Jan 152015
To Serial or Not to Serial: Don't Deny Me by Megan Hart

The Serialized Book – Is it Worth It? In June of last year, we brought you a new Badass feature: ‘To Serial or Not to Serial…’ We continue this feature today with Megan Hart’s Don’t Deny Me. For those of you who aren’t familiar with serials, it’s simply a book that’s broken up into multiple parts and released one at a time. This is typically done in quick succession so the reader isn’t left hanging for too long. But don’t despair if you prefer to read an entire book in one sitting; all of the serials I’ve read were later released [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on January 15, 2015 at 7:00 am
Jul 222014
Graphic Novels: Strong Female Characters

Now is a great time to get into comics and graphic novels!  DC and Marvel both relaunched many of their titles with new #1 issues in the past few years, The New 52 and Marvel Now! respectively, and independently published comics are continuously producing profound and unique stories.  With SDCC right around the corner and Marvel’s announcement last week that a woman would be taking up the mantle of Thor, I thought it would be a perfect time to take a look at some graphic novels that feature strong female characters. These are some of my personal favorites, but I [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on July 22, 2014 at 1:53 pm
Jun 072014
To Serial or Not to Serial: The Kraken King by Meljean Brook

  The Serialized Book – Is it Worth It?  Lately, publishers have begun providing readers with a new kind of reading experience. Instead of publishing a full book, they have come up with a “new” idea – the serial. It’s not really a new idea; serialized books have been around a long time. It’s just that with digital publishing, it’s just that much easier to release a book a bit at a time. There are many reasons why a book is released in a serialized format: introduce a new writer, create buzz for a new series, provide stories at a [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on June 7, 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
Jan 032014
Review: Clean Sweep (Innkeep Chronicles #1) by Ilona Andrews

  Review: Clean Sweep (Innkeep Chronicles #1) by Ilona Andrews *early review copy received from author — thank you!* Regina’s and AH’s Rating: 4 stars/Grade A- Book Summary: On the outside, Dina Demille is the epitome of normal. She runs a quaint Victorian Bed and Breakfast in a small Texas town, owns a Shih Tzu named Beast, and is a perfect neighbor, whose biggest problem should be what to serve her guests for breakfast. But Dina is…different: Her broom is a deadly weapon; her Inn is magic and thinks for itself. Meant to be a lodging for otherworldly visitors, the only [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on January 3, 2014 at 9:27 am
Dec 142013
Wildfire Gospel by Kenya Wright (early review)

Title: Wildfire Gospel Author: Kenya Wright Series: Santeria Habitat Book #: 3 Expected publication: December 19th 2013 by Dragonfairy Press Other Books in Series: – Fire Baptized, book 1 – The Burning Bush, book 2 [box color=black] LANORE’S TO-DO LIST #1- Set Dante on fire until he’s nothing but smoke and ash. #2- Find Nona and Mother Earth, tie them to a tree, and create the biggest bonfire Santeria has ever seen. #3- Find out if there is anybody higher in Mother Earth’s psychotic chain of command. #4- Burn anybody else to a crisp if they get in my fucking [ Read More of this Review ]

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May 202013
Keep Reading,  It Only Gets Better.. or Not

  As a blogger, we have access to numerous novels not yet released. It’s like putting a kid in a candy store without a parent in sight and it is absolutely glorious. I’m so grateful for those advance reader copies because if I want to read a brand new story every day, I can do so. Even with an endless supply of advance reader copies, a continuing story in a established series draws me in even more. Why you ask? You already know the characters, the setting and the general storyline. The author can take an already developed storyline 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
Mar 052013
Patricia Briggs Interview and Giveway, Group Review of Frost Burned (Mercy Thompson #7)

We have some fun stuff today.  First up is an interview with the amazing author Patricia Briggs!  Her Mercy Thompson and Alpha & Omega series are a top favorites of mine and the ladies at BadAss.  You can read our review of Fair Game, which the Badass Team loved and our interview with Ms. Briggs last year.  Second, D.G. and myself review Patricia Briggs’s new release Frost Burned and then …….. because we want to share this amazing book, we are raffling off a TWO hardcover copies of Frost Burned.  So if you want to win a copy your chances are good, so [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on March 5, 2013 at 8:16 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