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Bambbles Rambles

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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: In Bed with the Duke by Christina Dodd

In Bed with the Duke - Christina Dodd

Originally posted on GR in 2010


I liked the plot more than the romance. Both of the main characters, and their romance, fell flat for me. The only thing that kept me reading was finding out what would happen with the Prince. And even that was a bit of a letdown.




I remember raging while reading this. I am pretty sure this was one that stayed with me after finishing for all the wrong reasons. I couldn't even tell you who the protagonists were. I just remember rape and rage. It made me not want to read any more Dodd.


I also remember that this book had like a money back guarantee and I missed it by like a day. Woe.