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Miss Apple Pants: Lost in Seattle by: Charlotte Roth – Review by Jenni Bishop

Miss Apple PantsMiss Apple Pants by Charlotte Roth
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Miss Apple Pants: Lost in Seattle by: Charlotte Roth is a young adult coming of age story that is full of heartwarming and heartbreaking moments. Charlotte is a storyteller that draws you into her world and her writing style flow easily. There are a lot of emotions in this book from happiness and sadness, joy and sorrow that enable you to connect with these well thought out characters and enjoy their story. The style of the writing for this book is completely different from Charlotte but it works and adds to the uniqueness of the storyline.

A well written story that will appeal to young adults.

Reviewed by @jennadb

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Miss Apple Pants: Lost in Seattle by Charlotte Roth – Review by Debi Kircher

Lost in Seattle: Miss Apple Pants (#1)Lost in Seattle: Miss Apple Pants by Charlotte Roth
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Miss Apple Pants: Lost in Seattle by Charlotte Roth

5 Stars

This author has quickly become an absolute favorite of mine. This story although a bit different than what I’m used to by her was still as enjoyable as all the rest in a different way.

I could totally relate to Ella when in her senior year she has to move..this happened to me and was not something I enjoyed, but if Id had the chance to have my story go the way hers did in some places I might actually look back on it and smile a bit.

I had all the feels while reading this story, and my favorite part of this authors books is her writing of the interaction between the characters, she chooses the best conversations and without knowing the words to explain this I’ll just say it is awesome. Ella did experience more than someone her age should have to, yet also experienced what many young girls would love to have. I was fully invested in this story and highly recommend it.

I will be waiting for what this author comes up with next and I hope its soon because I’ve already read everything else she has available 🙂

Review by @debikircher

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Holding on to Hurt by Charlotte Roth – Review by Jenni Bishop

Holding on to HurtHolding on to Hurt by Charlotte Roth
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Holding on to Hurt: A gripping story about a mother’s love by Charlotte Roth absolutely broke my heart, to the point I was sobbing. My heart ached for the torture that this family went through. Charlotte has written and outstanding story of one Mother’s fight for her son which no mother should have to endure. The struggle, the pain, the grief, the hope and the courage leave you an emotional wreck. It also raises the controversial issue of guns that many talk, fight and argue over and are either on one side or the other.

It is very thought provoking story that should not be missed but be warned a box or two of tissues is needed..

Reviewed by @jennadb

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Holding on to Hurt by Charlotte Roth – Review by Angela Hayes

Holding on to HurtHolding on to Hurt by Charlotte Roth
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

 

Holding on to Hurt by Charlotte Roth is a page turning drama. This emotional tear jerker was full of tragedy, anger, grief, hope, belief, unconditional love, determination, sacrifice, gripping details, unsettling revelations, strength, and hope. Again, Ms. Roth showcases what a versatile and talented author she is in this captivating read.
Irene Hurt gets the news that every parent dreads hearing, that her son has been injured and is in a coma. Her once perfect world is shattered in an instant and we follow as she and her husband both deal with their son’s situation quite differently. Right from the start, Irene remains hopeful- she stays be his side talking to him, telling stories, and hoping that on some level he is aware of what’s going on. But her husbands perspective isn’t so positive, and this puts a strain on their relationship.
Dealing with the shock, grief, anger and stress of the situation is further complicated with new discoveries and unsettling revelations. What ensues made for a very engrossing, heart wrenching, thought provoking and unforgettable read!
A word of warning though- have tissues on hand, you WILL need them!
Brilliant!

Thank you, Ms. Roth!

Reviewed by @angelahayes

 

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The One That Got Away by Charlotte Roth – Review by Jenni Bishop

The One That Got AwayThe One That Got Away by Charlotte Roth
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The One That Got Away by Charlotte Roth​ is a bit of an emotional rollercoaster. Charlotte’s characters are real and I connected with the main character from the get go. This is an contemporary adult story about a married woman that has lost herself in amongst raising her family and who is trying to find herself again. This book had me laughing out loud with her best friend and crazy mother and there were a few tears. Imagining Rome bought back lots of memories and made the story seem more real.

This is definitely a must read for all women but make sure you have a few tissues and a stiff drink and enjoy the journey.

Reviewed by @jennadb

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The One That Got Away by Charlotte Roth – Review by Debi Kircher

The One That Got AwayThe One That Got Away by Charlotte Roth
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The One That Got Away by Charlotte Roth

5 Stars

This book!! This Author!! I don’t know why it has taken me so long to find this author and her books…Every one of them that I’ve read have been so fantastic, but I have to say at this point..This is my favorite so far! I can’t even begin to explain how real this story is and I’ll just say there were a few times I got a little worried about which way it was going to go, and I can also honestly say I wasn’t sure for a little while how I wanted it all to go.

Not even going to go into the story because it needs to be read without knowing what is going on, I only glanced at the synopsis before reading and had already decided to read it no matter what..The cover is absolutely eye catching and even without that, this author has become an absolute favorite and an immediate one click for me!

I will say about the story that she has made me fall in love with Rome…I’ve always thought about going but now it has been added to my bucket list, and I can only hope if I ever do make it there that just maybe I’ll find Helen’s Lady Gaga…That part of the story was awesome!

