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Crypt Keeper (Molly Maddison #1)

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Molly Maddison grew up in a funeral home that unfortunately backed up to the largest Insane Asylum in the state. Very few understand what happens after death, Molly does. While other children were playing in the park with their living friends, Molly was in the cemetery playing with the dead. To say she is troubled is an understatement.

Now Molly has a new plan, to attempt
Kindle Edition, 117 pages
Published October 21st 2014 by K.A. Young Books, LLC
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>>> I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. (LoP or Lovers of Paranormal)<<<

I have to admit that this is the first book that I've read and it has to do with ghosts. I was a little hesitant at first, debating if I would like it. But I have to say that I was really impressed. Not only I liked it, but I loved it!

Molly is a young girl, with the ability to interact with ghosts. She left her home to go away and study , followed by her two favorite ghosts: J
So, I Read This Book Today
No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness. - Aristotle

I'm attracted to how fraught the parent-child relationship is, swerving so easily between love and hostility, with almost no plausible way to end, unless someone dies. - Ben Marcus

Molly Maddison spent her whole life in and out of psychiatrist’s offices and asylums. Vicious treatment, when you are a child. When you really do see ghosts. Ghosts you can see and touch and interact with as if they were still alive. And yet, no one else
Oct 02, 2014 Debbie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Crypt Keeper ( Molly Maddison #1 ) by K.A. Young

I received this book from the Author in exchange for an honest review through the “Lovers of Paranormal” Group on

Crypt Keeper did not disappoint. This book was fantastic and this promises to be a brilliant series. Molly is spunky, feisty and jaded, and you will just love her and the other characters in the book. The characters all have personality and are so believable … even though half of them are dead. This book has ample amounts o
Julie Bromley
Sep 16, 2014 Julie Bromley rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
WOW!!! I was lucky enough to read Molly Maddison ~ Crypt Keeper before it was released. I LOVE everything about this book. It's fast paced, it keeps you guessing and the characters are entertaining. If it were possible, I would give this more stars! :)
Brittain (Tara Belle Talking)
I received this book in exchange for an honest review through Lovers of Paranormal.

Crypt Keeper is the story of a girl who is utterly screwed up. She has not talked to her own father in several years, nor her little brother who she claims that she loves dearly. Her roommate is a ghost with attachment issues and her boyfriend is extremely possessive for someone that is dead. Add onto that a sexy college professor who finally decides to notice her and you have a whole mess to deal with. When her f
I received a free copy (ARC) in excgange for an honest review (Lovers of Paranormal).

This book.... was damn too short for my likes. I wanted to see more of Molly and Levi, more of Death. More, more, more! I want more! And it's gonna be a hell of a wait until book 2 comes out.
I liked Molly. I liked Levi, although he was also frustrating at times. (view spoiler)
I wasn't much impressed by Damon, but that might al
Debbie Poole
Sep 30, 2014 Debbie Poole rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is the start if a new series by the awesome author of The Nephilim Warrior books, Elise Michaels series, Valkyrie Diaries and the fantastic Eternally Bound. I have read all these series' by this K.A. Young, but I think this is going to be her best yet. Molly is a feisty young women who can interact with the dead. She has a very funny but dead sidekick Jewels. There are also two men in her life Damon and Levi. Who with she choice?
Nichole Mohler
Oct 05, 2014 Nichole Mohler rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I received this book in exchange for an honest review (Lovers of Paranormal). This was a really good book. It started great and finished great, except it left me wanting more. I really enjoyed these characters, the living and the not. I have never read anything by this author, but I will be looking for more of her books and waiting impatiently for the next book in this series.
Kelly Mccurdy
Nov 28, 2014 Kelly Mccurdy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
~~I received this in exchange for an honest review~~

I didn't want this book to end at all. I was captured by the mystery that surrounds Molly Maddison. I kept trying to turn the page on my Kindle, but it just wouldn't turn. So I am left feeling sad because I NEED more Molly!! I need to know what is going to happen and I want her to live happily with the one that she loves. BUT, does she really know who that person is? I mean you have this guy names Damon Night, he strikes me funny, I haven't re
Cheryl La Pa
Oct 15, 2014 Cheryl La Pa rated it really liked it
I received this book in exchange for an honest review (LoP or Lovers of Paranormal).

