Nov 252014
 
Author Q & A, Release Day Group Review, + Giveaway: The King by Tiffany Reisz

 When we got the email telling us Tiffany Reisz would be answering questions on The King blog tour, we were thrilled! When it comes to Tiffany’s writing and her sinners, we want to know every last detail! Which sinner did she originally plan to kill off? Who is her favorite to write? And what’s in store for her readers? She fills us in on all that and more! Here’s what we wanted to know: BABR: Was there a particular arc for Original Sinners you had planned on that didn’t pan out? If there was, are you willing to share any tidbits? [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on November 25, 2014 at 7:00 am
Jun 212014
 
Early Review: The Saint by Tiffany Reisz

New Release Review: The Saint by Tiffany Reisz Book 5 in The Original Sinners series, Book 1 of The Original Sinners: The White Years Release date: June 24, 2014 Genre: Erotica, BDSM Book provided by NetGalley and Harlequin MIRA Books Synopsis from Goodreads: In the beginning, there was him. Gutsy, green-eyed Eleanor never met a rule she didn’t want to break. She’s sick of her mother’s zealotry and the confines of Catholic school, and declares she’ll never go to church again. But her first glimpse of beautiful, magnetic Father Søren Stearns and his lust-worthy Italian motorcycle is an epiphany. Suddenly, [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on June 21, 2014 at 7:00 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 172014
 
New Release Review: Misbehaving by Tiffany Reisz

New Release Review: Misbehaving by Tiffany Reisz Cosmo Red Hot Reads Release date: February 11, 2014 Genre: Contemporary Romance Book provided by NetGalley and Harlequin Synopsis from Goodreads: Wanted: Adventurous, open-minded man willing to try anything… As a popular sex blogger, Beatriz gets paid to have orgasms. So being on deadline the week of her sister’s wedding isn’t as rough as it sounds. There’s just one hitch: Bea’s assignment is to write a review of a sex position manual, but she doesn’t have a plus one to play with. The good news: Ben, the one who got away back in [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on February 17, 2014 at 7:00 am
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
Dec 262013
 
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 2013 by Mulholland Books || + ½ || Review Synopsis: After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private investigator. Strike is down to one client, and creditors are calling. He has also just broken up [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on December 26, 2013 at 7:00 am
Aug 062013
 
Early Review: Tear You Apart by Megan Hart

Review: Tear You Apart by Megan Hart *received early review copy from publisher and Netgalley* Regina’s Rating: 3.5 stars/Grade B- Release Date: 8/27/13 Book Blurb:   Their passion will consume everything and everyone in its path. I’m on a train. I don’t know which stop I got on at; I only know the train is going fast and the world outside becomes a blur. I should get off, but I don’t. The universe is playing a cosmic joke on me. Here I had my life—a good life with everything a woman could want—and suddenly, there is something more I didn’t [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on August 6, 2013 at 2:01 pm
Aug 032013
 
New Release Review: Complete Me by J. Kenner

New Release Review: Complete Me by J. Kenner Book 3 in The Stark Trilogy Release date: July 30, 2013 Genre: Contemporary Romance, Erotic Book provided by NetGalley and Random House/Bantam Synopsis from Goodreads: This sexy, emotionally charged romance continues the story of Damien Stark, the powerful multimillionaire who’s never had to take “no” for an answer, and Nikki Fairchild, the Southern belle who only says “yes” on her own terms. Our desire runs deep. But our secrets cut close. Beautiful, strong, and commanding, Damien Stark fills a void in me that no other man can touch. His fierce cravings push [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on August 3, 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 212013
 
Early Review:  The Dominant by Tara Sue Me

Early Review: The Dominant by Tara Sue Me Book 2 in The Submissive Trilogy Genre: Erotica, BDSM Release date: August 6, 2013 Book provided by NetGalley and NAL/Penguin Synopsis from Goodreads: The continuation of the tantalizing trilogy by Tara Sue Me that has captivated millions… Nathaniel West doesn’t lose control. As the playboy CEO of West Industries, he governs the boardroom during the day; as a strict dominant with exacting rules, he commands the bedroom at night. He never takes on inexperienced submissives, but when Abigail King’s application comes across his desk, he breaks his own restrictions and decides to [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on July 21, 2013 at 7:00 am
Jun 292013
 
Early Review: The Mistress by Tiffany Reisz

Early Review: The Mistress by Tiffany Reisz Book 4 in The Original Sinners series Book provided by NetGalley and Harlequin Release date: July 30, 2013 Synopsis from Goodreads: The final book in The Original Sinners Series – The Red Years. There’s punishment-and then there’s vengeance. Nora Sutherlin is being held, bound and naked. Under different circumstances, she would enjoy the situation immensely, but her captor isn’t interested in play. Or pity. As the reality of her impending peril unfolds, Nora becomes Scheherazade, buying each hour of her life with stories-sensual tales of Søren, Kingsley and Wesley, each of whom has [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on June 29, 2013 at 3:00 pm
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
Jun 142013
 
