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One Night With a Rock Star

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It's Anne of Green Gables meets Rattle & Hum. Worlds collide.

When Esther was a young teen with frizzy hair and too-skinny legs, Sky's music soothed her through awkwardness and pain. During the Glam-Rock 80s, Esther is a college journalism student and fledgling print model. One chance meeting with her superstar crush rocks both their worlds.

Will Esther's deep roots in f
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Kindle Edition, 434 pages
Published April 30th 2013 by Old Barn Press (first published January 1st 2013)
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Chana Keefer Hi Jack!

I just found this question so please pardon the delay in answering. The sequel to One Night With a Rock Star came out in 2015. The continuing…more
Hi Jack!

I just found this question so please pardon the delay in answering. The sequel to One Night With a Rock Star came out in 2015. The continuing story of Sky and Esther is titled: One Night With a Rock Star: Part Deux.
Here's the Amazon link: https://www.amazon.com/One-Night-Rock...
I'd love to hear your reaction to ONWARS Part Deux.
Blessings!
Chana K.(less)

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Zoë
Jul 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing
OMG, THE FEELS! I DON'T THINK THAT I CAN WAIT TILL 2015! I NEED MORE SSSSSSSKKKKKKKYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ok, now that I mostly got that out, damn it all to heck! Why, Sky, oh why would you do that?!


This is pretty much my reaction to the book. All. Throughout. The. Book.


I AM GOING TO GO CRAZY!

One Night With a Rock Star is an epic tale of meeting someone who you have dreamt about for a while, then falling in love with them, then having them ripped away for you. But, a
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Kym McNabney
May 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Wow, I'm not sure where to begin. ONE NIGHT WITH A ROCK STAR by CHANA KEEFER is now on my list of all time favorite books. What an honor and privilege to have read this captivating story.

The prolog had me a little confused, as they often do. I then moved on to the story where I was immediately swept away. There's something to be said about first person, and MS. KEEFER did an amazing job. The one thing I don't like about first person is the lack of the hero's perspective. What MS. KEEFER did in r
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Tina
Jul 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I love to discover authors that are new to me. So when I saw the title of this book (One Night with a Rock Star) and found out that it was a free download I hoped I was in for a treat.

You see, I didn't read any of the reviews, I was expecting the usual hard and heavy sex, tattooed bad boy meets (mostly) good girl and shows her what's she's missing! Instead I discovered something totally different but that still held me enthralled from beginning to end and that I could barely put down until I had
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Aimie
Jul 24, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: musician
Wow what an amazing book. It had everything, heartbreakingly sad moments that made tears well in my eyes, happy loving moments that made tears well in my eyes, and anxious scary moments too. People need to read this book, you will feel everything in this book.
It was beautiful ending. I got excited to see a sneak at the sequel until it ended where it ended. How Gould the author leave us there. My heart is left in the pit of my stomach. I hope the next book is out now or soon.
Alexszollo
May 21, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I came to know Ms. Chana Keefer through her awesome Christian fantasy novel THE FALL, which retells the story of Lucifer, Adam and Eve through the eyes of Rapha, an angel who was once Lucifer's best friend. When I heard that she was getting ready to release a book called ONE NIGHT WITH A ROCK STAR, I felt like I was gonna be in for another treat. I'm a huge rock fan and a follower of Christ, so this book sounded like a must-read. And believe me, it is. When I got the chance to read it in advance ...more
Denise
May 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing
"One Night With a Rock Star" is such an intriguing title...most of us at one point in our lives could have inserted a famous name readily into that role, and fantasized about the possibilities. In ONWARS, Esther has to make a difficult choice as a young girl faced with a dream come true, colliding with the hard truth of giving away her innocence to achieve that dream...or does she? What would it feel like to try being true to your beliefs in the face of the greatest possible temptation? Esther s ...more
Kay
Jul 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
What does a 20 year old Christian woman do when she gets to meet the man of her dreams--a gorgeous, talented rock star, whose lifestyle leaves no room for God or faith? If they fall in love, will she abandon her faith and all her Godly convictions so she can fit into his rock star life? Or will her convictions change his mind and heart? This is such an angst-filled/hope-filled/fantasy-filled love story and well worth the read. I'm so impressed by Chana Keefer's storytelling and creation of lovab ...more
BeeH
May 10, 2013 rated it it was ok
Shelves: stand-alone
It is very slow and feels like the story is dragged on a bit and had to flip through it .No cliffy on this one but there is a sequel and not out till 2015.
Dena
This book was a change from what I normally read. The difference was that this book does not contain sex or violence. In fact it is totally free from all of the stereotypical stuff found in regular rock star books. I liked it was different and I could read it without worrying if my children were going to see it or not. However I like the dark stuff it adds to a story but it didn't deter me either way.

