Cindy's Treasury of Good Tales

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Cindy's Treasury of Good Tales

Entries Tagged as 'Five Star'

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: 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: 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: 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 Angel of Innisfree

November 17th, 2015 · 4 Comments · Book Review, Five Star, Historical Fiction, Love Stories

I’m not sure how to begin this post. I’m in a sort of reading coma–like a food coma, but experienced after over-indulging on a good book. The Angel of Innisfree, by Patrick F. Rooney, is a seriously fantastic read and can be found on Book Club Reading List. Synopsis The story begins in Ireland in […]

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Book Review: “Miss?”

October 28th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Book Review, Five Star, General Fiction

Before I had my own kids and got into book reviewing, I was a behavior counselor to inner-city elementary school students. It was a hard and thankless job; I lasted less than 2 years before I was burned out. The stories told in “Miss?”, by Laurel McHargue, remind me of my own time working with troubled […]

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Book Review: Again, Alabama

October 21st, 2015 · 2 Comments · Book Review, Contemporary Romance, Five Star

What a delightfully cozy feel-good story! Just finished Again, Alabama by Susan Sands last night and I loved it. The perfect book to curl up with under a warm blanket on a cold day with a cup of hot cocoa and a slice of pecan pie. Now doesn’t that sound wonderful?? You can find Again, […]

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Book Review: Prophase, A Present Tale

October 13th, 2015 · 2 Comments · Book Review, Fantasy, Five Star, Young Adult

Just finished Prophase, A Present Tale, by Mitchel Street, last night and holy cow! Talk about a killer ending! Those last few chapters were simply amazing. I’m wishing the sequel was written so I could continue the journey. You can find this young adult, science fiction/fantasy novel on Book Club Reading List under the “Action […]

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Book review: The Gordonston Ladies Dog Walking Club

September 8th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Book Review, Five Star, Mystery

I finished reading this gem over the weekend. What a great find! I found The Gordonston Ladies Dog Walking Club here on Book Club Reading List. Synopsis A unique and comedic murder-mystery story by Duncan Whitehead, The Gordonston Ladies Dog Walking Club (GLDWC) features a wide variety of vibrant characters. In a quiet neighborhood deep […]

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