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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


It is time for a celebration! I have finally, FINALLY, after literally months of work, moved all 1098 of my books from Goodreads to Booklikes by hand. I reorganized my shelves to a more reasonable system for me, and damn it if I am not happy that it is finally done. Though I was a little sad the numbers didn't match up in the end. I must have added a book on BL at some point and forgotten to do the same over on GR. oh well.


Sorry for that last flood of adds. I wanted to just power through the last 80 books. You'll be seeing the final reviews from GR as they post throughout the next week or so. 


While I am talking, how fucking cool that we have a book database! I am itching so hard to get whatever librarian privileges are going to be called over here. While looking and adding the last of my books, I found so many duplicates, misspellings, missing authors, messed up book covers. All fixable things! 


The new BL design is amazing and I am so happy that we even have a book database! Baby steps are all I need. Things are moving in the right direction here, unlike GR. What the hell is up with that new Q&A box?  So annoying.


Anyway, that's all. I really should be sleeping, but I could just taste  the finish line and so I had to cross it.