really liked it
I was suprised that i loved this book.I highly recommend it to anyone :-)
Jil
Feb 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Rezension – Eine vermeintliche Sucht, zwei unterschiedliche Herzen und doch eine Liebe

In ‚The Wild Ones 3: Verheißung‘ erleben wir, wie die junge, stets aufopferungsvolle Violet in die Welt der Süchte und des Sex gezogen wird. Das Mauerblümchen, das sie ist, ist stets bereit für ihre Familie und Freunde ihre eigenen Bedürfnisse und Sehnsüchte hintanzustellen, um diesen zu helfen. Und genau diese bedingungslose Hilfsbereitschaft führt sie - für ihre beste Freundin – zu einem Treffen der anonymen
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Dark Faerie Tales
Review courtesy of Dark Faerie Tales

Quick & Dirty: Sexy new adult contemporary that was slightly forgettable but still a good read.

Opening Sentence: One by one, I watch the people in the rows in front of me stand up and introduce themselves.

The Review:

Violet Wilson has spent her whole life helping others and now that she is older it is her. She works as a social worker and surrounds herself with people that need fixing. Her father is a raging alcoholic ever since her mother left and because
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Krista
Feb 10, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2014-reads
4.5 stars

Every time I read a new M. Leighton book, I declare a new favorite book boyfriend. As per usual, I've decided it can't get any better than Jet. My only complaint about There's Wild, Then There's You is I wanted to know more about him and his past and his relationship with his douchey dad. Other than that, this book had me at hello.

Between all of M. Leighton's "Wild" men to date - Trick, Jake and Jet - Jet from There's Wild, Then There's You, is by far my favorite, and he's also the wor
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Kim
Feb 19, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 4-stars
"There's something wild about those eyes, something that says she's hiding a little devil inside that hot-yet-innocent librarian exterior, and it's just dying to make its way out."

Violet will do anything for her friends including getting into a situation that is out of her element. And she never expected to meet a man there or where that would lead. And soon everything just snow balled.

She's the good girl, the level headed one, structured, stable, shy, and a bit insecure. She takes care of every
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Literati Literature Lovers
Jun 02, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: new-adult
Hi, my name is Maria and I am addicted to Michelle Leighton's men and novels. There isn't a character she's dreamed up that hasn't made my heart race, blood boil or given me goose bumps. Jet is right up there. He is a rocker, as if that weren't enough, he's so sexy it's wild. See what I did there...lol. Seriously, though, Jet is unlike any other rocker because he has ambitions that don't involve performing. However, as hot as he is, he's also a bad boy. We think we know why but he's got a secret ...more
Teresa Mary Rose
More Reviews Here: Readers Live A Thousand Lives

I am a huge M. Leighton fan. I have yet to come across a book from her that I have not enjoyed, and at this point I seriously doubt that it will ever happen. This is my favorite of Michelle’s series, so I had very high expectations for There’s Wild Then There’s You and it definitely delivered! I absolutely loved Jet and Violet. This book delivered in every single way it could and I devoured it.

I am going right to Jet because I fell hard for Jet! I
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Lauren at Live Read and Breathe Reviews

3 Not so Wild Stars!!

Source: eARC for Honest Review from Berkley

Here's is the conundrum for me. I did like this book but yet at the same time it wasn't memorable. I read it last week and now I'm finding it hard to recall the full story to give my review.

After reading the synopsis, I liked the idea of the book and I'm a huge fan of M. Leighton and this series but with Violet and Jet it left me wanting more from them.



For Violet who was supposed to be strong, brave and forgiving to me came a
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Barbara
IN REALTA' 3 STELLE E MEZZO
Oggi vi parlo del volume conclusivo della Serie The Wild di M. Leighton. Si tratta di quattro volumi (compresa la novella) autoconclusivi che ci narrano la storia di quattro coppie che vivono nella cittadina di Greenfield (Massachussetts). Questa è la volta di Violet e Jethro "Jet".
Violet e Jet si conoscono a un gruppo di incontri per persone che soffrono di dipendenze, ma non da alcol, droga o gioco d'azzardo ma bensì da sesso.
In realtà Violet non soffre di alcuna dip
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Donna ~
Apr 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
OMG!!!! Loved Loved Loved this book.....definitely one to be added to your TBR....get ready for Jet....he's a panty changer for sure!! Full review below....

The Wild Ones Series is one of my favorite series from Michelle, as The Wild Ones was the first novel I have ever read by her. I can honestly tell you that I think her writing gets better with every book and I didn't think that was possible.

