Apr 172014
 
Guest Post, Review, & Giveaway: Twisted Miracles by AJ Larrieu

Badass Book Reviews Welcomes: I recently had the pleasure  of reading AJ Larrieu’s debut novel, Twisted Miracles, and I loved it – a solid 4 skull read!  I’m super excited to have AJ stop by the blog today and introduce you to her world of Louisiana shadowminds because I think this is a perfect read for fans of Badass urban fantasy.  But enough from me, let me introduce you to the book and then AJ will take over.  Be sure you keep reading for your chance to enter the amazing giveaway we have and see my full review of the novel. Twisted [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on April 17, 2014 at 7:00 am
Apr 042014
 
Featured Author Friday: Sharon Lynn Fisher

We’re back with another introduction to an author that you might not know about.  This month’s Featured Author Friday is running a little early so that we can showcase phenomenal SF romance talent Sharon Lynn Fisher and her upcoming release The Ophelia Prophecy.  Read on to learn more about Sharon and her fantastic worlds and characters!  Be sure to come back tomorrow and check out our review of The Ophelia Prophecy in Science Fiction Saturdays.   Sharon Lets Us Into Her World! Badass Book Reviews: How did you begin writing and what made you choose the science fiction genre, Sharon? Sharon Lynn Fisher: [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on April 4, 2014 at 7:00 am
Mar 282014
 
Featured Author Friday + Giveaway: Shannon Richard

Welcome back to this month’s Featured Author Friday! Most people are familiar with the more established authors but this feature focuses on introducing some of our favorite authors that you might not know about. Today is the wonderful and talented Shannon Richard! Shannon currently writes the contemporary romance series, Country Roads, and is working on a brand new book, I Run to You. Read on to learn more about Shannon and her books!   It’s Time to Pick Shannon’s Brain! Badass Book Reviews: Welcome, Shannon!  So, how did you begin writing and what made you choose the contemporary romance genre? Shannon Richard: [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on March 28, 2014 at 7:00 am
Mar 112014
 
Interview with Patricia Briggs Author of Night Broken (Mercy Thompson #8) and Giveaway Too!

We have some fun stuff today.  First up is an interview with the amazing author Patricia Briggs!  Badass has been very fortunate to interview Patricia Briggs several years in a row.  Even though we ask her questions every year — we don’t run out of them! There is just something about reading a Patricia Briggs novel, it is comfort, pleasure and joy. They are funny, exciting and always push the storyline forward.  I have not been disappointed yet. You can read last year’s interview with Ms. Briggs and our interview with Ms. Briggs two years ago.   So you probably already know [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on March 11, 2014 at 7:52 am
Feb 252014
 
Q&A with Megan Hart Author of the Every Part of You Serial

Badass Welcomes Megan Hart! Interview  and Review BadassBook Reviews welcomes Megan Hart today for an interview and a review of her new contemporary romance serial Every Part Of You.  We have had Megan Hart by before and it is no secret I am fascinated with her books. So I am very excited to ask her some more questions.  So first the books. Every Part of You is a serial story in five parts: Tempts Me, Resists Me, Taunts Me, Denies Me, and Takes Me.  The beginning stories are approximately 40 pages long and the ending stories are longer. The five serials [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on February 25, 2014 at 8:07 am
Feb 212014
 
Featured Author Friday: Joseph D'Lacey

Welcome to the newest installment of our monthly feature, Featured Author Fridays! Most people are familiar with the more established authors but we’ll be using this feature to introduce you to some of our favorite authors that you might not know about. Today we are featuring Joseph D’Lacey! Joseph has written several books in the horror genre including Meat, Garbage Man, and The Kill Crew. His newest novel, The Book of the Crowman, is the final chapter of his dystopian series that began with Black Feathers. Read on to learn more about Joseph and his books!   Tell Us About [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on February 21, 2014 at 12:49 pm
Jan 272014
 
Q&A with Maya Banks and Giveaway of Letting Go (Surrender Trilogy #1)

Join Badass in welcoming Maya Banks today! We got lucky enough to ask Maya a few questions about her writings.  I enjoy her historical romance novels — I just devour them.  So I was excited to try out a new contemporary series of hers.  First, the book and then the interview.  Oh and stick around because below we have a giveaway for Maya Banks’ new book — play to win (just scroll down). Letting Go (Surrender Trilogy #1) by Maya Banks Release Date: 2/4/14 Book Summary: Josslyn found perfection once, and she knows she’ll never find it again. Now widowed, [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on January 27, 2014 at 8:27 am
Jan 242014
 
