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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: On the Way to the Wedding by Julia Quinn

On the Way to the Wedding - Julia Quinn

I read this book quite awhile ago and felt that it was not as good as the others, (but honestly I prefer the earlier 4 to the later four always). But when I went back and gave this a good reread, I felt more connected with Lucy and Gregory, and I really enjoyed it. 

I think though it was because that this was the first time I have ever had a romance novel hit so close to home with how I felt about certain aspects of my life. So I have this bias along the lines of "I learned something about myself from this book" that makes me love it more. 

Take this review as you will but I did enjoy it. Not my favorite of the 8 but certainly an interesting read.



A fun note from now. When my sister got to this book in the series, which is the last one of the Bridgertons, she hated the book the whole way through. I mean freaking hated it. "Why did you make me read this" sort of hate. But in the last like 10% it turned around and she ended up loving it the most.



Originally published on GR in Aug 2009.