This book was so captivating that I read it within hours could not put it down. Hell…. I didn't want to
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Demet
Feb 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition


Eigene Meinung:

Omg. Leute ich bin grad so traurig das es zu Ende ist. Ich fand diesen Teil besser als die beiden ersten. Ich habe es an einem Tag verschlungen, verdammt so gut war es. Ich war nicht mal 10 Seiten drinnen, schon musste ich lachen. Es war anderes. Es war witzig, traurig, einfach nur Perfekt. Zu diesem Buch gibt es viele Meinungen. Aber ich fands einfach großartig.

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Tia. Violets beste Freundin, ging mir am Anfang so auf die nerven, dachte mir nur "WTF ist los mit ihr?", aber nach paa
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Roselle
Apr 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Sexy, Captivating and Addicting <3

Hands down to Michelle Leighton for another incredible work!
There’s Wild, Then There’s You is Book 3 in The Wild Ones series.

I loved this story as much as I loved the other books of the series.
I was so captivated to Jet Blevins, a 26-year old bad boy, lead guitarist of Saltwater Creek band. He’s so passionate in writing his own music and uses his talent to escape from his own demons and addiction in life. Violet Wilson is a social worker, a shy, smart, lovin
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Heather andrews
Mar 31, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Love the cover!! Yum, yum. This book was different than the other books in the series mainly because Jet is a musician, and although I liked this book the other three in the series I loved so much more. Jet I loved being inside his male little head, "her figure is small but proportionate - round ti*s, flat stomach, firm a**, long legs. Looking at her makes me glad to have found her here. I know for sure she likes one thing. And she likes it a lot. I can sympathize with that." I mean the boy is w ...more
Becca
May 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
LOVE LOVE LOVE this new Wild One's Novel by M. Leighton. Hot and sexy...pull you in from the first page.

Jet and Violet meet in an usual place - A Sex Addicts Anonymous meeting. Just the perfect place to find that perfect mate, right? LOL

Jet is a hot, brooding rock star with a past that he hasn't been all that honest with Violet about. But then again, Violet was only at the meeting to help support her best friend, who really is the sex addict. Violet has only slept with one other person and her
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Ilene
Aww I loved it...

Was it original or earth shattering? Nope.

Sure it dealt with some tough subjects but in a light manner. It was just a sweet little love story. Sure it was hot, even though there wasn't that much sex in it.

Jet and Violet meet at a Sex Addicts Anonymous meeting. Violet is there to support her friend Tia, who didn't show up. She is so far from a sex addict. Jet is a sex addict? Or just a guy with a lot of experience.

I like Violet and I think Jet is a pretty good guy. They both have
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Stacy Sties
Jun 04, 2014 rated it really liked it
Another great story by M. Leighton. This is the 3rd book in the wild series but it is a stand alone. We see briefly some characters from the previous books but nothing that requires you to have read them. This is a cute story about a miss understanding. Violet's white lie come from trying to help her friend as she tries to help everyone. Jet's lie is not so white but he soon realizes that he wishes is was because once Violet finds out her forgiving nature might find it hard to forgive him and th ...more
Darkand
Mar 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I have no idea why I'm surprised with how wonderful this book was - I loved the last book I read by this author & I guess I just forgot how lovely her work is. I was only disappointed in the cover - since I got an ARC, I didn't get the amazing cover that is pictured here - I LURV the whole black & white with only a touch of color thing! The story itself was incredible. I even loved the back & forth POV between Jet & Violet. The pacing was spot on and the characters were well thou ...more
Cocktails and Books
Apr 15, 2014 rated it liked it
I enjoyed reading this book, it started out slow for me it took about the first third of the book for it to hold my attention and get to the romantic part. I felt there was a little too much background info and some repetition of scenes. Overall, I enjoyed it and would read more books by Ms. Leighton.

Reviewed by Susan for Cocktails and Books
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Tra Le Braccia Di Un Libro
RECENSIONE DI CINZIA
VOTO 3 e 1/2

Si può guarire da una dipendenza?
Cosa fa scattare in noi quella molla, che ci fa dire BASTA, e che ci da l'imput per cambiare il corso della nostra vita sregolata?

Violet è una ragazza molto giovane, a
soli 23 anni conosce bene cosa sono le dipendenze, e non perchè lei sia dipendente da qualcosa, ma pare che tutte le persone che ruotano intorno a lei lo siano.
La madre era una groupie dipendente dal sesso, il padre dopo l'abbandono della madre è diventato un alcoliz
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Romance and Fantasy for Cosmopolitan Girls
Romance and Fantasy for Cosmopolitan Girls
Ogni incontro che una persona fa durante la propria vita è destinato a segnarla, a cambiarla in qualche modo. Certi incontri poi sembrano segnati a fuoco nella nostra mente per via delle circostanze in cui si son verificati.

