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Crypt Keeper

(Molly Maddison #1)

3.86  ·  Rating details ·  549 ratings  ·  89 reviews
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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Sophie  **2 Greek Girls Reading**
>>> 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
Brittain *Needs a Nap and a Drink*
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
So, I Read This Book Today
Sep 30, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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
Sep 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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
Aug 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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! :)
Oct 01, 2014 rated it really liked it
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
Aug 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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?
Oct 04, 2014 rated it really liked it
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
Oct 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
~~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 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
Jul 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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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
Sep 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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*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
Ruthie Taylor
Oct 22, 2014 rated it really liked it
"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 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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 01, 2014 rated it really liked it
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 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.
Aug 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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 rated it did not like it
Urgh, that was awful. (view spoiler)
Apr 28, 2018 rated it liked it
Simple read

I'm unsure if this is meant to be a YA or not. The content of the book is written in a simplistic format making me believe that perhaps it is; however, the cussing and sexual content make me question.
So I enjoyed the simplicity of the book. My biggest criticism is that everyone is afraid of Levi and his tempers. I question what kind of message it sends to have women afraid of men and be "in love" sounds like normalicity of abuse. Overall I enjoyed the concept and the plot.
Oct 15, 2014 rated it really liked it
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
Jun 01, 2017 rated it it was ok
Two and a half stars.

This story is good, with some editing errors that can irritate and distract from the plot. It's worth reading because there are several characters worthy of attention. The plot has strong enough flow to forgive the lapses in continuity, and it gives you the feeling of a stronger series to come.
Dec 19, 2018 rated it really liked it
Whoo boy! This was a crazy ride. I am not sure how I feel about it. I really liked it. It felt like I was reading a Charlie Davidson story. But different. I don't know. I will have to read a bit more to see.
Dec 06, 2016 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.
kim caldwell
Feb 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Dark and intriguing!

Molly is lost, angry and confused. Everything has changed overnight. Oh, she could always see ghosts and help them on, but now she is supposed to keep evil from other dimensions coming into ours?
Debra Barstad
This was an ok book. Guardians and angels and death himself were all in this book. Fast easy read.
Tiffany Williams
Jan 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Crypt Keeper

I loved this story and I'm am ordering the next ones in the series! I'm glad it didn't end with a cliffhanger. Loved it and I hope more people enjoy it too.
Jodie (JCT)
Oct 25, 2017 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this loved the relationship between Molly and jewels
Feb 17, 2017 rated it really liked it
Death comes to all

I really loved the character of Molly, I was a bit sad about how everyone seems to think her incapable of handling her gifts and life. I also am unclear as to why she was sent to an asylum at all by her family. The backwards protection that her family felt was warranted is just a bit much. I want to read more because there are huge holes that need to be filled in the plot and I'm hoping that I'm able to fill them with another story.
Char 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'
Charles Ray
Sep 18, 2015 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
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