Cindy's Treasury of Good Tales

Finding the best tales of any genre

Cindy's Treasury of Good Tales

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Book Review: Dead by Morning

December 5th, 2016 · No Comments · Book Review, Four Star, Horror, Young Adult

I know I haven’t reviewed much (read: any) horror on this blog, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t read much of the genre. While it’s not my primary genre of choice, a good dark read can be a fun break from the happy stories I typically choose. Dead By Morning by Kayla Krantz is a […]

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Book Review: The Bug Boys by Stewart Hoffman

October 6th, 2016 · No Comments · Book Review, Five Star, Science Fiction

I’ve just finished The Bug Boys and, oh, what a delightful read! This good tale can be found on Book Club Reading List. Synopsis Alex and Ian are two ordinary middle-schoolers growing up in an ordinary small town in England. One afternoon they ate a lunch that made them feel peculiar. Little did they know, that […]

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Book review: The House of Baric Part One: Shields Down

September 13th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Book Review, Four Star, Historical Fiction

I have finally finished The House of Baric Part One: Shields Down! This historical fiction novel by Jillian Bald can be found on Book Club Reading List. Now, I say “finally” because I have been diligently working on it for the better part of a month. It is quite long, but very entertaining! Synopsis Resi […]

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Book Review: Waterwight by Laurel McHargue

July 1st, 2016 · No Comments · Book Review, Fantasy, Five Star, Young Adult

I’ve finished Laurel McHargue’s Waterwight. What a fun read!! I found this gem on Book Club Reading List. Synopsis After a catastrophe only known as “the Event”, Celeste escapes from a home for orphans with little to no memory of what happened to her parents. Determined to learn the truth, Celeste embarks on an adventure […]

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Book Review: Four Ways to Pharaoh Khufu

May 16th, 2016 · No Comments · Book Review, Crime Fiction, Four Star, Historical Fiction, Mystery

Just finished Four Ways to Pharaoh Khufu! This adventure tale is by Alexander Marmer and can be found on Book Club Reading List. Synopsis Michael has dreamed of visiting the Egyptian pyramids since he was a child. On his first day in the country touring the Great Pyramid, he meets a dying German engineer who claims […]

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Book Review: Downburst by Katie Robison

March 29th, 2016 · 3 Comments · Book Review, Five Star, Young Adult

I just finished reading Katie Robison’s Downburst. Readers, this was an AWESOME book! I can’t wait to tell you more. I found this read on the Cheap eBooks reading list. Synopsis Kit is a girl who has run away from home. She is making a meager living by delivering illicit goods (drugs, fake ids, etc) […]

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Book Review: For Love of Anna

February 19th, 2016 · No Comments · Book Review, Four Star, General Fiction

I found For Love of Anna on the Cheap eBooks reading list. James Lawless’s book is an interesting blend of genres: romance, political thriller, revolutionary (not exactly a genre, but you get the idea). Synopsis Guido Van Thool is a student at the university studying philosophy. He is close friends with Phillippe, a leader in […]

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Book Review: The Marijuana Project

January 18th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Book Review, Crime Fiction, Four Star

It took me a little longer than I had anticipated, but I finished Brian Laslow’s The Marijuana Project! Now, to be clear, I needed more time for reading due to several factors, mostly being that I had another big project I was working on that took up a lot of time. Also, The Marijuana Project is […]

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Book Review: A Chick in the Cockpit

December 28th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Biography/memoir, Book Review, Five Star

I just finished an amazing and inspirational biography. A Chick in the Cockpit is the story of Erika Armstrong’s life as a female pilot and her experiences living with an abusive husband. This tale is perfect for book clubs, it even comes with a list of discussion questions at the end, and can be found on […]

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Book Review: The Lost Heir

December 11th, 2015 · No Comments · Cover Reveal, Fantasy, Four Star

I have finally finished reading The Lost Heir by Andi O’Connor! I had planned on finishing and posting this review on Wednesday, but life got in the way. Apologies for the delay! In any case, it was a fun fantasy read that can be found on Book Club Reading List. Synopsis “Their situation was hopeless. Darrak closed […]

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