Carolyn Astfalk

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  • In time for Christmas, the third book in the Faith & Kung Fu series, Guarding Aaron, is now available!

    Check out all I know about kung fu in the link! 😂

  • Carolyn Astfalk posted an update 3 weeks ago

    The collection of Christian short stories for teens is 99 cents on Kindle through Cyber Monday!

  • You say you have some downtime this weekend? Maybe you’re avoiding the Black Friday chaos? I’ve got a book for you!

    Share which West Brothers Series books you’ve read – or if you haven’t read any yet – ON THE BLOG POST – to be entered to win a copy of this timely story about courage, integrity, and friendship!

  • What are you reading this month? Last month? Share your reads on the Catholic Mom co-hosted linkup An Open Book!

  • Charlotte’s Honor by Ellen Gable is a sweet Catholic romance set in WWI France. An easy read with uplifting themes. Recommended reading this fall!

  • Carolyn Astfalk posted an update 2 months ago

    Interviews with Catholic and non-Catholic Christian fiction authors! I’ve collected all of my blog interviews over the past three years in one place.

  • Lots of Catholic reads on this topic: the loss of a child during pregnancy or infancy.

  • Carolyn Astfalk posted an update 3 months ago

    Some reviews of classics, including Walker Percy’s The Moviegoer.

  • How my mom’s simple actions made all the difference in the world.

  • Some ideas for starting or re-invigorating a Catholic book club.

  • Some back-to-school reading recommendations for middle grade, teens, and a couple for adults.

  • Gripping pro-life fiction from Georgiana Daniels in Shadows of Hope. Fans of women’s fiction, take note.

  • Have you seen Sabbath Rest Book talk? Our August episode, we discuss the Catholic classic Brideshead Revisited, a Catholic novel for teens by Leslea Wahl, and a children’s book, The Name Jar – all with the theme “belonging.” Check it out and share with friends!

  • My monthly linkup of what we’re reading is up and open for links! This month include Catholic self-help, a twist on a classic fairy tale, and a children’s version of the miraculous staircase in a Santa Fe chapel.

  • The Catholic Writers Conference Live starts tomorrow in Lancaster, PA, but if you can’t make that, you can now register for the online September conference! Affordable, easy, and a super alternative to a live conference!

  • Carolyn Astfalk posted an update 5 months ago

    This month’s blog reviews are of my favorite dystopian fiction series with Catholic/Christian themes. Great summer reading for teens or adults.

  • If you are looking for clean, flinch-free Christian fiction for your teen, the authors at Catholic Teen Books have released an anthology of seven short stories perfect for summer reading – 8th grade and up!

    Learn more and enter to win a copy at my blog!

  • Enter to win a 3-pack of audiobooks – all contemporary Catholic romances – by commenting on the blog post at the link.

  • My coming of age novel with chastity themes is now available on audiobook at Audible and Amazon. iTunes is lagging behind, but it’ll be there.

  • Seven Quick Takes linkup for the week! North Myrtle Beach vacation edition.

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