A girl is a homebody who never changes her routine for anyone. She is nerdy, and an all around g
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Dawn
Jul 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing
*sigh* I don't even know where to begin.
<3 LOVE LOVE LOVE <3 This book!!!

I found this book through my Bookbub emails and the title captured my attention immediately!
What can I say without giving away too much?

What is a 20 yr old Christian girl (Esther) to do when she literally meets the ROCKSTAR (Sky) of her dreams and they actually form a connection? How does faith play into all of this? How does she walk away or does she? ;-)

I laughed, I cried, I got angry and even yelled out loud at Sk
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Slytherin Rose
Feb 26, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: march-2015-reads
Genre: romance
Author: Chana Keefer
Book: One Night With a Rock Star
My Star Rating: 3
Will I read I read it again?

Intro: Good, Country-bred girl meets the Rock Star of her dreams and worlds collide.

For Esther Collins, struggling journalism student and mediocre print model, international singing star Sky has been the ultimate male since she sported frizzy hair, braces and too-skinny legs. She has dreamed of meeting this icon countless times. But life has a way of happening when you least expect it
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Maggie Lane
Aug 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I was truly surprised how much I enjoyed One Night With A Rock Star.

I had read some of the reviews and was a little apprehensive but I truly could not put it down! Not my regular reading material there is no sex what so ever but I could feel the yearning in Esther as she stopped fighting the feelings every young woman feels.
I felt it was a well explained story after I accepted so much of the story was Esther's faith in God. And I felt every emotion Esther felt with her fascination and crush on S
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Melody Cox
Jul 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This book is in my top five of my all-time favorites. The story is absolutely incredible and I loved every second of it. What an awesome love story between two very special characters and between them and God.

I read it the other day for the second time and enjoyed it even more. Caught many things that I did not the first time around.

I highly recommend this book. Grab a box of Kleenex and settle in because you will not want to put it down until you have completed it!!!

Chana...what can I say? You
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Cary
Aug 23, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Did not know what I was getting into but ended up really liking this book! I liked the writing style. I liked the characters and I think the best compliment is that I think I could be friends with them as they seemed that real! Particularly liked the honesty in the heroine. I also very much appreciated the clean nature of the book despite the music business venue it was partially set it. My biggest complaint is that the sequel is supposed to come out in 2015? What?
Precarious Yates
Jun 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
One Night With a Rock Star, by Chana Keefer, kind of snuck up on me, convincing me more and more that I'd like it if I just kept reading. All the characters' accents sang in my mind as I read. And by the time the hymn It Is Well With My Soul appeared on the page I had a steady stream of tears rolling down my cheeks. Yet again, Ms. Keefer has penned a classic. And yet another of her books kept me up far too late!
Jamie
Jul 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I have to say this was a good book. It is a Love Story but not like I have read before. you get the passion heartache, Love and Struggle to deal with Life of a Rocker. It has No sex scenes but it doesn't need it. Esther and Sky is a story to read and enjoy. I can not believe I will have to wait so long for part 2.
Kimberly
Jul 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: own, ebook
What an absolutely wonderful Christian romance. I inhaled the story that magically weaves reality, the rock world, doing good works and a young girl saving herself for the right man.

