Feb 032014
 
Interview and Giveaway: Black Dog by Rachel Neumeier

Badass Welcomes Rachel Neumeier! Interview and Giveaway too!   Badass Book Reviews welcomes Rachel Neumeier today for an interview and a review of her new book Black Dog.  February 4th is the release of Rachel’s book Black Dog.  If you want a chance to win and read Black Dog (open to US and Canada), scroll down and enter to play! Interview Regina: BLACK DOG is a great take on werewolves. I am partial to stories about werewolves and have read many of them, but it is rare to read one where they are portrayed as monsters. I love how you have taken the original [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on February 3, 2014 at 11:11 am
Sep 182013
 
Early Review: All is Fair by Emma Newman

All is Fair by Emma Newman Book #3 in the Split Worlds trilogy Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: 24 September 2013 ARC Provided by Netgalley and Angry Robot Books Synopsis from Goodreads: In love and war nothing is safe. William Iris struggles to keep the throne of Londinium whilst hated by his own court and beset by outsiders, while Cathy discovers the legacy of her former governess. But those who dare to speak out about Society are always silenced. Sometimes for good. While trying to avoid further torments from the mercurial fae, Sam finds himself getting tangled in the affairs of the Elemental Court. [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on September 18, 2013 at 11:53 am
Jul 222013
 
Review: Starglass by Phoebe North (Starglass #1)

Starglass by Phoebe North (Starglass #1) *early review copy received from publisher and edelweiss* Regina and AH’s Rating 4.5 stars/Grade A Release date: July 23, 2013 Book Summary: Terra has never known anything but life aboard the Asherah, a city-within-a-spaceship that left Earth five hundred years ago in search of refuge. At sixteen, working a job that doesn’t interest her, and living with a grieving father who only notices her when he’s yelling, Terra is sure that there has to be more to life than what she’s got. But when she inadvertently witnesses the captain’s guard murdering an innocent man, [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on July 22, 2013 at 9:00 am
Jun 112013
 
Early Review: Cobweb Bride by Vera Nazarian

Cobweb Bride by Vera Nazarian Book #1 in the Cobweb Bride Trilogy Genre: Fantasy Publication Date:  July 15th 2013 ARC Provided by Netgalley and Norilana Books Synopsis from Goodreads: Many are called… She alone can save the world and become Death’s bride. Cobweb Bride is a history-flavored fantasy novel with romantic elements of the Persephone myth, about Death’s ultimatum to the world. What if you killed someone and then fell in love with them? In an alternate Renaissance world, somewhere in an imaginary “pocket” of Europe called the Kingdom of Lethe, Death comes, in the form of a grim Spaniard, to [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on June 11, 2013 at 7:00 am
Jun 062013
 
New Release Review: Any Other Name by Emma Newman

Any Other Name by Emma Newman Book #2 in the Split Worlds trilogy Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: May 28th 2013 ARC Provided by Netgalley and Angry Robot Synopsis from Goodreads: Cat has been forced into an arranged marriage with William – a situation that comes with far more strings than even she could have anticipated, especially when she learns of his family’s intentions for them both. Meanwhile, Max and the gargoyle investigate The Agency – a mysterious organisation that appears to play by its own rules – and none of them favourable to Society. Over in Mundanus, Sam has discovered [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on June 6, 2013 at 7:00 am
Mar 122013
 
Release Date Review: Strands of Bronze and Gold by Jane Nickerson

Release Date Review: Strands of Bronze and Gold by Jane Nickerson Book 1 in Strands of Bronze and Gold series Release Date: March 12, 2013 Book provided by NetGalley and Random House Synopsis from Goodreads: The Bluebeard fairy tale retold. . . . When seventeen-year-old Sophia Petheram’s beloved father dies, she receives an unexpected letter. An invitation—on fine ivory paper, in bold black handwriting—from the mysterious Monsieur Bernard de Cressac, her godfather. With no money and fewer options, Sophie accepts, leaving her humble childhood home for the astonishingly lavish Wyndriven Abbey, in the heart of Mississippi. Sophie has always longed [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on March 12, 2013 at 7:00 am
Feb 072013
 