Badass Hidden Gems vol. III

             Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card, Special 20th Anniversary Edition  Audiobook edition Why do I have the very popular Enders Game on a list of badass hidden gems? Because I just found the audiobook version of this wonderful book and it IS a gem. The 20th anniversary audiobook edition of Enders Game is an experience not to be missed. It is a full cast production audiobook of an incredible sci-fi classic. You can’t go wrong even if you’ve read the book already. If you haven’t read this book, this audiobook is the perfect way to [ Read More of this Review ]

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May 062013
 
Early Review: Binding Agreement (Just One Night Part 3)

Early Review: Binding Agreement – Just One Night Part 3 by Kyra Davis Book 3 in Just One Night series Release date: May 20, 2013 Book provided by Edelweiss and Pocket Star Synopsis from Edelweiss: Part 3 of the Just One Night series. One wild night in a Vegas hotel changed everything for Kasie. Sleeping with a powerful, sexy stranger made her rethink her impending marriage, and a whole lot more. As her affair threatens her job and the sexy billionaire Robert Dade becomes more controlling, Kasie has to figure out if her passion is leading her down a path [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on May 6, 2013 at 7:00 am
Apr 232013
 
Release Date Review: Claim Me by J. Kenner

Release Date Review: Claim Me by J.Kenner Book 2 in Stark Trilogy Book provided by NetGalley and Bantam Books Synopsis from Goodreads: For Damien, our obsession is a game. For me, it is fiercely, blindingly, real. Damien Stark’s need is palpable—his need for pleasure, his need for control, his need for me. Beautiful and brilliant yet tortured at his core, he is in every way my match. I have agreed to be his alone, and now I want him to be fully mine. I want us to possess each other beyond the sweetest edge of our ecstasy, into the deepest [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on April 23, 2013 at 7:00 am
Apr 162013
 
Giveaway! And Interview of Cara McKenna, Author of After Hours and Making Him Sweat

Interview of Cara McKenna (and a Giveaway too!) BadAssBook Reviews welcomes Cara McKenna today for an interview. Today is the release of Cara’s book After Hours by Penguin/Intermix, which we reviewed a few days ago. I have been a fan of Cara’s for awhile — Willing Victim and her writings under the name of Meg Maguire — Thank You for Riding and Making Him Sweat. So I am just thrilled to be able to ask Cara what I have been wondering and thinking about her books and her writing style. And Cara … well, you will see by her answers [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on April 16, 2013 at 7:00 am
Apr 122013
 
Early Review: After Hours by Cara McKenna

After Hours by Cara McKenna *I received an early review copy of this book from the author, netgalley and Penguin/Intermix* Regina’s Rating: 5 Stars/Grade A+ Release Date: April 13th Book Summary: Erin Coffey has been a nurse for years, but nothing’s prepared her for the physical and emotional demands of her new position. Needing to move closer to her dysfunctional family, she takes a dangerous job at Larkhaven Psychiatric Hospital, where she quickly learns that she needs protection—and she meets the strong, over-confident coworker who’s more than willing to provide it. Kelly Robak is the type of guy that Erin has [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on April 12, 2013 at 8:22 am
Apr 082013
 
New Release Review: Thank You For Riding by Meg Maguire

Thank You For Riding by Meg Maguire  *e-book purchased from Amazon* Regina’s Rating: 5 stars/Grade A+ Book Summary: The last train of the night might just be the start of something good. A Strangers on a Train Story Stung ego or not, Caitlin’s relieved her fizzling relationship is over, even if she’s just been unceremoniously dumped between the copier and a dead ficus tree. At least she has an excuse to ditch the lousy office Christmas party in time to catch the last subway home…to her cat, and early-onset spinsterhood. Instead of a lonely, chilly ride, she gets an unexpected holiday treat in [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on April 8, 2013 at 10:06 am
Feb 252013
 
Early Review: Exposed (Just One Night Part 2) by Kyra Davis

Early Review: Exposed – Just One Night Part 2 by Kyra Davis Book 2 in Just One Night series Release date: March 18, 2013 Book provided by Edelweiss and Pocket Star Synopsis from Goodreads: Part 2 of the Just One Night series. One passionate night with a stranger turned Kasie’s world upside down, and just when she thought she was getting the hang of things, her fiancé finds out… You should sleep with a stranger —those words whispered in her ear by her best friend became a challenge Kasie took to heart. Suddenly, the man who gave her the most [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on February 25, 2013 at 7:00 am