The story revolves around Molly Maddison, who can see ghosts and is desperately trying to lead a normal life. Not a chance! Molly is sassy, funny, insecure, short-tempered and foul-mouthed, and she doesn’t take crap from anyone! I loved her! She has the right attitude to get through all the obstacles that she faces and to deal with her new role as the family Crypt Keeper. Throw in a sexy, hot guy or two, and I wa
Dec 06, 2014 Heather rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc, r2r
*I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. (LoP or Lovers of Paranormal)*

Molly has led a very strange life. She's been raised in a funeral home. So she knows everything that goes on when someone dies. If that's not weird enough, she can also see and communicate with the dead. After years of living in this little bubble of her world, she decides she's done. She is going to act like normal people that can't see what she can. Then she goes and falls in love...with a sexy, dea
Jul 03, 2015 Maryblack rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
There is only 1 one thing
2 say
3 words
4 this book
I LOVED IT....!!!!!!!!!

A breath-taking, awe-strucking, paranormal book that had me craving more. The way Young plays with words and creates a heroine full of passion, independance and courage, made me love her.

And Levi( oh Levi) I fell in love with him too..the end had me grinning like the joker, from ear to ear.


The writing itself had a crescendo form: Slow at first but progressing with a steadious and extraordinary rythm
Ruthie Taylor
Oct 22, 2014 Ruthie Taylor rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
"I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads."

This is not my usual read, and yet I was caught up in the story from the beginning. I loved the humour, the naiveity and the characters. I will definitely be reading book 2 so that I know how things pan out for the newly awakened Molly. Her interactions with Jewel, Levi and Damon were all so different, and cleverly described. I found there to be some issues with typos, but I was happy to ignore and get on with the story.

Sep 30, 2014 Stacey rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was my favourite K.A.Young book to date .
WOW! Holy s..t .........Crypt Keeper is the bees knees with a cherry on top .
I totally utterly love this book everything is fab in this book.
it keeps you guessing and so many twist it will keep you hooked till the very end and the characters are so realistic I think I could join them .
This book deserves every star and more .
I need the next book as I'm in limbo x
Oct 06, 2014 Joy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I received this book in exchange for an honest review (LoP or Lovers of Paranormal )

I want more.... where's the next one??? ;) Thanks K. A. Young. Really enjoyed this story & I can't wait for more!!
Aug 09, 2015 Leslie5373 rated it really liked it
WAIT!!!! That can't be the end!

I really enjoyed this story. I blew right through it. I was so engrossed that I hadn't noticed I was near the end, and then BAM! Cliffhanger of champions! I guess I'll be reading the second one. This book was a great find.
Sep 30, 2014 Jessie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
holy shit!! what an Amazing book . kate you are getting better and better . omg!! I want to jump in this book and be molly's sister hehe . xxx
Jul 26, 2015 Riayl rated it did not like it
Urgh, that was awful. (view spoiler)
Teresa Todd
Nov 18, 2016 Teresa Todd rated it it was amazing
Shelves: on-my-kindle
I had a friend of mine who kept telling me that I should check out Kate Young's books. What I mean to say is that she nagged me to death until I relented to read at least one book from her. You see, I read 1 to 3 books a day and my TBR (To Be Read) pile is already a huge pile so I didn't want to add any more to it until it dwindled down some. Being the type of person I am, I ending up saying that I would and I am very glad that I did!

Crypt Keeper is the first book in the Molly Madison series and
I received this book in exchange for an honest review.

The Book:

Crypt Keeper (Molly Maddison #1)
By K.A. Young
117 pages, Pub October 21, 2014

The Genre:
Paranormal Romance

The Rating:
**** (3.5 stars)

The Blurb:

Molly Maddison grew up in a funeral home that unfortunately backed up to the largest Insane Asylum in the state. Very few understand what happens after death, Molly does. While other children were playing in the park with their living friends, Molly was in the cemetery playing with the dead
Dec 06, 2016 Kim rated it it was amazing
Read it in one sitting

The characters were interesting, slightly foul mouthed and funny. The plot was fast paced and entertaining. I am looking forward to reading the rest of the series.
Erika Zini - Wonderful Monster
Review (italian and english) + Excerpt + Giveaway + Contest: http://wonderfulmonsterbook.wordpress...