Featured Author Friday: Shawntelle Madison

Welcome to the inagural installment of our new monthly feature, Featured Author Fridays!  Most people are familiar with the more established authors but we’ll be using this feature to introduce you to some of our favorite authors that you might not know about.  First up is the brave and mighty Shawntelle Madison!  Shawntelle currently writes the urban fantasy series, Coveted, and the paranormal romance novella series, Hadley Werewolves.  Her newest novel, Repossessed, is set in the Coveted world but features all new characters.  Read on to learn more about Shawntelle and her books!   Shawntelle Tells All! Badass Book Reviews: How did you begin [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on January 24, 2014 at 7:00 am
Nov 122013
 
World After Group Review and Giveaway

World After Author: Susan Ee Series title: Penryn & the End of Days Book 1 in series: Angelfall Candidate for “Favorite Book of 2013″ In this sequel to the bestselling fantasy thriller, Angelfall, the survivors of the angel apocalypse begin to scrape back together what’s left of the modern world. When a group of people capture Penryn’s sister Paige, thinking she’s a monster, the situation ends in a massacre. Paige disappears. Humans are terrified. Mom is heartbroken. Penryn drives through the streets of San Francisco looking for Paige. Why are the streets so empty? Where is everybody? Her search leads [ Read More of this Review ]

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Aug 212013
 
Giveaway! Interview and Guest Blog Post, Megan Hart Author of Tear Your Apart

Badass Welcomes Megan Hart! Interview and Guest Blog Post (and a Giveaway too!) BadAssBook Reviews welcomes Megan Hart today for an interview and a guest blog post.  August 27th is the release of Megan’s book Tear You Apart, which we reviewed. I am a fan of Megan Hart’s writing — Tempted, Dirty and The Favor.  So I am just thrilled to be able to ask Megan a few questions and hear her thoughts on writing such an interesting and emotional story.  If you want a chance to win and read Tear Your Apart by Megan Hart, scroll down and enter [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on August 21, 2013 at 8:28 am
Aug 122013
 
Guest Post and Giveaway: Elysian Fields by Suzanne Johnson

Suzanne Johnson is taking some time today to share with us an original flash fiction short story in promotion of her newest “Sentinels” book, Elysian Fields.  Elysian Fields releases tomorrow August 13th, 2013, and I think it is quite possibly my favorite entry in the Sentinels of New Orleans series!  Today, Suzanne is taking her main character DJ deep into The Beyond for a one-night only masquerade.  Who do you think will be her date?  Suzanne was also nice enough to offer a signed copy of Elysian Fields and some awesome Sentinels swag for giveaway. To enter, see the Rafflecopter below.  The giveaway will run until next [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on August 12, 2013 at 10:15 am
Aug 052013
 
Guest Post and Giveaway: The Weight of Souls by Bryony Pearce

Strange Chemistry’s Bryony Pearce is stopping by the blog today to promote her newest release, The Weight of Souls, releasing tomorrow August 6th, 2013.   Today Bryony is going to give us an in-depth look at her main character, Taylor, with a wonderful character interview!  Strange Chemistry was also nice enough to offer a copy of The Weight of Souls for giveaway.  To enter, all you have to do is hit the comments and leave a question or comment about the book or something specific for Bryony.  Easy as pie!  Keep reading to learn more about The Weight of Souls and to read a fabulous excerpt from the [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on August 5, 2013 at 9:57 am
Aug 042013
 
Guest Post and Giveaway: Three Little Words by Susan Mallery

AH here…Today we are very lucky to have a guest post from author Susan Mallery who talks about her embarrassing crushes. Check out the link at the bottom of the post to win a gift card from Ms. Mallery. Embarrassing Crushes By Susan Mallery With more than 25 million books sold worldwide, New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery is known for creating characters who feel as real as the folks next door, and for putting them into emotional, often funny situations readers recognize from their own lives. Susan’s books have made Booklist’s Top 10 Romances list in four out [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on August 4, 2013 at 7:00 am
Jul 302013
 
