Tag Archives: WW1

Custard Tarts and Broken Hearts by Mary Gibson


Custard Tarts and Broken Hearts is Mary Gibson’s debut book and for me it was such an enjoyable read. We follow Nellie Clark in the lead up to the war in 1914 and afterwards. Nellie lives in the Bermondsey area of London where life is hard, everything is hand to mouth and working in factories is a way of life.  Read the rest of this entry


Book Bag Bundles – August 2014



Welcome to Book Bag Bundles which is a new feature on my blog to share with you some interesting news happening in the book world, and what I will be reading in the next month.

August is a time for summer holidays and summer reads and currently the bookshops are full of these as well as wedding themed books. Read the rest of this entry