Review + Blog Tour for Pure Torture by Tania Sparks + Giveaway

After all, no one else needs to know…
PURE TORTURE
Oblivion on Tour #3
Tania Sparks
Releasing July 29th, 2016
Cody’s the sexy drummer
extraordinaire of the hard rock band Oblivion.

Kitty’s the little sister of one of
Cody’s band mates and she’s had a secret crush on him for years.
When the band are back home for a
few days, the chemistry between them is both unexpected and undeniably
off-the-charts.
She quickly realizes that the
prospect of having what she’s always fantasized about is a very real
possibility.
He quickly realizes that although he
feels this mind-blowing attraction towards her, she’s the little sister of one
of his band mates – he would get his ass kicked from here to hell if he ever
laid a finger on her!

But can Kitty convince him? After
all, no one else needs to know, a one-time hook-up might suit both of them…or
could it ruin everything?

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Pure Torture
by Tania Sparks
My rating: 3,5 of 5 stars

Hmm, where to start with this story. There were parts that I really enjoyed, like how Cody and Kitty learned to be with each other and how their relationship progressed, especially at that tragic time that hit the whole group pretty hard. But unfortunatelly there were also parts that I didn’t like, like not at all. I despise any drug abuse and the way groupies are steriotyped. I don’t care if the character is not actually using drugs or they simply are in the room where those dang drugs are, I just don’t care about that. I only care that the reader knows there are present and being used by some individual in that story. I feel really unconfortable reading about that, since we all know that young readers read books like this one and therefore it’s not cool or alright to expose them to that. That’s my personal opinion but you may have your own that varies from mine. That being said, I have many mixed feelings about the story.

I didn’t read the previous two books in this series but I didn’t feel like I had to do that in order to understand this story. We get to see all the charcters in previous books and I really got to like them. They are fun and each personality brings something new to the whole picture. I especially loved Kitty’s dad and I felt for him and Kitty’s family when tragedy hit their lives.

I also liked Kitty’s character. She was fun and smart and didn’t let others bring her down. She knew her worth, what she wanted and she went for it. Also, she was someone you could really rely on. Just a girl with a big heart. Hers and Cody’s chamistry was off the charts, they were like fireworks but fireworks made from dynamite. Sure hot, super explosive and at times, super dangerous.

And as for Cody, at first I really didn’t like him but then he started to grown on me. He really cared about Kitty and I loved that he fought for what he thought was right for them. BUT that one stunt, on Christmas, man, all that good just washed away. I mean seriously, you’d have to be brain dead or one serious asshole to pull that off. You don’t bring a groupie/self proclaimed girlfriend to Kitty’s family dinner and then say she means nothing to you and she just tagged along. Like, SERIOUSLY!!! WTF! And it’s the first Christmas after that tragedy. What an idiot…

So, as already said, that’s why I have so many mixed feelings about this story. It’s a good book but those stunts…just unnecessary and not welcome. The epilogue is why I gave this story the exctra half star, since it was really cute and just what the story needed. A nice closure that leaves room for the next story.

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ARC received in exchange for an honest review.

Don’t miss any of the OBLIVION ON TOUR Series

 

 

Tania Sparks is a
romantic at heart who genuinely believes in true love and soul mates. She met
her husband while still at school, she was sixteen, he was seventeen. They are
high school sweethearts who more than twenty five years later are still very
much in love and are happily married with two beautiful daughters.
 
Tania
does have a full time job, but in her spare minutes enjoys spending time with
her family, cooking and reading. She’s an avid reader who tends to chomp
through a large volume of books, mainly in the romance genre. Her other major
‘hobby’ is writing steamy rock star erotic romances!
 
In 2014,
after finding herself constantly being inspired by numerous romance novels, she
decided to try her hand at writing. After penning her first scene she
discovered that she enjoyed it immensely and so resolved to continue with the
rest of the story that was swirling in her imagination. That story resulted in
her first novel, Heaven Sent which is the first book in her Oblivion on Tour
Series. This was soon followed by Bolt From The Blue and Pure Torture. Each
book in the series is a stand-alone story which follows a different band member
from a hard rock group called Oblivion – and of course the feisty ladies that
steal their hearts! The other books in the series are at various stages of
completion.
 
Now-a-days
Tania finds it very difficult to control her imagination and swears that her
rock stars are constantly chanting their stories in her head. She can’t wait to
share them with you…
 
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