ITA - Molly non è una ragazza normale, qualsiasi sia il punto di vista da cui la si guarda. Innanzitutto è cresciuta in un'attività di Pompe Funebri e sa tutto su cosa succede dopo la morte, soprattutto perché vede gli spiriti, anzi, interagisce con loro da sempre e i suoi amici più cari, bé, sono morti. Ciò non toglie, però, che il suo desiderio sia quello di condurre una vita il più regolare po
Charli ღ Denae
I read this through Goodreads' Lovers of Paranormal group, in exchange for an honest review.

A unique spin on the young/new adult, psychic genre, Molly Maddison has always been able to communicate with the dead. In fact, her best friend and her boy friend, are both dead. Not only can she communicate with them, she can see them, feel them, and interact with them. The first book in a new series, Crypt Keeper, is a tale about a young woman who has a hard time separating the here and now, from what'
Cari Hislop
May 17, 2015 Cari Hislop rated it liked it
This story made me laugh and hooked me. I meant to read one more chapter before going to bed and ended up unable to leave the story until the last page (by which time the new day had dawned). This is a great take on the familiar ghost-reader tale. Molly has inherited the ability to not only see ghosts (and help them pass on), but for her they are corporeal...because she is more than a ghost-whisperer...she's a Crypt of the few called to guard the portals to Hell...and she's so ...more
Charles Ray
Sep 18, 2015 Charles Ray rated it really liked it
You’d think a kid who grew up in a funeral home, and who had a graveyard as a playground, would be strange, and in Molly Maddison’s case, you’d be right. A young adult, now, Molly has a close friend, Jewels, who coincidentally happens to be dead, and she is constantly importuned by the recently and not so recently departed for her help. That’s right; Molly can see, feel, and interact with the dead. Even worse, she can really get physical with them, as she does with Levi, an enigmatic, sometimes ...more
Dec 20, 2014 Courtney rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. (LoP or Lovers of Paranormal)

Okay, lets get right into it.

Molly, is well a bit of a slut, no kidding. Seriously girl calm yourself down its unhealthy! I mean she's stringing along both Levi (her dead friend-with-benefits-kind-of) and Damon (her guardian). She just had to create a love triangle.
Jewels, an energetic character that i so badly wished had more if a role than 'I'm scared of Levi' boo hoo!, she was supposed to be Molly's
Lisa Foster
Nov 10, 2014 Lisa Foster rated it it was amazing
Shelves: winner
Imagine as a child to have a graveyard as your playground; then imagine that the funeral home that provides the bodies for that 'playground' was actually your home. There starts the beginning of a new series with Molly Maddison as the main character. She played with the dead, talked to the dead, saw the dead BUT no one believed her....Now she is an adult and her father has died and she needs to face reality. She tried to get away and live like a normal life but life doesn't go the way you want-- ...more
Nadia Debowska-Stephens (Obsessed by Books)
***Obsessed by books arc copy given in exchange for an honest review***

Four star read as this book is just too short! As a lover of paranormal romance this first book in the series had me totally shocked and pleasantly surprised as I gripped by the superb writing and characters.

Molly Maddison see's dead people...has a dead room mate and her boyfriend is not alive either! Born with this ability she was passed through the system to deal with her mental heath issues until she taught herself to lie
Heather  book whore & shifter slut extrordinaire
Another series from Kate Young that makes you wonder just what she does to get these wonderfully imaginative & creative ideas?

A person with the ability to see & even the power to release the dead from being "stuck" on earth isn't really new. There have been books & movies on this subject for years now and some have been quite good. But none have been quite like Molly - which is what Kate does. She takes a basic paranormal phenom, such as this, and turns it sideways and adds her touc
I've given this book 3.5 stars. It would have got 4 except I found the beginning of the book to be very long winded and nothing really happened, I felt too long was taken on character building at the beginning and not much was given to building the story. The first few chapters felt like they were struggling to flow together and at times I had to flip back to make sure I hadn't missed bits, has at times big jumps were made in paragraphs leading to confusion.
Has the book got further in it starte
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