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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

Just Finished Reactions: Everything I Know About Love I Learned From Romance Novels

Everything I Know about Love I Learned from Romance Novels - Sarah Wendell

This was such a cute book. It reminded me of why I love romance novels. It was really cool to read what other people have learned about life and love from romance novels. Tons of awesome quotes in this book. 

The next time someone asks me why I read romance novels or looks at me like they think I am less smart than I was before I professed my love of the genre, I am just going to point them to this book.


This was originally posted on GR in December 2011


In addition to my review from GR I wanted to document, mostly for myself, all of the awesome that came from my review of this book at The Broke and the Bookish, namely that SB Sarah quoted me on the blog. I remember being so elated I couldn't stop smiling and telling everyone about it :)