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One Percent of You

4.21  ·  Rating details ·  1,232 ratings  ·  161 reviews
Make no mistakes about it. I know what I look like to others. Young, government-aided, pregnant mom. They see Lucy on my hip, and they see a mistake. I mean, why else would someone have a child so young, right? They couldn’t be more wrong. I’m too busy most days between parenting, work, and finishing up my last year of nursing school to let their judging gaze tear me down ...more
Kindle Edition, 301 pages
Published May 5th 2019
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Giorgia ~ Reads
3.5 stars

This was just cute and sweet. No drama, no angst, no nothing, except heartwarming moments and funny dialogue.

Nothing exceptional, but a feel good type of story.
Eve (Between The Bookends)
DNF @ 50%

I just couldn't finish this one. The hero was such a complete judgmental douche of an asshole that scares a 3-year-old so he can take the chips she had legitimately grabbed first, then continues to be mean and judgmental towards both the Mom and the kid until real grownups tell him he is being an asshole. I think the author was trying to go for humor, but it fell WAY flat for this reader. On top of that, neither the hero nor the heroine seemed to be the sharpest knives in the drawer.
Honestly so glad I didn’t leave this on my “hell no” shelf. I initially wasn’t interested in reading it based on some reviews about his inner monologue making assumptions that the heroine was on food stamps, EBT, etc.

Did he think stupid shitty things when he first sees the heroine? Yes. Did he admit he was wrong and was an ass? Yes. Did I forgive him? Hell yes.

He was a little bit of an asshole at first but that quickly changes. He slowly falls in love with his neighbor and her kids and I loved t
I threw in the towel after first chapter, or couple of paragraphs really!

This is how it went:
Oh hey! I hate her for using benefit to feed her children. Even though that’s exactly how my mumma raised me. But she’s not her. It’s only ok for my momma to use benefit, the others are losers whore too lazy to work. ONLY HIS MOMMA’S USE OF BENEFIT IS JUSTIFIED! EVERYONE ELSE, including the h are shitty losers!

Hey! She used a debit card. Huh! Whaddya know she got pregnant to keep a man! What a bitch, can
Alex ♈
I wouldn't have finished this book, if not for a decent heroine (apart her weird taste in men) and her not forgiving her cheating ex, but not trashing him in front of their children.
The heroine was a strong woman, when it came to her kids. TBH I asked myself why did she get pregnant with the 2nd child, when her bf didn't work but let her earn the money... But let it remain her decision...
Well, this woman could have managed without any man. She was strong, hard-working, loyal and kind.
Why??? Wh
Mindy Lou's Book Review
This turned out to be a bit of a surprise. I will admit that I wasn't so sure if I was going to like this book at the beginning. I'm really glad I stuck it out. By the time I finished the book, I really, really loved it.

This will appeal to a lot of readers who likes a hero that starts out as a jerk who was pretty judgmental, but then turns into one of the most devoted heroes by the end of the book. He became so protective of this single mom of two kids. The way he wanted to spend all his time w
Jul 01, 2020 rated it really liked it
4 Light Stars

Studying and working long hours to feed/home her family Hadley is happy even if she is tired from work, the last thing she expects when she gets home is to see her little girl up, and her guy and cousin going at it in their bed. Booting them out, she works her hard to keep her family fed, cared for and happy, as she continues to study and work.

I do wish Hadley had given her ex and his family the middle finger sooner and more potently, I swear they needed a dozen or so kicks up the b
Naadira  Moodley (BookedMercy)
Michelle Gross has me falling in love. I adored every single thing about One Percent of You. There was not a single flaw. This book was not what I was expecting at all. I was pleasantly surprised. I knew they writing would be perfection because, hello, Michelle Gross! But I didn’t know that zi would be losing my heart today.