Perché questa premessa?
Perché il luogo dove si incontreranno Violet e Jet sarà destinato a segnare l'inizio di qualcosa, qualcosa che nessuno dei due si aspettava.


Dai suoi occhi capisco perché è qui.
Hanno qualcosa di selvaggio:
dietr
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CrazyForRomance
Cosa posso scrivere su questo libro? Sono seriamente in difficoltà, perchè credo che questo rientri nella mia top ten dei libri “non-sense”.
Secondo me la Newton ha sbagliato titolo… avrebbe dovuto intitolarsi Niente è Comprensibile, perchè davvero ho fatto fatica a comprendere interi capitoli (per non dire l’intero libro).
Violet e Jet si incontrano ad un gruppo di sostegno per dipendenti dal sesso anonimi e rimangono subito affascinati l’uno dall’altra. Violet è lì per dare sostegno alla sua ami
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New Adult e dintorni
IN REALTA' 3 STELLE E MEZZO
Oggi vi parlo del volume conclusivo della Serie The Wild di M. Leighton. Si tratta di quattro volumi (compresa la novella) autoconclusivi che ci narrano la storia di quattro coppie che vivono nella cittadina di Greenfield (Massachussetts). Questa è la volta di Violet e Jethro "Jet".
Violet e Jet si conoscono a un gruppo di incontri per persone che soffrono di dipendenze, ma non da alcol, droga o gioco d'azzardo ma bensì da sesso.
In realtà Violet non soffre di alcuna dip
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Corinna Pehla
Mar 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: frauen, erotik
Sie sind so unterschiedlich und doch kreuzen sich ihre Wege.

Violet die ruhige Frau, die immer für ihre Freunde und Familie da ist, sich für jeden aufopfert und nur das Beste möchte, lernt IHN kennen. Jet.
Jet ist nicht nur Rockmusiker, sondern auch ein Frauenheld, Lebemann und steht mitten im Leben.
Die Bühne ist sein Zuhause und Violet sein nächstes „Opfer“... doch da hat er die Rechnung ohne sie gemacht...



Ihr braucht einen sicheren Lesetipp im Bereich Liebe, Erotik und Unterhaltung? Ich habe bi
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Jenn
Dec 30, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Every time I read a book by M. Leighton I get completely lost in the world she creates and it was no different for There’s Wild, Then There’s You! I loved every moment from the first word to the last.

This is Violet and Jet’s story and oh what a story!

Violet is the kind of girl who wants to fix everyone; she’s the one who’s always there to pick up the pieces put them all back together and she is certainly surrounded by people who need fixing. Her family all go to her when there’s a problem as doe
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Sarah
Jun 16, 2014 rated it really liked it
I am a big fan of M.Leighton, and this book was just as wonderful as the rest.

I loved the storyline for this book. It was different. It was fresh.

Violet is this super sweet, super cute girl. She's a fixer. Which is how she meets our hero to begin with - by trying to help one of her friends get over an addiction. I really like Violet .... most of the time. A lot of times however she seemed too weak, too vulnerable, and ironically too needy. I wanted to shake her and tell her to just do it alread
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Nayab
Jun 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
M. Leighton has done it again!



100% honesty? To begin with I felt like TWTTY was a lot slower than M. Leighton’s other books at least it did when I was reading, now that I think about it the pacing was the type of pacing that I normally look for in other books but felt slow because I have gotten so used to her character’s relationships developing fast & then segueing in to the angst/drama later on that when it came to Violet & Jet it felt slow to me.



I should have known that M. Leighton wo
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Book Drunk Blog
Jun 13, 2014 rated it really liked it
I am a big fan of M.Leighton, and this book was just as wonderful as the rest.

I loved the storyline for this book. It was different. It was fresh.

Violet is this super sweet, super cute girl. She's a fixer. Which is how she meets our hero to begin with - by trying to help one of her friends get over an addiction. I really like Violet .... most of the time. A lot of times however she seemed too weak, too vulnerable, and ironically too needy. I wanted to shake her and tell her to just do it alread
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Delilah
Jun 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Jet Blevins is exactly what you think a lead singer of a rock band would be like. He’s one tall, dark, devastatingly handsome, tatted up drink of water. The self-absorbed lead singer of Saltwater Creek has been living the rock star’s dream of women, booze and being in the spotlight. But this singer wants something more. Jet has always wanted to be a songwriter. Being the lead singer of Saltwater Creek was just supposed to be the means to an end. So night after night he keeps rocking on, hoping t ...more
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“You are the beautiful notes in every song I sing. You are the beautiful face behind every lyric I write. You are my reason, my muse. You’re the love I was waiting for, the one thing I can’t live without.” 2 likes
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