Early Review: Between Two Thorns by Emma Newman

Between Two Thorns by Emma Newman Book #1 in The Split Worlds Publication Date: 26 February 2013 ARC Provided by Netgalley and Angry Robot Synopsis from Goodreads: Something is wrong in Aquae Sulis, Bath’s secret mirror city. The new season is starting and the Master of Ceremonies is missing. Max, an Arbiter of the Split Worlds Treaty, is assigned with the task of finding him with no one to help but a dislocated soul and a mad sorcerer. There is a witness but his memories have been bound by magical chains only the enemy can break. A rebellious woman trying to escape her [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on February 7, 2013 at 7:00 am
Nov 122011
 
Reviews: Marked and Entwined by Elisabeth Naughton

Review: Marked and Entwined by Elisabeth Naughton   Marked – Book 1 of the Eternal Guardian series Book purchased from used book store   [box type="info"] Synopsis from Goodreads: THERON—Dark haired, duty bound and deceptively deadly. He’s the leader of the Argonauts, an elite group of guardians that defends the immortal realm from threats of the Underworld. From the moment he walked into the club, Casey knew this guy was different. Men like that just didn’t exist in real life—silky shoulder-length hair, chest impossibly broad, and a predatory manner that just screamed dark and dangerous. He was looking for something. [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on November 12, 2011 at 9:26 am
Nov 062011
 
Joint Review: Drink Deep by Chloe Neill

  THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS AND SWEARING Drink Deep by Chloe Neill Chicagoland Vampires #5   AH’s Review – 3.5 stars Erika’s Review: 2 Stars and she’s done reading the series [box]Clouds are brewing over Cadogan House, and recently turned vampire Merit can’t tell if this is the darkness before the dawn or the calm before the storm. With the city itself in turmoil over paranormals and the state threatening to pass a paranormal registration act, times haven’t been this precarious for vampires since they came out of the closet. If only they could lay low for a bit, and [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on November 6, 2011 at 11:12 am
Oct 012011
 
Arc Review: In Close (Bulletproof #3) by Brenda Novak

  In Close by Brenda Novak I received this book from Netgalley via Mira Publishing [box type="bio"] Claire O’Toole’s mother, Alana, went missing fifteen years ago. That was big news in Pineview, Montana, the kind of town where nothing much ever happens. Then, last year, Claire’s husband, David, died in a freak accident — after launching his own investigation into Alana’s disappearance. Is Alana dead? Or did she simply abandon her husband and daughters? Claire’s determined to find out — and her former boyfriend, Isaac Morgan, wants to help. Although their relationship didn’t end well, he still has feelings for [ Read More of this Review ]

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Sep 032011
 
Review: Stolen Fury and Stolen Heat by Elisabeth Naughton

    Book 1, in the Stolen Trilogy by Elisabeth Naughton [box]To unearth a centuries-old secret, an archaeologist must team up with the rakish thief who’s stolen both an ancient relic and her heart… Oh, is he handsome. And charming. And sexy as all get out. Dr. Lisa Maxwell isn’t the type to go home with a guy she barely knows. But, hey, this is Italy and the red-blooded Rafe Sullivan seems much more enticing than cataloging a bunch of dusty artifacts. After being fully seduced, Lisa wakes to an empty bed and, worse yet, an empty safe. She’s staked [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on September 3, 2011 at 8:59 am
Jun 122011
 
Review: In Seconds by Brenda Novak

      ARC provided by NetGalley Release Date: August 30th, 2011 Bulletproof #2   [box type="warning"] They’re back… Laurel Hodges has changed her identity twice. She’s been on the run for the past four years, trying to outdistance the gang members who blame her for the death of one of their own. She’s finally found peace and stability in the small town of Pineview, Montana. But just when she thinks she and her children are safe…the nightmare starts all over again[/box] My Review: Grade: B You should read the previous novel Inside before reading this review. I’m going to [ Read More of this Review ]

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Apr 022011
 
Review: Inside by Brenda Novak

    [box type="bio"] From the Publisher: Release Date June 21st 2011 Virgil Skinner served fourteen years for a murder he didn’t commit. He’s finally been exonerated, but he can’t escape the gang he joined in order to survive. They’ll do anything to keep him from telling what he knows. And if they can’t get to Virgil they’ll go after his sister and her kids. The California Department of Corrections needs someone to infiltrate another gang, one that’s taking control of the state’s most notorious supermax. Virgil’s the perfect candidate — and he’ll do it in exchange for his sister’s [ Read More of this Review ]

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