Hadley has recently become a single mother to two beautiful children. He entire future drastically changed in the blink of an eye but she wouldn’t have it any other way. Her
I loved this super sweet, single-parent romance! Not sure how I was going to feel about Elijah at first but I ended up loving his character and how he was with the kids. So sweet! Really great steamy scenes too! I need to check out more books by this author!
Aug 17, 2020 rated it liked it
2.75 stars

Vanessa ♛Queen Alchemy ϟ Novel Nerd Faction♛
Disclaimer: This review MAY contain spoilers. I received an Advance Reader Copy at no cost from the author. My opinions are my own.

This was such an incredibly beautiful story! I read an excerpt of the first chapter of this book and I automatically knew that this would be a book that I would love. The excerpt made me giggle and it made me want to know these characters. I'm so very glad that I jumped down this rabbit hole.

The characters in this book make this story so emotional and so magnificent.
Jun 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
I really liked this one, I wasn’t sure what drew me to this book I’m sure in part that it sounded so different from what I read but right when I was just deciding if I wanted to start this book I saw it was a slow burn and that was what made me decide to start reading this book. I’m so glad I did. Some situations I’m not sure if I normally would like and this author more than made them work. I loved the style of writing Michelle Gross has and was immediately hooked on this book.

I know some have
Spoilers ahead


At the beginning of this we see Hadley going to give her boyfriend the news of her second pregnancy only to walk in on him cheating with her cousin. Months later she's moved on with her new baby and older daughter,working and continuing school to be a RN. When she meets her new neighbor, the tattoo covered guy who acts like a total asshole she doesn't know how much her life was going to change

Elijah just moved back to town at his mom's request. He's an in demand tattoo artist a
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Jan 24, 2019 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
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Single mom slow burn romance

She caught me staring at her and grinned. “It’s time,” she mumbled right before she flopped Eli in my lap. I stiffened as fear sliced into me. Immediately after, I couldn’t help but think, Shit, he really is a butterball. “Relax.” She laughed as she leaned against the co
Aug 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I loved this so much! It’s a cute, low angst, sweet romantic read. Elijah was a jerk at the beginning but he soon became such an amazing, sweet Hero. I totally fell in love with him. Hadley was great too. The banter between Elijah and Lucy was so funny and made me laugh. The hero was not a manwhore!

I really enjoyed it and will definitely check out more from this author.
Brandy Roberts
May 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed One Percent of you it would be the first but not the last book I'll be reading by Michelle Gross . The plot really drew me into the story and the more I got to know the characters the more I fell for the book . So hope this isn't the last we see of these characters really want to read more about the secondary characters too . Loved the way the characters met one another they both judged the other by appearance and oh my gosh Hadleys little girl is hilarious the banter she shares ...more
Jun 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Finally read it !! OMG it was hilarious !!
I could not stop laughing. Lucy and Elijah are so funny together , I almost died !!
Loved the chemistry between the hero and heroine.
It was a funny and sweet love story that will stay with me for a long time.
You did it again, Michelle !
Madu Bridgerton
Jan 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Abusive relationship is something that people go through and only realize they have experienced when they leave Relationship. I was so thrilled and happy with this book, Hadley is such a strong woman that she did everything she could to keep her family and children, she was so used to her abusive relationship that when she met someone who really wanted to be there for her, she became suspicious. Elijah and just perfect, I fell in love with him, with every aspect of him and the value he gives to ...more
May 10, 2019 rated it liked it
The hero was a jerk at the beginning. What kind of grown man picks a fight with a toddler??

