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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

Review: Movies in Fifteen Minutes by Cleolinda Jones

Movies In Fifteen Minutes: The Ten Biggest Movies Ever For People Who Can't Be Bothered - Cleolinda Jones

It's been a while since I read this, but I remember reading it in one sitting. My sister and I are both big fans of Cleolinda from her Livejournal and her previous Movies in 15 Minutes

The ones in the book are not available online and include the first Harry Potter and the whole Lord of the Rings trilogy. They are very entertaining and most make me literally laugh out loud. They have a short-story quality to them so that you can easily read one of the movies in about 20 minutes.

They are written exactly like the ones on the internet, in a script like format. I really enjoy her voice. I recommend this to anyone who likes her movies in 15 minutes, as well as anyone who is a movies fan and needs a good laugh at the tropes and idiosyncrasies.


Originally posted on GR in Jun 2010. God I miss these. Cleolinda hasn't done a new one since the Avengers. She still has one more Twilight as well, and holy shit were those good. Her Twilight book recaps were the best ever. The Breaking Dawn ones... oh god the lolz. I started reading Twilight to see what the fuss was about, and didn't find the first book too too bad. New Moon made me eye roll and Eclipse made me rage slam the book multiple times... so I wasn't going to touch Breaking Dawn. Reading her summary I didn't have to :D