Author Archives: Carolyn Paul Branch

Fakebook: A True Story. Based on Actual Lies

Fakebook: A True Story. Based on Actual Lies by Dave Cicirelli My rating: 5 of 5 stars Fakebook sucked me in on the first page and held me all the way to the last. No, even before the first page, … Continue reading

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Book Drunk

Hello. My name is Carolyn and I’m a Bookaholic. I’m trying to pull out of a six week book binge right now. I’ve ignored family and friends, allowed dust bunnies and dirty laundry to accumulate, and even refused to play … Continue reading

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The Edge of Never – a NEW ADULT novel

The Edge of Never by J.A. Redmerski My rating: 4 of 5 stars J.A. Redmerski is one independent writer who has it figured out. I love the covers on all her books. The images pull you in, make you want … Continue reading

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What happens when a Witch and a Priest fall in love?

Witchstruck by Victoria Lamb My rating: 5 of 5 stars I loved this book! It has suspense, romance, action – the whole nine yards! The best part is the characters. The setting is 1554 England. Bloody Mary is on the … Continue reading

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The Rebellion of Miss Lucy Ann Lobdell

The Rebellion of Miss Lucy Ann Lobdell by William Klaber I picked up this book without reading any reviews. The cover and title looked interesting, so I started to read it on my Kindle. One of the first things you … Continue reading

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Ocean Alley Adventures

Ocean Alley Adventures by Elaine Orr My rating: 5 of 5 stars As a librarian, I’ll recommend this series to readers who want a good story without too much gore or sex, but don’t necessarily want Christian fiction. The Ocean … Continue reading

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Songs of Willow Frost

Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford My rating: 5 of 5 stars Songs of Willow Frost is a coming of age story set in Seattle, Washington. The main time period is 1934, the height of the Depression. Twelve year-old … Continue reading

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Under the Dome???? NOT!

Just watched “Under the dome” on CBS. SO disappointed. It is nothing at all like the Stephen King book – nothing.   Barbie, the main character has been transformed from a ex-army short order cook wanderer to some kind of … Continue reading

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Under the Dome

Have you seen the ads for the new CBS series based on Stephen King’s Under the Dome? They caught my eye a few weeks ago and every little teaser commercial drew me in a little further. I probably won’t watch … Continue reading

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He’s Gone by Deb Caletti

He’s Gone by Deb Caletti My rating: 3 of 5 stars He’s Gone breaks all the “good writing” rules and gets away with it. It’s written in first person. We are told to limit the number of times we use … Continue reading

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