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Book Review: Custard Tarts and Broken Hearts by Mary Gibson

Custard Tarts and Broken Hearts is set from 1911 and ties in with the When Are You Reading? Challenge I am taking part in. Sixteen year old Nellie Clark works in Pearce Duff’s custard factory in East London and with three younger siblings, her family depends on her wages. But when the factory women of Bermondsey go…… Continue reading Book Review: Custard Tarts and Broken Hearts by Mary Gibson

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Book Review: The Woman at Number 24 by Juliet Ashton

Sarah lives at Number 24, a Georgian villa in Notting Hill, London which is home to five different families. She is from the top flat and is still feeling raw after her divorce, made especially worse because her ex-husband Leo lives in the flat below her with his new wife. In the spring, Jane and…… Continue reading Book Review: The Woman at Number 24 by Juliet Ashton

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Book Review: Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

Go Set a Watchman is set in the 1950s and ties in with the When Are You Reading? Challenge I am taking part in. 26-year-old Jean Louise “Scout” Finch returns on her fifth annual trip home to Maycomb, Alabama from New York city, to visit her father, Atticus. But her homecoming is soon greeted with…… Continue reading Book Review: Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

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Book Review: The Dark Days Club by Alison Goodman

Author Alison Goodman has described The Dark Days Club as “Pride and Prejudice meets Buffy in English high society”. I love both of these and this sparked my interest. The Dark Days Club is set in the 1800s and ties in with the When Are You Reading? Challenge I am taking part in. In London, 1812, Lady…… Continue reading Book Review: The Dark Days Club by Alison Goodman

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Book Review: A Dance with Dragons 2: After the Feast by George R.R. Martin

Cersei Lannister stands accused of high treason and with few friends she needs to find a defender before it’s too late. Her brother Jaime has vanished somewhere in the riverlands, whilst Tyrion is across the narrow sea. Meanwhile, Jon Snow has to placate the wildlings, yet he increasingly alienates his brothers of the Night’s Watch.…… Continue reading Book Review: A Dance with Dragons 2: After the Feast by George R.R. Martin