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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: A Million Suns by Beth Revis

A Million Suns  - Beth Revis

Full review at my blog. Initial comments below

I literally just finished this. My initial thoughts? Excellently wow. 

I am always worried that middle trilogy books are not going live up to the first, but this one did. There were a few minor, minor things that gave me pause, but for the most part this had a strong plot, excellent main character development and an overall engaging story. Some twists I did it see coming while others hit me like a truck. 

Ingenious storytelling! This series is definitely worth your time. If you are not into scifi, no worries. Still check this out. It's like mystery scifi dystopian fantasy. Love it.

 

Originally published on GR in Jan 2013