Blog Tour, Guest Blog Post, and Giveaway! The Story Guy by Mary Ann Rivers

Have you read The Story Guy by Mary Ann Rivers? Well if the answer is no, then you need to run on over to your preferred online retailer and purchase this beautiful novella. Or better yet, scroll on down and enter the giveaway to win The Story Guy below! To read my review of The Story Guy click here! Right now author Mary Ann Rivers joins us with a guest blog post. Book Blurb: In this eBook original novella, Mary Ann Rivers introduces a soulful and sexy tale of courage, sacrifice, and love. I will meet you on Wednesdays at [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on July 30, 2013 at 7:46 am
Jul 302013
 
Review: A Story Guy by Mary Ann Rivers

Review: A Story Guy by Mary Ann Rivers *early review copy received from publisher and Netgalley* Regina’s Rating: 5 stars/Grade A Book Blurb: In this eBook original novella, Mary Ann Rivers introduces a soulful and sexy tale of courage, sacrifice, and love. I will meet you on Wednesdays at noon in Celebration Park. Kissing only. Carrie West is happy with her life . . . isn’t she? But when she sees this provocative online ad, the thirtysomething librarian can’t help but be tempted. After all, the photo of the anonymous poster is far too attractive to ignore. And when Wednesday [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on July 30, 2013 at 2:00 am
Jul 282013
 
Guest Post and Giveaway: Cold Company by A.J. Aalto

Guest Post and Giveaway: Cold Company by A. J. Aalto Today we have a special treat for you. Remember how excited I was to find a new urban fantasy series to love? Today, we have A.J. Aalto the author of the Marnie Baranuik series (Touched, Death Rejoices) here on Badass Book Reviews! Yay! And because I adore Harry and have learned so many big archaic words from him, I asked Ms. Aalto to write us a post from Lord Dreppenstedt’s (Harry’s) point of view. She loved the idea and without further ado, here’s the story:   “Harry?” I wandered through [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on July 28, 2013 at 8:00 am
Jun 182013
 
Interview, Blog Hop and Giveaway! Laura Kaye Visits Us Today to Talk About South of Surrender

Interview of Laura Kaye (and a Giveaway too!) BadAssBook Reviews welcomes Laura Kaye today for an interview to discuss the release of her new book South of Surrender the third book in the Hearts of the Anemoi series.   We have a contest below — so keep reading to win and play! Regina:  One of the things I really enjoy about your writing is that while there is a focus on the romance and the passion, the characters are very well developed. What are your influences in terms of writing and developing characters? Laura:  Thank you for that! Every story I [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on June 18, 2013 at 7:00 am
May 302013
 
Blog Tour: Emi Gayle, author of Day After (Guest Post and Giveaway)

  Emi Gayle is stopping by the blog today to promote the newest release in her the “19th Year” trilogy.  Day After released on May 6, 2013 and the series debut, After Dark, is also currently available.  Today, Emi is outlining some of the major rules in her Changeling world and sharing an excerpt from Day After.  She is also offering an amazing group giveaway that you can enter in two ways: 1.) via the rafflecopter below or 2.) leaving a comment at the link below.  This giveaway includes signed paperbacks and ebooks for both After Dark AND Day After!  Keep reading to learn [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on May 30, 2013 at 7:00 am
May 272013
 
Author Interview and Giveaway: Jenn Bennett, author of Binding the Shadows

Badass Book Reviews is super excited to welcome Jenn Bennett, author of the incredible urban fantasy series “Arcadia Bell!”  The series currently includes two books and a novella and the third book, Binding the Shadows, releases tomorrow, May 28th.  Jenn has stopped by today to talk about Arcadia and Lon (and of course Jupe!) and to give us a peek into her newest novel.  Be sure to pre-order your copy today!  Come back tomorrow for our early review of the book, our favorite in the series.   The Magical World of Arcadia Bell BadassBookReviews: Welcome to our blog, Jenn, and [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on May 27, 2013 at 12:28 pm
May 242013
 
Author Interview and Giveaway: Susan Elia MacNeal, author of the Maggie Hope Mysteries

  We at Badass Book Reviews are very excited to welcome Susan Elia MacNeal, author of the fabulous Maggie Hope Mysteries!  There are currently three books in the Maggie Hope series with the newest, His Majesty’s Hope, having just released on May 14th.  Susan has stopped by today to talk about Maggie and her world and to give us a little glimpse into the newest novel.  Be sure to order your copy today!  Spoiler alert, we loved it!  See our review here.  Also, keep reading for your chance to win a copy of His Majesty’s Hope!   Maggie Hope and [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on May 24, 2013 at 7:00 am