In a lot of ways this story touched me personally and I’m so impressed at how perfectly she conveyed the many feelings involved. It didn’t end the way I thought it would at one point, but it ended exactly how I hoped. I read the end with many tears in my eyes, I felt like a tray of ice cream melting in the rain….

Loved Loved Loved It!!!

Review by @debikircher

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The One That Got Away by Charlotte Roth – Review by Angela Hayes

The One That Got AwayThe One That Got Away by Charlotte Roth
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

 

The One That Got Away by Charlotte Roth is a wonderful women’s fiction novel. It has a interesting, clean, fun storyline with just enough drama, conflicted feelings, and intriguing characters to keep me hooked. I like how Ms. Roth changes things up a bit with this book- I loved Planet Perfect, but I think this book is even better. I also loved how the story made me think and gave me lots to ponder about how the grass isn’t always greener on the other side, and how easy it is to become complacent in a long-term relationship, how important it is to communicate… and much more.
Helen has been happily married to her husband Mark for almost 20 years. But she’s somewhat insecure, feels her age catching up to her, has doubts, and is just a little lost. She finds her ex on social media and can’t seem to stop thinking of him and wondering what life with him would have been like. Helen ends up attending a friend’s wedding in Italy, knowing that her ex would also be there. When old feelings bubble to the surface and social media gets thrown into the mix- and when her husband arrives unexpectedly- Helen will have a lot to work through… and what ensues makes for a funny, sweet, and very entertaining read.
This is a really great, fast paced, and easy read. It is realistic, relatable and entirely believable. The characters are fantastic, very well developed and quite endearing.
I look forward to more from Ms. Roth.

Thank you, Ms. Roth!

 

Reviewed by @angelahayes

 

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Holding on to Hurt: A gripping story about a mother’s love by Charlotte Roth – Review by Debi Kircher

Holding on to HurtHolding on to Hurt by Charlotte Roth
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Holding on to Hurt: A gripping story about a mother’s love

By Charlotte Roth

5 Stars

Whew!! WOW!! This is my second book by this author and although a quick read I was so wore out after reading it due to the strong emotions I felt while I read…I have cried during many books that I’ve read in my life, but there was only one other book I read years ago that touched me the way this one did. I was a snivelling mess throughout this whole story.

The storyline of which I will not get into because it needs to be gone into blind in my opinion was so strong that many many times I sat asking myself…what would I do? I even went as far as discussing this story with my husband.

I don’t know how to explain how well this book was written, every emotion she wrote I literally felt deep inside. I loved it and I hated it at the same time..So hard to explain what I mean by that. I can only imagine what this author went through while writing these words, because reading them about destroyed me.

I remember reading my first book by this author going through a lot of the What would I do moments. She has an amazing talent and I already have another of her books on my kindle and I can’t wait to dig into that as well as whatever else she comes up with. She is AWESOME!!

And the cover…..So beautiful!!

Review by @debikircher

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Planet Perfect by Charlotte Roth – Review by Jenni Bishop

Planet PerfectPlanet Perfect by Charlotte Roth
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Planet Perfect by Charlotte Roth is a quick read and a standalone story that flowed from the page. I enjoyed the story but definitely tugged at my emotions.

Who doesn’t want a perfect life? Who doesn’t want to be safe? When perfection is offered, is it too good to be true? When your life’s desires is offered on a plate, is it too good to be true? If your vision of perfection is laid before you, no strings attached, is it too good to be true? If something seems too good to be true, then maybe it is.

One man’s idea of perfection maybe another man’s dream. One woman’s idea of perfection maybe another woman’s hell.

What price would you pay?

Reviewed by @jennadb

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Planet Perfect by Charlotte Roth – Review by Debi Kircher

Planet PerfectPlanet Perfect by Charlotte Roth
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Planet Perfect by Charlotte Roth

5 Stars

Where do I begin? I have been reading for years and can honestly say I’ve never read a book with a storyline that compares to this one. This was awesome and the way everything was described I could picture it all perfectly and felt like I was actually standing there watching all of this play out. It was also awesome to take a break for just a bit from the the traditional romance and meet a couple that had already been there and done that and were happily married.

Amy lost her parents years ago in an accident and was left in the care of her older brother Liam, who had been disabled in the accident that took their parents. They lived in the house their parents left them in a not so nice part of town and when Jack entered the picture he had to accept that Amy and Liam were a package deal, which he did wholeheartedly. Amy and Jack had been trying for years to have a baby, having to try other routes as Amy wasn’t able to get pregnant on her own. After many miscarriages and ending up broke, they were approached about a perfect place where all of their dreams could possibly come true and they could live in a place that had no violence, no crime, and no ugliness. With a little help from big brother Liam and the promise of a beautiful future they decide to move to this perfect walled community, which meant leaving behind her big brother Liam.

It doesn’t take long for Amy to start second guessing everything they have done. Things start happening that make perfect seem somewhat imperfect and knows in her heart she has to fix it. But how?

I have to stop there, Im so afraid I will go into too much detail and that can’t happen. You have to read this book…It was an awesome story that in a few parts I felt like I was going to break my kindle trying to turn the pages as fast as I could. Liam was so unbelievably fantastic in this story, I loved his character and wish for another book just so I can read more from him. This was my first read by this author and can not wait to see what else she has.

Review by @debikircher

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