My other issue with the book the hero's relationship with the heroine's daughter after he got over his problems. The relationship wasn't creepy, but it just took away from the heroine's relationship with the hero. I like cute kids in books, but it felt like the hero got into a relationship with the heroine because of her daughter. He was going to the heroine's apartment to spend time with her daughter. Eve
Standalone/Cliffhanger: Standalone
Ages of H and h: Hadley is 22 and Elijah is 30
Multi-Luv'n/Ménages: (view spoiler)
Was There Descriptive Sex: (view spoiler)
Descriptive Sex &/Or Drama Between H/h With OW/OM: (view spoiler)
>>If So, Before or After H/h Hookup: (view spoiler)
Contains Cheating: (view spoiler)
Amount of Sex In The Book: (view spoiler)
HEA/HFN/etc Endin
Jennifer Pierson
May 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
One Percent of You was another one of those stories that I knew that I wanted to read, but never saw coming, it was the emotionally powerful & original. And I'm not saying the single mom aspect, but in the way the talented Michelle Gross wrote it. Hadley has become a young single mother, trying to finish up school so she can take care of her babies, one on her hip, & the one in her belly. And she knows the world judges her for some of her choices, like the reason she's pregnant so young was to g ...more
Emily Goodman
Apr 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I would give this book 10 stars but still that wouldn't be enough to express the love between the pages of One Percent You.

Set in Sassafras, Alabama Gross tells a story of a young single mom, a precocious little girl and a tattoo artist coming together. Hadley is above and beyond a wonderful mother, a hard worker, and a completely selfless human. It's easy to see why the next door neighbor can't resist the pull of her beautiful soul. Although at first it's a bit of a love hate relationship for
MJ's Book Blog and Reviews
May 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Review by: Melanie
(5 stars)

At just 21 years old Hadley is about to become a single mum of two after her high school sweetheart turns out to be more of a high school deadbeat. Elijah is the new neighbour that ends up making an enemy out of Hadley's adorable daughter, Lucy. The best enemy a guy could make, especially a man who has never been one to like kids, Lucy and Elijah's interactions are fantastic and of course it helps Elijah get to know Hadley; even though she always seems either mad at or
Mar 07, 2020 rated it really liked it
a total fave! it was funny, light, hot and cute at the same time, just loved it!!!!
i like how it shows that you can be your best, can be happy and deserve all love after going trough an abusive relationship. elijah saved hadley and showed her she deserved to be happy, that she was beautiful and strong.
elijah parker is a total daddy, love him.
gave it 4,5 stars cuz i think she could have used a little more “drama” with the scott and his mother thing, you know... that drama that keeps you awake to
This book was surprisingly so good, I think anyone who is looking for a sweet wholesome book should read this. I loved how the characters developed slowly throughout the story as their many layers were unravelled especially the hero. Elijah at first comes off as a huge jerk but as the the story moves on and and he warms up to to Hadley and Lucy, his personality with them is something completely different.

I enjoyed the hell out of this book and loved how the characters had so many layers to them
Wendy Livingstone
May 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is one of those wonderful and unique stories that grabs’ the reader from the very beginning. Hadley is a single mom of 2, and her little girl Lucy is a little firecracker who stole my heart from first meeting. Elijah is their surly neighbour, and the chemistry between him and Hadley is undeniable. This is a beautifully written flawless story which is filled with drama, humour, entertainment, and is a steamy read. I was captivated throughout this addictive page turner, and I look forward to ...more
One Percent of You is about a woman who ends up being a single mom of two because her ex is a shit head. Then she has a neighbor who she thinks is a jerk, but he ends up becoming her friend. These two form a semi-slow relationship and things start to change between them, but the ex is still an issue, and the heroine is some what of a wet blanket at times.

The only issue I really had was the heroine, she was so annoying at times it was frustrating. Other than that, I liked this one a lot, and I t
Ashley Carr, LSoR
May 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I have only read this author’s paranormal books and I love to see authors that are not locked into one genre. I fell in love with Hadley and her daughter Lucy. Hadley is a hard worker and single mother to a precocious four-year-old, Lucy. Elijah is a tattoo artist that is against relationships, marriage and kids. But Hadley is such a beautiful soul Elijah can’t help himself, well with a little intervention from Lucy. Overall it was a sweet and romantic story and I can’t wait to see what this au ...more
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