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Badass Best of 2014: Romance (Part Two – Contemporary)

Welcome back to our Badass Best of 2014, romance edition.  Now that we’ve shared our favorite paranormal, historical, and erotic romance with you, it’s time to move on to contemporary romance.  We have ten of our favorites contemporary romance books that we read this year listed below.  How do they compare to your favorites?  Let us …

Badass Best of 2014: Romance (Part One – Paranormal, Historical, and Erotic)

Romance was a big genre for us this year at Badass Book Reviews!  Today we’re hitting you with our favorite novels in several different romance subgenres.  Take a look below for our favorites from the paranormal, historical, and erotic romance genres and come back later today for our contemporary romance list.  Don’t forget to let us know …

Badass Best of 2014: General Fiction

Next up on the Badass Best of 2014 are our favorites from the general fiction genres of Horror, Mystery, and Historicals! Take a look below for our favorite novels from each of these genres and be sure to let us know about your favorites in the comments.  The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey || …

Badass Best of 2014: Speculative Fiction

On today’s Badass Best of 2014, we’re presenting some of our favorite novels in the speculative fiction genres of Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Steam Punk! Take a look below for our favorite novels from each of these genres and be sure to let us know some of your favorites in the comments. Child of a …

Badass Best of 2014: Urban Fantasy

Welcome to the Badass Best of 2014. We are once again kicking off the lists with urban fantasy! Take a look below for our ten favorite UFs that we read this year (in no particular order) that were published in 2014 and a few honorable mentions just to be on the safe side.  Don’t forget to tell us about …

Badass Best of 2013: Our Most Anticipated 2014 Reads

2013 was filled with wonderful reads, but we here at Badass Book Reviews are already looking forward to what 2014 has in store. Check out some of our Most Anticipated reads below! Christal’s Most Anticipated Reads:    A Shiver of Light by Laurell K. Hamilton || Book #9 in the Merry Gentry series || Expected publication: …

Badass Best of 2013: Our Literary Slambook

AH, Christal, D.G., and Michelle all got together to gossip about our favorite characters and authors for 2013. Take a peek inside our Badass Literary Slambook!    Other Badass Best of 2013 Lists: Urban Fantasy Paranormal Romance Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Horror Mystery, Romance, and Historical YA & NA Fantasy, Paranormal, and Science Fiction YA & …

Badass Best of 2013: Our Best Discoveries

Our Best Discoveries for 2013 are the books that may not have been published this year, but were some of our favorite reads! A few were published as early as last year, but we have some going all the way back to the 1980’s. You might see a few of these books pop up in …

Badass Best of 2013: YA & NA Contemporary, Historical, and Romance

Today’s Badass Best of 2013 is getting away from the fantasical and moving back into reality. Below you will find our five favorite Young Adult and New Adult novels in the Conteporary, Historical, and Romance genres.     If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch || Published March 26th 2013 by St. Martin’s Griffin || …

Badass Best of 2013: YA & NA Dystopian, Horror, and Mystery

Continuing with our Badass Best of 2013 in Young Adult and New Adult fiction, we have our favorite Dystopian, Horror, and Mystery novels to share with you. Take a look below for our five favorite novels from each of these genres and be sure to let us know what we missed in the comments!    World …

Badass Best of 2013: YA & NA Fantasy, Paranormal, and Science Fiction

The Badass Best of 2013 is moving into Young Adult and New Adult fiction!  Today we have our favorite Fantasy, Paranormal (UF and PNR), and Science Fiction novels written for the younger set.  Take a look below for our five favorite novels from each of these genres.     The Bitter Kingdom by Rae Carson || Published August …

Badass Best of 2013: Mystery, Romance, and Historicals

Next up on the Badass Best of 2013 are our favorite Mystery, Romance, and Historical novels! Take a look below for our seven favorite novels from each of these genres and be sure to let us know what we missed in the comments.       The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith || Published April 30th …

Badass Best of 2013: Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Horror

On today’s Badass Best of 2013, we’re presenting our favorite Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Horror novels!  Take a look below for our five favorite novels from each of these genres and be sure to let us know what we missed in the comments.     Black Feathers by Joseph D’Lacey || Published March 26th 2013 by Angry Robot …

Badass Best of 2013: Paranormal Romance

Continuing in the paranormal vein, we’ve got our Badass Best of 2013 for Paranormal Romance today! Take a look below for our ten favorite PNRs from this year and a couple of honorable mentions that just missed the cut.     Heart of Obsidian by Nalini Singh || Published June 4th 2013 by Berkley Sensation || || …

Badass Best of 2013: Urban Fantasy

Welcome to the Badass Best of 2013.  We’re kicking off this year’s posts with one of our favorite genres, urban fantasy!  Take a look below for our ten favorite UFs from this year and a few honorable mentions just to be on the safe side.       Magic Rises by Ilona Andrews || Published July 30th 2013 by …

Summer Recommendations from Team Badass

Summer Reading — What Should You Read? Summer is magical, such a special time.  A sort of break from — even if we are working or still in school, summer feels different than winter, fall and spring.  So, it should call for special books right?  The ladies of Badass have a few summer reading recommendations for …

12 Funny Reads for April Fools’ Day

This April Fools’ Day, we’re in the mood to laugh! That’s why we’re sharing 12 funny books in 12 different genres. Here you’ll find humor in all its forms: slapstick, satire, comedy of manners, witticisms, sarcasm, clever comebacks, you name it. In truth, no matter what kind of humor you enjoy, we’re sure you’ll find …

12 Romantic Reads for Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, we are in a mood for love (of course!) so we want to share some of the most romantic, swoon inducing stories that made our heart flutter and left us sighing for days. In all these books, the relationship between the main characters and what they mean to each other is paramount …

Badass Audiobooks… a Year In Review

What a difference a year can make. In 2011, I read almost a book a day. Not bad considering I have a family, full time job and all that fun stuff. In 2012, I was lucky to read a book a week. Towards the end of the year, I read NO books during the last …