The descriptions of the scenes, characters, even their accents bring this book to life. I can easily see this being made into a movie, could we have Jon Bon Jovi play Sky?
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Jul 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
beware, this is a Christian book.. and i was not informed. I absolutely loved it, however, until Esther was trying to convert everyone around her into being Christian also. which I didn't like. ugh. but anyways. all religious parts of this book aside, it was great. and there's a sequal, which is even better. let's hope its as good as this one.. maybe a little less churchie though. :P
Charlene
Jul 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I was late for work today because I was reading this book. Then during the day I would pull the book up on my Kindle app on my phone to continue reading. One of the sweetest, loveliest books that I have read in a long time.
If you are looking for a simple love story, filled with real emotion and relatable characters, yet a little bit of rock star fantasy, please, please pick this book to read.
Deanna Johnson
Jul 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing
You know how sometimes you read a book and it changes a part of you? For me, this was one of those books. The author has a gift for writing characters whose emotions you feel down deep in your soul. The story was captivating from beginning to end. A definite must read.
Shellie Erwin
Jul 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I just finished and cannot wait for the sequel! One Night With A Rock Star is a beautifully written love story that actually has redeeming value!!! What a treasure to find a story in this day and time that portrays an awakening of love, an honorable man and family values.
Paula Sarmast
Jun 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Never wanted to put the book down. Love her characters and how the story unfolds. Looking forward to the sequel.
Kimmy
Jul 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing
LOVED!!!! everything about this book... which is pretty surprising to me since I mostly read paranormal and/or erotica. I can't believe I have to wait until 2015 for the sequel
Amy
Jun 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Not my normal read! Very well written! Looking forward to reading the sequel!
Sarah Peralta
Jun 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Ok, don't get thrown by the title. This is a Christian author. I was kind of hesitant in the first few chapters, but man, I loved it! Just read a couple of pages of the sequel and my heart stopped.
Jamie Kiefer
Jul 19, 2013 rated it liked it
I have to admit when I finished this book I was not sure I even liked it. I have even waited a couple days to write a review because I just couldn't really make up my mind. Then it hit me. Of course I liked this book. Yes, its a story about a young lady whose dream of meeting her "dream man" came true but it is so much more.
Integrity is something that we as a society are some what lacking. So much so that even when it comes to our children we sometimes even think the worst. Eventhough we try our
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Sacha Gragg
Aug 08, 2016 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed reading this book. Esther was such a fun character: real with flaws and all, but fun and strong, someone who is relatable to any young Christian woman who is struggling to live in a world where she is often negatively labeled with being the "good girl". The hero, Sky, was funny and charming as well. An entirely lovable protagonist, who is assured of his ability to sweep one off their feet.

The book was fast paced, with lots of detailed plot, although a little long. I was impresse
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Michelle
Aug 24, 2013 rated it liked it
Well, this was different. Part of the novel's plot was suspenseful and intriguing. At the same time, parts of the novel seemed overly detailed and almost too descriptive. But I actually "read" the story by listening to my kindle read it to me as I drove so I may have picked up on things from listening that I would have missed by reading it. I liked that it was set in the late 80s and liked the way the author tried to show the beauty of an uncomplicated life through contrasting Esther and Sky's e ...more
Rebekah
Apr 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing
To begin I must explain myself for a moment. I've never been the person who "stays in bed all day reading a good book". I actually often tell of how reading is difficult for me and I can't seem to make myself do it even though I think books are wonderful. I have had a distinct disconnect with reading since fourth grade. I maybe read one book a year, or get a chapter or so in and give up... So, when I say that I sat up all night enthralled by a book to the point of words blurring before finally g ...more
Kayla
May 09, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: christian
I have to admit I know the author... <3 Chana... but that honestly did not sway my opinion of the book at all. I downloaded the book off Amazon Kindle onto my ipod a while ago, but kept putting off reading it because I had "actual" physical books to read (I'm still not completely on board with ebooks), but I finally decided to start it. One of the best decisions ever! I absolutely fell in LOVE with this book. I reserve my 5 stars for the very best, so this book is special. The entire story wa ...more
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