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Bambbles Rambles

Books, Reviews, and general awesomeness

About Julia

Hi everyone! This is Julia of The Broke and the Bookish, formerly blogging on my own at The Competitive Bibliomaniac.

I read mostly historical romance, but can often be found reviewing paranormal romance, young adult books (mostly distopian/fantasy), fantasy/sci-fi, classics, and the occasional non-fiction book about languages.

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Currently reading

Wanton Christmas Wishes
Eliza Lloyd, Samantha Kane, Kate Pearce, Monica Burns, Madelynne Ellis, Jess Michaels
The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm, Jacob Grimm, Matthew R. Price, Noel Daniel
Progress: 21 %
I Love it When You Talk Retro: Hoochie Coochie, Double Whammy, Drop a Dime, and the Forgotten Origins of American Speech
Ralph Keyes
Progress: 28/271 pages
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
Christopher Moore
Progress: 42/420 pages

Challenge: 30 Day Book Challenge Day Twenty-Four

Paris in Love: A Memoir - Eloisa James

A Book That You Wish More People Would've Read


Another hard one! Let's switch everything around and go with some non-fiction. Eloisa James is one of my favorite romance novelists. But the book I want to recommend isn't one of her romance novels, but the memoir of shorts snippets and essays of her and her family's year in Paris. Paris in Love is mostly two or three sentence snippets, like Facebook updates (actually a lot of them were Facebook updates), yet there are themes and story progressions that go throughout the book. 


It's a really fast read and a really enjoyable one. It makes you think and laugh. It's a wonderful memoir, and if you like that type of book, check this one out. It's worth the time.